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Ecuador weather in August

Thinking about venturing to Ecuador this August and curious about the weather conditions to expect? This page holds all the key information you seek, responding to your question:

What is the weather like in Ecuador in August?

The weather in Ecuador in August can be quite varied, with temperatures that range from moderate to warm and precipitation levels ranging from low to heavy.

The average maximum daytime temperatures vary from moderate in Cuenca at 14°C to warm in Puerto Francisco de Orellana at 30°C. Nighttime temperatures generally drop to 22°C in Puerto Francisco de Orellana and 5°C in Cuenca.

In August, precipitation varies across different areas. From low rainfall in Bellavista with an average of 6.1 mm to heavy rainfall in Huigra with 904 mm. Looking at the climate data spanning the last 30 years, this month usually has the lowest rainfall in Quito, marking it as the year's driest month. Meanwhile, Quito enjoys close to 257 hours of sunlight. This means it's a great month if you prefer bright and sunny days.

For a closer look at August's conditions in Ecuador, see the map below. For a more detailed look at Ecuador's yearly weather, check out our Ecuador climate page.

Where to go in Ecuador in August

Find more information for the most popular destinations in the Ecuador on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailes.

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Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
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).

Popular destinations

What is the weather like in August for the 5 most popular destinations in Ecuador?

Quito

In August Quito generally has pleasant temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 20°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 10°C and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Quito
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<<   July July
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19°C 
10°C 
248 hours 
133 mm 
6 days 
20°C 
10°C 
257 hours 
133 mm 
7 days 
19°C 
10°C 
189 hours 
233 mm 
11 days 
poor 
Climate in Quito

Guayaquil

In August Guayaquil generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 28°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 21°C and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Guayaquil
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<<   July July
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28°C 
21°C 
130 hours 
141 mm 
3 days 
28°C 
21°C 
146 hours 
102 mm 
2 days 
29°C 
21°C 
163 hours 
120 mm 
2 days 
Climate in Guayaquil

Cuenca

In August Cuenca generally has moderate temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 14°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 5°C and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are tolerable that month.

Cuenca
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<<   July July
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14°C 
6°C 
187 hours 
78 mm 
15 days 
14°C 
5°C 
186 hours 
56 mm 
14 days 
15°C 
6°C 
151 hours 
67 mm 
13 days 
Climate in Cuenca

Puerto Ayora

In August Puerto Ayora generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 26°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 20°C and low monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Puerto Ayora
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<<   July July
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26°C 
21°C 
9.9 mm 
15 days 
26°C 
20°C 
6.7 mm 
16 days 
26°C 
20°C 
5.4 mm 
16 days 
Climate in Puerto Ayora

Baños

In August Baños generally has moderate temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 16°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 6°C and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are unpleasant that month.

Baños
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<<   July July
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16°C 
7°C 
80 hours 
199 mm 
16 days 
poor 
16°C 
6°C 
101 hours 
147 mm 
14 days 
17°C 
7°C 
98 hours 
150 mm 
15 days 
Climate in Baños

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Is August the best time to visit Ecuador?

We believe that August is one of the best times to visit Ecuador with overall pleasant weather in Quito. It's worth noting that weather conditions might differ depending on the location you visit.

Generally speaking, the best visiting conditions can be found in August offering mostly pleasant weather in Quito. On the other hand, the weather in January, February, March, April, May, September, October, November and December tend to be poor.

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