The climate of Honduras is tropical. Along the north coast overlooking the Caribbean Sea, the climate is warm and rainy all year round, with abundant rainfall on the Caribbean side. While at higher altitudes and on the highlands the temperatures tend to become cooler and the rains to decrease.
Temperatures vary greatly with altitude, the coastal region has average annual temperatures around 31 ° C. While in the highlands over 700 meters high, the annual averages are 23 ° C.
For inland regions and the Pacific Ocean coast, the dry season runs from November to April, while the wettest period runs from May to October. The average annual rainfall varies from 2,400 mm on the northern coast to 900 mm in the area of the capital Tegucigalpa.
The northern coast, the one that faces the Caribbean Sea, has the rainiest period between September and February, the rainiest months are those between October and December. The season between June and November is also subject to hurricanes.
The sea water temperature along the Caribbean Sea coast varies between 27 ° C and 29 ° C.
WHEN TO GO TO HONDURAS
The best time to visit Honduras is during the dry season between November and April. While as regards the Caribbean part and the island of Roatán the best period is the months between March and May.
THE CLIMATE OF HONDURAS: CLIMATIC TABLES
|TEGUCIGALPA (990 meters)|
|Month||Average low (°C)||Average high (°C)||Precip. (mm)||Precip. days|
|Month||Sea Water Temperature °C|
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