The best times to visit Lago Agrio for ideal weather are

March 5th to June 3rd

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

 

 


Other Lago Agrio Travel Info

Weather in Lago Agrio

Temperature

Average temperatures in Lago Agrio vary very little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot for most of the year with a chance of rain throughout most of the year. The area is far less temperate than some — in the 6th 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 Lago Agrio, the hottest months are November, October, and then December. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early November where highs are regularly around 92.4°F (33.6°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 70.2°F (21.2°C) at night.

Lago Agrio Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Lago Agrio 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.

Lago Agrio Perceived Temperature (F)

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Lago Agrio Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Lago Agrio 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 87.5 79.2 70.7
Feb 85.3 78 70.9
Mar 81.8 75.5 71
Apr 86.4 78.7 71.5
May 84.4 77.3 70.1
Jun 84.9 77.8 70.4
Jul 82.6 76.4 69.6
Aug 85.6 78.2 69.4
Sep 87.5 79 69.7
Oct 88 80.1 71
Nov 88 80.4 71.1
Dec 87.5 80 71.3

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 30.8 26.2 21.5
Feb 29.6 25.6 21.6
Mar 27.7 24.2 21.7
Apr 30.2 25.9 21.9
May 29.1 25.2 21.2
Jun 29.4 25.4 21.3
Jul 28.1 24.7 20.9
Aug 29.8 25.7 20.8
Sep 30.8 26.1 20.9
Oct 31.1 26.7 21.7
Nov 31.1 26.9 21.7
Dec 30.8 26.7 21.8

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Lago Agrio are September, June, and then October. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late January. For example, on the week of January 22nd there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early January with an average of 7 days of significant precipitation the week of January 1st.

When can you find snow in Lago Agrio? 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 Lago Agrio.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Lago Agrio (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 67% 0 25.1
Feb 56% 0 7.3
Mar 75% 0 22.4
Apr 41% 0 15.8
May 50% 0 12.1
Jun 40% 0 9.9
Jul 67% 0 16.1
Aug 53% 0 16.7
Sep 39% 0 6.3
Oct 40% 0 9.9
Nov 59% 0 11.9
Dec 52% 0 14.5

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 67 0 63.8
Feb 56 0 18.5
Mar 75 0 56.9
Apr 41 0 40.1
May 50 0 30.7
Jun 40 0 25.1
Jul 67 0 40.9
Aug 53 0 42.4
Sep 39 0 16
Oct 40 0 25.1
Nov 59 0 30.2
Dec 52 0 36.8

 

Humidity and Wind

Lago Agrio has some extremely humid months, and high humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is September (72.4% relative humidity), and the most humid month is March (86.4%).

Wind in Lago Agrio is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is August, followed by September and March. August’s average wind speed of around 1.5 knots (1.7 MPH or 2.7 KPH) is considered “light air.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in mid March where average top sustained speeds reach 8 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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 0.5 Still 4.6 Light breeze
Feb 0.6 Still 4.6 Light breeze
Mar 0.8 Still 5.7 Light breeze
Apr 0.5 Still 3.3 Barely noticeable
May 0.3 Still 3.3 Light breeze
Jun 0.3 Still 4.5 Light breeze
Jul 0.6 Still 4.3 Light breeze
Aug 1.5 Barely noticeable 4.5 Light breeze
Sep 1.1 Barely noticeable 5.3 Light breeze
Oct 0.6 Still 4.3 Light breeze
Nov 0.5 Still 4.3 Light breeze
Dec 0.7 Still 4.5 Light breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 76%
Feb 79.1%
Mar 86.4%
Apr 78.3%
May 79.6%
Jun 77.6%
Jul 80%
Aug 73.1%
Sep 72.4%
Oct 73.2%
Nov 73.7%
Dec 74.2%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Lago Agrio?

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 Lago Agrio, 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 Lago Agrio 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 Lago Agrio Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 92.4°F (33.6°C) and 78.6°F (25.9°C) with similar temperatures in the later months. Rain is frequent with 12 to 23 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 very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see moderate precipitation with 12 to 21 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the slowest season for tourism in Lago Agrio, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 91°F (32.8°C) and 86.2°F (30.1°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a great amount: 12 to 18 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 perfect this time of year in Lago Agrio to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 90.6°F (32.6°C) and 82.3°F (27.9°C). On average, it rains or snows a very great amount: 16 to 21 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.

 

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