When is the best time to go to Quito

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The chart above shows the best time of year to visit Quito, Ecuador. 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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Quito weather by month

Please note our recommendations for when to visit Quito 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

Quito January weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
19°C 121mm 5.6hrs 12.9hrs

January in Quito is generally wet with the temperature being mild.

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

January is in the summer in Quito and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 21°C (69°F), whilst at night 3°C (37°F) is normal.

On average January is the driest month of the year in Quito with around 121mm 4.8 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 5.6 hours of sunshine per day.

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February

Quito February weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
18°C 143mm 4.9hrs 12.8hrs

February in Quito is generally wet with the temperature being mild.

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

February is in the summer in Quito and is typically the 2nd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 20°C (69°F), whilst at night 4°C (39°F) is normal.

On average February is the 2nd driest month of the year in Quito with around 143mm 5.6 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 4.9 hours of sunshine per day.

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March

Quito March weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
18°C 158mm 4.6hrs 12.8hrs

The weather in March in Quito is characteristically mild and wet.

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

March is in the fall / autumn in Quito and is typically the 3rd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 20°C (68°F), whilst at night 4°C (38°F) is normal.

On average March is the 3rd driest month of the year in Quito with around 158mm 6.2 inches of rain making it a 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 4.6 hours of sunshine per day.

Quito weather in March »

April

Quito April weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
18°C 174mm 4.4hrs 12.8hrs

Quito's weather in April is typically mild and wet in nature.

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

April is in the fall / autumn in Quito and is typically the 4th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 20°C (68°F), whilst at night 4°C (39°F) is normal.

On average April is the 4th driest month of the year in Quito with around 174mm 6.8 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 23 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 4.4 hours of sunshine per day.

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May

Quito May weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
18°C 128mm 5.3hrs 12.8hrs

May is a wet month in Quito and the temperature is generally mild.

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

May is in the fall / autumn in Quito and is typically the 5th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 20°C (69°F), whilst at night 4°C (39°F) is normal.

On average May is the 5th driest month of the year in Quito with around 128mm 5 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 21 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 5.3 hours of sunshine per day.

Quito weather in May »

June

Quito June weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
18°C 64mm 5.7hrs 12.9hrs

June is a reasonably dry month in Quito and the temperature is generally mild.

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

June is in the winter in Quito and is typically the 6th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 20°C (68°F), whilst at night 3°C (38°F) is normal.

On average June is the 6th driest month of the year in Quito with around 64mm 2.5 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 14 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 5.7 hours of sunshine per day.

Quito weather in June »

July

Quito July weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
18°C 30mm 6.7hrs 12.8hrs

July in Quito is generally dry with the temperature being mild.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Quito, with some inordinately good weather at this time of year.

July is in the winter in Quito and is typically the 6th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 20°C (69°F), whilst at night 3°C (37°F) is normal.

On average July is the 6th wettest month of the year in Quito with around 30mm 1.2 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 10 days, although this may vary considerably.

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

Quito weather in July »

August

Quito August weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
19°C 39mm 6.5hrs 12.8hrs

The weather in August in Quito is characteristically mild and reasonably dry.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Quito, with some extremely good weather at this time of year.

August is in the winter in Quito and is typically the 5th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 21°C (70°F), whilst at night 2°C (36°F) is normal.

On average August is the 5th wettest month of the year in Quito with around 39mm 1.5 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 11 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.5 hours of sunshine per day.

Quito weather in August »

September

Quito September weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
19°C 82mm 5.7hrs 12.8hrs

Quito's weather in September is typically mild and a little damp in nature.

It is perhaps a good month to visit Quito, with some very good weather at this time of year.

September is in the spring in Quito and is typically the 4th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 21°C (70°F), whilst at night 3°C (37°F) is normal.

On average September is the 4th wettest month of the year in Quito with around 82mm 3.2 inches of rain making it a a little damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 15 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 5.7 hours of sunshine per day.

Quito weather in September »

October

Quito October weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
18°C 132mm 5.5hrs 12.8hrs

October is a wet month in Quito and the temperature is generally mild.

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

October is in the spring in Quito and is typically the 3rd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 21°C (69°F), whilst at night 3°C (37°F) is normal.

On average October is the 3rd wettest month of the year in Quito with around 132mm 5.2 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 5.5 hours of sunshine per day.

Quito weather in October »

November

Quito November weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
18°C 127mm 5.3hrs 12.9hrs

November is a wet month in Quito and the temperature is generally mild.

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

November is in the spring in Quito and is typically the 2nd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 21°C (69°F), whilst at night 3°C (37°F) is normal.

On average November is the 2nd wettest month of the year in Quito with around 127mm 5 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 18 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 5.3 hours of sunshine per day.

Quito weather in November »

December

Quito December weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
19°C 109mm 5.7hrs 12.8hrs

December in Quito is generally damp with the temperature being mild.

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

December is in the summer in Quito and is typically the warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 21°C (69°F), whilst at night 3°C (37°F) is normal.

On average December is the wettest month of the year in Quito with around 109mm 4.3 inches of rain making it a damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 18 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 5.7 hours of sunshine per day.

Quito weather in December »

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Quito weather statistics
Hottest month: April 19.7°C 67.5°F
Driest month: July 30mm 1.2ins
Sunniest month: July 6.7hrs
Coldest month: July 19.8°C 67.6°F
Wettest month: April 174mm 6.9ins
Warmest sea: May 25.9°C 78.6°F
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