Riobamba weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Riobamba

The best time to visit in Riobamba in Ecuador is in January and February and May until December, when you will have a very cold temperature, but limited till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Riobamba is 14°C in November and the lowest is 12°C in April.

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 13 13 13 12 12 12 12 13 13 13 14 13
Precipitation (mm) 155 173 222 214 145 85 52 38 61 157 172 145

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14 day weather forecast Riobamba

The weather for in Riobamba will be 15° till 13° degrees in the next 14 days with every day chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

Weather forecast this week

Saturday 25 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
11°
1.1 mm 55% 3 m/s 4
Sunday 26 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
15°
0.8 mm 45% 4 m/s 8
Monday 27 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
14°
1.0 mm 50% 3 m/s 7
Tuesday 28 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
13°
1.7 mm 65% 3 m/s 7
Wednesday 29 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
11°
4.6 mm 80% 2 m/s 4
Thursday 30 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
3.6 mm 80% 2 m/s 4
Friday 1 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
14°
4.1 mm 80% 2 m/s 7

Weather forecast next week

Saturday 2 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
14°
2.8 mm 75% 2 m/s 4
Sunday 3 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
15°
5.9 mm 85% 1 m/s 4
Monday 4 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
15°
1.9 mm 65% 2 m/s 7
Tuesday 5 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
16°
2.1 mm 65% 3 m/s 4
Wednesday 6 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
14°
1.9 mm 65% 1 m/s 3
Thursday 7 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
13°
5.7 mm 85% 2 m/s 3
Friday 8 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
13°
13.8 mm 95% 2 m/s 3

Climate Riobamba

Riobamba has the oceanic climate prevailing. There is rainfall during all months of the year. The average annual temperature for Riobamba is 13° degrees and there is about 1619 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 18 days a year with an average humidity of 86% and an UV-index of 3.

Climate table of Riobamba

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 13 13 13 12 12 12 12 13 13 13 14 13
Night temp. (°C) 6 7 7 7 6 5 5 5 5 6 6 6
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 155 173 222 214 145 85 52 38 61 157 172 145
Days with rain 29 27 31 30 30 25 20 19 23 29 29 30
Days with snow 2 1 1 - - - - - - 1 2 3
Dry days - - - - 1 5 11 12 7 1 - -
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 8 8 7 7 8 8 9 9 9 10 10 8
Wind force (Bft) 2 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 2
UV-index 3 2 3 2 3 3 3 3 3 3 2 3

Riobamba weather by month

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

Riobamba is located in Ecuador. It lies in a straight line at 4,736 km from New York.

The coordinates of Riobamba are:

  • Latitude: -1.670984
  • Longitude: -78.647124

The GPS coordinates are 1° 40' S, 78° 38' W

How long is the flight to Riobamba?

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

What are the nearest airports to Riobamba?

These are the airports closests to Riobamba:

  • Cotopaxi International Airport (85 km) – Latacunga
  • Coronel E Carvajal Airport (91 km) – Macas
  • Mariscal Lamar Airport (141 km) – Cuenca

How many inhabitants are there in Riobamba?

Riobamba has approximately 172,464 inhabitants.

How big is Riobamba?

The area of Riobamba is around 2,843 km².

What is the currency of Riobamba?

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

What is the area code of Riobamba?

The area code to call Riobamba is +593.