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Best time to visit Belize City, Caribbean, Belize

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The best time to visit Belize City is January-April

Based on all the essential things any traveller needs to know about visiting Belize City such as the cost of travel, weather, peak travel seasons and many more, January-April is the best time of year to go.

In summer, temperatures can reach as high as 32℃ (89℉) in the middle of the day. In the winter months, it can get down to as low as 20℃ (68℉) at night.

If you’re a sun-chaser and want to visit Belize City when the days are longest, you should visit in August. The wet season in Belize City usually falls during the months surrounding October each year. It’s not uncommon to get some decent rainfall or light showers during this time, but on some days the weather tends to be fine for a majority of the day, with only a few drops of rain falling from a passing shower.

Learn more about when to travel to Belize City, the monthly weather breakdown, FAQs and much more below. Once you’ve decided when you want to go, use our handy tools to find the best prices to suit your budget on flights, transport/transfers, places to stay, and loads more!

Warmest month

August

Least rainfall

April

Most daylight

August

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Belize City seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Belize City as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Belize City is in the Northern Hemisphere, so the seasons fall during these months:

Season Months
Summer June to August
Autumn/fall September to November
Winter December to February
Spring March to May

Average temperatures in Belize City

If the temperature is a big factor for you to help you decide when to visit, the chart below shows the average minimum and maximum temperatures in Belize City for each month side-by-side so you can easily see the difference in weather throughout the year. To see the temperatures in both Celsius (°C) and Fahrenheit (°F), hover or tap the shaded boxes on the graph.

Belize City climate by month

If you already have a rough idea about which months you might want to travel, the section below shows a detailed breakdown of the climate in Belize City for each month so you can see if it all suits your wants and needs. Scroll down, or use the quick menu below to jump to your preferred month.

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Belize City in January

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (80℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average humidity: 82%
  • Average sunny days: 9 days
  • Average rainfall: 88mm (3") over 19 days
9 days
of pure sunshine
19 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Belize City in January, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Belize City in February

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 9 days
  • Average rainfall: 49mm (2") over 17 days
9 days
of pure sunshine
17 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Belize City in February, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Belize City in March

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average humidity: 79%
  • Average sunny days: 12 days
  • Average rainfall: 41mm (2") over 16 days
12 days
of pure sunshine
16 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Belize City in March, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Belize City in April

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 12 days
  • Average rainfall: 31mm (1") over 14 days
12 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Belize City in April, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Belize City in May

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (87℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average humidity: 79%
  • Average sunny days: 9 days
  • Average rainfall: 95mm (4") over 20 days
9 days
of pure sunshine
20 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Belize City in May, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Belize City in June

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (87℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average humidity: 82%
  • Average sunny days: 4 days
  • Average rainfall: 138mm (5") over 25 days
4 days
of pure sunshine
25 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Belize City in June, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Belize City in July

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (78℉)
  • Average humidity: 82%
  • Average sunny days: 3 days
  • Average rainfall: 146mm (6") over 26 days
3 days
of pure sunshine
26 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Belize City in July, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Belize City in August

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (87℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 3 days
  • Average rainfall: 147mm (6") over 27 days
3 days
of pure sunshine
27 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Belize City in August, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Belize City in September

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (87℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 1 days
  • Average rainfall: 151mm (6") over 27 days
1 days
of pure sunshine
27 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Belize City in September, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.

Belize City in October

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 4 days
  • Average rainfall: 215mm (8") over 25 days
4 days
of pure sunshine
25 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Belize City in October, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Belize City in November

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average humidity: 82%
  • Average sunny days: 5 days
  • Average rainfall: 118mm (5") over 23 days
5 days
of pure sunshine
23 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Belize City in November, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Belize City in December

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average humidity: 83%
  • Average sunny days: 7 days
  • Average rainfall: 82mm (3") over 21 days
7 days
of pure sunshine
21 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Belize City in December, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Belize City is usually August, where temperatures tend to rise to around 31℃ (87℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Belize City is generally around April. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in April first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Belize City is generally around October, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of October too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Belize City, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in August are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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