When is the best time to go to San Salvador

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The chart above shows the best time of year to visit San Salvador, El Salvador. These are based on an analysis of weather averages such as temperature, rainfall and number of hours of sunshine. These ratings are based solely on the climate and do not take into account other factors such as accommodation prices and how busy it is likely to be.

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San Salvador weather by month

Please note our recommendations for when to visit San Salvador are based solely on the weather and do not take into accounts accommodation prices, how busy it will be and what events are on.

January

San Salvador January weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
27°C 7mm 9hrs 12.2hrs

San Salvador's weather in January is typically warm and very dry in nature.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit San Salvador, with some very good weather at this time of year.

January is in the winter in San Salvador and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 30°C (86°F), whilst at night 14°C (58°F) is normal.

On average January is the driest month of the year in San Salvador with around 7mm 0.3 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 9 hours of sunshine per day.

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February

San Salvador February weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
28°C 4mm 9.4hrs 12.4hrs

February in San Salvador is generally very dry with the temperature being warm.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of reasonably acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit San Salvador.

February is in the winter in San Salvador and is typically the 2nd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 31°C (87°F), whilst at night 14°C (58°F) is normal.

On average February is the 2nd driest month of the year in San Salvador with around 4mm 0.2 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 9.4 hours of sunshine per day.

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March

San Salvador March weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
29°C 20mm 9.3hrs 12.8hrs

The weather in March in San Salvador is characteristically hot and dry.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of pretty acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit San Salvador.

March is in the spring in San Salvador and is typically the 3rd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 32°C (89°F), whilst at night 15°C (59°F) is normal.

On average March is the 3rd driest month of the year in San Salvador with around 20mm 0.8 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 4 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 9.3 hours of sunshine per day.

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April

San Salvador April weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
28°C 49mm 9hrs 13.2hrs

San Salvador's weather in April is typically hot, humid and reasonably dry in nature.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to San Salvador for your holidays. The weather is often not a good and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

April is in the spring in San Salvador and is typically the 4th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 32°C (89°F), whilst at night 17°C (62°F) is normal.

On average April is the 4th driest month of the year in San Salvador with around 49mm 1.9 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 8 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 9 hours of sunshine per day.

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May

San Salvador May weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
27°C 160mm 8.2hrs 13.5hrs

May is a wet, humid month in San Salvador and the temperature is generally hot.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to San Salvador for your holidays. The weather is often not a good and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

May is in the spring in San Salvador and is typically the 5th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 30°C (86°F), whilst at night 17°C (63°F) is normal.

On average May is the 5th driest month of the year in San Salvador with around 160mm 6.3 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 19 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.2 hours of sunshine per day.

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June

San Salvador June weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
25°C 305mm 7.2hrs 12.2hrs

The weather in June in San Salvador is characteristically warm, humid and very wet.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to San Salvador for your holidays. The weather is often not a good and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

June is in the summer in San Salvador and is typically the 6th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 28°C (83°F), whilst at night 17°C (63°F) is normal.

On average June is the 6th driest month of the year in San Salvador with around 305mm 12 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 28 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.2 hours of sunshine per day.

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July

San Salvador July weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
26°C 330mm 7.7hrs 12.4hrs

July in San Salvador is generally very wet with the temperature being hot.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to San Salvador for your holidays. The weather is often relatively bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

July is in the summer in San Salvador and is typically the 6th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 29°C (85°F), whilst at night 17°C (62°F) is normal.

On average July is the 6th wettest month of the year in San Salvador with around 330mm 13 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 27 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.7 hours of sunshine per day.

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August

San Salvador August weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
26°C 318mm 7.3hrs 12.8hrs

The weather in August in San Salvador is characteristically warm, humid and very wet.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to San Salvador for your holidays. The weather is often relatively bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

August is in the summer in San Salvador and is typically the 5th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 29°C (84°F), whilst at night 17°C (62°F) is normal.

On average August is the 5th wettest month of the year in San Salvador with around 318mm 12.5 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 28 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.3 hours of sunshine per day.

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September

San Salvador September weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
25°C 336mm 6.3hrs 13.2hrs

San Salvador's weather in September is typically warm, humid and very wet in nature.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to San Salvador for your holidays. The weather is often relatively bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

September is in the fall / autumn in San Salvador and is typically the 4th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 28°C (82°F), whilst at night 17°C (62°F) is normal.

On average September is the 4th wettest month of the year in San Salvador with around 336mm 13.2 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 29 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.3 hours of sunshine per day.

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October

San Salvador October weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
25°C 209mm 6.7hrs 13.5hrs

October is a very wet, humid month in San Salvador and the temperature is generally warm.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to San Salvador for your holidays. The weather is often pretty bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

October is in the fall / autumn in San Salvador and is typically the 3rd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 28°C (82°F), whilst at night 17°C (62°F) is normal.

On average October is the 3rd wettest month of the year in San Salvador with around 209mm 8.2 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 22 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.7 hours of sunshine per day.

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November

San Salvador November weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
25°C 35mm 8.2hrs 12.2hrs

November in San Salvador is generally reasonably dry with the temperature being warm.

It is perhaps a good month to visit San Salvador, with some inordinately good weather at this time of year.

November is in the fall / autumn in San Salvador and is typically the 2nd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 28°C (82°F), whilst at night 15°C (60°F) is normal.

On average November is the 2nd wettest month of the year in San Salvador with around 35mm 1.4 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 8 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.2 hours of sunshine per day.

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December

San Salvador December weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
26°C 11mm 8.8hrs 12.4hrs

December in San Salvador is generally dry with the temperature being warm.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit San Salvador, with some very good weather at this time of year.

December is in the winter in San Salvador and is typically the warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 29°C (84°F), whilst at night 14°C (58°F) is normal.

On average December is the wettest month of the year in San Salvador with around 11mm 0.4 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 5 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.8 hours of sunshine per day.

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San Salvador weather statistics
Hottest month: April 31.2°C 88.2°F
Driest month: February 4mm 0.2ins
Sunniest month: February 9.4hrs
Coldest month: December 28.5°C 83.3°F
Wettest month: September 336mm 13.2ins
Warmest sea: May 29.8°C 85.6°F
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