Baños weather in January (Tungurahua, Ecuador)

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

In January, Baños generally has moderate temperatures and heavy rainfall. Throughout the day, temperatures typically settle at around 18°C. But by evening, they drop to around 9°C.

Baños in January falls under the rainy season with heavy rainfall, averaging around 241 mm for the month. Delving into the climate records from the past 30 years, one can predict that nearly 13 days of the month will see rainfall.

The area experiences limited sunny days, amounting to roughly 74 hours of sunshine. This makes it perfect for those who lean towards cooler, cloudier settings rather than intense sunlit days

If you're looking for dry conditions and comfortable temperatures, January may not be the ideal month to visit Baños. August and September typically offer the best circumstances. While January, February, March, April, May, June, July, October, November and December tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

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

 

Baños, monthly averages in January

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 9°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 18°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 45%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 241 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 13 days  
HumidityHumidity 89% *  
SunshineSunshine 74 hours *  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine *  
* Data from: Puyo, Ecuador (42 KM, 26 Miles).

Where to go in Ecuador in January

Find out more about the weather in Ecuador in January 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 Baños in January?

For visitors traveling to Baños, 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 January.

Swimming
4/10
Cycling
5/10
Walking
5/10
Camping
3/10

Interested in more climate information?

Weather and Climate provides you with all the information you need about the climate in Baños.

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.