The best times to visit Patate for ideal weather are

January 29th to July 8th

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



Other Patate Travel Info

Weather in Patate


Average temperatures in Patate vary very little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel very enjoyable all year with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is more temperate than most — in the 87th 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 Patate, 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 73.3°F (22.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 52.4°F (11.3°C) at night.

Patate Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Patate Temperatures (Celsius)


“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.

Patate Perceived Temperature (F)


Patate Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Patate 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 69.7 60.7 52.2
Feb 69.5 61.5 52.2
Mar 69.6 61.3 51.5
Apr 69.4 61.3 52
May 68.3 60.7 52.2
Jun 67.2 59.5 50.8
Jul 66.3 58.9 49.8
Aug 66.7 59.1 48.8
Sep 70 60.8 48.8
Oct 70.8 62.3 51.2
Nov 72.2 62.9 51.5
Dec 70.8 61.9 51.1

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 20.9 15.9 11.2
Feb 20.8 16.4 11.2
Mar 20.9 16.3 10.8
Apr 20.8 16.3 11.1
May 20.2 15.9 11.2
Jun 19.6 15.3 10.4
Jul 19.1 14.9 9.9
Aug 19.3 15.1 9.3
Sep 21.1 16 9.3
Oct 21.6 16.8 10.7
Nov 22.3 17.2 10.8
Dec 21.6 16.6 10.6



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Patate are April, October, and then September. 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 and early February. For example, on the week of January 29th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid July with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of July 16th.

When can you find snow in Patate? 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 Patate.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Patate (in).

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 22% 0 2.4
Feb 15% 0 2.1
Mar 21% 0 2.1
Apr 5% 0 0.7
May 13% 0 1.9
Jun 9% 0 1
Jul 20% 0 1.7
Aug 8% 0 0.8
Sep 6% 0 1.4
Oct 5% 0 1
Nov 20% 0 2.5
Dec 14% 0 1.2

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 22 0 6.1
Feb 15 0 5.3
Mar 21 0 5.3
Apr 5 0 1.8
May 13 0 4.8
Jun 9 0 2.5
Jul 20 0 4.3
Aug 8 0 2
Sep 6 0 3.6
Oct 5 0 2.5
Nov 20 0 6.4
Dec 14 0 3


Humidity and Wind

Patate has some humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is October (61.3% relative humidity), and the most humid month is May (69.9%).

Wind in Patate is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is September, followed by August and June. September’s average wind speed of around 4 knots (4.6 MPH or 7.5 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 to mid September where average top sustained speeds reach 8.8 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

Avg. Relative Humidity


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

Max Sustained Wind
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 2.7 Barely noticeable 5.5 Light breeze
Feb 2.6 Barely noticeable 5 Light breeze
Mar 2.6 Barely noticeable 5.1 Light breeze
Apr 2.9 Barely noticeable 6.1 Light breeze
May 3 Barely noticeable 6.3 Light breeze
Jun 3.6 Barely noticeable 6.8 Light breeze
Jul 3.5 Barely noticeable 6.8 Light breeze
Aug 3.6 Barely noticeable 7.5 Gentle breeze
Sep 4 Light breeze 8 Light breeze
Oct 3.3 Barely noticeable 7.1 Gentle breeze
Nov 2.9 Barely noticeable 7 Light breeze
Dec 3.1 Barely noticeable 6.4 Light breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 66%
Feb 64.5%
Mar 64.6%
Apr 64.7%
May 69.9%
Jun 66.1%
Jul 68.2%
Aug 65.7%
Sep 62.2%
Oct 61.3%
Nov 63%
Dec 63.2%


Is it Safe to Travel to Patate?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe, but with extra warnings in a few regions. As of Dec 04, 2023 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 Nov 20, 2023.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Patate, 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 Patate 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

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 Patate Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 72.2°F (22.3°C) and 66.7°F (19.3°C) with similar temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 1 to 7 days of significant precipitation per month. Fall is the 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 comfortably cool weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see moderate precipitation with 3 to 6 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the slowest season for tourism in Patate, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 73.3°F (22.9°C) and 69.1°F (20.6°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 2 to 6 days per month. Tourism is fairly slow during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower priced.

Summer (December through February)

Weather is somewhat cool this time of year in Patate to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 72.8°F (22.7°C) and 67.2°F (19.6°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 4 to 7 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.


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