Tegucigalpa is perched at a high elevation of about 3,300 feet. Tucked in a valley its climate is temperate and protected by surrounding mountains. With easy access to these mountains and valleys as well as the Pacific Coast, its location and climate are ideal.

Temperature in Tegucigalpa does not vary throughout the year. An average remains around 86 in every month. Bringing layers of clothing is suggested as well as adequate protection from the sun. The major seasonal change is marked by precipitation. The summer months , May-October, are definitely the wettest receiving about 6 inches per month of rain in May, June, Sept., October and about 4 inches/month in July and August. The dry season, November through April rarely has more than an inch of rain per month. .

With warm weather all year round, one can visit Tegucigalpa anytime one is in need of a hot getaway. But the tourist high season remains the winter as it is driest and provides the opposite season for most people's starting destinations.

Many of the locals flee the city on the weekends to head to the beach. Depending on whether or not you want a more quiet capital city or a chance to mingle with the locals, should determine what time of week you want to visit.