The best times to visit Paute for ideal weather are
April 2nd to September 23rd
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Paute Travel Guide
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Weather in Paute
Average temperatures in Paute vary very little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel very enjoyable all year with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is more temperate than most — in the 80th 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 Paute, the hottest months are December, November, and then January. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late December where highs are regularly around 75.9°F (24.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 53.9°F (12.2°C) at night.
Paute Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Paute 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.
Paute Perceived Temperature (F)
Paute Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Paute 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 Paute are August, June, 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 early September. For example, on the week of September 3rd there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid March with an average of 5 days of significant precipitation the week of March 19th.
When can you find snow in Paute? 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 Paute.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Paute (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
Paute has some slightly muggy months, with moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is September (47.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is March (61.9%).
Wind in Paute is usually calm. The windiest month is December, followed by August and September. December’s average wind speed of around 5.2 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 to mid December where average top sustained speeds reach 11.5 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Paute.
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||4.4||Light breeze||8.6||Gentle breeze|
|Feb||4.2||Light breeze||9.2||Gentle breeze|
|Mar||3.9||Barely noticeable||8.6||Gentle breeze|
|Apr||4.2||Light breeze||9.2||Gentle breeze|
|May||4.1||Light breeze||8.6||Gentle breeze|
|Jun||4.9||Light breeze||9.4||Gentle breeze|
|Jul||5||Light breeze||9.7||Gentle breeze|
|Aug||5.2||Light breeze||9.8||Gentle breeze|
|Sep||5.1||Light breeze||9.9||Gentle breeze|
|Oct||4.6||Light breeze||9.6||Gentle breeze|
|Nov||4.5||Light breeze||10.4||Gentle breeze|
|Dec||5.2||Light breeze||10.6||Gentle breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Paute?
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 Paute, 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 Paute 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
Overall Paute Travel Experience by Season
Fall (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 74.3°F (23.5°C) and 71.1°F (21.7°C) with similar temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 6 to 11 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 comfortably cool weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the least precipitation with 1 to 4 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Paute, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.
Spring (September through November)
Spring daily highs range from 75.9°F (24.4°C) and 71.5°F (21.9°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 4 to 9 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 somewhat cool this time of year in Paute to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 74.8°F (23.8°C) and 71.8°F (22.1°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 6 to 9 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.