The Dry Season – November, December, January, February, March, April:
This is also the high season for tourism in this region. You’ll find that different areas in each country vary a little with regard to weather, but for the most part these countries follow very similar seasonal patterns. Layers are most important here, and even though it’s the dry season you should make sure that your fabrics are light and quick-drying. A hat is also a good idea to keep the strong sun off of your face and neck. During the dry season, expect less humidity and fewer rain showers – though still be prepared for some rain while you’re there. Bring a good rain jacket that you can carry with you in case of pop-up storms. Temperatures are typically around 70-80 degrees Fahrenheit.
The Wet Season – May, June, July, August, September, October:
It’s called the wet season for a reason – the vast majority of annual rainfall for these countries falls between May and October, with the least rain in the beginning of the season and the most near the end. It may surprise you that the temperatures are often warmest during this season, too, so plan to wear fewer layers, and to have your rain jacket and umbrella handy at all times. Waterproof shoes are essential, too. Don’t worry, it’s still a lovely time to visit if you pack appropriate rain gear. The area is lush and beautiful, and tourist attractions are less crowded. Temperatures in the wet season hover around 80 degrees Fahrenheit but can reach as high as 100 degrees.