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Best time to visit Guayaquil, Ecuador

Our verdict

The best time to visit Guayaquil is May-June

Want to know when to travel to Guayaquil? Based on criteria such as the weather, cost of flights and hotels, and peak travel periods, May-June is the best time to go to Guayaquil. Don’t just take our word for it though… We’ve put together loads of information below to help you decide, such as a monthly breakdown of the weather, what to pack, when to fly, and much more.

In summer, temperatures can reach as high as 35℃ (96℉) in the middle of the day. The average low temperatures in winter float around 20℃ (68℉), while the coldest it gets down to is about 19℃ (66℉).

The days are longest in Guayaquil in November, so if you want to see the sights during the day when the sun is up for the longest time, it’s best to visit around that time of year. On average it rains the most days in February, making it the wettest month of the year. Although it’s the wet season, it can often rain a little bit during the day or evening but have fine weather for a majority of the day too, so don’t let this put you off.

Keep reading to learn more about the best times to go to Guayaquil, including detailed weather information and tools to help you find and book great deals on your travel.

Warmest month

December

Least rainfall

November

Most daylight

November

Guayaquil seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Guayaquil as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Guayaquil is in the Southern Hemisphere, so the seasons fall during these months:

SeasonMonths
Summer December to February
Autumn/fall March to May
Winter June to August
Spring September to November

Average temperatures in Guayaquil

If the temperature is a big factor for you to help you decide when to visit, the chart below shows the average minimum and maximum temperatures in Guayaquil for each month side-by-side so you can easily see the difference in weather throughout the year. To see the temperatures in both Celsius (°C) and Fahrenheit (°F), hover or tap the shaded boxes on the graph.

Guayaquil climate by month

If you already have a rough idea about which months you might want to travel, the section below shows a detailed breakdown of the climate in Guayaquil for each month so you can see if it all suits your wants and needs. Scroll down, or use the quick menu below to jump to your preferred month.

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OCT
NOV
DEC

Guayaquil in January

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 1 days
  • Average rainfall: 204mm (8") over 29 days
1 days
of pure sunshine
29 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Guayaquil in January, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays pretty warm most of the time.


Guayaquil in February

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (87℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average humidity: 83%
  • Average sunny days: 1 days
  • Average rainfall: 325mm (13") over 27 days
1 days
of pure sunshine
27 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Guayaquil in February, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays pretty warm most of the time.


Guayaquil in March

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (89℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average humidity: 83%
  • Average sunny days: 1 days
  • Average rainfall: 318mm (13") over 30 days
1 days
of pure sunshine
30 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Guayaquil in March, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays pretty warm most of the time.


Guayaquil in April

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (89℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average humidity: 82%
  • Average sunny days: 2 days
  • Average rainfall: 205mm (8") over 27 days
2 days
of pure sunshine
27 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Guayaquil in April, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays pretty warm most of the time.


Guayaquil in May

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (89℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 3 days
  • Average rainfall: 117mm (5") over 26 days
3 days
of pure sunshine
26 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Guayaquil in May, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays pretty warm most of the time.


Guayaquil in June

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 6 days
  • Average rainfall: 42mm (2") over 19 days
6 days
of pure sunshine
19 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Guayaquil in June, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays pretty warm most of the time.


Guayaquil in July

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (69℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 8 days
  • Average rainfall: 29mm (1") over 15 days
8 days
of pure sunshine
15 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Guayaquil in July, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays pretty warm most of the time.


Guayaquil in August

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (89℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average humidity: 73%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 23mm (1") over 9 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
9 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Guayaquil in August, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays pretty warm most of the time.


Guayaquil in September

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (90℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (69℉)
  • Average humidity: 71%
  • Average sunny days: 11 days
  • Average rainfall: 25mm (1") over 12 days
11 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Guayaquil in September, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays pretty warm most of the time.

Guayaquil in October

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average high temperature: 33℃ (91℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average humidity: 68%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 27mm (1") over 12 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Guayaquil in October, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays pretty warm most of the time.


Guayaquil in November

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average high temperature: 33℃ (91℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average humidity: 67%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 18mm (1") over 10 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Guayaquil in November, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays pretty warm most of the time.


Guayaquil in December

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 33℃ (90℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average humidity: 69%
  • Average sunny days: 9 days
  • Average rainfall: 69mm (3") over 20 days
9 days
of pure sunshine
20 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Guayaquil in December, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays pretty warm most of the time.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Guayaquil is usually December, where temperatures tend to rise to around 33℃ (91℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Guayaquil is generally around November. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in November first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Guayaquil is generally around February, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of February too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Guayaquil, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in November are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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