Average temperature in Belize
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January in Belize is one of the best months to visit, and is characterized by mild temperatures, regular trade winds, and varying amounts of rainfall. Although January is technically within the dry season, this month does see strong ‘northers’ which are cold fronts coming down from the temperate latitudes. These storms bring strong winds and rain, along with much cooler temperatures which are very refreshing.
January temperatures range from an average low of 70 degrees to an average high of 80 degrees.
February in Belize falls firmly within the dry season, and it has more consitently dry weather although northers still come in on a regular basis, keeping the humidity in check. Temperatures are still comfortable and mild during the day in the high-70s and low-80s, but at night they can become significantly cooler. The trade winds blow regularly, making this month ideal.
During February the temperatures in Belize typically vary between a daily high of about 80 degrees and a daily low of 70 degrees.
This amazing internet wind map gives you a visual picture of the wind all over the Earth. The brighter the color, the higher the wind speed. Belize is located at the very bottom of the Mexican Yucatan Peninsula; you can move the map around with your mouse or your finger if you have a touch-screen. With a touch screen you can also enlarge the map to better pinpoint your location. Touch the map at any point to get an actual wind speed reading for that location.
March weather conditions are a continuation of February weather with a slow and steady increase in the temperatures and decrease in rainfall. Northers still roll in, but are less frequent. Late March sees the dry season firmly entrenched, and even the typically rainy southern part of the country will see less rain this month. Trade winds remain steady. March is probably the best month of the entire year to visit Belize.
Temperatures in Belize during March generally vary between an average high during the day of 83 degrees and an average low of 74 at night.
April in Belize is one of the driest months, and is characterized by noticably rising temperatures and sporadic afternoon showers referred to as "Iguana Rains" that don't bring any significant amount of moisture with them. Humidity is higher and northers are rare. Temperatures are very warm, often 5-10 degrees higher in the interior of the country. The trade winds still blow, but are not as regular or as strong as the earlier winter months.
During April the temperatures typically vary between a daily high of about 85 degrees and a daily low of approximately 76 degrees.
Temperatures are on the rise, and May is the hottest month of the year. There is almost never any rain, and humidities are high and it begins to feel quite muggy. By the end of the month the rainy season typically begins and thunderstorms will become almost daily occurances, especially in the south. The trade winds slack off in May.