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Quito weather in February (Ecuador)

What can you expect from the weather in Quito during February? Wondering if it's an optimal time for a visit? This page provides detailed information on the weather conditions for that month.

In February, Quito generally has pleasant temperatures and heavy rainfall. Throughout the daytime, temperatures often hover around 19°C. However, as the sun sets and evening approaches, there's a noticeable cool-down, with temperatures gently dropping to a more temperate 10°C.

Quito in February falls under the rainy season with heavy rainfall, averaging around 317 mm for the month. When we look at the climate data from the last 30 years, we can expect around 15 days of rain.

The city usually sees around 144 hours of sunlight, indicating a moderately sunny period.

If you're looking for dry conditions and comfortable temperatures, February may not be the ideal month to visit Quito. August typically offers the most agreeable circumstances. On the other hand, January, February, March, April, May, September, October, November and December tend to be characterized by conditions that may not be as optimal.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Quito climate page with graphs.

 

Quito, monthly averages in February

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 10°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 19°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 49%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 317 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 15 days  
HumidityHumidity 81%  
WindspeedWindspeed  
SunshineSunshine 144 hours  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine  

Where to go in Ecuador in February

Find out more about the weather in Ecuador in February and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in this month?

For visitors traveling to Quito, we recommend wearing layers. So maybe a skirt, t-shirt, shorts for during the day and jeans and a warm jacket for some days and evenings. Bring a rain jacket in case it rains during your stay. Plan on layering your clothes.

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in February.

Swimming
6/10
Camping
6/10

Interested in more climate information?

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Our site offers climate and forecast data for every country in the world. Are you going to Ecuador? On this website you can find historical weather averages for many cities in Ecuador. Not sure yet where to go? We now have a tool which recommends destinations that suit your ideal climate conditions. Find out where to go with our weather planner.