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Cotacachi weather in April (Ecuador)

Planning a trip to Cotacachi in April? Wondering if it's the right time to visit? Browse this page for a comprehensive overview of the weather conditions for that month.

In April, Cotacachi typically experiences 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.

Cotacachi in April falls under the rainy season with heavy rainfall, averaging around 280 mm for the month. In this month, the heaviest downpours of the year are not uncommon. Carrying a poncho might be your best bet to stay dry. Based on our climate data of the past 30 years, about 19 days of rain are anticipated.

The area experiences a moderate amount of sunshine, with approximately 131 hours of sunlight expected. This makes it neither too gloomy nor overly bright.

If you're looking for dry conditions and comfortable temperatures, April may not be the ideal month to visit Cotacachi. August generally stands out with the best circumstances. While January, February, March, April, November and December tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

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

 

Cotacachi, monthly averages in April

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 10°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 19°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 62%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 280 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 19 days  
HumidityHumidity 84% *  
SunshineSunshine 131 hours *  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine *  
* Data from: Quito, Ecuador (55 KM, 34 Miles).

Where to go in Ecuador in April

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

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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).

So, what should you wear in Cotacachi in April?

For visitors traveling to Cotacachi, 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 April.

Swimming
6/10
Camping
3/10

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