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Best time to visit Guatemala

The best time to visit Guatemala is from November to April, during the dry season. Travelling in May, June and October is also a possibility in the wet season, as generally it will only rain for a few hours each day; expect to see less tourists and to experience cooler temperatures.

Climate charts for cities and places within Guatemala

The below climate charts have been compiled by Weather2Travel.com. For an explanation to the various measurements, please read our climate notes.

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Antigua

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2272 2373 2475 2577 2475 2373 2272 2272 2272 2170 2170 2170
Min temp (C)(F) 948 1050 1152 1254 1254 1355 1355 1355 1254 1254 1152 1050
Sunshine hours 8 8 8 8 8 7 7 7 6 6 7 8
Daylight hours 11 12 12 12 13 13 13 13 12 12 11 11
Rainfall (mm)(in) 30 50 60 281 1205 26310 1948 1556 2379 1416 261 90
Rainy Days 8 6 6 9 18 26 25 24 26 22 12 8
Humidity N N N N N N N N N N N N
UV 10/VH 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 10/VH 9/VH
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Flores

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2781 2984 3086 3391 3391 3290 3188 3290 3188 3086 2882 2781
Min temp (C)(F) 1763 1763 1966 2068 2272 2272 2170 2170 2170 2170 1966 1864
Sunshine hours 7 7 8 8 8 7 7 7 6 6 6 6
Daylight hours 11 12 12 13 13 13 13 13 12 12 11 11
Rainfall (mm)(in) 773 612 462 392 1406 2229 2138 2098 25110 2279 1305 974
Rainy Days 11 8 6 6 9 8 20 18 17 16 13 12
Humidity VH E E E E E E E E E VH VH
UV 9/VH 11/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11/E 9/VH 8/VH
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Guatemala City

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2272 2475 2577 2679 2577 2373 2373 2475 2373 2272 2272 2272
Min temp (C)(F) 1050 1152 1254 1355 1457 1457 1457 1457 1457 1457 1254 1152
Sunshine hours 8 8 8 8 7 6 6 7 5 6 7 8
Daylight hours 11 12 12 12 13 13 13 13 12 12 11 11
Rainfall (mm)(in) 40 40 60 231 1205 2369 1887 1546 2279 1255 211 70
Rainy Days 8 7 7 9 19 26 25 24 26 22 12 9
Humidity VH E E E E E E E E E VH VH
UV 10/VH 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 10/VH 9/VH
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Lake Atitlan

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2679 2679 2781 2679 2679 2475 2577 2577 2475 2577 2679 2679
Min temp (C)(F) 1355 1254 1355 1457 1457 1559 1559 1457 1457 1457 1457 1355
Sunshine hours 8 8 8 9 8 7 7 7 6 6 7 7
Daylight hours 11 12 12 13 13 13 13 13 12 12 11 11
Rainfall (mm)(in) 40 221 211 572 1566 41116 2239 2329 40416 2369 472 141
Rainy Days 6 5 5 8 17 25 23 23 25 20 10 7
Humidity VH E E E E E E E E E VH VH
UV 10/VH 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 10/VH 9/VH
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Livingston

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2781 2882 3086 3188 3290 3290 3188 3188 3188 3086 2882 2781
Min temp (C)(F) 2068 2068 2272 2373 2475 2475 2475 2475 2475 2373 2272 2170
Sunshine hours 6 6 7 7 8 7 7 7 6 6 5 5
Daylight hours 11 12 12 13 13 13 13 13 12 12 11 11
Rainfall (mm)(in) 2038 1205 1014 1235 1968 42617 60324 46818 41516 32813 29612 2179
Rainy Days 16 12 10 8 11 23 26 26 24 21 19 18
Humidity VH E E E E E E E E E VH VH
UV 9/VH 11/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11/E 9/VH 8/VH
Sea temp (C)(F) 2781 2781 2781 2882 2984 2984 2984 2984 2984 2984 2984 2882

Quetzaltenango

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1763 1864 2068 2272 2373 2170 2068 2068 2068 1966 1966 1864
Min temp (C)(F) 236 337 541 846 1050 1152 1050 948 1050 846 745 439
Sunshine hours 8 8 9 9 7 7 6 6 6 6 6 6
Daylight hours 11 12 12 12 13 13 13 13 12 12 11 11
Rainfall (mm)(in) 0 10 40 301 974 1737 1205 1315 1566 783 171 0
Rainy Days 4 4 4 8 16 24 23 22 24 18 8 5
Humidity N N N N N N N N N N N N
UV 10/VH 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 10/VH 9/VH
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A