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Best time to visit Georgetown, Caribbean, Guyana

Our verdict

The best time to visit Georgetown is October

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

In summer, the average maximum temperature is around 33℃ (92℉), but temperatures can sometimes reach as high as 34℃ (94℉) on the hottest days of the year. The weather in the winter, especially around January, can reach a minimum of 21℃ (69℉).

If you’re keen to see the sights of Georgetown during the day, the sun stays up the longest around August. To stay dry, avoid travelling to Georgetown in May – It’s the wettest month of the year.

Learn everything you need to know (and none of the stuff you don’t) about when to go to Georgetown below. Be sure to check out the handy tools we’ve included to help you search for flights and transport, accommodation, and everything else you need to plan and book your trip.

Warmest month

October

Least rainfall

September

Most daylight

August

Georgetown seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Georgetown as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Georgetown 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 Georgetown

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 Georgetown 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.

Georgetown 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 Georgetown 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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JUL
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OCT
NOV
DEC

Georgetown in January

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (78℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average humidity: 83%
  • Average sunny days: 1 days
  • Average rainfall: 95mm (4") over 28 days
1 days
of pure sunshine
28 days
of showers or rain

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


Georgetown in February

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average humidity: 83%
  • Average sunny days: 1 days
  • Average rainfall: 79mm (3") over 27 days
1 days
of pure sunshine
27 days
of showers or rain

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


Georgetown in March

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (87℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average humidity: 79%
  • Average sunny days: 2 days
  • Average rainfall: 62mm (2") over 27 days
2 days
of pure sunshine
27 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Georgetown in March, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays pretty warm most of the time.


Georgetown in April

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (87℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average humidity: 80%
  • Average sunny days: 1 days
  • Average rainfall: 88mm (3") over 27 days
1 days
of pure sunshine
27 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Georgetown in April, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays pretty warm most of the time.


Georgetown in May

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (87℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average humidity: 82%
  • Average sunny days: 1 days
  • Average rainfall: 148mm (6") over 29 days
1 days
of pure sunshine
29 days
of showers or rain

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


Georgetown in June

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average humidity: 84%
  • Average sunny days: 1 days
  • Average rainfall: 127mm (5") over 28 days
1 days
of pure sunshine
28 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Georgetown in June, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays pretty warm most of the time.


Georgetown in July

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average humidity: 84%
  • Average sunny days: 4 days
  • Average rainfall: 97mm (4") over 27 days
4 days
of pure sunshine
27 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Georgetown in July, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays pretty warm most of the time.


Georgetown in August

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (90℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 9 days
  • Average rainfall: 73mm (3") over 20 days
9 days
of pure sunshine
20 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Georgetown in August, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays pretty warm most of the time.


Georgetown in September

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 33℃ (92℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 6 days
  • Average rainfall: 55mm (2") over 21 days
6 days
of pure sunshine
21 days
of showers or rain

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

Georgetown in October

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 33℃ (91℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 5 days
  • Average rainfall: 85mm (3") over 23 days
5 days
of pure sunshine
23 days
of showers or rain

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


Georgetown in November

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (89℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average humidity: 82%
  • Average sunny days: 2 days
  • Average rainfall: 137mm (5") over 26 days
2 days
of pure sunshine
26 days
of showers or rain

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


Georgetown in December

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average humidity: 84%
  • Average sunny days: 0 days
  • Average rainfall: 138mm (5") over 29 days
0 days
of pure sunshine
29 days
of showers or rain

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


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Georgetown is usually October, where temperatures tend to rise to around 33℃ (92℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Georgetown is generally around September. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in September first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Georgetown is generally around May, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of May too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Georgetown, 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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