Climate in Santa Bárbara

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures

All climate diagrams on this page result from the collected data of the official weather station in Santa Bárbara in a height of 31m above sea level. All data correspond to the average monthly values of the last 20 years.

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Santa Bárbara is one of the warmest region in Honduras with an average daily high temperature of 31 degrees centigrade. High humidity and hot temperatures make the weather at times pleasant but also tropical humid. It is yearlong warm or hot. Because of the lower temperatures the best time for traveling is in January. Try to avoid the rainy season from June to November.
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Hours of sunshine per daySunshine hours per day in Santa Bárbara
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, March is the sunniest month in the region of Santa Bárbara. In December the sun shines the shortest.
Rainy days per monthRainy days per month in Santa Bárbara
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 12 rainy days, October offers the most number of rainy days, and in April the least.
Precipitation in mm/dayPrecipitation in Santa Bárbara
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 0.4 mm, the least rain falls in April. June, on the other hand, has the most rain.
Relative humidity in %Relative humidity in Santa Bárbara
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 85%, December is the most uncomfortable. In May, on the other hand, it is easier to endure.
Absolute humidity in g/m³Absolute humidity in Santa Bárbara
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 exceeded throughout the year in Santa Bárbara.
Humidex in °CHumidex in Santa Bárbara
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 Santa Bárbara

Most important cities in the region »Santa Bárbara«

Only very small villages are located here. The two biggest are Santa Bárbara and Las Vegas, Santa Barbara. The region has a west-east extension of about 70 km and over 80 km from north to south.

CityPopulationGeo position
Santa Bárbara15,11914° 55' 10"N88° 14' 10"W
Las Vegas, Santa Barbara7,48714° 52' 35"N88° 4' 29"W
Azacualpa5,94915° 20' 36"N88° 33' 5"W
San Luis5,73315° 4' 60"N88° 22' 60"W
Trinidad4,27615° 7' 60"N88° 13' 60"W
Tras Cerros4,17415° 18' 0"N88° 40' 0"W
San José de Colinas3,98515° 1' 60"N88° 17' 60"W
Naco3,96615° 22' 60"N88° 10' 60"W
San Marcos3,92315° 18' 0"N88° 25' 0"W
Naranjito3,81314° 56' 60"N88° 40' 60"W
Pinalejo3,76715° 22' 60"N88° 24' 0"W
San Nicolás3,52214° 55' 60"N88° 19' 0"W
Quimistán3,51715° 20' 60"N88° 24' 0"W
El Ciruelo2,98015° 18' 0"N88° 30' 0"W
Arada2,91314° 50' 60"N88° 17' 60"W
Sula2,50215° 15' 0"N88° 34' 0"W
El Níspero2,47414° 46' 0"N88° 19' 60"W
San Vicente Centenario2,43014° 52' 60"N88° 16' 60"W
La Flecha2,13615° 16' 60"N88° 28' 60"W
Protección2,10115° 1' 60"N88° 39' 0"W
El Mochito1,95014° 52' 0"N88° 4' 60"W
Ilama1,81115° 4' 0"N88° 13' 0"W
Agualote1,75915° 20' 7"N88° 33' 11"W
Atima1,70314° 55' 60"N88° 28' 60"W
Santa Rita1,68714° 55' 0"N88° 13' 0"W
San José de Tarros1,63415° 18' 0"N88° 42' 0"W
Laguna Verde1,46015° 11' 60"N88° 10' 0"W
Gualjoco1,43214° 56' 60"N88° 13' 60"W
Camalote1,31915° 19' 60"N88° 19' 60"W
Azacualpa1,25814° 43' 0"N88° 5' 60"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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