Climate zone: tropics
It is yearlong warm or hot.
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hours of sunshine per day rainy days per month Precipitation in mm/day
Temperature records of the last 52 years
The hottest temperature measured from 1967 to December 2019 was reported by the Timehri weather station. In October 2015 the record temperature of 36.8 °C was reported here. The hottest summer from July to September, based on all 4 weather stations in Guyana below 80 metres altitude, was recorded in 2017 with an average temperature of 28.0 °C. This average temperature will normally be measured every 4 to 6 hours, thus also including the nights. Normally, this value is 27.0 degrees Celsius. The average maximum daily temperature at that time was 32.6 °C.
The coldest day in these 52 years was reported by the weather station Timehri. Here the temperature dropped to 12.7 °C in August 2006. Timehri lies at an altitude of 30 meters above sea level. The coldest winter (January to March) was in 1975 with an average temperature of 24.8 °C. In Guyana, it is usual to have about 1.2 degrees more at 26.0 °C for this three-month period.