Guatemala weather

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The weather guide for Guatemala shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia) & today's weather forecast provided by MeteoBlue. Find out more about our data sources.

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Which is the hottest month in Guatemala?

The hottest time of year in Guatemala City, Guatemala is normally April. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach 26°C with low heat and humidity.

Which month has the most rain in Guatemala?

In terms of rainfall, June is usually the wettest month in Guatemala City, Guatemala with 236mm on average. There are normally 26 days in June with some rain.

When is it sunniest in Guatemala?

The sunniest time of year in Guatemala City, Guatemala is normally January with bright sunshine on average for 70% of daylight hours; that's 8 hours of sunshine per day.

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Compare Guatemala weather with the USA

Below the Guatemala weather chart shows average maximum daytime temperature for Guatemala (Guatemala City) and the USA (Washington).

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Guatemala weather overview

One of the larger central American countries, Guatemala is renowned for its archaeological sites and frequent earthquakes. It has a short Caribbean and a much longer Pacific coastline and both these regions are hot, humid and wet in the May to October rainy season.

Temperatures also soar in the northern plains which can be rainy at any time of year but are wettest between May and September. To the west and south lie high plateau and mountains. The capital, Guatemala City, is located on this high ground and, subsequently, has a pleasant climate with cooler temperatures and a dry season from November to April.

What to pack for Guatemala weather

Take light clothes if you are visiting the coasts, warmer cover-ups for the highlands and a raincoat in the wet season.

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