When is the best time to go to San Cristóbal

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The chart above shows the best time of year to visit San Cristóbal, 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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San Cristóbal weather by month

Please note our recommendations for when to visit San Cristóbal 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 Cristóbal January weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
25°C 178mm 7.9hrs 12.9hrs 25°C

The weather in January in San Cristóbal is characteristically warm, humid and wet.

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 Cristóbal.

January is in the summer in San Cristóbal and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 28°C (82°F), whilst at night 18°C (64°F) is normal.

On average January is the driest month of the year in San Cristóbal with around 178mm 7 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 17 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.9 hours of sunshine per day.

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February

San Cristóbal February weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
27°C 146mm 8.2hrs 12.8hrs 26°C

February in San Cristóbal is generally wet with the temperature being hot.

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 Cristóbal.

February is in the summer in San Cristóbal and is typically the 2nd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 30°C (86°F), whilst at night 19°C (65°F) is normal.

On average February is the 2nd driest month of the year in San Cristóbal with around 146mm 5.7 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 12 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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March

San Cristóbal March weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
27°C 170mm 7.9hrs 12.8hrs 27°C

The weather in March in San Cristóbal is characteristically hot, humid and wet.

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

March is in the fall / autumn in San Cristóbal and is typically the 3rd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 30°C (87°F), whilst at night 18°C (65°F) is normal.

On average March is the 3rd driest month of the year in San Cristóbal with around 170mm 6.7 inches of rain making it a wet 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 7.9 hours of sunshine per day.

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April

San Cristóbal April weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
27°C 156mm 8.1hrs 12.8hrs 26°C

San Cristóbal's weather in April is typically hot, humid and wet in nature.

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 San Cristóbal.

April is in the fall / autumn in San Cristóbal and is typically the 4th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 30°C (86°F), whilst at night 19°C (66°F) is normal.

On average April is the 4th driest month of the year in San Cristóbal with around 156mm 6.1 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 9 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.1 hours of sunshine per day.

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May

San Cristóbal May weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
25°C 79mm 7.8hrs 12.8hrs 25°C

May is a reasonably dry, humid month in San Cristóbal and the temperature is generally hot.

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

May is in the fall / autumn in San Cristóbal and is typically the 5th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 28°C (83°F), whilst at night 18°C (64°F) is normal.

On average May is the 5th driest month of the year in San Cristóbal with around 79mm 3.1 inches of rain making it a reasonably 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 7.8 hours of sunshine per day.

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June

San Cristóbal June weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
24°C 106mm 6.1hrs 12.9hrs 23°C

Warm, humid and damp weather often prevails in San Cristóbal during the month of June

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 San Cristóbal.

June is in the winter in San Cristóbal and is typically the 6th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 27°C (80°F), whilst at night 17°C (63°F) is normal.

On average June is the 6th driest month of the year in San Cristóbal with around 106mm 4.2 inches of rain making it a damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 13 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.1 hours of sunshine per day.

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July

San Cristóbal July weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
22°C 115mm 6.2hrs 12.8hrs 23°C

July in San Cristóbal is generally damp with the temperature being warm.

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 San Cristóbal.

July is in the winter in San Cristóbal and is typically the 6th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 25°C (77°F), whilst at night 16°C (60°F) is normal.

On average July is the 6th wettest month of the year in San Cristóbal with around 115mm 4.5 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 6.2 hours of sunshine per day.

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August

San Cristóbal August weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
22°C 80mm 6hrs 12.8hrs 22°C

The weather in August in San Cristóbal is characteristically warm and reasonably dry.

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

August is in the winter in San Cristóbal and is typically the 5th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 24°C (75°F), whilst at night 15°C (59°F) is normal.

On average August is the 5th wettest month of the year in San Cristóbal with around 80mm 3.1 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry 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 6 hours of sunshine per day.

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September

San Cristóbal September weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
21°C 86mm 5.8hrs 12.8hrs 22°C

San Cristóbal's weather in September is typically warm and a little damp in nature.

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

September is in the spring in San Cristóbal and is typically the 4th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 24°C (75°F), whilst at night 15°C (59°F) is normal.

On average September is the 4th wettest month of the year in San Cristóbal with around 86mm 3.4 inches of rain making it a a little damp 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 5.8 hours of sunshine per day.

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October

San Cristóbal October weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
22°C 67mm 6.3hrs 12.8hrs 22°C

October is a reasonably dry month in San Cristóbal and the temperature is generally warm.

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

October is in the spring in San Cristóbal and is typically the 3rd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 24°C (76°F), whilst at night 15°C (59°F) is normal.

On average October is the 3rd wettest month of the year in San Cristóbal with around 67mm 2.6 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 16 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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November

San Cristóbal November weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
23°C 72mm 7.3hrs 12.9hrs 23°C

November is a reasonably dry, humid month in San Cristóbal and the temperature is generally warm.

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

November is in the spring in San Cristóbal and is typically the 2nd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 25°C (77°F), whilst at night 16°C (61°F) is normal.

On average November is the 2nd wettest month of the year in San Cristóbal with around 72mm 2.8 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 16 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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December

San Cristóbal December weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
24°C 130mm 7hrs 12.8hrs 24°C

December in San Cristóbal is generally wet with the temperature being warm.

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 Cristóbal.

December is in the summer in San Cristóbal and is typically the warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 26°C (79°F), whilst at night 17°C (62°F) is normal.

On average December is the wettest month of the year in San Cristóbal with around 130mm 5.1 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 13 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7 hours of sunshine per day.

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San Cristóbal weather stats

San Cristóbal weather statistics
Hottest month: March 30.1°C 86.2°F
Driest month: October 67mm 2.6ins
Sunniest month: February 8.2hrs
Coldest month: September 23.4°C 74.1°F
Wettest month: January 178mm 7ins
Warmest sea: March 26.6°C 79.9°F
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