Average weather in January in Quito, Ecuador

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Quito in January is 9.7°C (49.46°F). The amount of rain in January is normal with an average of 74mm (2.9in). It rains on average a total of 9 days. The average maximum daytime temperature lies around 21.3°C (70.34°F). This makes January the coldest month of the year. If you enjoy looking at a blue sky and love the sun than this is a great time to go to Quito with 197 hours of sun. January is known as one of the best months to visit Quito.


So what to wear in January? Visitors traveling to Quito should plan on bringing a totally waterproof rain jacket since it will often be raining. Also bring your shorts or a skirt because it can be very nice and warm.

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For other monthly average weather and what to do in January look at the numbers below.

Monthly Averages in January

Show in Fahrenheit

Min Temperature 9 °C
Max Temperature 21 °C
Chance of Rain 30%
Precipitation 74mm
Rainy Days 9
Sunshine Hours 197

Where to stay in Quito

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What To Do

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

Swimming
6/10
Cycling
9/10
Walking
9/10
Camping
4/10
Outdoor sports
9/10

Weather Forecasts for Quito

SUN Jun 26
13°C | 8°C
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

MON Jun 27
17°C | 8°C
Moderate rain

Moderate rain

TUE Jun 28
18°C | 7°C
Moderate rain

Moderate rain

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