Best time to go to Guatemala for a perfect weather and where to go?

Find the perfect time to go to Guatemala from seasonal norms in many locations like Antigua or Flores on this page.

When is the best time to go to Guatemala?

When is the best time to go to Guatemala? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • In Guatemala, the weather is at least tolerable in January, February, March and April
  • The best months to go to Guatemala City are January, February, March, April, November and December
  • On average, the warmest months in Guatemala City are February, March, April, May, July and August
  • The rainiest months in this city are May, June, August and September
  • Zacapa is the city with the best climate, with good weather 9 months a year
  • The sea temperature is suitable for swimming all year round in Río Dulce

For information about the climate and the weather city by city in Guatemala for a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

Month
January 17°C to 30°C
21%
February 18°C to 30°C
25%
March 19°C to 30°C
30%
April 18°C to 30°C
54%
May 18°C to 30°C
81%
June 17°C to 29°C
90%
July 17°C to 30°C
79%
August 17°C to 30°C
86%
September 17°C to 29°C
92%
October 17°C to 29°C
77%
November 18°C to 30°C
42%
December 17°C to 30°C
22%
* weather varies across the country

Best time to travel to Guatemala by cities

Guatemala City

Best time to go to Guatemala City

The best months to go to Guatemala City are january, february, march, april, november and december.

Antigua

Best time to go to Antigua

The best months to go to Antigua are january, february, march, april, november and december.

Cobán

Best time to go to Cobán

The best months to go to Cobán are january, february, march and april.

Flores

Best time to go to Flores

The best months to go to Flores are march and april.

Huehuetenango

Best time to go to Huehuetenango

The best months to go to Huehuetenango are january, february, march, november and december.

Río Dulce

Best time to go to Río Dulce

The best months to go to Río Dulce are march and april.


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Temperatures and rainfall in Guatemala

On these 3 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Guatemala and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Guatemala City, Antigua, Cobán, Flores and Huehuetenango, as well as the month-by-month sea temperature for coastal cities.

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14% 22% 24% 53% 83% 94% 78% 87% 96% 79% 34% 13%
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66% 69% 65% 79% 89% 99% 97% 98% 99% 93% 83% 70%
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40% 35% 34% 33% 53% 82% 69% 76% 88% 74% 54% 44%
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63% 63% 51% 51% 69% 93% 95% 89% 89% 82% 74% 69%
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Where to go in Guatemala?

This table allows you to see the maximum temperature for each city and our opinion on the weather month by month (see colour legend below the table).

Cities jan.feb.mar.apr.mayjun.jul.aug.sep.oct.nov.dec.
Guatemala City25°C26°C28°C28°C26°C25°C26°C26°C25°C25°C25°C25°C
Antigua25°C26°C28°C28°C26°C25°C26°C26°C25°C25°C25°C25°C
Cobán21°C23°C25°C27°C26°C25°C25°C25°C25°C24°C21°C21°C
Flores29°C31°C33°C36°C35°C33°C34°C34°C34°C32°C30°C29°C
Huehuetenango22°C23°C25°C25°C24°C22°C23°C23°C23°C22°C21°C22°C
Río Dulce28°C29°C31°C33°C33°C33°C32°C33°C33°C32°C30°C29°C
San Marcos23°C24°C24°C24°C23°C21°C23°C23°C22°C22°C23°C23°C
Tulate33°C34°C34°C34°C33°C32°C33°C33°C32°C32°C33°C33°C
Amatitlán30°C30°C31°C31°C30°C29°C30°C30°C29°C30°C30°C30°C
Asuncion Mita30°C32°C33°C33°C31°C29°C31°C31°C30°C29°C29°C30°C
Chimaltenango24°C25°C27°C27°C26°C24°C25°C26°C24°C24°C24°C24°C
Fraijanes24°C25°C27°C27°C26°C24°C25°C26°C24°C24°C24°C24°C
Jalapa27°C29°C31°C34°C33°C31°C31°C32°C31°C30°C28°C28°C
Jutiapa30°C31°C32°C32°C30°C29°C31°C30°C29°C29°C29°C30°C
Mazatenango32°C32°C33°C33°C31°C30°C32°C31°C31°C31°C31°C32°C
Mixco31°C32°C33°C33°C31°C30°C32°C31°C30°C30°C31°C32°C
Puerto San José34°C34°C35°C35°C34°C33°C35°C34°C34°C34°C34°C34°C
Quetzaltenango23°C23°C24°C24°C22°C21°C23°C23°C22°C22°C23°C23°C
Retalhuleu33°C33°C34°C34°C33°C32°C33°C33°C32°C32°C32°C33°C
Zacapa28°C30°C32°C35°C33°C32°C32°C33°C33°C31°C29°C29°C

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very bad weather


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Is this weather information for Guatemala reliable?

Climate data for Guatemala has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for Guatemala allows us to determine the average for each month in Guatemala City, Antigua, Cobán, Flores, Huehuetenango, Río Dulce, San Marcos, Tulate, and 12 other cities.

So yes: this data is reliable except in cases of temporary climate disruption in the region.

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