Guatemala > Guatemala, weather in January: Climate and travel budget
Guatemala in January : Travel budget & tourist seasons.
Budget your trip depending on your departure time.
Beyond the tourist season (low, medium or high season) of the destination country, prices of your flight, hotel or all-inclusive stays may also vary depending on the demand in your country (our rates are evaluated from western Europe).
Thus, from western Europe, a stay will often be more expensive for a start during the school holidays.
In January, here's what you can expect on average:
• All-inclusive stays: 1787 € / week
• Round-trip flight: 639 €
• Tourist season: low
Climate in January, picked destinations
In January, weather conditions in Guatemala make it a good trip destination. Among our chosen destinations (see below), the average temperatures you'll face in January would be between 13.0°C and 24.0°C, with exceptional possible peaks as low as 5°C and high as 29°C as observed in previous years.
The average amount of rain observed during January in Guatemala is 8 mm and you would typically have 4 rainy days.
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Guatemala: Climate & Weather
The rainy season lasts from June to October and dry season from November to May. But the latter is not free of rainfalls, especially in some regions, most of the time in the afternoon. In the Pacific coast, the hotter weather is often intense with temperatures around 38°C, and high humidity during the heavy rainy season.
In the mountains, the nights are very cold, but during the dry season, these are pleasant. The best time to visit the country is from November to April, when the weather is pleasant almost everywhere.
During the rainy season, it rains a lot in this region and the temperature remains very low. By against, between October and May, the mountains offer a very pleasant climate with a very bearable heat. Around the region of Peten, where the vegetation is composed of forest and jungle, there are a hot and humid with alternating hot and dry.
On the Caribbean coast, one can expect a hot and humid climate throughout the year. For a stay in Guatemala, the dry season from late December until mid-April is the best time. During this season, the climate of the country boils down to a pleasantly sweet heat.
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