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does it rain all day during the rainy season in guatemala?

does it rain all day during the rainy season in guatemala?

Apr 20th, 2008, 12:21 PM
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does it rain all day during the rainy season in guatemala?

Quick question to those of you who have been to Guatemala in June? I know it's the rainy season, but is that like the rainy season in the caribbean when it rains for an hour in the afternoon or is it real rain, a lot of the day, everyday? Thanks for your input and shared experiences.
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Apr 20th, 2008, 01:24 PM
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In a normal year, it's more the former. It might rain for a couple of hours in the afternoon or evening in June.
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Apr 20th, 2008, 08:08 PM
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It varies between areas but in my experience the rains are either mainly at night (lowland areas) or start in the afternoon (western highlands); either way most of the days have been sunny and nice during my summer visits. Happy trails!
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Apr 21st, 2008, 04:45 AM
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yes, you should not be concerned about a full rainy day, rain mostly comes in the afternoon and it goes away in a couple of hours. it is pretty much the same pattern in all of central america.
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