Tumbes, Peru: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Tumbes, Peru

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

What to wear/what to pack for Tumbes, Peru by month

January

January is hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts

February

Traveling to Tumbes in February, you will notice that it is extremely hot. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts

March

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

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion

April

April can be very hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses

May

Traveling to Tumbes in May, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts

June

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

Humidity is generally around 70 during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

July

If you vacation in Tumbes during July, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Sandals

August

August for Tumbes is warm. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Light footwear
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Dresses

September

September in Tumbes is warm. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts or short pants
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

October

If you visit Tumbes during October, you are likely to find that it is warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (low 20s C).

Humidity is generally around 70 during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

November

If you are traveling to Tumbes in November, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Light footwear
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion

December

December is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Tumbes, Peru

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

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types A and C
  • A SIM card that works in Tumbes

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