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Guatemala City weather in August (Alta Verapaz, Guatemala)

Planning a trip to Guatemala City in August? This guide provides all the details you need.

Temperatures

In August, Guatemala City typically experiences high temperatures and heavy rainfall. Throughout the day, temperatures typically settle at around 27°C. But by evening, they drop to around 16°C.

Precipitation

Guatemala City in August falls under the rainy season with heavy rainfall, averaging around 183 mm for the month. Typically around 24 days of rainfall is expected.

Average sunshine

The days are predominantly sunny, with an estimated total of around 192 hours of sunshine. This amount of sunlight does not only brightens the days but also contributes to a cheerful ambiance in the area during this month.

In case you lean more towards enjoying temperate temperatures and rain-free days January, February, March, April, November and December typically offer the most optimal weather. In contrast, June and September tend to have less optimal conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Guatemala City climate page with graphs.

 

Guatemala City, monthly averages in August

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 16°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 27°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 81%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 183 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 24 days  
HumidityHumidity 81%  
SunshineSunshine 192 hours  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine  

Where to go in Guatemala in August

Find out more about the weather in Guatemala and which places have the best travel conditions in this month.

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in this month?

It's going to be warm! Consider airy clothing, t-shirts, and other summer clothes. Shorts for men made of cotton or linen are good options for staying cool. However, there's a good chance of rain, so bring a raincoat just in case.

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do.

Swimming
7/10
Cycling
7/10
Walking
7/10
Camping
6/10
Outdoor sports
7/10

Interested in more climate information?

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