Guatemala is known as the land of eternal spring for its wonderful climate and is suitable for travel year round. The climate primarily varies according to elevation. The northern part of the country, known as the Peten region, is a lowland rain forest and forms part, an area of typical hot, tropical climate with some rain all the year round and maximum rainfall between May and September. The west and south of the country are very mountainous with some volcanic peaks rising to over 13,000 ft. Guatemala City and Antigua are located here where weather is typical for the highlands with a very pleasant climate. Rainfall here is moderate with a distinct dry season from November to April. Conditions on the Pacific coast are similar in terms of the dry and wet seasons, but rainfall is heavier and there is little relief from the high temperatures at night.
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|Avg. Low (F)||53||53||57||57||60||61||61||61||61||60||57||55|