El Salvador weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit El Salvador

The best time to visit in El Salvador is from January until September and November and December, when you will have a warm or hot temperature and limited till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in in El Salvador is 33°C in March and the lowest is 29°C in October.

El Salvador has the tropical savanna climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in El Salvador or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average weather El Salvador by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 31 32 33 33 31 30 32 31 30 29 30 30
Precipitation (mm) 1 6 4 29 113 101 75 98 115 169 29 2

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14 day weather forecast El Salvador

The weather for in El Salvador will be 30° till 26° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers till heavy rain.

The weather forecast for El Salvador is based on the weather conditions in the city of San Salvador.

Weather forecast this week

Sunday 24 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
19°
8.6 mm 75% 1 m/s 8
Monday 25 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
30°
20°
13.3 mm 80% 1 m/s 7
Tuesday 26 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
19°
7.4 mm 70% 1 m/s 7
Wednesday 27 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
19°
2.7 mm 45% 1 m/s 6
Thursday 28 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
30°
19°
3.3 mm 50% 1 m/s 6
Friday 29 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
19°
7.2 mm 70% 1 m/s 4
Saturday 30 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
19°
20.4 mm 85% 1 m/s 3

Weather forecast next week

Sunday 31 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
19°
6.1 mm 65% 1 m/s 3
Monday 1 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
17°
0.3 mm 10% 2 m/s 8
Tuesday 2 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
16°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 7
Wednesday 3 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
24°
17°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 3
Thursday 4 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
16°
0 mm 0% 3 m/s 6
Friday 5 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
24°
16°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 3
Saturday 6 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
15°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 3

Climate El Salvador

El Salvador has the tropical savanna climate prevailing. It is warm every month with both a wet and dry season. The average annual temperature for El Salvador is 31° degrees and there is about 739 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 176 days a year with an average humidity of 73% and an UV-index of 6.

Climate table of El Salvador

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 31 32 33 33 31 30 32 31 30 29 30 30
Night temp. (°C) 19 20 21 23 23 22 22 22 22 21 20 19
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 1 6 4 29 113 101 75 98 115 169 29 2
Days with rain 2 3 6 13 24 24 23 23 26 22 10 2
Dry days 29 25 25 17 7 6 8 8 4 9 20 29
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 7 9 11 12 12 11 12 12 10 9 9 7
Wind force (Bft) 2 2 2 2 1 1 2 1 1 2 2 2
UV-index 6 7 7 7 7 6 7 6 6 6 6 6
Climate data from city: San Salvador

El Salvador weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for El Salvador? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.

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Frequently asked questions

Where is El Salvador?

El Salvador lies in a straight line about 11,536 km from New Zealand (Wellington → San Salvador).

How long is the flight to El Salvador?

The flight time from Auckland Airport to El Salvador is approximately 14 h. 30 min.

How many inhabitants are there in El Salvador?

El Salvador has approximately 6,581,940 inhabitants.

How big is El Salvador?

The area of El Salvador is around 21,040 km². It is 13x smaller than New Zealand.

What is the capital of El Salvador?

The capital of El Salvador is San Salvador.

What is the currency of El Salvador?

In El Salvador the US dollar (USD) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 24 October 2021

  • 1 US dollar = 0.69 New Zealand dollar
  • 1 New Zealand dollar = 1.45 US dollar
  • 10 US dollar = 6.92 New Zealand dollar
  • 10 New Zealand dollar = 14.46 US dollar
  • 100 US dollar = 69.15 New Zealand dollar
  • 100 New Zealand dollar = 144.61 US dollar

What is the area code of El Salvador?

The area code to call El Salvador is +503.