The best times to visit Tegucigalpa for ideal weather are
October 29th to December 30th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Tegucigalpa Travel Guide
Other Tegucigalpa Travel Info
Weather in Tegucigalpa
Average temperatures in Tegucigalpa vary very little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some hot weeks in the summer, with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 60th 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 Tegucigalpa, the hottest months are April, May, and then August. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid May where highs are regularly around 88.9°F (31.6°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 65.2°F (18.4°C) at night.
Tegucigalpa Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Tegucigalpa 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.
Tegucigalpa Perceived Temperature (F)
Tegucigalpa Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Tegucigalpa 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 Tegucigalpa are February, January, and then December. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid January. For example, on the week of January 15th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late May to early June with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of May 28th.
When can you find snow in Tegucigalpa? 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 Tegucigalpa.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Tegucigalpa (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
Tegucigalpa has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is March (52.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is October (76.5%).
Wind in Tegucigalpa is usually calm. The windiest month is January, followed by March and December. January’s average wind speed of around 7.1 knots (8.1 MPH or 13.1 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 early March where average top sustained speeds reach 14.6 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Tegucigalpa.
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||7.1||Gentle breeze||13.7||Significant breeze|
|Feb||6.4||Light breeze||13.3||Significant breeze|
|Mar||6.8||Light breeze||14.1||Significant breeze|
|Apr||4.9||Light breeze||11.4||Significant breeze|
|May||4.4||Light breeze||11||Significant breeze|
|Jun||4.1||Light breeze||10.5||Gentle breeze|
|Jul||5||Light breeze||11.2||Significant breeze|
|Aug||4||Light breeze||10.4||Gentle breeze|
|Sep||3.4||Barely noticeable||9.3||Significant breeze|
|Oct||4.5||Light breeze||11.1||Significant breeze|
|Nov||6.6||Light breeze||13||Significant breeze|
|Dec||6.8||Light breeze||13.3||Significant breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Tegucigalpa?
Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe, but with extra warnings in a few regions. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are travel warnings and regional advisories for Honduras; exercise a high degree of caution and avoid some areas. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Sep 30, 2019.
The Busiest and Least Crowded Months
The busiest month for tourism in Tegucigalpa, Honduras is February, followed by July and January. 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 Tegucigalpa in October. 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 Tegucigalpa Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 88.9°F (31.6°C) and 84.1°F (28.9°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 1 to 7 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is fairly slow for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.
Summer (June through August)
The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the most precipitation with 7 to 10 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Tegucigalpa, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 85.2°F (29.6°C) and 78.6°F (25.9°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 3 to 9 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 Tegucigalpa to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 84.8°F (29.3°C) and 78.9°F (26.1°C). On average, it rains or snows a very small amount: 0 to 1 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.