The climate in Belize

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures

All climatic diagrams of this site are taken from the collected data from the official weather station of Belize at an altitude of 9m above sea level. All data correspond to the average monthly values of the last 20 years.

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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
Sunshine hours per day in Belize
rainy days per month
Rainy days per month in Belize
Precipitation in mm/day
Precipitation in Belize
Relative humidity in %
Relative humidity in Belize
Water temperature
Water temperatures in Belize
Absolute humidity in g/m³ (approx.)
Absolute humidity in Belize

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.