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
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14 day weather forecast Ecuador
The weather for in Ecuador will be 18° till 16° degrees in the next 14 days with every day chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.
The weather forecast for Ecuador is based on the weather conditions in the city of Quito.
Weather forecast this week
|Monday 6 Dec||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|8.9 mm||90%||1 m/s||1|
|Tuesday 7 Dec||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|3.2 mm||75%||1 m/s||1|
|Wednesday 8 Dec||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|2.6 mm||70%||1 m/s||1|
|Thursday 9 Dec||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|9.0 mm||90%||1 m/s||1|
|Friday 10 Dec||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|3.4 mm||75%||1 m/s||2|
|Saturday 11 Dec||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|4.1 mm||80%||1 m/s||2|
|Sunday 12 Dec||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|3.7 mm||80%||1 m/s||2|
Weather forecast next week
|Monday 13 Dec||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|5.1 mm||85%||1 m/s||2|
|Tuesday 14 Dec||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|2.1 mm||65%||1 m/s||2|
|Wednesday 15 Dec||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|0.4 mm||25%||1 m/s||2|
|Thursday 16 Dec||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|1.3 mm||55%||1 m/s||3|
|Friday 17 Dec||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|2.4 mm||70%||2 m/s||3|
|Saturday 18 Dec||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|7.8 mm||90%||2 m/s||3|
|Sunday 19 Dec||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|7.3 mm||90%||1 m/s||3|
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
|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|
|Days with rain||25||22||27||27||28||25||23||25||26||30||29||29|
|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|
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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Popular places in Ecuador
- Hacienda Guatara
- Las Guabas
- San Juan de Pozul
- Santa Elena
- La Eugenia
- La Grimpola
- Gonzalo Pizarro
- Hacienda Chiriacu
- La Fritada
- Nueva Jerusalén
- Los Ángeles
- Hacienda Puntales
- La Virgen
- San Lorenzo de Esmeraldas
- San Gabriel
- Santa Cruz
- Puerto Baquerizo Moreno
- Puerto Villamil
- Paraíso de Belén
- Paraíso de Celén
- Hacienda Herrería
Frequently asked questions
Where is Ecuador?
Ecuador lies in a straight line about 10,502 km from New Zealand (Cape Town → Quito).
How long is the flight to Ecuador?
The flight time from Cape Town International Airport to Ecuador is approximately 13 h. 10 min.
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 4,5x smaller than New Zealand.
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.
Exchange rates on 6 December 2021
- 1 US dollar = 0.065 South African rand
- 1 South African rand = 15.42 US dollar
- 10 US dollar = 0.648 South African rand
- 10 South African rand = 154.23 US dollar
- 100 US dollar = 6.48 South African rand
- 100 South African rand = 1,542.31 US dollar
What is the area code of Ecuador?
The area code to call Ecuador is +593.