The best times to visit Macas for ideal weather are

January 1st to September 9th

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

 

 


Other Macas Travel Info

Weather in Macas

Temperature

Average temperatures in Macas 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 somewhat temperate — in the 59th 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 Macas, the hottest months are November, October, and then December. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid to late November where highs are regularly around 83.5°F (28.6°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 65.1°F (18.4°C) at night.

Macas Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Macas 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.

Macas Perceived Temperature (F)

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Macas Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Macas 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 76.9 70.5 64.2
Feb 77.3 70.4 63.6
Mar 78.4 71.2 64.7
Apr 78.7 71.6 64.2
May 78.5 71.4 64.3
Jun 76.5 69.9 63.2
Jul 76.2 69.3 62.4
Aug 78.2 70.6 61.9
Sep 80.5 72.2 62.1
Oct 81.7 73.3 64
Nov 81.8 73.8 64.6
Dec 79.8 72.4 64.1

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 24.9 21.4 17.9
Feb 25.2 21.3 17.6
Mar 25.8 21.8 18.2
Apr 25.9 22 17.9
May 25.8 21.9 17.9
Jun 24.7 21.1 17.3
Jul 24.6 20.7 16.9
Aug 25.7 21.4 16.6
Sep 26.9 22.3 16.7
Oct 27.6 22.9 17.8
Nov 27.7 23.2 18.1
Dec 26.6 22.4 17.8

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Macas are August, October, 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 to mid August. For example, on the week of August 6th there is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid January with an average of 6 days of significant precipitation the week of January 15th.

When can you find snow in Macas? 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 Macas.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Macas (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 12.6
Feb 54% 0 9.2
Mar 65% 0 10.5
Apr 51% 0 8.9
May 50% 0 8.1
Jun 53% 0 9.2
Jul 57% 0 9.5
Aug 35% 0 6.8
Sep 42% 0 7.1
Oct 39% 0 5.3
Nov 48% 0 8.1
Dec 40% 0 6.1

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 67 0 32
Feb 54 0 23.4
Mar 65 0 26.7
Apr 51 0 22.6
May 50 0 20.6
Jun 53 0 23.4
Jul 57 0 24.1
Aug 35 0 17.3
Sep 42 0 18
Oct 39 0 13.5
Nov 48 0 20.6
Dec 40 0 15.5

 

Humidity and Wind

Macas has some extremely humid months, and high humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is September (71.2% relative humidity), and the most humid month is June (82.5%).

Wind in Macas is usually calm. The windiest month is December, followed by January and November. December’s average wind speed of around 5.1 knots (5.9 MPH or 9.5 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 March where average top sustained speeds reach 9.8 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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Wind

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

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Average Daily Wind

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 5.1 Light breeze 8.4 Gentle breeze
Feb 4.5 Light breeze 7.4 Gentle breeze
Mar 4.7 Light breeze 7.7 Gentle breeze
Apr 4.3 Light breeze 7.2 Gentle breeze
May 4.7 Light breeze 8.3 Gentle breeze
Jun 4.3 Light breeze 7.3 Gentle breeze
Jul 4.1 Light breeze 6.9 Gentle breeze
Aug 3.8 Barely noticeable 7.1 Gentle breeze
Sep 4.1 Light breeze 7.3 Gentle breeze
Oct 4.4 Light breeze 8.2 Gentle breeze
Nov 4.8 Light breeze 8.6 Gentle breeze
Dec 5.1 Light breeze 8.8 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 80.2%
Feb 81.3%
Mar 80.4%
Apr 78.1%
May 79.2%
Jun 82.5%
Jul 82.1%
Aug 75.7%
Sep 71.2%
Oct 72.2%
Nov 73.2%
Dec 75.8%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Macas?

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 Macas, Ecuador is July, followed by January and September. 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 Macas in November. 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 21.8 in November means 21.8% of the tourists vs. July.

 

 

Overall Macas Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 82.1°F (27.8°C) and 76.5°F (24.7°C) with similar temperatures in the later months. Rain is frequent with 15 to 20 days of significant precipitation per month. Fall is the second 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 11 to 18 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Macas, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 83.5°F (28.6°C) and 79°F (26.1°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a great amount: 12 to 14 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Summer (December through February)

Weather is perfect this time of year in Macas to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 81.7°F (27.6°C) and 75.3°F (24.1°C). On average, it rains or snows a very great amount: 12 to 21 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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