Climate in San Marcos

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures

All climate diagrams on this page result from the collected data of the official weather station in San Marcos in a height of 118m above sea level. All data correspond to the average monthly values of the last 20 years.

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San Marcos is,with an average daily maximum temperature of 35 degrees, the warmest and at the same time one of the rainiest regions in in Guatemala. It is yearlong warm or hot.
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Hours of sunshine per daySunshine hours per day in San Marcos
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, February is the sunniest month in the region of San Marcos. In June the sun shines the shortest.
Rainy days per monthRainy days per month in San Marcos
A rainy day is a day on which at least an amount of 0.1 mm precipitation (=0.1 liter) per square meter falls. This can be rain, snow, hail or even dew. So it does not have to rain the whole day. With 23 rainy days, September offers the most number of rainy days, and in February the least.
Precipitation in mm/dayPrecipitation in San Marcos
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 February. September, on the other hand, has the most rain.
Map of San Marcos

Most important cities in the region »San Marcos«

Only very small villages are located here. The two biggest are San Pedro Sacatepéquez and San Marcos. The region has a west-east extension of about 50 km and over 80 km from north to south.

CityPopulationGeo position
San Pedro Sacatepéquez40,02114° 58' 0"N91° 46' 0"W
San Marcos25,08814° 57' 50"N91° 47' 40"W
Comitancillo19,66915° 4' 60"N91° 43' 0"W
Malacatán14,92314° 54' 38"N92° 3' 29"W
San Pablo13,66814° 55' 54"N92° 0' 14"W
El Quetzal12,12214° 46' 0"N91° 49' 0"W
Ayutla11,43214° 40' 26"N92° 8' 24"W
Ocós9,46314° 30' 36"N92° 11' 35"W
San Cristóbal Cucho9,15214° 54' 0"N91° 46' 60"W
Pajapita8,16414° 43' 17"N92° 2' 7"W
Nuevo Progreso8,11314° 48' 0"N91° 55' 0"W
El Tumbador7,56214° 52' 0"N91° 55' 60"W
Tacaná6,43815° 14' 22"N92° 4' 2"W
La Reforma4,90514° 48' 0"N91° 49' 0"W
Tajumulco4,32915° 4' 60"N91° 52' 60"W
San Rafael Pie de La Cuesta4,32014° 55' 60"N91° 55' 0"W
San Miguel Ixtahuacán3,66215° 15' 0"N91° 45' 0"W
Catarina3,04014° 51' 5"N92° 4' 35"W
Tejutla2,65315° 7' 0"N91° 47' 60"W
Ixchiguán2,26315° 11' 60"N91° 52' 60"W
El Rodeo1,88714° 55' 0"N91° 58' 0"W
San Antonio Sacatepéquez1,65814° 58' 0"N91° 43' 60"W
Sibinal1,65715° 8' 59"N92° 2' 56"W
Esquipulas Palo Gordo1,53314° 55' 60"N91° 49' 0"W

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