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    Antigua Guatemala weather and climate

    Guatemala

    Antigua Guatemala weather and climate

     

    Day

    25 °C

     

    Night

    15 °C

     

    Sea

    30 °C

     

    Precipitation

    128 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    14 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    13 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    8 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    71 %

     

    Day

    25 °C

     

    Night

    15 °C

     

    Sea

    30 °C

     

    Precipitation

    128 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    14 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    13 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    8 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    71 %

    Overview: Antigua Guatemala
    Situated in the heart of Central America, Antigua Guatemala is known for its perpetually tropical climate, distinguished by comfortable day temperatures that fluctuate between 23 °C (73 °F) in the cooler month of December to a slightly warmer 26 °C (78 °F) come April. The warmest nights peak in June, reaching 15 °C (60 °F), contrasting with the coolness of January nights, which can dip to 11 °C (51 °F). Amidst its typically humid environment, February emerges as the driest month with a mere 2 days of rainfall, while September sees the skies open up to deliver rain on an astonishing 21 days. The dynamic spectrum of climatic conditions includes diverse phenomena such as swift winds, intense solar rays, and varying degrees of precipitation, encapsulating the essence of Antigua Guatemala's weather patterns.

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    Last week's weather in Antigua Guatemala

    During the week of 22 April 2024 - 28 April 2024, temperatures averaged at 27 °C (81 °F) during the day and dropped to 17 °C (63 °F) at night. The current temperatures are roughly same as the long-term average for Antigua Guatemala, with the daily and nighttime temperatures being 26 °C (79 °F) and 14 °C (57 °F), respectively. On average, the temperatures during various times of day (in local time) were recorded as: 7am 19 °C (66 °F), 10am 25 °C (77 °F), 1pm 27 °C (81 °F), 4pm 25 °C (77 °F), 7pm 22 °C (72 °F), 10pm 20 °C (68 °F).

    The week had 1 day with light rain and 6 days with moderate rain. The total precipitation for the week in Antigua Guatemala was 21 mm (0.83 in), which is above the area's average of 15 mm (0.59 in). During the daytime (from dawn to dusk), there was 38 % cloud coverage on average.

    An average wind speed of 2.0 m/s was recorded. The air pressure was 1011 hpa - 1019 hpa. The air in Antigua Guatemala had an average humidity of 73 %.

    During the daytime (from dawn to dusk), there were in average: 5 hours clear skies, 2.5 hours partially overcast skies and 5.5 hours rainy weather. The sunrise on average occurred at 05:42, and the sunset occurred at 18:18.

    Weather overview for Antigua Guatemala

    Weather overview

    Situated in the heart of Central America, Antigua Guatemala is known for its perpetually tropical climate, distinguished by comfortable day temperatures that fluctuate between 23 °C (73 °F) in the cooler month of December to a slightly warmer 26 °C (78 °F) come April. The warmest nights peak in June, reaching 15 °C (60 °F), contrasting with the coolness of January nights, which can dip to 11 °C (51 °F). Amidst its typically humid environment, February emerges as the driest month with a mere 2 days of rainfall, while September sees the skies open up to deliver rain on an astonishing 21 days. The dynamic spectrum of climatic conditions includes diverse phenomena such as swift winds, intense solar rays, and varying degrees of precipitation, encapsulating the essence of Antigua Guatemala's weather patterns.

    January weather

    January in Antigua Guatemala greets visitors with some of the coolest night temperatures of the year. The rainfall is scant, evidenced by just 3 mm (0.12 in) of precipitation and a decrease in rainy days, recorded at 2 days. The wind reaches its peak with speeds averaging 3.

    February weather

    The climate in February in Antigua Guatemala is marked by increasing day and night temperatures, peaking at 24 °C (75 °F) and 11 °C (52 °F) respectively. The number of days with significant rainfall dwindles, hitting its yearly low.

    March weather

    As March arrives, a noticeable uptick in temperature graces Antigua Guatemala, with the thermometer rising to 26 °C (78 °F) during the day. Meanwhile, the night temperature continues its steady ascent to 12 °C (54 °F). Tourism remains high, and the embryonic stages of the wet season can be seen with an increase in rainy days.

    April weather

    April's tourist season in Antigua Guatemala boasts the year's highest day temperatures, reaching 26 °C (78 °F), alongside a growing number of rainy days. The onset of increased precipitation can be discerned, with rainfall levels hitting 37 mm (1.46 in). Not to be overshadowed, sunlight is abundant, peaking at 8 hours daily.

