Weather in January in Belize

Many people wonder what the weather conditions are in January in Belize. Is this month a good time to go to Belize? To answer that question we created this page with all the information you need.

What is the weather like in Belize in January?

The weather in Belize in January ranges from unpleasant to perfect depending on the destination.

During January in Belize the average maximum daytime temperatures are high and range from 27°C (81°F) in Hopkins to 30°C (85°F) in Orange Walk. On average, this month is the coldest month of the year in Belize.

Precipitation in January ranges from moderate in Corozal with an average of 60mm (2.4inch) rainfall to high in Belize City with 150mm (5.9inch). It is also generally a sunny month with an average of 200 hours of sunshine in San Pedro during the whole month.

We invite you to have a look at the map below to find out more about the different weather conditions per location in Belize.

Where to go in Belize in January

Find the average weather conditions in January for the most popular destinations in Belize on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inch a month).

Popular destinations in Belize

What is the weather like in January for the 5 most popular destinations in Belize?

Average weather in San Pedro

In January San Pedro generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 28°C (82°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 20°C (68°F) and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

San Pedro
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
28°C / 82°F 
21°C / 70°F 
190 hours 
145mm / 5.7inch 
12 days 
28°C / 82°F 
20°C / 68°F 
200 hours 
150mm / 5.9inch 
11 days 
29°C / 84°F 
21°C / 70°F 
205 hours 
70mm / 2.8inch 
7 days 
Climate in San Pedro

Average weather in Placencia Village

In January Placencia Village generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 27°C (81°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 19°C (66°F) and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Placencia Village
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Weather conditions Weather
28°C / 82°F 
20°C / 68°F 
190 hours 
170mm / 6.7inch 
27°C / 81°F 
19°C / 66°F 
200 hours 
137mm / 5.4inch 
28°C / 82°F 
20°C / 68°F 
201 hours 
70mm / 2.8inch 
Climate in Placencia Village

Average weather in San Ignacio

In January San Ignacio generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 28°C (82°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 18°C (64°F) and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

San Ignacio
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
29°C / 83°F 
19°C / 66°F 
151 hours 
143mm / 5.6inch 
13 days 
28°C / 82°F 
18°C / 64°F 
171 hours 
130mm / 5.1inch 
12 days 
30°C / 85°F 
18°C / 64°F 
190 hours 
56mm / 2.2inch 
7 days 
Climate in San Ignacio

Average weather in Caye Caulker

In January Caye Caulker generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 28°C (82°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 20°C (68°F) and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Caye Caulker
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
28°C / 82°F 
21°C / 70°F 
190 hours 
145mm / 5.7inch 
12 days 
28°C / 82°F 
20°C / 68°F 
200 hours 
150mm / 5.9inch 
11 days 
29°C / 84°F 
21°C / 70°F 
205 hours 
70mm / 2.8inch 
7 days 
Climate in Caye Caulker

Average weather in Belize City

In January Belize City generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 28°C (82°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 20°C (68°F) and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Belize City
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
28°C / 82°F 
21°C / 70°F 
190 hours 
145mm / 5.7inch 
12 days 
28°C / 82°F 
20°C / 68°F 
200 hours 
150mm / 5.9inch 
11 days 
29°C / 84°F 
21°C / 70°F 
205 hours 
70mm / 2.8inch 
7 days 
Climate in Belize City

Is your destination not in the list? Have a look at other destinations in Belize.

Is January the best time to go to Belize?

In our opinion January is a good time to visit Belize with commonly pleasant weather in San Pedro.

On average the best time to visit Belize is in February with generally perfect weather in San Pedro. The worst months are June, July, August, September and October that can have poor weather conditions.

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