Western Highlands, Guatemala: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Western Highlands, Guatemala

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

What to wear/what to pack for Western Highlands, Guatemala by month

January

January in this region can be chilly. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long skirts
  • Pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Dresses
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Socks

February

Traveling to Western Highlands in February, you will notice that it is mild. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long skirts
  • Dresses
  • Socks
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear

March

March here is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Standard footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Dresses
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Long skirts

April

Traveling to Western Highlands in April, you will notice that it is balmy. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear
  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses

May

May in Western Highlands is balmy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

June

If you go to Western Highlands in June, you will notice that it is balmy. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Sandals

July

Traveling to Western Highlands in July, you will notice that it is mild. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Long skirts
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Dresses
  • Light jacket or fleece

August

August in this region is mild. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long skirts
  • Socks
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Standard footwear

September

September here is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Long skirts
  • Socks
  • Pants or jeans
  • Dresses
  • Standard footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece

October

If you are traveling to Western Highlands in October, you will notice that it is mild. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Pants or jeans
  • Dresses
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Long skirts
  • Standard footwear

November

November is mild. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Long skirts
  • Standard footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Pants or jeans
  • Socks

December

Traveling to Western Highlands in December, you will notice that it can be chilly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Long skirts
  • Standard footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Dresses

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Western Highlands, Guatemala

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Western Highlands, 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 Western Highlands
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing

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