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Cobán weather in January (Alta Verapaz, Guatemala)

What can you expect from the weather in Cobán during January? Check out this comprehensive weather guide.

Temperatures

In January, Cobán typically experiences high temperatures and heavy rainfall. Throughout the daytime, temperatures often hover around 23°C. However, as the sun sets and evening approaches, there's a noticeable cool-down, with temperatures gently dropping to a more temperate 14°C. On average, it features the lowest temperatures of the year but it is still a warm month.

Precipitation

Cobán in January usually receives heavy rainfall, averaging around 170 mm for the month. Delving into the climate records from the past 30 years, one can predict that nearly 15 days of the month will see rainfall.

If you favor pleasant temperatures and minimal rainfall, January is one of the better months to visit Cobán. January, February, March, April and December typically offer the most agreeable circumstances. On the other hand, May, June, July, August, September, October and November tend to be characterized by conditions that may not be as optimal.

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

 

Cobán, monthly averages in January

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 14°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 23°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 49%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 170 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 15 days  

Where to go in Guatemala in January

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

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Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
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?

For visitors traveling to Cobán, we recommend wearing layers. So maybe a skirt, t-shirt, shorts for during the day and jeans and a warm jacket for some days and evenings. Bring a rain jacket in case it rains during your stay. Plan on layering your clothes.

What To Do

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

Camping
6/10

Interested in more climate information?

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