Climatology - National Meteorological Service of Belize
Tropical Weather Outlook
  • At 9:00pm, Hurricane Maria was located near 21.0N, 70.2W or 65mls ESE of Grand Turk Island. Maria was moving NW at 8mph with maximum sustained winds of 125mph. Tropical Storm Jose has become Post Tropical.

Hurricane Tips
  •  Fill sinks, bathtub and large containers with water as an extra supply for washing and flushing.
  •  During the hurricane season, fisher folks are strongly advised to stay informed via radio, listen to the weather bulletin before venturing out to sea. Move your boat to safe harbor early.
  •  Prepare your car in case of evacuation. Fill your tank and check your tires.
  •  Upon alert, farmers should harvest crops which can be stored, consumed and sold.

Climatology Information for a few stations across Belize

Corozal District

Libertad | Temperature and Precipitation (1981-2010)

 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnualYears
AVG TMP Daily (°C) 23.4 24.2 25.3 27 28.1 28.5 27.8 28.2 27.7 26.6 24.9 23.7 26.3 19
AVG MAX TMP Daily (°C) 28.9 30.4 31.7 33.2 33.8 33.2 32.9 33.3 33.3 32 30.3 29.5 31.9 19
AVG MIN TMP Daily (°C) 17.9 18 18.8 20.7 22.5 23.8 23.2 23.2 23.2 22.1 20.1 18.5 21 19
AVG PRECIP Monthly (mm) 68.3 32.3 26.1 36.1 129.1 204.5 178.3 203.7 174.2 187.8 105.3 69.4 117.9 23
NUM Rain Days > 1mm 8 5 3 3 6 13 13 13 13 13 10 8 9 23

Source of the above data: Historical and current records at the Libertad Station in Corozal. Latitude 18° 17' N, Longitude 088° 28' W with an elevation of 12 meters.

Orange Walk District

Belize Sugar Industry (BSI Tower Hill) | Temperature and Precipitation

 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnualYears
AVG TMP Daily (°C) 23.4 24.2 25.3 27 28.1 28.5 27.8 28.2 27.7 26.6 24.9 23.7 26.3 19
AVG MAX TMP Daily (°C) 28.9 30.4 31.7 33.2 33.2 33.2 32.9 33.3 33.3 32 30.3 29.5 31.9 19
AVG MIN TMP Daily (°C) 17.9 18 18.8 20.7 23.8 23.8 23.2 23.2 23.2 22.1 20.1 18.5 21 19
AVG PRECIP Monthly (mm) 68.3 32.3 26.1 36.1 204.5 204.5 178.3 203.7 174.2 187.8 105.3 69.4 117.9 23
NUM Rain Days > 1mm 8 5 3 3 13 13 13 13 13 13 10 8 9 23

Source of the above data: Historical and current records at the Belize Sugar Industry located at Tower Hill 2 Miles from Orange Walk Town. Latitude 18° 02' N, Longitude 088° 34' W elevation of 13 meters

Belize District

Phillip Goldson International Airport

 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnualYears
AVG TMP Daily (°C) 24 24.9 25.9 27.3 28.3 28.5 28.1 28.2 28 27 25.6 24.5 26.7 30
AVG MAX TMP Daily (°C) 27.9 28.8 29.8 31 31.8 31.7 31.4 31.6 31.5 30.6 29.3 28.3 30.3 30
AVG MIN TMP Daily (°C) 20.2 21.1 22 23.6 24.8 25.4 24.9 24.9 24.5 23.5 21.8 20.7 23.1 30
RH in Afternoon (%)
69 66 65 65 66 70 70 70 70 70 69 70 68 26
AVG PRECIP Monthly (mm) 152.6 73.7 47.8 57.2 136.9 229 210.1 194.4 249.4 281.9 113.9 144.7 157.6 30
NUM Rain Days > 1mm 11 7 5 4 7 13 15 15 17 15 13 12 11 30
AVG EVAP TOT Monthly (mm)
135.3 109.4 148.6 167.1 172.3 141 149 139.1 115.4 102.3 87.4 83.7 129.2 30
Monthly WNDSPD (kts) 4 5 6 6 6 6 6 5 4 4 4 4 5 30
Monthly WNDDIR E SE SE SE SE SE E E SE SE N E SE 30
NUM Days w/ Thunder 1 1 1 2 4 9 11 12 14 8 4 1 6 30

Source of the above data: Historical and current records at the National Meteorological Service located at Philip S.W. Golson International Airport in ladyville, Belize District. Latitude 17° 32 N, Longitude 088° 18 W elevation of 5 meters

Cayo District

Belmopan

 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnualYears
AVG TMP Daily (°C) 23.1 23.9 25.1 26.7 28.1 27.9 27.2 27.3 27.4 26.4 24.7 23.6 26 30
AVG MAX TMP Daily (°C) 27.9 29.5 31.4 32.9 34 32.7 31.9 32.2 32.2 31 29.4 28.3 31.1 30
AVG MIN TMP Daily (°C) 18.2 18.3 18.9 20.06 22.2 23.1 22.5 22.5 26.6 21.8 20.1 19.1 20.8 30
AVG PRECIP Monthly (mm) 129.3 55.2 49.8 41.2 106.6 249.7 279.8 223.4 250.2 222.8 193.3 143.2 162 30
NUM Rain Days > 1mm 12 7 5 3 7 16 18 15 16 15 12 13 12 30
AVG Sunshine Hours Monthly
5.5 6.7 7.8 8.5 8 6.3 6.5 6.7 5.7 5.9 5.5 5 6.5 28
AVG WNDSPD Monthly  (km/day) 76 95 124 141 142 128 109 91 85 73 73 66 100 11

