The best times to visit Ibarra for ideal weather are
February 26th to May 13th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Ibarra Travel Guide
Other Ibarra Travel Info
Weather in Ibarra
Average temperatures in Ibarra vary barely at all. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 29th 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 Ibarra, the hottest months are November, March, and then December. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid to late November where highs are regularly around 68.1°F (20.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 48°F (8.9°C) at night.
Ibarra Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Ibarra 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.
Ibarra Perceived Temperature (F)
Ibarra Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Ibarra 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 Ibarra are September, August, and then July. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late December. For example, on the week of December 24th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid April with an average of 5 days of significant precipitation the week of April 16th.
When can you find snow in Ibarra? 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 Ibarra.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Ibarra (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
Ibarra has some extremely humid months, and high humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is October (72.3% relative humidity), and the most humid month is June (83.5%).
Wind in Ibarra is usually calm. The windiest month is September, followed by August and July. September’s average wind speed of around 5.5 knots (6.3 MPH or 10.2 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 June where average top sustained speeds reach 11.9 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Ibarra.
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||4.6||Light breeze||8.7||Gentle breeze|
|Feb||3.7||Barely noticeable||7.8||Gentle breeze|
|Mar||4.4||Light breeze||9||Gentle breeze|
|Apr||4.3||Light breeze||8.6||Gentle breeze|
|May||4||Light breeze||8.2||Gentle breeze|
|Jun||5||Light breeze||9.9||Gentle breeze|
|Jul||5.3||Light breeze||9.9||Gentle breeze|
|Aug||5.5||Light breeze||10||Gentle breeze|
|Sep||5.5||Light breeze||10.1||Gentle breeze|
|Oct||4.5||Light breeze||8.7||Gentle breeze|
|Nov||4||Light breeze||8.4||Gentle breeze|
|Dec||4.5||Light breeze||8.5||Gentle breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Ibarra?
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 Ibarra, 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 Ibarra 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
Overall Ibarra Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 67.1°F (19.5°C) and 63.1°F (17.3°C) with similar temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 7 to 10 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the 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 cold weather with high temperatures that are brisk. These months see the least precipitation with 5 to 8 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the slowest season for tourism in Ibarra, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 68.1°F (20.1°C) and 61.9°F (16.6°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 4 to 12 days per month. Tourism is fairly slow during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower priced.
Winter (December through February)
Weather is somewhat cool this time of year in Ibarra to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 66.8°F (19.3°C) and 63.9°F (17.7°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 7 to 10 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.