The best times to visit El Cuco 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.
El Cuco Travel Guide
Other El Cuco Travel Info
Weather in El Cuco
Average temperatures in El Cuco vary 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 El Cuco, the hottest months are March, April, and then February. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late March where highs are regularly around 102°F (38.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 73.7°F (23.2°C) at night.
El Cuco Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
El Cuco Temperatures (Celsius)
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.
El Cuco Perceived Temperature (F)
El Cuco Perceived Temperature (C)
Average El Cuco 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.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in El Cuco are January, February, and then December. 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 El Cuco? 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 El Cuco.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in El Cuco (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
El Cuco has some very humid months, and dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is February (28.4% relative humidity), and the most humid month is September (72.5%).
Wind in El Cuco is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is April, followed by March and February. April’s average wind speed of around 5.9 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 early to mid April where average top sustained speeds reach 15.9 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in El Cuco.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
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||Light breeze||7.7||Gentle breeze|
|Feb||5.1||Light breeze||9.5||Gentle breeze|
|Mar||5.6||Light breeze||12||Gentle breeze|
|Apr||5.9||Light breeze||14.1||Significant breeze|
|May||4.1||Light breeze||10.4||Gentle breeze|
|Jun||2.8||Barely noticeable||7.5||Gentle breeze|
|Jul||2.3||Barely noticeable||5.9||Gentle breeze|
|Aug||2.7||Barely noticeable||7.5||Gentle breeze|
|Sep||2.4||Barely noticeable||6.5||Gentle breeze|
|Oct||2.1||Barely noticeable||5.7||Light breeze|
|Nov||2.1||Barely noticeable||5.2||Gentle breeze|
|Dec||2.6||Barely noticeable||5.7||Light breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to El Cuco?
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 El Cuco, 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 El Cuco 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
Overall El Cuco Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel very warm. Highs range from 102°F (38.9°C) and 92.7°F (33.7°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 1 to 10 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 hot weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see the most precipitation with 10 to 13 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in El Cuco, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 94°F (34.4°C) and 90.3°F (32.4°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 3 to 13 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 somewhat warm this time of year in El Cuco to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 99.7°F (37.6°C) and 94.5°F (34.7°C). On average, it rains or snows a insignificant amount: consistently 0 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.