January Temperature & Rainfall Averages for Cities in Central America





The tables below give the typical January temperatures and rainfall for major cities in Central America.

There's information on the maximum and minimum average daily temperatures in degrees Fahrenheit and Celsius. Each city also has totals for how much precipitation and how many days of wet weather it usually gets this month.

The cities included here are Central America's national capitals plus metropolitan areas with a population of over one million people. The weather averages are based on historical climate data collected over long periods of time.

Temperature

Average January temperatures
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
82 64 Belmopan, Belize 28 18
75 53 Guatemala City, Guatemala 24 12
89 68 Managua, Nicaragua 32 20
92 65 Panama City, Panama 33 19
73 61 San José, Costa Rica 23 16
85 68 San Pedro Sula, Honduras 29 20
87 61 San Salvador, El Salvador 30 16
78 58 Tegucigalpa, Honduras 26 14

Rainfall

January total precipitation averages
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
13 Belmopan, Belize 5.0 128
2 Guatemala City, Guatemala 0.1 3
1 Managua, Nicaragua 0.2 4
3 Panama City, Panama 1.2 29
5 San José, Costa Rica 0.5 13
6 San Pedro Sula, Honduras 2.8 72
San Salvador, El Salvador 0.2 5
1 Tegucigalpa, Honduras 0.2 5
Reference

The weather data are provided by national meteorological agencies.

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