Ecuador weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Ecuador

The best time to visit in Ecuador is from January until October and December, when you will have a soft or pleasant temperature and little till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Ecuador is 18°C in August and the lowest is 15°C in March.

Ecuador has the oceanic climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Ecuador 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 Ecuador by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 16 16 15 15 16 16 17 18 18 16 16 16
Precipitation (mm) 127 118 171 152 136 71 66 73 106 197 220 190
Climate data from city: Quito

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14 day weather forecast Ecuador

The weather for in Ecuador will be around 18° degrees in the next 14 days with every day chance of light rain showers till heavy rain.

The weather forecast for Ecuador is based on the weather conditions in the city of Quito.

Weather forecast this week

Wednesday 27 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
20°
12.9 mm 95% 1 m/s 6
Thursday 28 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
20°
13.3 mm 95% 1 m/s 9
Friday 29 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
18°
29.4 mm 95% 1 m/s 4
Saturday 30 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
18°
7.3 mm 90% 1 m/s 6
Sunday 31 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
19°
16.8 mm 95% 1 m/s 9
Monday 1 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
18°
28.9 mm 95% 1 m/s 7
Tuesday 2 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
15°
4.9 mm 85% 1 m/s 4

Weather forecast next week

Wednesday 3 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
19°
2.8 mm 75% 1 m/s 4
Thursday 4 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
19°
1.1 mm 50% 1 m/s 10
Friday 5 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
20°
0.3 mm 10% 1 m/s 7
Saturday 6 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
19°
1.6 mm 60% 2 m/s 3
Sunday 7 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
19°
1.9 mm 65% 2 m/s 3
Monday 8 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
17°
1.2 mm 55% 1 m/s 5
Tuesday 9 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
20°
0.7 mm 40% 2 m/s 4

Climate Ecuador

Ecuador has the oceanic climate prevailing. 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 table of Ecuador

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
Climate data from city: Quito

Ecuador weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Ecuador? 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 Ecuador?

Ecuador lies in a straight line about 4,749 km from United States (New York → Quito).

How long is the flight to Ecuador?

The flight time from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Ecuador is approximately 8 hours.

What are the largest airports in Ecuador?

These are the largest airports in Ecuador:

  • José Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport – Guayaquil
  • Mariscal Sucre International Airport – Quito
  • Mariscal Lamar Airport – Cuenca
  • Eloy Alfaro International Airport – Manta
  • Cotopaxi International Airport – Latacunga
  • Teniente Coronel Luis a Mantilla Airport – Tulcán
  • Coronel E Carvajal Airport – Macas
  • Santa Rosa International Airport – Santa Rosa

How many inhabitants are there in Ecuador?

Ecuador has approximately 17,022,100 inhabitants.

How big is Ecuador?

The area of Ecuador is around 283,560 km². It is 1,5x bigger than United States.

What is the capital of Ecuador?

The capital of Ecuador is Quito.

What is the currency of Ecuador?

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

What is the area code of Ecuador?

The area code to call Ecuador is +593.