The best times to visit San Miguel de Salcedo for ideal weather are

November 12th to April 8th

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

 

 


Other San Miguel de Salcedo Travel Info

Weather in San Miguel de Salcedo

Temperature

Average temperatures in San Miguel de Salcedo 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 72nd 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 Salcedo, 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 73.9°F (23.3°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 49.8°F (9.9°C) at night.

San Miguel de Salcedo Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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San Miguel de Salcedo 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.

San Miguel de Salcedo Perceived Temperature (F)

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San Miguel de Salcedo Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average San Miguel de Salcedo 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 70.4 59.3 50.6
Feb 70.4 59.3 50.1
Mar 70.6 59.5 50.3
Apr 70.8 59.3 49.4
May 69.7 58.9 49.7
Jun 67.5 57.9 48.3
Jul 67.1 57.5 47.6
Aug 68.2 57.4 46.7
Sep 69.5 58 45.6
Oct 71.6 60 48.9
Nov 73 60.3 49.2
Dec 71.9 59.9 49.3

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 21.3 15.2 10.3
Feb 21.3 15.2 10.1
Mar 21.4 15.3 10.2
Apr 21.6 15.2 9.7
May 20.9 14.9 9.8
Jun 19.7 14.4 9.1
Jul 19.5 14.2 8.7
Aug 20.1 14.1 8.2
Sep 20.8 14.4 7.6
Oct 22 15.6 9.4
Nov 22.8 15.7 9.6
Dec 22.2 15.5 9.6

 


 

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 Salcedo are August, June, and then July. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early March. For example, on the week of March 5th 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 3 days of significant precipitation the week of March 19th.

When can you find snow in San Miguel de Salcedo? 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 Salcedo.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in San Miguel de Salcedo (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 23% 0 3.4
Feb 19% 0 1.8
Mar 16% 0 1.6
Apr 17% 0 2.1
May 16% 0 1.3
Jun 6% 0 0.6
Jul 6% 0 0.8
Aug 5% 0 0.6
Sep 7% 0 1.1
Oct 19% 0 1.7
Nov 22% 0 2.1
Dec 11% 0 1.4

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 23 0 8.6
Feb 19 0 4.6
Mar 16 0 4.1
Apr 17 0 5.3
May 16 0 3.3
Jun 6 0 1.5
Jul 6 0 2
Aug 5 0 1.5
Sep 7 0 2.8
Oct 19 0 4.3
Nov 22 0 5.3
Dec 11 0 3.6

 

Humidity and Wind

San Miguel de Salcedo has some high humidity months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is September (59.3% relative humidity), and the most humid month is March (66.2%).

Wind in San Miguel de Salcedo is usually moderate. The windiest month is June, followed by August and July. June’s average wind speed of around 10.2 knots (11.8 MPH or 19 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 late August to early September where average top sustained speeds reach 17.5 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in San Miguel de Salcedo.

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Wind

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

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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 8.4 Gentle breeze 14.3 Significant breeze
Feb 7.5 Gentle breeze 13.4 Significant breeze
Mar 7.3 Gentle breeze 13.3 Significant breeze
Apr 7.7 Gentle breeze 13.6 Significant breeze
May 8.1 Gentle breeze 14.1 Significant breeze
Jun 10.2 Gentle breeze 15.7 Significant breeze
Jul 9.9 Gentle breeze 15.3 Significant breeze
Aug 10 Gentle breeze 15.8 Significant breeze
Sep 9.3 Gentle breeze 15.3 Significant breeze
Oct 8 Gentle breeze 14.2 Significant breeze
Nov 6.9 Light breeze 13.4 Significant breeze
Dec 8.2 Gentle breeze 14 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 65.4%
Feb 64.9%
Mar 66.2%
Apr 64.4%
May 65.6%
Jun 65%
Jul 63.5%
Aug 60.6%
Sep 59.3%
Oct 59.9%
Nov 60.8%
Dec 61.5%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to San Miguel de Salcedo?

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 Salcedo, 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 Salcedo 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

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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 somewhat 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 San Miguel de Salcedo Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 73.9°F (23.3°C) and 68.2°F (20.1°C) with similar temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with roughly 5 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 the least precipitation with about 2 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the slowest season for tourism in San Miguel de Salcedo, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 73.6°F (23.1°C) and 67.6°F (19.8°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant 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 San Miguel de Salcedo to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 72.6°F (22.6°C) and 68.5°F (20.3°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 3 to 7 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.

 

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