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Guatemala City Climate & Temperature

  • Guatemala City, Guatemala is at 14°37'N, 90°31'W, 1490 m (4888 ft). See map.
  • Guatemala City has a humid subtropical hot summer climate that is mild with dry winters, hot humid summers and moderate seasonality (Köppen-Geiger classification: Cwa).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Guatemala City is situated in or near the warm temperate moist forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 20 degrees Celsius (67.9 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.5 °C (9.9°F). This indicates that the continentality type is hyperoceanic, subtype truly hyperoceanic. Guatemala City Climate Graph
  • In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach 23.3°C (74°F) on average falling to 12°C (53.6°F) overnight.
  • In spring time temperatures climb reaching 28°C (82.4°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of 14.7°C (58.4°F).
  • During summer average high temperatures are 26.3°C (79.4°F) and average low temperatures are 16°C (60.8°F).
  • Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 24.3°C (75.8°F) during the day and lows of 15°C (59°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 1316 mm (51.8 inches) which is equivalent to 1316 Litres/m² (32.28 Gallons/ft²).
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Guatemala City you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Cocos Island A.M.O., Australia where you would find a Tropical monsoonal climate.

Guatemala City Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 23 (73) 25 (77) 27 (81) 28 (82) 29 (84) 27 (81) 26 (79) 26 (79) 26 (79) 24 (75) 23 (73) 22 (72) 26 (78)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 17 (63) 19 (65) 21 (69) 21 (70) 23 (73) 22 (71) 21 (70) 21 (70) 21 (70) 20 (67) 19 (65) 18 (64) 20 (68)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 11 (52) 12 (54) 14 (57) 14 (57) 16 (61) 16 (61) 16 (61) 16 (61) 16 (61) 15 (59) 14 (57) 13 (55) 14 (58)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 8 (0) 3 (0) 13 (1) 30 (1) 152 (6) 274 (11) 203 (8) 198 (8) 231 (9) 173 (7) 23 (1) 8 (0) 1316 (52)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 4 (13) 2 (7) 3 (10) 5 (17) 15 (48) 23 (77) 21 (68) 21 (68) 22 (73) 18 (58) 7 (23) 4 (13) 145 (40)
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 11h 21' 11h 38' 12h 01' 12h 26' 12h 47' 12h 57' 12h 53' 12h 35' 12h 11' 11h 46' 11h 25' 11h 15' 12h 00'
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 55.5 64.8 75.7 87.4 84.3 81.2 84 87.2 75.8 64.3 55.2 52 72.2

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