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Cotacachi weather in October (Ecuador)

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

In October, Cotacachi generally has pleasant temperatures and heavy rainfall. Throughout the daytime, temperatures often hover around 20°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 October falls under the rainy season with heavy rainfall, averaging around 207 mm for the month. When we look at the climate data from the last 30 years, we can expect around 16 days of rain.

The city usually sees around 177 hours of sunlight, indicating a moderately sunny period.

If you prefer dry days with pleasant temperatures, August typically offers 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 October

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 10°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 20°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 54%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 207 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 16 days  
HumidityHumidity 81% *  
SunshineSunshine 177 hours *  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine *  
* Data from: Quito, Ecuador (55 KM, 34 Miles).

Where to go in Ecuador in October

Find out more about the weather in Ecuador in October 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 October.

Swimming
6/10
Camping
3/10

Interested in more climate information?

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