The best times to visit Sangolqui 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.



Other Sangolqui Travel Info

Weather in Sangolqui


Average temperatures in Sangolqui vary barely at all. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for most of the year with a chance of rain or snow throughout most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 12th 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 Sangolqui, the hottest months are September, July, and then August. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late December where highs are regularly around 69.4°F (20.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 44.4°F (6.9°C) at night.

Sangolqui Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Sangolqui 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.

Sangolqui Perceived Temperature (F)


Sangolqui Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Sangolqui 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 66.7 55.8 43.5
Feb 65 54.6 44.5
Mar 66 55.8 44.9
Apr 66.3 55.3 43.7
May 66.5 55.3 43.7
Jun 67.4 56.3 42.8
Jul 68.3 56.5 42.9
Aug 68.2 56.4 42.5
Sep 68.7 56.9 43.2
Oct 67.1 55.5 43.5
Nov 66.7 55.4 43.5
Dec 67.5 56.4 43.9

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 19.3 13.2 6.4
Feb 18.3 12.6 6.9
Mar 18.9 13.2 7.2
Apr 19.1 12.9 6.5
May 19.2 12.9 6.5
Jun 19.7 13.5 6
Jul 20.2 13.6 6.1
Aug 20.1 13.6 5.8
Sep 20.4 13.8 6.2
Oct 19.5 13.1 6.4
Nov 19.3 13 6.4
Dec 19.7 13.6 6.6



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Sangolqui are July, August, and then June. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid June. For example, on the week of June 18th 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 Sangolqui? 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 Sangolqui.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 39% 0 5.7
Feb 48% 0 6.9
Mar 55% 0 8.9
Apr 47% 0 5.2
May 43% 0 5.6
Jun 11% 0 1.3
Jul 10% 0 1.2
Aug 11% 0 1.6
Sep 15% 0 1.7
Oct 38% 0 5.9
Nov 42% 0 4.6
Dec 31% 0 3.9

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 39 0 14.5
Feb 48 0 17.5
Mar 55 0 22.6
Apr 47 0 13.2
May 43 0 14.2
Jun 11 0 3.3
Jul 10 0 3
Aug 11 0 4.1
Sep 15 0 4.3
Oct 38 0 15
Nov 42 0 11.7
Dec 31 0 9.9


Humidity and Wind

Sangolqui has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is August (56.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is February (78.3%).

Wind in Sangolqui is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is September, followed by August and July. September’s average wind speed of around 3.3 knots (3.8 MPH or 6.1 KPH) is considered “light air.” 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 8.2 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 1.2 Barely noticeable 3.4 Barely noticeable
Feb 0.7 Still 2.9 Barely noticeable
Mar 1 Barely noticeable 3.3 Barely noticeable
Apr 0.8 Still 3.1 Barely noticeable
May 1.1 Barely noticeable 3.2 Barely noticeable
Jun 2.4 Barely noticeable 5.1 Light breeze
Jul 2.8 Barely noticeable 5.9 Barely noticeable
Aug 2.9 Barely noticeable 5.8 Light breeze
Sep 3.3 Barely noticeable 6.1 Barely noticeable
Oct 1.7 Barely noticeable 4.1 Light breeze
Nov 1.3 Barely noticeable 3.1 Barely noticeable
Dec 1.7 Barely noticeable 4 Light breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 72.2%
Feb 78.3%
Mar 75.7%
Apr 74.8%
May 75.8%
Jun 62%
Jul 57.5%
Aug 56.1%
Sep 57%
Oct 69%
Nov 73.1%
Dec 69.2%


Is it Safe to Travel to Sangolqui?

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 Sangolqui, 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 Sangolqui 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 slightly 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 Sangolqui Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 67.3°F (19.6°C) and 64.6°F (18.1°C) with similar temperatures in the later months. Rain is frequent with 13 to 17 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 3 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the slowest season for tourism in Sangolqui, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 69.1°F (20.6°C) and 65.3°F (18.5°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 4 to 12 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 Sangolqui to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 68.8°F (20.4°C) and 64.3°F (17.9°C). On average, it rains or snows a great amount: 9 to 14 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.


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