22 to 27°C
3257 hours
sunshine per day
1398 mm
140 days
225 days
0 days

Climate of 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 averages for the whole year

  • Day: the average daily temperature during the day is between 22°C and 27°C
  • Night:the average nighttime temperature is between 12°C and 17°C
  • Rain: it rains 225 days and there is a total of approximately 1398 mm rainfall
  • Sun hours: throughout the year there are 3257 sun hours
Maximum temperature: between 22°C and 27°C
Warmest month: 27°C in April
Coldest month: 22°C in November
Night temperature: between 12°C and 17°C
Dry days: 140 days
Days with rain: 225 days
Days with snow: 0 days
Total rain sum: 1398 mm
Hours of sunshine: 3257 hours

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Temperature graph

This graph shows the average maximum temperature (red) and minimum temperature (blue) for Guatemala.

Precipitation graph

This graph shows the average amount of rainfall per month for Guatemala.

Climate table of Guatemala

In this climate table you can see at a glance what the average weather per month is for Guatemala. The data has been collected over a 30-year period, from which an average per month has been derived. From year to year the differences may be larger or smaller, but with this climate table you have a good idea of what the weather for Guatemala might be like in a given 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

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.

Climate of Guatemala by month

What is the average climate in a given month for Guatemala? Click on a month to see all monthly averages for sunshine, maximum and minimum temperatures, percent chance of rain per day, snowfall and number of rainy days.

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