Best Time to Visit Guatemala

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On this page, you will find information about the climate and the best time to visit Guatemala. We created climate tables and charts for the location of Guatemala City . These contain details about temperatures, precipitation and more.

Furthermore, we analyzed all climate data and provide a recommendation about which months are best to visit Guatemala for your holiday.

Climate Overview

Thermometer Symbol 12 °C to 29 °C
Rainy Cloud Symbol 0.1210.35 in
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Best Time to Visit Guatemala: Overview

JanuaryJan
TemperaturesTemp. up to 23 °C
FebruaryFeb
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MarchMar
TemperaturesTemp. up to 27 °C
AprilApr
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MayMay
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JuneJun
Up to 10.35 in of rainof rain
JulyJul
Up to 8.58 in of rainof rain
AugustAug
Up to 7.4 in of rainof rain
SeptemberSep
Up to 9.92 in of rainof rain
OctoberOct
TemperaturesTemp. up to 24 °C
NovemberNov
TemperaturesTemp. up to 23 °C
DecemberDec
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Climate Chart Guatemala

Guatemala City

Climate Chart Guatemala City
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Source of Data: German Weather Service (Offenbach) and Wikipedia

Climate Table Guatemala

In the following, you will find the climate table for Guatemala, containing information about Temperatures, Precipitation, and Hours of Sunshine.

Temperatures, Precipitation, Sunshine

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Day Temperature23°25°27°28°29°27°26°26°26°24°23°22°
Night Temperature12°12°14°14°16°16°16°15°16°15°14°13°
Precipitation (inch)0.120.120.310.875.2810.358.197.49.925.670.980.35
Hours of Sunshine776754655478
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Temperatures
The annual average temperature is 18.1 °C.

For comparison: London 11 °C, NYC 12 °C, LA 17.9 °C

Warmest month: May (19.7 °C)
Coldest month: January (16.4 °C)

Precipitation
Overall annual precipitation: 49.57 inch

For comparison: London 24.06 in, NYC 41.57 in, LA 12.01 in

Rainy season (months with more than 6.9 in of precipitation): June, July, August, and September
Overall precipitation in the rainy season: 35.87 in

You cannot expect snow in any month.

Sunshine
As our climate table shows, December is the sunniest month with an average of 8 hours of sunshine per day. Over the year, there are 6 hours of sunshine per day on average. For comparison: London has 4.1, NYC has 7 and LA has 8.9 hours of sunshine per day on average.

Popular Activities

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From Guatemala City: Chichicastenango and Lake Atitlan | From Guatemala City:Tikal and Yaxhá 2-Day Mayan Temples Tour | Combo Tour: Colonial Antigua & Guatemala City Explorer Tour | Guatemala City Pacaya Volcano Hike Experience | Private Shuttle: Guatemala City – Panajachel | Guatemala: City Highlights Walking Tour | Guatemala: City Layover Tour |

Current Weather and Forecast

Current Weather in Guatemala City (Station Guatemala City)
broken clouds     broken clouds, 15 °C
Clouds: 75 %       Wind: 18 mph NNO
Air Pressure: 1022 hPa       Humidity: 94 %
Last updated: 2nd Dec 2021, 01:36 pm
The next days …
3rd Dec 20214th Dec 20215th Dec 20216th Dec 20217th Dec 20218th Dec 2021
overcast clouds12 °C to 22 °Covercast clouds13 °C to 23 °Clight rain13 °C to 25 °Clight rain14 °C to 26 °Clight rain14 °C to 25 °Clight rain14 °C to 25 °C
12 °C to 22 °C13 °C to 23 °C13 °C to 25 °C14 °C to 26 °C14 °C to 25 °C14 °C to 25 °C
Clouds: 96 %Clouds: 95 %Clouds: 38 %Clouds: 3 %Clouds: 21 %Clouds: 43 %
No PrecipitationNo Precipitation0.04 in of rain0.09 in of rain0 in of rain0.01 in of rain
Weather information provided by OpenWeatherMap. (CC BY-SA)
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