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Best time to visit Placencia, Caribbean, Belize

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The best time to visit Placencia is November-March

Placencia can be visited year-round, but based on the ideal climate conditions, cost of travel, and avoiding peak holiday periods, November-March is the best time to go.

In summer, the average maximum temperature is around 31℃ (88℉), but temperatures can sometimes reach as high as 32℃ (90℉) on the hottest days of the year. The weather at night in the winter, which is around January-time, can get down to a minimum of 19℃ (66℉).

If you’re keen to work on your tan in Placencia, you’re most likely get the longest days between sun-up and sun-down around August. You don’t want to get wet on your holiday, do you? Well if you’re trying to avoid the rain, then steer clear of Placencia in October. Head over there in April instead if you want to increase your chances of not being rained on.

To learn everything you need to know (and none of the stuff you don’t) about when to visit Placencia, keep reading below. Plus, you’ll find tools to help you get the best deals on travel and hotels too!

Warmest month

May

Least rainfall

April

Most daylight

August

Placencia seasons

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

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

Average temperatures in Placencia

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 Placencia 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.

Placencia 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 Placencia 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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FEB
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JUN
JUL
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SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC

Placencia in January

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average humidity: 83%
  • Average sunny days: 5 days
  • Average rainfall: 91mm (4") over 23 days
5 days
of pure sunshine
23 days
of showers or rain

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


Placencia in February

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 4 days
  • Average rainfall: 65mm (3") over 20 days
4 days
of pure sunshine
20 days
of showers or rain

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


Placencia in March

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average humidity: 79%
  • Average sunny days: 4 days
  • Average rainfall: 74mm (3") over 22 days
4 days
of pure sunshine
22 days
of showers or rain

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


Placencia in April

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 6 days
  • Average rainfall: 46mm (2") over 19 days
6 days
of pure sunshine
19 days
of showers or rain

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


Placencia in May

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 3 days
  • Average rainfall: 105mm (4") over 25 days
3 days
of pure sunshine
25 days
of showers or rain

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


Placencia in June

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 79%
  • Average sunny days: 2 days
  • Average rainfall: 134mm (5") over 27 days
2 days
of pure sunshine
27 days
of showers or rain

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


Placencia in July

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (87℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 79%
  • Average sunny days: 1 days
  • Average rainfall: 141mm (6") over 30 days
1 days
of pure sunshine
30 days
of showers or rain

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


Placencia in August

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 2 days
  • Average rainfall: 120mm (5") over 27 days
2 days
of pure sunshine
27 days
of showers or rain

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


Placencia in September

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 2 days
  • Average rainfall: 122mm (5") over 26 days
2 days
of pure sunshine
26 days
of showers or rain

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

Placencia in October

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average humidity: 80%
  • Average sunny days: 2 days
  • Average rainfall: 145mm (6") over 26 days
2 days
of pure sunshine
26 days
of showers or rain

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


Placencia in November

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average humidity: 82%
  • Average sunny days: 3 days
  • Average rainfall: 108mm (4") over 25 days
3 days
of pure sunshine
25 days
of showers or rain

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


Placencia in December

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (74℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average humidity: 82%
  • Average sunny days: 4 days
  • Average rainfall: 78mm (3") over 23 days
4 days
of pure sunshine
23 days
of showers or rain

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


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Placencia is usually May, where temperatures tend to rise to around 31℃ (88℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Placencia 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 Placencia 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 Placencia, 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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