presents a continuation of the previous month's weather trend, with an increase in rainfall to 175mm (6.89"). This causes a decrease in daylight hours, resulting in cooler days. The increase in precipitation levels contributes to maintaining the lush, green landscapes characteristic of the Honduran tropical region. Despite the showers, the abundant flora and fauna in La Ceiba
continue to thrive, creating an appealing scene for nature lovers.
July's beginning in La Ceiba signals an average high-temperature of a still tropical 30.8°C (87.4°F), barely different from June
's 31.3°C (88.3°F). During the nights in July, the temperature in La Ceiba, Honduras
, averages to a pleasant 21.8°C (71.2°F).
July's average heat index is appraised at a scorching 40°C (104°F). Preventive measures are required to mitigate the risk of heat cramps and heat exhaustion. Continuous activity may precipitate heatstroke.
Regarding the heat index, one should be aware it's determined by shaded settings and mild winds. A direct sunlight exposure may boost the heat index by 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.Note
: The heat index, also known as 'apparent temperature' or 'felt air temperature', gives an indication of how one might feel in terms of heat after considering humidity. This impact is subjective, influenced by the person's physical activity and individual heat perception, affected by factors including wind, attire, and metabolic differences. Given direct exposure to sunlight, one might experience a rise in the heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values remain especially vital for babies and toddlers. Young individuals usually face more risks than adults due to their lower sweat production. Their large skin surface area relative to their tiny bodies and high heat production from their activities adds to their risk.
Evaporation of sweat is the main factor behind the cooling effect of perspiration in the human body. Excessive relative humidity disturbs the body's typical cooling process by reducing evaporation, leading to a decrease in body cooling rate and an increase in the sensation of warmth. When heat surpasses the body's release mechanisms, dehydration and overheating risks become pronounced.
In July, the average relative humidity in La Ceiba is 80%.
In July, the rain falls for 11 days. Throughout July, 175mm (6.89") of precipitation is accumulated. In La Ceiba, during the entire year, the rain falls for 120 days and collects up to 3230mm (127.17") of precipitation.
In La Ceiba, the average length of the day in July is 12h and 58min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 05:19 and sunset at 18:22. On the last day of July, sunrise is at 05:28 and sunset at 18:18 CST.
The average sunshine in July is 6.5h.