Source of the above data: Historical and current records at the Caribbean Agriculture Research Development Institute (CARD) located 1 Mile from the Capital of Belize, Belmopan City in the Cayo District . Latitude 17° 15' N, Longitude 088° 46' W elevation of 90 meters

Stann Creek District

Hershey | Temperature and Precipitation (1995-2010)

 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnualYears
AVG TMP Daily (°C) 22.6 23.7 24.8 26.6 27.8 27.6 27 27.2 27.1 25.8 24.5 23.5 25.7 16
AVG MAX TMP Daily (°C) 27.2 28.6 30.1 32.1 32 32 31.3 31.7 31.7 30.8 28.8 27.9 30.4 16
AVG MIN TMP Daily (°C) 18.2 18.8 19.5 21.1 22.7 23.2 22.7 26.6 2.6 21.4 20.6 19.2 21.1 16
AVG PRECIP Monthly (mm) 171.5 74.2 59.5 49.6 143.8 350 348.6 266.8 242.3 297.1 200.5 151.5 196.3 16
NUM Rain Days > 1mm 12 7 6 4 7 15 17 15 15 14 12 11 11 16

Source of the above data: Historical and current records at the Hershey Hummingbird Station located in Cayo District approximately 15 Miles from Belmopan City, the Capital of Belize. Latitude 17° 06' N, Longitude 088° 39' W with an elevation of 100 meters.

Savannah Forest Station | Temperature and Precipitation (1981-2010)

 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnualYears
AVG TMP Daily (°C) 24.2 25 27.2 27.5 28.4 28.4 28 27.7 27.3 27.3 25.8 24.8 26.8 21
AVG MAX TMP Daily (°C) 28.5 29.4 30.5 32.1 32.5 32.2 31.6 31.1 31.2 31.2 29.9 29.1 30.8 21
AVG MIN TMP Daily (°C) 19.9 20.8 21.4 23.2 24.2 24.6 24.4 24 24.1 23.5 21.8 20.7 22.7 21
AVG PRECIP Monthly (mm) 132.8 86.8 51.9 54.8 121.8 317.5 329 361 317.4 297.5 210.4 151.3 207.2 20
NUM Rain Days > 1mm 10 8 5 4 7 14 18 19 18 17 13 12 12 20

Source of the above data: Historical and current records at the Savannah Forest Station located in the South Stann Creek approximately 30 Miles from Dangriga Town in the Stann Creek District . Latitude 16° 31' N, Longitude 088° 26' W with an elevation of 13 meters.

Melinda Forest Station | Temperature and Precipitation (1981-2010)

 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnualYears
AVG TMP Daily (°C) 24.1 24.6 25.4 26.7 27.7 28 27.6 27.7 27.7 26.9 25.5 24.4 26.4 27
AVG MAX TMP Daily (°C) 28.1 29 29.9 31 31.9 31.6 31.3 31.7 31.8 30.8 29.5 28.5 30.4 27
AVG MIN TMP Daily (°C) 20 20.3 20.9 22.4 23.6 24.4 24 23.7 23.7 23 21.5 20.4 22.3 27
AVG PRECIP Monthly (mm) 163.3 75.4 56.5 523.8 158.7 258.6 253.7 240.9 284.4 287.4 226.1 150.8 184.1 30
NUM Rain Days > 1mm 11 8 6 5 7 14 17 17 17 16 13 12 12 30

Source of the above data: Historical and current records at the Melinda Forest Station  Situated 9 Miles from the Dangriga Town in the Stann Creek District . Latitude 16° 59 N, Longitude 088° 19 W with an elevation of 30. meters.

Toldedo District

Punta Gorda | Temperature and Precipitation (1981-2010)

 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnualYears
AVG TMP Daily (°C) 23.5 24.2 25.1 26.6 27.6 27.7 27.2 27.4 27.6 26.8 25.3 24.4 26.2 29
AVG MAX TMP Daily (°C) 28.3 29.1 30.4 31.9 32.5 32 31.3 31.8 32.1 31.2 29.9 28.6 30.8 29
AVG MIN TMP Daily (°C) 18.9 19.3 19.9 21.4 22.7 23.4 23.1 22.9 23 22.5 20.9 19.8 21.5 29
AVG PRECIP Monthly (mm) 136.2 99.6 64.5 95.9 210.1 508.1 754.1 702 557.7 339.6 251.8 186.8 272.9 23
NUM Rain Days > 1mm 11 10 7 7 11 20 24 23 20 18 13 14 15 23

 Source of the above data: Historical and current records at the 5 Miles Agricultural Station in the Punta Gorda Town Toledo District . Latitude 16° 59 N, Longitude 088° 19 W with an elevation of 30. meters.