Weather in Belize in January

January in Belize is characterized by mild temperatures and varying amounts of rainfall. January is technically in the dry season in Belize, and it is true that the northern part of the country will see very little rain, but the southern part and the Mayan Mountains will still see moderate amounts of rain. January is very popular among vacationers wishing to enjoy the sun during the cold winter months.

Typical Weather in January

January temperatures in Belize range from an average low of 70.0 degrees to an average high of 80.0 degrees


Belize in January: Key Facts
Monthly Averages
High Low Rainfall
No. of Days
with Rain
80.0° F 70.0° F 4.5 N.A.

During the early morning hours of an average January day in Belize, you can expect the temperature will be in the vicinity of 69.0 degrees. The temperature will rise over the course of the typical January day, reaching somewhere around 78.9 degrees by early afternoon. By the early evening hours in January the temperature will generally fall to somewhere in the vicinity of 74.7 degrees. Temperatures in Belize average around 74.0 degrees during January.


January Temperatures in Belize by Time of Day
Early Morning Late Morning Early Afternoon Late Afternoon Early Evening Overall
69.0° F 74.0° F 78.9° F 79.2° F 74.7° F 74.0° F



Rain is most likely to occur around 6:00 AM during the month of January, and it is least likely to occur around 12:00 PM (noon) . As shown below, if a thunderstorm occurs in January, it is most likely to occur around 9:00 PM .


January Rainfall in Belize by Time of Day
  Percent Frequencies of Hourly Observations
Hour Rain
12:00 AM (midnight) 9.4 % 0 %
3:00 AM 10.7 % 0 %
6:00 AM 14.2 % 0.4 %
9:00 AM 11.4 % 0 %
12:00 PM (noon) 8.2 % 0 %
3:00 PM 9.8 % 0.4 %
6:00 PM 9 % 0.4 %
9:00 PM 8.2 % 0.5 %
ALL 10.1 % 0.2 %


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