Guatemala
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Best time to visit Guatemala

To go to Guatemala, the best time to visit is January through April and November and December. In this period you have a warm temperature and little precipitation. In Guatemala, April is the warmest month with 80°F and the most cold month is 72°F in November.

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In the table below you can quickly see the average weather per month in Guatemala, the monthly temperature or when precipitation is highest. The monthly average climate data is based on data from the last 30 years.

Climate Guatemala by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°F) 73 76 79 80 77 74 75 75 74 73 72 73
Precipitation (inch) 2 4 6 30 81 103 56 76 94 82 13 3

Weather data from: Guatemala City







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Climate Guatemala

Guatemala has a tropical rainforest climate. It is usually (very) warm, humid and rainy all year round. The average annual temperature for Guatemala is 46° degrees and there is about 550 inch 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 by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°F) 73 76 79 80 77 74 75 75 74 73 72 73
Night temp. (°F) 53 55 56 60 62 60 59 59 59 58 56 54
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (inch) 2 4 6 30 81 103 56 76 94 82 13 3
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

Weather data from: Guatemala City





Guatemala weather by month

What is the average Guatemala weather like in a given month? 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.

Guatemala weather

The weather for Guatemala over the next 14 days will be 70°F till 82° with a few days 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.

5-day weather forecast Guatemala

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
Tuesday
7 february
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72°F
50°F
0 in
3 m/s
Wednesday
8 february
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79°F
50°F
0 in
2 m/s
Thursday
9 february
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81°F
52°F
0 in
2 m/s
Friday
10 february
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77°F
54°F
0.1 in
2 m/s
Saturday
11 february
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77°F
54°F
0.1 in
2 m/s

View the 14 day weather forecast for Guatemala





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Frequently asked questions

Where is Guatemala?

Guatemala lies in a straight line about 1,978 miles 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.

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What are the largest airports in Guatemala?

These are the largest airports in Guatemala:

  • Puerto Barrios Airport (PBR) in Puerto Barrios
  • La Aurora Airport (GUA) in Guatemala City
  • San José Airport (GSJ) in Puerto San José
  • Mundo Maya International Airport (FRS) in San Benito

How many inhabitants does Guatemala have?

Guatemala has 16,176,133 inhabitants.

How big is Guatemala?

The surface area of Guatemala is 67,664 mi². It is 4x 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.