Guatemala - General information
Region region
Capital Guatemala City
Language Spanish
Currency Quetzal
Population 15,438,384
Phone code +502
Cost of living in Guatemala
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 115 193
Food 143 233
Transportation 11 67
Communications and utilities 80 74
Clothing 24 88
Sports and leisure 21 73
Total 394 728
Accommodation in Guatemala USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 117
Shared room in city centre 195
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 172
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 269
Coordinates of Guatemala
Time Zone America/Guatemala
GMT -6
DST -6
Latitude 15.500000000
Longitude -90.250000000
Elevation (STRM3) 1376 m.

List of largest cities in Guatemala

 
Guatemala City Guatemala City
Guatemala City Guatemala
994,938
Mixco Mixco
Mixco Guatemala
473,080
Villa Nueva Villa Nueva
Villa Nueva Guatemala
406,830
Petapa Petapa
Petapa Guatemala
141,455
San Juan Sacatepequez San Juan Sacatepequez
San Juan Sacatepequez Guatemala
136,886
Quetzaltenango Quetzaltenango
Quetzaltenango Quetzaltenango
132,230

Cost of living and prices in Guatemala

Restaurants
Meal Inexpensive Restaurant 1 pers. 5 USD
Meal Mid-range Restaurant 2 pers. 20 USD
Meal McMeal at McDonalds 1 pc. 5 USD
Drinks Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 2 USD
Drinks Imported Beer 0.33 liters 2 USD
Drinks Coke/Pepsi 0.33 liters 1 USD
Drinks Water 0.33 liters 1 USD
Drinks Cappuccino Portion 2 USD
Markets
Food Water 1.5 liters 1 USD
Food Loaf Bread 500 g. 2 USD
Food Eggs 12 pc. 2 USD
Food Milk 1 liter 1 USD
Food Onion 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Lettuce 1 head 1 USD
Food Rice white 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Cheese Local 1 kg. 5 USD
Meat Chicken Breasts 1 kg. 5 USD
Fruits Apples 1 kg. 3 USD
Fruits Banana 1 kg. 1 USD
Fruits Oranges 1 kg. 2 USD
Alcohol Wine, Mid-Range 1 bottle 8 USD
Alcohol Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 1 USD
Alcohol Imported Beer 0.33 liters 2 USD
Cigarettes Marlboro 1 pack 3 USD
Transportation
Public transport| One-way 1 ticket 0 USD
Public transport| Monthly Pass 1 month 13 USD
Taxi Taxi Start Start 3 USD
Taxi Normal Tariff 1 km 1 USD
Taxi Waiting 1 hour 7 USD
Fuel Gasoline 1 liter 1 USD
Automobile Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline 1 pc. 16,602 USD
Entertainment
Sport Fitness Club Fee 1 month 41 USD
Sport Tennis Court Rent 1 hour 13 USD
Rest Cinema, International Release 1 seat 6 USD
Goods
Clothing Jeans, Levis 501 1 Pair 55 USD
Clothing Summer Dress in Zara, H&M 1 pc. 51 USD
Shoes Nike Running Shoes 1 pair 97 USD
Shoes Men Leather Business Shoes 1 pair 92 USD
Accommodation
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 bedroom 336 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 bedroom 215 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 3 bedrooms 733 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 3 bedrooms 437 USD
Utilities Electricity, Heating... for 85m2 1 month 63 USD
Communication Mobile Calls 1 min. 0 USD
Communication Unlimited Internet 1 month 52 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 sq. meter 1,273 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 sq. meter 736 USD
Salary Disposable Salary 1 month 573 USD
Mortgage Interest Rate 1 year 10.17%
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Weather, climate, temperature by months in Guatemala

Season Autumn Winter Spring Summer
Month Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Year
Record high °C 28 32 30 31 31 33 32 35 33 30 31 31 35
Average high °C 23 23 23 23 23 24 26 26 26 24 24 24 24
Average temperature °C 18 18 17 16 16 17 18 19 19 19 18 19 18
Average low °C 17 17 15 14 13 14 15 16 17 17 17 17 16
Record low °C 11 7 8 8 7 7 7 8 11 8 9 8 7
Rain Days 23 15 7 5 4 3 4 5 13 22 20 19 139
Fog Days 15 9 8 10 9 9 13 12 16 14 6 9 130
Thunderstorms Days 17 9 3 1 0 0 2 5 13 19 16 16 101
Average precipitation Mm. 240 138 18 5 1 2 3 25 128 230 205 184 1177
Relative humidity morning % 94 83 91 91 89 89 90 89 92 93 93 93 90
Relative humidity evening % 73 66 59 54 49 45 41 49 59 69 64 65 58
Wind speed Km/h 14 15 17 18 20 20 18 17 14 14 15 15 17
Day Length Hours 13 12 12 12 12 12 12 13 13 13 13 13 13
Dew point °C 16 14 12 11 10 10 11 12 14 14 14 14 149
Growing degree-day °C 238 246 205 188 179 193 250 272 288 268 253 270 2850
Solar radiation, global Mj/m2 17 16 15 15 16 18 21 22 20 19 19 19 18
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