The best times to visit Tela for ideal weather are

March 19th to April 29th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.

 

 


Other Tela Travel Info

Weather in Tela

Temperature

Average temperatures in Tela vary very little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot all year with a chance of rain throughout most of the year. The area is far less temperate than some — in the 6th 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 Tela, the hottest months are May, June, and then July. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late May where highs are regularly around 91.7°F (33.2°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 74.6°F (23.7°C) at night.

Tela Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Tela Temperatures (Celsius)

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“Feels-Like” Temperatures

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.

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Tela Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Tela 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.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 84 77.3 68.2
Feb 86 79.4 69.1
Mar 88 81.1 70.5
Apr 91.1 84.4 72.7
May 91 84.8 74.1
Jun 90.3 84.6 74.9
Jul 90.3 84.5 73.8
Aug 90.1 84.3 73.8
Sep 90.4 84.5 73.6
Oct 87.8 81.5 72
Nov 84.6 78.2 69.7
Dec 84.9 78.2 68.9

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 28.9 25.2 20.1
Feb 30 26.3 20.6
Mar 31.1 27.3 21.4
Apr 32.8 29.1 22.6
May 32.8 29.3 23.4
Jun 32.4 29.2 23.8
Jul 32.4 29.2 23.2
Aug 32.3 29.1 23.2
Sep 32.4 29.2 23.1
Oct 31 27.5 22.2
Nov 29.2 25.7 20.9
Dec 29.4 25.7 20.5

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Tela are April, May, 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 May. For example, on the week of May 7th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early November with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of November 5th.

When can you find snow in Tela? 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 Tela.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Tela (in).

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 26% 0 9.5
Feb 20% 0 4.9
Mar 15% 0 3.5
Apr 6% 0 1.5
May 11% 0 2.7
Jun 22% 0 5.2
Jul 29% 0 6.6
Aug 36% 0 6.3
Sep 31% 0 6
Oct 39% 0 12.8
Nov 46% 0 13.3
Dec 31% 0 6.9

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 26 0 24.1
Feb 20 0 12.4
Mar 15 0 8.9
Apr 6 0 3.8
May 11 0 6.9
Jun 22 0 13.2
Jul 29 0 16.8
Aug 36 0 16
Sep 31 0 15.2
Oct 39 0 32.5
Nov 46 0 33.8
Dec 31 0 17.5

 

Humidity and Wind

Tela has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is April (68% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (80.7%).

Wind in Tela is usually calm. The windiest month is July, followed by May and August. July’s average wind speed of around 5 knots (5.8 MPH or 9.3 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in mid July where average top sustained speeds reach 11.1 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Tela.

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Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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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 3.7 Barely noticeable 8.7 Gentle breeze
Feb 4.4 Light breeze 9.5 Gentle breeze
Mar 4.4 Light breeze 9.4 Gentle breeze
Apr 4.6 Light breeze 9.5 Gentle breeze
May 4.6 Light breeze 9.7 Gentle breeze
Jun 4.4 Light breeze 9.6 Gentle breeze
Jul 5 Light breeze 10.5 Gentle breeze
Aug 4.6 Light breeze 9.7 Gentle breeze
Sep 3.9 Barely noticeable 8.8 Gentle breeze
Oct 3.4 Barely noticeable 8 Gentle breeze
Nov 3.3 Barely noticeable 8.1 Gentle breeze
Dec 3.6 Barely noticeable 8.5 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 79.9%
Feb 76%
Mar 73%
Apr 68%
May 68.3%
Jun 69.9%
Jul 69%
Aug 69.7%
Sep 69.7%
Oct 76.8%
Nov 80.7%
Dec 79.4%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Tela?

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 Tela, Honduras is March, followed by April and June. 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 Tela in December. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month

 

Most Popular Months to Visit

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Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is slightly extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 36.4 in December means 36.4% of the tourists vs. March.

 

 

Overall Tela Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 91.7°F (33.2°C) and 86.7°F (30.4°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 2 to 5 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the 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 moderate precipitation with 7 to 11 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Tela, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 90.9°F (32.7°C) and 83.3°F (28.5°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a good amount: 9 to 14 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 Tela to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 87.6°F (30.9°C) and 83°F (28.3°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 6 to 10 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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