San Rafael Petzal Destination Guide

Map of the area of San Rafael Petzal in Guatemala

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San Rafael Petzal in Huehuetenango (region) with it's 1,525 residents is a town located in Guatemala - about 93 mi (or 150 km) North-West of Guatemala City, the country's capital place.

Time in San Rafael Petzal is now 09:57 AM (Sunday). The local timezone is named "America / Guatemala" with an UTC offset of -6 hours. Depending on your travel resources, these more prominent destinations might be interesting for you: Chetumal, Belmopan, Belize City, San Salvador, Santa Tecla or Antigua Guatemala. Being here already, consider visiting Xemal, Tuijonoc, Tojchiquel, Tojcail, Santiago Chimaltenango and Colotenango. There are 5 airports in the area of San Rafael Petzal. The nearest airport we we have in our database is Huehuetenango Airport (IATA: HUG) with a distance of 14 mi (or 23.3 km) East of the city centre of San Rafael Petzal.

To view way more photos of of this place and the area check out our San Rafael Petzal photo gallery. It has recently been updated.

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Local Weather Conditions & Forecast

Current weather for the greater area of San Rafael Petzal for Sunday, 3rd of May 2015.

Moderate rain
20°C / 68 °F
Temperature during night:
13°C / 55 °F
Chance of rainfall:
General weather conditions:
Moderate rain
Wind and sky conditions:
Calm with 2 km/h (1 mph) from South-West. Few clouds
Air pressure & humidity:
808.7 hPa with 90% air humidity
Forecast for Monday, 4th of May 2015
Moderate rain
Day: 20°C (69 °F)
Night: 9°C (49 °F)
Moderate rain, calm, clear sky.
Forecast for Tuesday, 5th of May 2015
Moderate rain
Day: 25°C (78 °F)
Night: 16°C (60 °F)
Moderate rain, calm, few clouds.
Forecast for Wednesday, 6th of May 2015
Moderate rain
Day: 25°C (78 °F)
Night: 16°C (61 °F)
Moderate rain, calm, few clouds.

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Sightseeing Tipps

We got more sightseeing tips with detailed descriptions on our dedicated San Rafael Petzal sightseeing overview.

  • San Rafael Petzal
  • San Juan Atitán
  • Colotenango
  • San Gaspar Ixchil
  • Santiago Chimaltenango
  • San Sebastián Huehuetenango

Videos from the area

These are videos related to the place based on their coordinates. Check the San Rafael Petzal video gallery for a broader collection..

1# Todos Santos Guatemala horse race Part 1 Guatemala travel videos

Play VideoTodos Santos Guatemala horse race Part 1 Guatemala travel videos

Duration: 08:30 min
Uploaded: January 30, 2009
Views: 15,655 - Rating: 5/5
uploaded by: gildaford

Guatemala travel videos part 1 Part 2 is also available on youtube Guatemala Todos Santos horse race is held in Todos Santos Cuchumatán located in the department of Huehuetenango, Guatemala. high up in the Sierra de los Cuchumatanes (about 8000 ft elevation). The population is indigenous Maya. About 90% still speak the Mam Language and the majority also speak Spanish. The annual name day festival...

2# Colotenango Huehuetenango

Play VideoColotenango Huehuetenango

Duration: 01:53 min
Uploaded: May 18, 2011
Views: 14,876 - Rating: 5/5
uploaded by: Marvin88do

Mi lindo Colo

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Geography information is based on the data provided by, CIA world facts book, Unesco, DBpedia and wikipedia.