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UV Index in Guatemala City

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Today's UV index in Guatemala City, Guatemala Guatemala will be up to 12.6, indicating a extreme level of sun exposure for the average person. Check the annual sun radiation in the city and our tips for today to make sure you're safe in the sun.


Today's tips

UV index at 12.6 in Guatemala City means extreme risk; limit outdoor time from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., use shade, protective clothing, SPF 30+ sunscreen, and sunglasses; watch for bright surfaces like water and snow increasing UV exposure.

Guatemala City's UV Index

The UV index in Guatemala City typically ranges from low to very high, with values often reaching as high as 11 in the summer months. It's important to take sun protection measures during peak sunlight hours.

Weather Seasons

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Guatemala City has two main seasons: the dry season from November to April and the wet season from May to October. During the dry season, temperatures are generally warm and skies are clear, while the wet season brings frequent rainfall and cooler temperatures.

Guatemala City's Climate

Compared to its region and neighboring countries, Guatemala City experiences a more temperate climate due to its higher elevation. While coastal areas and low-lying regions in Central America are hot and humid year-round, the city's temperatures remain moderate, ranging from 50°F to 80°F (10°C to 27°C) throughout the year.

Annual Sun Radiation

The chart below displays the average Shortwave Radiation Sum (MJ/m²) for each month of the last year in Guatemala City. It's designed to provide you with a better understanding of the yearly weather and sun exposure.


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