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.
Sangolqui Travel Guide
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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)
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.
|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 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.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Sangolqui (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
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.
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||1.2||Barely noticeable||3.4||Barely noticeable|
|Mar||1||Barely noticeable||3.3||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|
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 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 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
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.