Belize has a sub-tropical climate, with two well marked seasons, the dry one from January to May and a shorter dry period from August to September, and the wet one from June to July and from October to November. Temperatures are fairly stable throughout the year, while rains and humidity characterize the various seasons. In Belize the hurricane period runs from June to November.
The average temperature is 23 ° C in December and 29 ° C in July. The maximum average temperatures vary between 31 ° C in the months between May and September and 27 ° C in the months of December and January. The average minimum temperatures vary between 19 ° C in January and 24 ° C in the months between May and August.
The annual average rainfall varies considerably between the north and south of the country. In the north (Corozal) it is 1,270 mm, while in the extreme south of the country (Punta Gorda) it is 4,450 mm. The rainiest months are between September and November, while the months of February, March and April are the driest.
The sea water temperature varies between 30 ° C in the months between May and September and 26 ° C in December and January.
WHEN TO GO TO BELIZE
The best time to visit Belize are the driest months between December and May.
THE CLIMATE OF BELIZE: CLIMATIC TABLES
|BELIZE CITY, BELIZE (5 meters)|
|Month||Average low (°C)||Average high (°C)||Precip. (mm)||Precip. days|
|Month||Sea Water Temperature °C|
ACCOMMODATIONS, APARTMENTS, B&B AND HOTELS
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