Climate zone: tropics
High humidity in Belize and high temperatures are causing a pleasant weather at times, but also and partly tropical hot and humid. It is warm to hot all year round and invites to bathe at average water temperatures of 29 degrees. Dued to the lesser rain the best time for traveling is from January to May. Most precipitation decrease from June to October.
› Duration of daylight and sunshine in Belize
hours of sunshine per day rainy days per month Precipitation in mm/day Relative humidity in % Water temperature Absolute humidity in g/m³ (approx.)
Temperature records of the last 64 years
The hottest temperature measured from 1955 to December 2019 was reported by the Belize Phillip Goldson Airp weather station. In March 2003 the record temperature of 37.3 °C was reported here. The hottest summer from July to September, based on all 2 weather stations in Belize below 10 metres altitude, was recorded in 1958 with an average temperature of 29.2 °C. This average temperature will normally be measured every 4 to 6 hours, thus also including the nights. Normally, this value is 28.1 degrees Celsius.
The coldest day in these 64 years was reported by the weather station Belize Phillip Goldson Airp. Here the temperature dropped to 12.5 °C in January 2001. Belize Phillip Goldson Airp lies at an altitude of 5 meters above sea level. The coldest winter (January to March) was in 1978 with an average temperature of 23.5 °C. In Belize, it is usual to have about 1.5 degrees more at 25.0 °C for this three-month period.