Guatemala Rainy Season
- All weather services information about Guatemala Weather always states 40% chance of rain and thunderstorms almost year around. Today for example the AccuWeather forecast is 40% chance of Thunderstorms. Today has been mostly sunny and hot. Generally, the rainy season (or invierno, winter) is May through October. The dry season (or verano, summer) runs from November to April. Along the Pacific Coast, the dry season lasts several weeks longer than in other places.
- What is the Guatemala Rainy Season actually like? We always plan to have our shopping and tours finished by 3 or 4 in the afternoon. Yes then it rains mostly for about an hour or two. Last year with global warming we found around Lake Atitlan we had storms starting late afternoon and into the evening. Great for touring most tours finish by 4:30 in the afternoon.
- The 2018 Atlantic hurricane season is an upcoming event in the annual formation of tropical cyclones in the Northern Hemisphere. The season will officially begin on June 1, 2018, and end on November 30, 2018. These dates historically describe the period each year when most tropical cyclones form in the Atlantic basin and are adopted by the convention. However, the formation of tropical cyclones is possible at any time of the year.
- Tropical Storm Agatha was a weak but catastrophic tropical cyclone that brought widespread floods to much of Central America. Agatha originated from the Intertropical Convergence Zone, a region of thunderstorms across the tropics. May 29th Tropical Storm Agatha landed on Lake Atitlan. I was living in Santa Cruz at the time and for 6 days we had no power. We were safe and while the storm caused widespread damage across Guatemala we spent the time with friends.
Fun Things During Guatemala Rainy Season For Tourists are? That covers the weather and your chances of having your Guatemala Vacation rained out. In 2017 we never missed a day of Touring Lake Atitlan.
- Early morning hiking during the rainy season is one of the best times to get out early and enjoy a morning hike. The hike brings us to the village of Santa Catarina Palopo. The vast majority of the residents of Santa Catarina are indigenous, descending from the Kaqchikel Maya. We will immerse ourselves in the local culture; explore the plaza, church, and playa before we make our way to San Antonio Palopo a small relatively untouched village known for its distinctive style of clothing, hand-crafted pottery, and ceramics, weaving cooperatives, and terraced onion fields. Regardless of the time of year, you take this hike and village tour you are guaranteed one of the most special hiking and cultural experiences that Lake Atitlan has to offer.
Lake Atitlan Guatemala Cooking Classes introduce you to the flavors of ancestral cooking in our Mayan Kitchen San Pedro. Lake Atitlan Guatemala Cooking Classes are perfect for people who love traditional foods and want to learn how to make these dishes. Lake Atitlan Cooking Classes introduce you to the flavors of ancestral Mayacooking while providing an incredible opportunity to be a part of daily life with a Tz’utujil Maya family. Enjoy private and small-group Lake Atitlan Guatemala Cooking Classes, including a tour of a traditional Guatemalan market, where you will learn about unique regional ingredients. This isn’t a cooking demonstration, it’s a hands-on cooking experience. The participant will prepare and cook the food together with the guidance of Chef Teresa. Throughout the class, Chef Teresa will explain the ingredients, tradition, and history behind each dish so you can understand why they are so important to Guatemalan/Mayan culture.
- Lake Atitlan Guatemala Weaving Workshop. The Tz’utujil weavers of San Juan La Laguna are well known for making their own pure organic cotton thread and the use of natural dyes. By using traditional techniques, styles, and designs, the women of San Juan La Laguna work to preserve weaving traditions for future generations. Lake Atitlan Textiles Workshop explores the weaving traditions found in San Juan La Laguna located along the shoreline of Lake Atitlan Guatemala. As a participant, you will gain a deeper understanding of the cultural significance of one of the oldest forms of artistic expression by working and learning directly from the Tz’utujil women of San Juan.
- Lake Atitlan Street Food Tour, discover Panajachel Lake Atitlan Guatemala by night as we enjoy a street food walking tour in the heart of Mayan country. This tour offers a unique opportunity to experience Panajachel as a local. We will be visiting local Guatemalan food vendors on the street so be prepared to be outdoors in the open air for most of the tour. The atmosphere is fun and relaxed with a focus on enjoying great Guatemalan food and soaking in the local culture. It is truly like going to a dinner party with local Guatemaltecas, except this dinner party moves. From Pupusas, to Corn Tamales and Rellenitos de Plátano, to Elote and Chuchitos we take a walking tour to discover some of Panajachel Lake Atitlan Guatemala’s best street food. Many traditional foods in Guatemalan cuisine are based on Maya cuisine and prominently feature corn, chilies and beans as key ingredients.
Lake Atitlan Village Boat Tour is a gift that invites us to step away from that frantic life and immerse ourselves in a culture that lives in harmony with the natural rhythms and cycles of nature.There are three majestic volcanoes— Toliman, San Pedro, and Atitlan—overlooking what is considered one of the most beautiful lakes in the world— Lake Atitlan. Dotted along its shoreline are more than a dozen towns and villages, most of which have retained their Mayan character to this day.Maya culture is prevalent around the lake where traditions, customs, and culture, along with the traditional clothing (traje) have been retained. Each indigenous Mayan village has its own uniqueness and its own signature style of clothing that sets it apart from the others. Lake Atitlan Village Boat Tour is one of our most popular tours. You can Check out the Lake Atitlan Boat Schedule prices and times for more information about the boats that services the villages of Lake Atitlan.
The Fun Things During Guatemala Rainy Season For Tourists are in a way covered in this blog post. You will first not believe the Weather Forecasts you find on-line for Guatemala Weather when planning your Vacation. Yes during the rainy season most rains occur late afternoon, so plan your Lake Atitlan adventure accordingly. If you find that on one of your vacation days it rains all day take a cooking or weaving class. See you in Guatemala Rainy Season For Tourists, the hotel rates are lower the experience is worth it.