The best times to visit Banos for ideal weather are

December 3rd to October 21st

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

 

 


Other Banos Travel Info

Weather in Banos

Temperature

Average temperatures in Banos vary very little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel very enjoyable all year with a chance of rain or snow throughout most of the year. The area is more temperate than most — in the 63rd 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 Banos, the hottest months are October, November, and then September. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late October where highs are regularly around 83.8°F (28.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 65°F (18.3°C) at night.

Banos Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Banos 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.

Banos Perceived Temperature (F)

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Banos Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Banos 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 75.5 69.7 64.3
Feb 75.4 70.3 65.1
Mar 77.8 71.4 64.7
Apr 77.3 71.2 65.1
May 77.5 71.3 65.3
Jun 76.1 70.4 64.5
Jul 76.3 70.3 63.9
Aug 80.3 72.7 64.4
Sep 80.9 73.4 65.2
Oct 80.7 73.6 64.9
Nov 80.7 73.4 66
Dec 78.3 72 65.2

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 24.2 20.9 17.9
Feb 24.1 21.3 18.4
Mar 25.4 21.9 18.2
Apr 25.2 21.8 18.4
May 25.3 21.8 18.5
Jun 24.5 21.3 18.1
Jul 24.6 21.3 17.7
Aug 26.8 22.6 18
Sep 27.2 23 18.4
Oct 27.1 23.1 18.3
Nov 27.1 23 18.9
Dec 25.7 22.2 18.4

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Banos are September, November, and then August. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early September. For example, on the week of September 3rd there is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late February and early March with an average of 7 days of significant precipitation the week of February 26th.

When can you find snow in Banos? 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 Banos.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Banos (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 78% 0 19.3
Feb 76% 0 17.5
Mar 85% 0 24.4
Apr 69% 0 24
May 70% 0 16.5
Jun 71% 0 20.2
Jul 74% 0 18.6
Aug 53% 0 10.7
Sep 46% 0 9.6
Oct 66% 0 14.7
Nov 50% 0 13.2
Dec 73% 0 19.6

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 78 0 49
Feb 76 0 44.5
Mar 85 0 62
Apr 69 0 61
May 70 0 41.9
Jun 71 0 51.3
Jul 74 0 47.2
Aug 53 0 27.2
Sep 46 0 24.4
Oct 66 0 37.3
Nov 50 0 33.5
Dec 73 0 49.8

 

Humidity and Wind

Banos has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is September (62% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (77%).

Wind in Banos is usually calm. The windiest month is September, followed by October and August. September’s average wind speed of around 4.8 knots (5.5 MPH or 8.8 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 early to mid September where average top sustained speeds reach 9 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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Wind

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

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Max Sustained Wind
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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 4.2 Light breeze 6.6 Light breeze
Feb 3.5 Barely noticeable 5.8 Light breeze
Mar 4 Light breeze 6.2 Light breeze
Apr 3.8 Barely noticeable 6.8 Light breeze
May 3.6 Barely noticeable 6.3 Light breeze
Jun 3.5 Barely noticeable 5.9 Light breeze
Jul 3.6 Barely noticeable 6.3 Light breeze
Aug 4.3 Light breeze 7.2 Gentle breeze
Sep 4.8 Light breeze 8.4 Light breeze
Oct 4.4 Light breeze 7.7 Gentle breeze
Nov 3.9 Barely noticeable 6.5 Light breeze
Dec 4 Light breeze 6.8 Light breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 77%
Feb 74.9%
Mar 71.2%
Apr 70.4%
May 75.1%
Jun 76.2%
Jul 76.6%
Aug 66.1%
Sep 62%
Oct 66.1%
Nov 73.7%
Dec 72.9%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Banos?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe, but with extra warnings in a few regions. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are travel warnings and regional advisories for Ecuador; exercise a high degree of caution and avoid some areas. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Oct 07, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Banos, Ecuador is January, followed by March and May. 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 Banos in June. 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 extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 53.8 in June means 53.8% of the tourists vs. January.

 

 

Overall Banos Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 81°F (27.2°C) and 75.3°F (24.1°C) with similar temperatures in the later months. Rain is frequent with 21 to 26 days of significant precipitation per month. Fall is the busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Winter (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see moderate precipitation with 16 to 23 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the slowest season for tourism in Banos, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 83.8°F (28.8°C) and 77.7°F (25.4°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a great amount: 14 to 20 days per month. Tourism is fairly slow during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower priced.

Summer (December through February)

Weather is perfect this time of year in Banos to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 80.6°F (27°C) and 73°F (22.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a very great amount: 21 to 24 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.

 

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