    May weather

    May in Antigua Guatemala witnesses a continued rise in the number of rainy days, now at 14 days, and a significant increase in rainfall, accumulating to 128 mm (5.04 in). Temperate nights prevail with an average temperature of 15 °C (58 °F), suggesting a mild downward trend in daytime temperatures.

    June weather

    June in Antigua Guatemala ushers in the onset of the wet season, with a slight dip in day temperatures, now averaging 24 °C (74 °F), while night temperatures reach their annual maximum at 15 °C (60 °F). Rainfall is plentiful, and the number of rainy days remains high.

    July weather

    As the wet season intensifies in July, the rainfall starts to taper off with 182 mm (7.18 in) recorded, and the number of rainy days begins to decrease slightly. The duration of sunshine also diminishes, while the night temperatures show a slight retreat.

    August weather

    Antigua Guatemala experiences persistent wet conditions in August. The quantity of rainy days is notable, and the high humidity persists, serving as a reminder of the ongoing rainy season.

    September weather

    September in Antigua Guatemala is characterized by the continuation of the wet season, with the highest number of rainy days observed and the early signs of increasing rainfall amounts. Concurrently, the amount of sunshine reaches its nadir, accompanied by peak humidity levels.

    October weather

    October's climate in Antigua Guatemala remains influenced by the rainy season, albeit with a starting decline in both rainy days and rainfall amounts. Sunshine hours begin to improve from their September lows.

    November weather

    As November heralds the approach of the tourist season and the onset of the dry season in Antigua Guatemala, there's a noticeable drop in rainfall amounts. Night temperatures start to cool, and the hours of sunshine see a marked increase.

    December weather

    December brings with it the lowest day temperatures of the year in Antigua Guatemala, while the night temperatures also see a similar decline. The frequency of rainy days reduces further, and there is an uptick in the duration of daily sunshine.

    FAQs

    What is the average nightly temperature in January in Antigua Guatemala?

    During January in Antigua Guatemala, you can expect the average nightly temperatures to hover around 11 °C (51 °F). These cooler evenings call for some extra layers, so pack accordingly.

    How often does it rain in Antigua Guatemala in February?

    Expect limited rainfall in February, with only about 2 days of precipitation, translating to roughly 6 % of the month.

    Does March bring warmth in Antigua Guatemala?

    March in Antigua Guatemala offers a comfortable warmth with average daily temperatures of 26 °C (78 °F), ensuring a hospitable climate for all sorts of outdoor endeavors.

    Should I expect abundant rain in Antigua Guatemala during April?

    Quite the contrary, Antigua Guatemala's April showers are moderate, with the month seeing an average of 7 days with rain.

    What nighttime temperatures can I anticipate in May in Antigua Guatemala?

    In May, nighttime in Antigua Guatemala typically sees temperatures average at 15 °C (58 °F), perfect for evening strolls or enjoying the local ambiance.

    How prevalent is rainfall in Antigua Guatemala during June?

    June in Antigua Guatemala marks a period of frequent rains, with an average of 20 days experiencing rainfall.

    Is the amount of rainfall decreasing in Antigua Guatemala in July?

    Indeed, while still part of the wet season, July sees a gradual reduction in rainfall to 182 mm (7.18 in), signaling a slow shift towards drier conditions.

    How humid is it in Antigua Guatemala during August?

    The humidity levels in Antigua Guatemala during August are quite high, typically around 80 %, creating a notably moist atmosphere.

    Can I expect limited sunshine in Antigua Guatemala during September?

    Yes, the amount of sunshine reaches a yearly low in September, with only 6 hours of sunlight per day on average.

    Is the wind strength in Antigua Guatemala significant during October?

    The wind in October in Antigua Guatemala is generally mild, averaging 2, and shouldn't disturb your time spent outdoors.

    Is November an ideal time for a visit to Antigua Guatemala?

    November is indeed an excellent time to travel to Antigua Guatemala, with reduced rainfall, which amounts to only 7 days, and comfortable climatic conditions supporting a range of activities.

    What sea temperatures can be expected in Antigua Guatemala in December?

    Warm and inviting, the sea temperatures in December in Antigua Guatemala average around 29 °C (84 °F), providing an excellent opportunity for water activities.

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