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

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14 day weather forecast Guatemala

The weather for in Guatemala will be 25° till 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 conditions in the city of Guatemala City.

Weather forecast this week

Thursday 16 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
24°
14°
5.4 mm 65% 1 m/s 6
Friday 17 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
15°
13.8 mm 80% 1 m/s 3
Saturday 18 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
23°
14°
19.3 mm 85% 1 m/s 7
Sunday 19 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
14°
4.4 mm 60% 2 m/s 10
Monday 20 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
24°
14°
2.9 mm 50% 2 m/s 3
Tuesday 21 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
24°
14°
7.6 mm 70% 2 m/s 6
Wednesday 22 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
24°
14°
16.6 mm 85% 1 m/s 6

Weather forecast next week

Thursday 23 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
23°
15°
15.9 mm 85% 1 m/s 5
Friday 24 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
22°
15°
15.0 mm 85% 1 m/s 5
Saturday 25 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
22°
15°
6.3 mm 70% 1 m/s 4
Sunday 26 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
24°
15°
2.7 mm 45% 1 m/s 6
Monday 27 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
24°
15°
7.8 mm 70% 2 m/s 9
Tuesday 28 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
24°
14°
4.9 mm 60% 2 m/s 3
Wednesday 29 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
19°
15°
4.4 mm 80% 2 m/s 3

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 12,679 km from New Zealand (Cape Town → Guatemala City).

How long is the flight to Guatemala?

The flight time from Cape Town International Airport to Guatemala is approximately 16 hours.

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 11x smaller than New Zealand.

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.