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Climate in Chimaltenango
(Guatemala)

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures


All climatic diagrams on this site result from the collected data from two measuring weather stations in Chimaltenango.
Weather stations at an altitude above 1500m have not been included.
All data correspond to the average monthly values of the last 20 years.


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Several months of the year it is warm to hot at temperatures continuously above 25 degrees centigrade, sometimes up to 29 degrees.
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Hours of sunshine per daySunshine hours per day in Chimaltenango
The number of hours of sunshine refers to the time when the sun is actually visible. That is, without any obstruction of visibility by clouds, fog or mountains. With 8 hours per day, December is the sunniest month in the region of Chimaltenango. In June the sun shines the shortest.
Precipitation in mm/dayPrecipitation in Chimaltenango
The amount of precipitation is measured in millimeters per square meter. Thus, at two mm/day, two liters of water fall on one square meter within 24 hours. With only 0.0 mm, the least rain falls in March. August, on the other hand, has the most rain.
Relative humidity in %Relative humidity in Chimaltenango
Warm air can absorb more moisture than cold air. The relative humidity indicates how much moisture of the physically possible is actually contained in the air. At high humidity, the person feels uncomfortable and perceives this as oppressive. In general, a relative humidity of 40-60% gives as pleasant. With humidity averaging 83%, June is the most uncomfortable. In February, on the other hand, it is easier to endure.
Absolute humidity in g/m³Absolute humidity in Chimaltenango
In warm months, there is also a higher absolute humidity almost everywhere. At a temperature of 25°C, air can absorb up to 23 grams of water per cubic meter. At 20°C, it is only 17.3 grams. A relative humidity of 40% at 25°C thus corresponds to an absolute humidity of 9.2 grams of water. From a proportion of approx. 13.5 grams, humans perceive the air as muggy. This limit is reached in 6 months in Chimaltenango, although these are average values, and a month is rarely completely or not at all considered humid.
Humidex in °CHumidex in Chimaltenango
The "Humidex" (humidity index) is an index of well-being in warmer areas, calculated from the air temperature, relative humidity and dew point. The index corresponds approximately to the temperature felt. At high temperatures, the body transports heat away by sweating. At high humidity the ambient air can only absorb a small amount of sweat and thus one feels uncomfortable. An index of 20-29 is considered comfortable. Up to 39, people perceive the air as slightly uncomfortable, and above 40, as very uncomfortable. Values above 45 are dangerous in the long run and often lead to heat stroke.
Map of Chimaltenango

Most important cities in the region »Chimaltenango«


CityPopulationGeo position
Chimaltenango82,37014° 39' 40"N90° 49' 10"W
Tecpán Guatemala21,97814° 46' 1"N90° 59' 39"W
Comalapa20,73814° 44' 28"N90° 53' 15"W
Patzún18,70414° 40' 60"N91° 1' 0"W
San Andrés Itzapa18,64714° 37' 12"N90° 50' 39"W
Patzicía16,49414° 37' 54"N90° 55' 37"W
El Tejar15,77014° 38' 52"N90° 47' 34"W
San Martín Jilotepeque9,84614° 47' 16"N90° 47' 33"W
Parramos9,61314° 36' 28"N90° 48' 11"W
Zaragoza9,36114° 39' 16"N90° 53' 22"W
Yepocapa8,96114° 30' 15"N90° 57' 25"W
Santa Cruz Balanyá7,82514° 41' 14"N90° 54' 54"W
Acatenango7,05014° 33' 7"N90° 56' 32"W
San José Poaquil5,98714° 49' 11"N90° 54' 23"W
Pochuta3,87914° 33' 0"N91° 4' 60"W
Santa Apolonia2,39614° 47' 29"N90° 58' 15"W


Data basis: German Weather Service, individual values averaged and supplemented by own elements. Data on cities and inhabitants: geonames.org, United Nations Statistics Division and own research.
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