Cotacachi weather in January (Ecuador)

Curious about the January weather in Cotacachi? This guide provides all the details you need.

In January, Cotacachi generally has pleasant temperatures and heavy rainfall. Daytime temperatures hover around 19°C, while nights can cool down to about 10°C.

Cotacachi in January falls under the rainy season with heavy rainfall, averaging around 220 mm for the month. Rain is expected on roughly 14 days.

The days are predominantly sunny, with an estimated total of around 197 hours of sunshine. This amount of sunlight does not only brightens the days but also contributes to a cheerful ambiance in the area during this month.

If you're looking for dry conditions and comfortable temperatures, January may not be the ideal month to visit Cotacachi. August typically offers the most agreeable circumstances. On the other hand, January, February, March, April, November and December tend to be characterized by conditions that may not be as optimal.

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

 

Cotacachi, monthly averages in January

Min Temperature 10°C  
Max Temperature 19°C  
Chance of Rain 46%  
Precipitation 220 mm  
Rainy days 14 days  
Humidity 81% *  
Sunshine 197 hours *  
Percentage Sunshine *  
* Data from: Quito, Ecuador (55 KM, 34 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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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 January?

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 January.

Swimming
6/10
Camping
3/10

Interested in more climate information?

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