Trinidad, Trinidad and Tobago: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Trinidad, Trinidad and Tobago? If you're planning to go to Trinidad, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Trinidad, Trinidad and Tobago

Based on the climate and weather in Trinidad, the best time to go is April. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Trinidad, Trinidad and Tobago by month

January

In January, Trinidad can be sweltering. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (low 30s C) range.

At night, lows are in the low 60s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Trinidad, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear

February

If you vacation in Trinidad during February, you are likely to find that it is really hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (low 20s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunglasses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

March

In March, Trinidad is constantly hot. Temperatures routinely are in the high 80s F (low 30s C) range.

At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Trinidad, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses

April

If you vacation in Trinidad during April, you are likely to find that it can be sweltering. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

May

May in Trinidad can be very hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to low 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses

June

In June, Trinidad can be very hot. Temperatures routinely are in the high 80s F (low 30s C) range.

At night, lows are in the 70s F (mid 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Trinidad, with most of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella

July

If you visit Trinidad during July, you are likely to find that it is really hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts

August

August here is constantly hot. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Umbrella
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts

September

In September, Trinidad can be very hot. Temperatures routinely are in the high 80s F (low 30s C) range.

At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Trinidad, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage

October

Traveling to Trinidad in October, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Skirts

November

November in Trinidad can be sweltering. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella

December

If you go to Trinidad in December, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof footwear

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Trinidad, Trinidad and Tobago

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Trinidad, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types A and B
  • A SIM card that works in Trinidad
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing

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