Best time to visit, weather and climate Guatemala

Best time to visit Guatemala

The best time to visit 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 Guatemala is 27°C in april and the lowest is 22°C in november.

The average climate figure for Guatemala is an 7,1. This is based on various factors, such as average temperatures, the chance of precipitation and weather experiences of others.

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



Climate Guatemala per month

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

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 Guatemala

 
Day
Night
Precip
Rain
days
Dry
days
Sun hours
per day
Wind force
in Bft
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day 23°C 25°C 26°C 27°C 25°C 23°C 24°C 24°C 23°C 23°C 22°C 23°C
Night 12°C 13°C 13°C 15°C 17°C 16°C 15°C 15°C 15°C 14°C 13°C 12°C
Precip 6
mm
11
mm
16
mm
75
mm
207
mm
261
mm
142
mm
194
mm
238
mm
209
mm
32
mm
7
mm
Rain
days
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
Sun hours
per day
7 10 10 12 10 8 10 10 8 8 8 7
Wind force
in 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 Guatemala january

On average, it is maximum 23° in january in Guatemala and at least around 12° degrees. In january there are 6 days of rainfall with a total of 6 mm and the it will be dry 25 days this month in Guatemala.

Climate Guatemala february

On average, it is maximum 25° in february in Guatemala and at least around 13° degrees. In february there are 9 days of rainfall with a total of 11 mm and the it will be dry 19 days this month in Guatemala.

Climate Guatemala march

On average, it is maximum 26° in march in Guatemala and at least around 13° degrees. In march there are 11 days of rainfall with a total of 16 mm and the it will be dry 20 days this month in Guatemala.

Climate Guatemala april

On average, it is maximum 27° in april in Guatemala and at least around 15° degrees. In april there are 18 days of rainfall with a total of 75 mm and the it will be dry 12 days this month in Guatemala.

Climate Guatemala may

On average, it is maximum 25° in may in Guatemala and at least around 17° degrees. In may there are 27 days of rainfall with a total of 207 mm and the it will be dry 4 days this month in Guatemala.

Climate Guatemala june

On average, it is maximum 23° in june in Guatemala and at least around 16° degrees. In june there are 28 days of rainfall with a total of 261 mm and the it will be dry 2 days this month in Guatemala.

Climate Guatemala july

On average, it is maximum 24° in july in Guatemala and at least around 15° degrees. In july there are 24 days of rainfall with a total of 142 mm and the it will be dry 7 days this month in Guatemala.

Climate Guatemala august

On average, it is maximum 24° in august in Guatemala and at least around 15° degrees. In august there are 27 days of rainfall with a total of 194 mm and the it will be dry 4 days this month in Guatemala.

Climate Guatemala september

On average, it is maximum 23° in september in Guatemala and at least around 15° degrees. In september there are 29 days of rainfall with a total of 238 mm and the it will be dry 1 day this month in Guatemala.

Climate Guatemala october

On average, it is maximum 23° in october in Guatemala and at least around 14° degrees. In october there are 26 days of rainfall with a total of 209 mm and the it will be dry 5 days this month in Guatemala.

Climate Guatemala november

On average, it is maximum 22° in november in Guatemala and at least around 13° degrees. In november there are 13 days of rainfall with a total of 32 mm and the it will be dry 17 days this month in Guatemala.

Climate Guatemala december

On average, it is maximum 23° in december in Guatemala and at least around 12° degrees. In december there are 7 days of rainfall with a total of 7 mm and the it will be dry 24 days this month in Guatemala.

14 day weather forecast Guatemala

The weather for Guatemala City in Guatemala will be around 24° degrees in the next 14 days with every day chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

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

Weather forecast this week

Dag Weer Max Min Precip Change Wind UV
Tu
29 Sep
Regen 26°C 14°C 12 mm 80% 1m/s 11
We
30 Sep
Regen 22°C 14°C 11 mm 80% 2m/s 9
Th
1 Oct
Regen 24°C 15°C 11 mm 80% 2m/s 8
Fr
2 Oct
Bewolkt 23°C 14°C 3.1 mm 50% 3m/s 4
Sa
3 Oct
Lichte regen 24°C 14°C 9.2 mm 75% 2m/s 9
Su
4 Oct
Lichte regen 22°C 14°C 6.9 mm 70% 2m/s 3
Mo
5 Oct
Bewolkt 24°C 13°C 3.9 mm 55% 2m/s 4

Weather forecast next week

Dag Weer Max Min Precip Change Wind UV
Tu
6 Oct
Zware Regen 24°C 14°C 17 mm 85% 1m/s 7
We
7 Oct
Zware Regen 22°C 16°C 20 mm 85% 1m/s 3
Th
8 Oct
Bewolkt 24°C 15°C 2.6 mm 45% 2m/s 5
Fr
9 Oct
Lichte regen 23°C 15°C 6.3 mm 70% 1m/s 5
Sa
10 Oct
Lichte regen 23°C 15°C 8.3 mm 75% 1m/s 4
Su
11 Oct
Lichte regen 22°C 15°C 9.2 mm 75% 1m/s 6
Mo
12 Oct
Lichte regen 26°C 16°C 5.7 mm 65% 1m/s 6

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Hotels and apartments in Guatemala

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Flight tickets to Guatemala

Guatemala has 4 airports which you can fly to:

  • Puerto Barrios Airport
    Puerto Barrios
  • La Aurora Airport
    Guatemala City
  • San José Airport
    Puerto San José
  • Mundo Maya International Airport
    San Benito

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About Guatemala

Guatemala is in the continental part North America and the capital is Guatemala City. The total surface is 108.890 km² with 400 km of coastline and the population consists of 16.176.133 inhabitants. In terms of area, the country is 2,5x as small as United States. If you want to call Guatemala you have to use +502 or 00502 before the phone number without the first 0 in the original phone number (if it occurs). If the normal number is 05012457809, for example, you can remove the first 0 and call +5025012457809 or 005025012457809.

Guatemala is in a straight line at 8.648 km distance from London. From London-Heathrow the flight time is about 11 hours10.

Currency Guatemala


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Time difference Guatemala

In Guatemala it is now 09:43 o’clock in the morning on tuesday 29 september 2020. That is 2 hour earlier than in United States. The time zone of Guatemala is America/Guatemala and the Greenwich time is UTC-06.

Vaccinations Guatemala

Recommended vaccinations

  • DTP (Difterie, Tetanus en Polio)
  • Hepatitis A (besmettelijke geelzucht)

Person and travel related vaccinations

These vaccinations may differ per person and / or be advised on the basis of the stay in Guatemala.

  • Dengue (knokkelkoorts)
  • Hepatitis B
  • Rabiës
  • Tuberculose (TBC)
  • ZIKA-virus