The best times to visit Georgetown for ideal weather are
August 27th to October 28th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
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Weather in Georgetown
Average temperatures in Georgetown vary barely at all. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot all year with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is far less temperate than some — in the 9th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Georgetown, the hottest months are October, September, and then August. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid October where highs are regularly around 89.3°F (31.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 77.4°F (25.2°C) at night.
Georgetown Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Georgetown Temperatures (Celsius)
The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.
Georgetown Perceived Temperature (F)
Georgetown Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Georgetown Temperatures by Month
Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Georgetown are October, September, and then March. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early to mid February. For example, on the week of February 12th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid June with an average of 5 days of significant precipitation the week of June 18th.
When can you find snow in Georgetown? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.
Chance of Precipitation
The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Georgetown.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Georgetown (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
Georgetown has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is September (66.4% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (76.1%).
Wind in Georgetown is usually moderate. The windiest month is April, followed by March and February. April’s average wind speed of around 8.8 knots (10.1 MPH or 16.3 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in mid April where average top sustained speeds reach 12 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Georgetown.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
Average Wind Speeds
Show Wind Speeds
All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.
|Month||Avg. Wind||Avg. Wind Feel||Sustained High Wind||High Wind Feel|
|Jan||7.8||Gentle breeze||10.7||Gentle breeze|
|Feb||8.1||Gentle breeze||10.9||Gentle breeze|
|Mar||8.7||Gentle breeze||11.2||Gentle breeze|
|Apr||8.8||Gentle breeze||11.3||Significant breeze|
|May||7.8||Gentle breeze||10.6||Gentle breeze|
|Jun||7.4||Gentle breeze||10.4||Gentle breeze|
|Jul||6.9||Light breeze||9.7||Gentle breeze|
|Aug||6.8||Light breeze||9.6||Gentle breeze|
|Sep||7.3||Gentle breeze||10.1||Gentle breeze|
|Oct||6.7||Light breeze||9.2||Gentle breeze|
|Nov||6.8||Light breeze||9.7||Gentle breeze|
|Dec||6.1||Light breeze||9.2||Gentle breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Georgetown?
Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are travel warnings for Guyana; exercise a high degree of caution. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Aug 22, 2019.
The Busiest and Least Crowded Months
The busiest month for tourism in Georgetown, Guyana is June, followed by July and April. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Georgetown in November. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.
Estimated Tourism by Month
Most Popular Months to Visit
Overall Georgetown Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 86.7°F (30.4°C) and 84.5°F (29.2°C) with similar temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 to 10 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.
Summer (June through August)
The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see the most precipitation with 6 to 12 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Georgetown, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 89.3°F (31.8°C) and 85.6°F (29.8°C), which will feel warmer than comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 1 to 8 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.
Winter (December through February)
Weather is perfect this time of year in Georgetown to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 86°F (30°C) and 84.1°F (28.9°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 7 to 10 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.