Lake Atitlan Weather and Forecast


Lake Atitlan and Maya Blogs

April 2015 Lake Atitlan Weather

29: Cold rain began falling shortly after dark last night and continued for hours. Same is expected today.

28: Forecast for most of Guatemala, including the capital, Antigua and the lake, is heavy thunderstorms Wednesday and Thursday with more rain for the next few days. We might see a thunderstorm tonight. Flooding might occur here and is predicted for Chiapas, Mexico.

24: Still perfect spring-like temperatures and humidity, hot in the early afternoon. Last week saw several days of rain, but nothing since.

March 2015 Lake Atitlan Weather

29: We just experienced the first big rainfall of 2015. Rainy season usually begins in May, but got off to an early start around 2 PM today and lasting three hours. This might continue for several more days.

21: This has been the first March in many years that did not bring warm weather. Winds at the lake, which usually die down in February, persist.

February 2015 Lake Atitlan Weather

15: After a few nights of hard rain, the evenings remain cool but the days are nice and toasty.

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7: It's a beautiful, warm day. Winds have diminished, so crossing the lake is not as rough as the past few days.

January 2015 Lake Atitlan Weather

7: Brisk winds have led to choppy waters the past two days, and today is not the time for a boat ride, even between San Marcos and San Pedro. San Pedro feels like a seaport rather than a lakeside town, almost like early autumn in the States. Warm afternoons, mild nights and no rain make January a pleasant time to visit the lake.

December 2014 Lake Atitlan Weather

27: Evenings are still cool, but no rain in sight for week. The lake has been smooth sailing too.

13: The strong winds of the past week have vanished, so the boat rides are not as bumpy now.

4: Hot today. You can work up a sweat just walking through the zona viva today.

1: High winds have led to choppy lake conditions, so grab a life jacket for a cushion. The cold weather of the past few days is gone, and the sun in shining.

November 2014 Lake Atitlan Weather

9: Rainy season is over. We've even had a few hot afternoons recently and nights have been cool but not chilly.

  • El Hostal in Antigua is on the East Side of TownAn upscale hostel with downscale prices, free Wi Fi and breakfast, real hot water.
  • Reilly’s Irish Tavern in Antigua Celebrates St. Patrick’s Day Every DayAnd now there are two Reilly’s, one on Sixth Avenue, another on Fifth Street.
  • Cafe No Se: Every Dive Needs a TownAnd Antigua has Cafe No Se, with live music, Ilegal Mezcal and beatific bar food.
  • The Ocelot Bar in Antigua:  A laid-back oasis by day,A lively lounge at night. And gourmet burgers from the Lava Bar.
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