Tumbes, Peru: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


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.

Important essentials 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.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry TSA-friendly option.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently become worn. An unreadable vaccine card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection you can have.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some rural areas may have unreliable tap water, so it's useful to bring an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great one.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

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

Already know when you're traveling?

January

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

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February

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

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March

If you go to Tumbes in March, you will notice that it is constantly hot. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

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April

If you vacation in Tumbes during April, you may find that it is consistently 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.

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May

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

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June

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

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July

If you are traveling to Tumbes in July, you will notice that it is warm. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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August

If you visit Tumbes during August, 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 high 60s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day.

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September

Traveling to Tumbes in September, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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October

If you are traveling to Tumbes in October, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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November

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

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December

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

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