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Climate and weather of Guyana



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Guyana




 

Climate

 
Guyana has two different climatic zones.

Temperatures are high on the coast (30°) and mild on the central plateau all year round. The rains are high on the coast (2 000 to 2 500 mm per year) than on the plateau (1800 mm per year).

The coast (north of Guyana)
The coast has an equatorial climate with two rainy seasons and two dry seasons. The rains are higher in the northwest (2 500 mm per year) than in the northeast (2 000 mm per year). Humidity is very high at night (it drops during the daytime when the sea breeze blows).

First rainy season (April to August) and second rainy season (November to January)
Temperatures are constant (30°) and rainfall is abundant. Sunshine is low (four to five hours a day).

First dry season (September to October) and second dry season (February to March)
Temperatures are stable (30°) and rainfall is moderate. Sunshine is high (eight hours per day).

The central plateau
The plateau located in the center of Guyana has a temperate climate with a rainy season and a dry season. Rainfall is high (1800 mm per year).

Rainy season (May to August)
Temperatures are mild and rainfall is high.

Dry season (September to April)
Temperatures are mild and rainfall is low.

 When to go to Guyana (pleasant climate) 
The climate of Guyana is pleasant during the following months :

January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December

 

Weather

(main cities) 
Average temperatures and rainfall

Georgetown (Capital of Guyana)

Temp
January
February
March
April
May
June
max
29°
29°
29°
29°
29°
29°
min
24°
24°
24°
24°
24°
24°
Temp
July
August
September
October
November
December
max
30°
30°
31°
31°
30°
29°
min
24°
24°
24°
24°
24°
24°

Rain
January
February
March
April
May
June
mm
180
80
110
140
280
330
Rain
July
August
September
October
November
December
mm
260
200
100
100
180
260

Weather data (temperatures and precipitation) for Guyana are derived from monthly averages established over the last twenty years.

Guyana weather (more cities)


 Quick facts 
Guyana, a country located in South America, is bordered by Suriname to the east, by Brazil to the south, by Venezuela to the west and by the Atlantic Ocean to the north.

Capital: Georgetown
Area: 215 000 km²
Population: 700 000 inhabitants
Language: English
Currency: Guyanese dollar

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