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.
Lago Agrio Travel Guide
Other Lago Agrio Travel Info
Weather in Lago Agrio
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)
Lago Agrio 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.
Lago Agrio Perceived Temperature (F)
Lago Agrio Perceived Temperature (C)
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.
|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 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.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Lago Agrio (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
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.
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|
|Aug||1.5||Barely noticeable||4.5||Light breeze|
|Sep||1.1||Barely noticeable||5.3||Light breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
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
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.