Guatemala
Weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Guatemala

The best time to visit in Guatemala is from January until April, July and November and December, when you will have a pleasant or warm temperature and limited till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Guatemala is 27°C in April and the lowest is 22°C in November.

Guatemala has the tropical rainforest climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Guatemala or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average weather Guatemala by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 23 25 26 27 25 23 24 24 23 23 22 23
Precipitation (mm) 6 11 16 75 207 261 142 194 238 209 32 7

Climate data from city: Guatemala City




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14 day weather forecast Guatemala

The weather for Guatemala will be 26° till 28° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers.

The weather forecast for Guatemala is based on the weather conditions in the city of Guatemala City.

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
UV
Monday
24 january
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25°C
12°C
0.1 mm
20%
2 Bft
ZO
1
Tuesday
25 january
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26°C
12°C
0.1 mm
20%
2 Bft
W
2
Wednesday
26 january
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26°C
13°C
1.3 mm
30%
2 Bft
ONO
2
Thursday
27 january
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27°C
13°C
0.1 mm
20%
2 Bft
ONO
2
Friday
28 january
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26°C
13°C
2.1 mm
40%
2 Bft
ZO
1
Saturday
29 january
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22°C
13°C
0.3 mm
10%
4 Bft
N
2
Sunday
30 january
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20°C
10°C
0.1 mm
20%
4 Bft
NNO
2
Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
UV
Monday
31 january
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25°C
9°C
0.3 mm
10%
2 Bft
Z
2
Tuesday
1 february
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27°C
10°C
0.1 mm
20%
2 Bft
NO
2
Wednesday
2 february
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27°C
11°C
0 mm
0%
2 Bft
ONO
2
Thursday
3 february
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27°C
11°C
0 mm
0%
2 Bft
NNO
2
Friday
4 february
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28°C
12°C
0 mm
0%
2 Bft
NNO
2
Saturday
5 february
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28°C
13°C
0 mm
0%
1 Bft
ONO
2
Sunday
6 february
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28°C
13°C
0.1 mm
20%
3 Bft
N
2

Climate Guatemala

Guatemala has the tropical rainforest climate prevailing. It is usually (very) warm, humid and rainy all year round. The average annual temperature for Guatemala is 24° degrees and there is about 1398 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 112 days a year with an average humidity of 81% and an UV-index of 5.

Climate table of Guatemala

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 23 25 26 27 25 23 24 24 23 23 22 23
Night temp. (°C) 12 13 13 15 17 16 15 15 15 14 13 12
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 6 11 16 75 207 261 142 194 238 209 32 7
Days with rain 6 9 11 18 27 28 24 27 29 26 13 7
Dry days 25 19 20 12 4 2 7 4 1 5 17 24
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 7 10 10 12 10 8 10 10 8 8 8 7
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 3
UV-index 5 5 6 6 5 5 5 4 5 4 5 5

Climate data from city: Guatemala City

Guatemala weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Guatemala? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.


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Frequently asked questions

Where is Guatemala?

Guatemala lies in a straight line about 3,183 km from United States (New York → Guatemala City).

How long is the flight to Guatemala?

The flight time from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Guatemala is approximately 5 h. 20 min.

What are the largest airports in Guatemala?

These are the largest airports in Guatemala:

How many inhabitants are there in Guatemala?

Guatemala has approximately 16,176,133 inhabitants.

How big is Guatemala?

The area of Guatemala is around 108,890 km². It is 2,5x smaller than United States.

What is the capital of Guatemala?

The capital of Guatemala is Guatemala City.

What is the area code of Guatemala?

The area code to call Guatemala is +502.