Country guides South & Central America
Climate in Guatemala
Guatemala's climate is lovely year round and is generally hot throughout the county, making travel possible at any time. The rainy season is usually from May to November, with average temperatures of 72°F (22°C). Climate varies more due to altitude than season.
It's easier to explore Guatemala's mountains, rainforests and volcanoes in the dry season, which runs from November to April. There are some regional variations, with the highlands, including Guatemala City and Antigua, experiencing less rainfall than the coast, and slightly colder temperatures at night.