The best times to visit San Miguel de los Bancos for ideal weather are
June 4th to September 30th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
San Miguel de los Bancos Travel Guide
Other San Miguel de los Bancos Travel Info
Weather in San Miguel de los Bancos
Average temperatures in San Miguel de los Bancos vary barely at all. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for most of the year with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 18th 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 San Miguel de los Bancos, the hottest months are November, September, and then January. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late October to early November where highs are regularly around 63.2°F (17.3°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 43.9°F (6.6°C) at night.
San Miguel de los Bancos Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
San Miguel de los Bancos 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.
San Miguel de los Bancos Perceived Temperature (F)
San Miguel de los Bancos Perceived Temperature (C)
Average San Miguel de los Bancos 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 San Miguel de los Bancos are July, June, and then August. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early June. For example, on the week of June 4th 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 6 days of significant precipitation the week of March 19th.
When can you find snow in San Miguel de los Bancos? 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 San Miguel de los Bancos.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in San Miguel de los Bancos (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
San Miguel de los Bancos has some extremely humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is August (69.5% relative humidity), and the most humid month is February (83.6%).
Wind in San Miguel de los Bancos is usually calm. The windiest month is July, followed by August and September. July’s average wind speed of around 9 knots (10.3 MPH or 16.6 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in mid July where average top sustained speeds reach 16.5 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in San Miguel de los Bancos.
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||4.3||Light breeze||8.6||Gentle breeze|
|Feb||2.7||Barely noticeable||6.9||Light breeze|
|Mar||3.9||Barely noticeable||9.3||Gentle breeze|
|Apr||3.2||Barely noticeable||8.3||Gentle breeze|
|May||3.2||Barely noticeable||7.8||Gentle breeze|
|Jun||5.1||Light breeze||9.4||Gentle breeze|
|Jul||9||Gentle breeze||15||Gentle breeze|
|Aug||6.5||Light breeze||11.9||Significant breeze|
|Sep||6.3||Light breeze||11.6||Gentle breeze|
|Oct||3.3||Barely noticeable||8||Gentle breeze|
|Nov||2.5||Barely noticeable||6.2||Gentle breeze|
|Dec||3.2||Barely noticeable||7.4||Gentle breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to San Miguel de los Bancos?
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 San Miguel de los Bancos, 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 San Miguel de los Bancos 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 San Miguel de los Bancos Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 61.5°F (16.4°C) and 58.3°F (14.6°C) with similar temperatures in the later months. Rain is very common with 8 to 12 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 cold weather with high temperatures that are brisk. These months see the least precipitation with 1 to 3 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the slowest season for tourism in San Miguel de los Bancos, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 63.2°F (17.3°C) and 60.1°F (15.6°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 4 to 9 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 too cold this time of year in San Miguel de los Bancos to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 62.3°F (16.8°C) and 58.6°F (14.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 5 to 7 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.