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 March, the weather is beautiful everywhere in Guatemala
  • 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 and May
  • The rainiest months in this city are May, June 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 58°F to 83°F
19%
February 61°F to 85°F
22%
March 63°F to 86°F
25%
April 63°F to 88°F
48%
May 63°F to 88°F
76%
June 59°F to 86°F
85%
July 59°F to 86°F
74%
August 59°F to 86°F
79%
September 59°F to 85°F
87%
October 59°F to 85°F
72%
November 59°F to 85°F
37%
December 58°F to 85°F
18%
* 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 je %MONTH% are january, february, march, april, november and december.

Antigua

Best time to go to Antigua

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

Cobán

Best time to go to Cobán

The best time to go to Cobán is march.

Flores

Best time to go to Flores

The best months to go to Flores je %MONTH% are march, april and may.

Huehuetenango

Best time to go to Huehuetenango

The best months to go to Huehuetenango je %MONTH% are january, february, march and december.

Río Dulce

Best time to go to Río Dulce

The best months to go to Río Dulce je %MONTH% are february, march, april and may.


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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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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 City76°F79°F81°F83°F79°F76°F77°F77°F76°F76°F74°F76°F
Antigua76°F79°F81°F83°F79°F76°F77°F77°F76°F76°F74°F76°F
Cobán70°F74°F77°F83°F81°F79°F77°F79°F79°F76°F72°F72°F
Flores83°F88°F92°F97°F97°F94°F94°F94°F94°F90°F86°F85°F
Huehuetenango68°F70°F72°F76°F72°F68°F70°F68°F67°F67°F65°F67°F
Río Dulce81°F85°F86°F92°F92°F92°F90°F92°F92°F90°F85°F85°F
San Marcos74°F76°F77°F77°F76°F72°F74°F76°F74°F74°F76°F74°F
Tulate92°F92°F94°F94°F92°F90°F92°F92°F90°F88°F90°F90°F
Amatitlán85°F86°F88°F90°F86°F85°F86°F85°F83°F83°F85°F85°F
Asuncion Mita86°F90°F92°F94°F90°F86°F88°F88°F86°F85°F85°F86°F
Chimaltenango76°F77°F81°F83°F79°F76°F77°F77°F76°F76°F74°F76°F
Fraijanes76°F77°F81°F83°F79°F76°F77°F77°F76°F76°F74°F76°F
Jalapa79°F83°F86°F90°F88°F85°F85°F85°F85°F81°F79°F79°F
Jutiapa86°F88°F92°F92°F88°F86°F88°F86°F86°F85°F85°F86°F
Mazatenango88°F90°F92°F92°F90°F88°F88°F88°F86°F86°F88°F88°F
Mixco85°F86°F88°F90°F86°F85°F86°F85°F83°F83°F85°F85°F
Puerto San José94°F94°F94°F95°F95°F94°F94°F94°F92°F92°F94°F94°F
Quetzaltenango74°F76°F77°F77°F76°F72°F74°F76°F74°F74°F74°F74°F
Retalhuleu90°F92°F94°F94°F92°F90°F92°F90°F90°F88°F90°F90°F
Zacapa81°F85°F88°F94°F94°F90°F88°F90°F90°F86°F83°F81°F

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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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