15 to 18°C
2416 hours
sunshine per day
1627 mm
49 days
316 days
0 days

Climate of Ecuador

Ecuador has a oceanic climate. There is rainfall during all months of the year. The average annual temperature for Ecuador is 16° degrees and there is about 1626 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 28 days a year with an average humidity of 86% and an UV-index of 4.

Climate averages for the whole year

  • Day: the average daily temperature during the day is between 15°C and 18°C
  • Night:the average nighttime temperature is between 7°C and 9°C
  • Rain: it rains 316 days and there is a total of approximately 1627 mm rainfall
  • Sun hours: throughout the year there are 2416 sun hours
Maximum temperature: between 15°C and 18°C
Warmest month: 18°C in August
Coldest month: 15°C in March
Night temperature: between 7°C and 9°C
Dry days: 49 days
Days with rain: 316 days
Days with snow: 0 days
Total rain sum: 1627 mm
Hours of sunshine: 2416 hours

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Temperature graph

This graph shows the average maximum temperature (red) and minimum temperature (blue) for Ecuador.

Precipitation graph

This graph shows the average amount of rainfall per month for Ecuador.

Climate table of Ecuador

In this climate table you can see at a glance what the average weather per month is for Ecuador. The data has been collected over a 30-year period, from which an average per month has been derived. From year to year the differences may be larger or smaller, but with this climate table you have a good idea of what the weather for Ecuador might be like in a given month.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 16 16 15 15 16 16 17 18 18 16 16 16
Night temp. (°C) 9 9 9 8 8 7 7 7 8 9 9 9
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 127 118 171 152 136 71 66 73 106 197 220 190
Days with rain 25 22 27 27 28 25 23 25 26 30 29 29
Dry days 6 6 4 3 3 5 8 6 4 1 1 2
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 6 5 5 5 6 7 8 9 8 8 7 5
Wind force (Bft) 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 1 1 1
UV-index 4 3 3 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4

Best time to visit Ecuador

To go to Ecuador, the best time to visit is in August. In this period you have a pleasant temperature and little precipitation. In Ecuador, August is the warmest month with 18°C and the most cold month is 15°C in March.

Climate of Ecuador by month

What is the average climate in a given month for Ecuador? Click on a month to see all monthly averages for sunshine, maximum and minimum temperatures, percent chance of rain per day, snowfall and number of rainy days.

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