The best times to visit Ahuachapan for ideal weather are

November 12th to April 22nd

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.

 

 


Other Ahuachapan Travel Info

Weather in Ahuachapan

Temperature

Average temperatures in Ahuachapan vary very little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot all year with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 16th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Ahuachapan, the hottest months are April, March, and then February. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late March where highs are regularly around 94.3°F (34.6°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 67.7°F (19.8°C) at night.

Ahuachapan Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Ahuachapan Temperatures (Celsius)

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“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Ahuachapan Perceived Temperature (F)

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Ahuachapan Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Ahuachapan Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 86.9 79.3 64.6
Feb 89.3 82 67.3
Mar 90.7 82.9 68
Apr 93.2 83.8 69.3
May 89.6 80.8 69
Jun 87 79 68.6
Jul 88 80.6 68.9
Aug 87.6 80 68.4
Sep 86 78.6 69.1
Oct 85.4 78.7 68.3
Nov 85.7 79.2 67.1
Dec 85.7 80 68.3

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 30.5 26.3 18.1
Feb 31.8 27.8 19.6
Mar 32.6 28.3 20
Apr 34 28.8 20.7
May 32 27.1 20.6
Jun 30.6 26.1 20.3
Jul 31.1 27 20.5
Aug 30.9 26.7 20.2
Sep 30 25.9 20.6
Oct 29.7 25.9 20.2
Nov 29.8 26.2 19.5
Dec 29.8 26.7 20.2

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Ahuachapan are January, December, and then February. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early January. For example, on the week of January 1st there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid August with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of August 13th.

When can you find snow in Ahuachapan? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Ahuachapan.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Ahuachapan (in).

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 0% 0 0
Feb 1% 0 0.1
Mar 4% 0 0.3
Apr 5% 0 1.1
May 35% 0 11.6
Jun 42% 0 11.1
Jul 41% 0 9.1
Aug 48% 0 11.5
Sep 41% 0 8.9
Oct 31% 0 7.8
Nov 9% 0 1
Dec 0% 0 0

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 0 0 0
Feb 1 0 0.3
Mar 4 0 0.8
Apr 5 0 2.8
May 35 0 29.5
Jun 42 0 28.2
Jul 41 0 23.1
Aug 48 0 29.2
Sep 41 0 22.6
Oct 31 0 19.8
Nov 9 0 2.5
Dec 0 0 0

 

Humidity and Wind

Ahuachapan has some very humid months, and slightly dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is February (36.3% relative humidity), and the most humid month is September (72.7%).

Wind in Ahuachapan is usually calm. The windiest month is March, followed by February and January. March’s average wind speed of around 5.8 knots (6.7 MPH or 10.8 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late March where average top sustained speeds reach 13.3 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Ahuachapan.

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Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 5.8 Light breeze 10.9 Gentle breeze
Feb 5.8 Light breeze 11.5 Significant breeze
Mar 5.8 Light breeze 11.4 Gentle breeze
Apr 5.5 Light breeze 11.5 Significant breeze
May 4.6 Light breeze 10.8 Gentle breeze
Jun 4.2 Light breeze 9.7 Gentle breeze
Jul 4.1 Light breeze 9.9 Gentle breeze
Aug 4.1 Light breeze 10 Gentle breeze
Sep 4 Light breeze 9.8 Gentle breeze
Oct 4 Light breeze 9.2 Gentle breeze
Nov 4.4 Light breeze 9.2 Gentle breeze
Dec 4.9 Light breeze 9.3 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 40%
Feb 36.3%
Mar 36.5%
Apr 43.4%
May 60.3%
Jun 69.3%
Jul 61.5%
Aug 65.1%
Sep 72.7%
Oct 65.5%
Nov 53.9%
Dec 44.9%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Ahuachapan?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are travel warnings for El Salvador; exercise a high degree of caution. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Aug 22, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Ahuachapan, El Salvador is July, followed by February and August. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Ahuachapan in December. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month

 

Most Popular Months to Visit

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Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is somewhat extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 46.6 in December means 46.6% of the tourists vs. July.

 

 

Overall Ahuachapan Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 94.3°F (34.6°C) and 86.2°F (30.1°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 1 to 11 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see the most precipitation with 12 to 15 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Ahuachapan, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 87.1°F (30.6°C) and 84.6°F (29.2°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 3 to 12 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is perfect this time of year in Ahuachapan to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 90.3°F (32.4°C) and 85.2°F (29.6°C). On average, it rains or snows a insignificant amount: consistently 0 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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