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Cotacachi weather in May (Ecuador)

How is the weather in Cotacachi in May? Check out this comprehensive weather guide.

In May, Cotacachi generally has pleasant temperatures and heavy rainfall. Anticipate daytime temperatures around 20°C, while night temperatures can drop to 10°C.

Cotacachi in May falls under the rainy season with heavy rainfall, averaging around 197 mm for the month. Rain is expected on roughly 16 days.

The area enjoys a balanced 165 hours of sunlight. Ensuring it's neither too overcast nor too sunny.

In case you lean more towards enjoying temperate temperatures and rain-free days August typically offers the most optimal weather. In contrast, January, February, March, April, November and December tend to have less optimal conditions.

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

 

Cotacachi, monthly averages in May

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 10°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 20°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 53%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 197 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 16 days  
HumidityHumidity 80% *  
SunshineSunshine 165 hours *  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine *  
* Data from: Quito, Ecuador (55 KM, 34 Miles).

Where to go in Ecuador in May

Find out more about the weather in Ecuador in May 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 this month?

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 May.

Swimming
6/10
Camping
3/10

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