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Best time to visit Mindo, Ecuador

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The best time to visit Mindo is September-October

Are you looking to travel to Mindo and want to find out when’s the best time to visit? You’re in the right place! The perfect time to visit Mindo is September-October due to the excellent weather conditions, and you might even find that the cost of flights and accommodation are lower than if you travel during the peak holiday seasons.

The very hottest temperatures in Mindo get to around 20℃ (68℉) in the height of summer. In the winter months, it can get down to as low as 6℃ (43℉) at night.

If you’re keen to see the sights of Mindo during the day, the sun stays up the longest around August. The wet season in Mindo usually falls during the months surrounding November each year. It’s not uncommon to get some decent rainfall or light showers during this time, but on some days the weather tends to be fine for a majority of the day, with only a few drops of rain falling from a passing shower.

Learn everything you need to know to help you decide when to go to Mindo below, and don’t forget to use the awesome travel tools we know and love to help you find the best deals and make booking your vacation a breeze!

Warmest month

February

Least rainfall

July

Most daylight

August

Mindo seasons

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

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

Average temperatures in Mindo

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 Mindo 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.

Mindo 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 Mindo 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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JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC

Mindo in January

  • Average temperature: 12℃ (54℉)
  • Average high temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average low temperature: 9℃ (48℉)
  • Average humidity: 87%
  • Average sunny days: 4 days
  • Average rainfall: 135mm (5") over 26 days
4 days
of pure sunshine
26 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Mindo in January, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Mindo in February

  • Average temperature: 12℃ (54℉)
  • Average high temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average low temperature: 9℃ (49℉)
  • Average humidity: 88%
  • Average sunny days: 5 days
  • Average rainfall: 127mm (5") over 23 days
5 days
of pure sunshine
23 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Mindo in February, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Mindo in March

  • Average temperature: 12℃ (54℉)
  • Average high temperature: 16℃ (60℉)
  • Average low temperature: 9℃ (48℉)
  • Average humidity: 89%
  • Average sunny days: 3 days
  • Average rainfall: 178mm (7") over 27 days
3 days
of pure sunshine
27 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Mindo in March, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Mindo in April

  • Average temperature: 12℃ (54℉)
  • Average high temperature: 16℃ (60℉)
  • Average low temperature: 9℃ (48℉)
  • Average humidity: 88%
  • Average sunny days: 2 days
  • Average rainfall: 211mm (8") over 28 days
2 days
of pure sunshine
28 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Mindo in April, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Mindo in May

  • Average temperature: 12℃ (54℉)
  • Average high temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average low temperature: 9℃ (48℉)
  • Average humidity: 86%
  • Average sunny days: 2 days
  • Average rainfall: 174mm (7") over 29 days
2 days
of pure sunshine
29 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Mindo in May, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Mindo in June

  • Average temperature: 11℃ (53℉)
  • Average high temperature: 16℃ (62℉)
  • Average low temperature: 8℃ (46℉)
  • Average humidity: 82%
  • Average sunny days: 2 days
  • Average rainfall: 85mm (3") over 25 days
2 days
of pure sunshine
25 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Mindo in June, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Mindo in July

  • Average temperature: 11℃ (53℉)
  • Average high temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average low temperature: 7℃ (45℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 3 days
  • Average rainfall: 69mm (3") over 24 days
3 days
of pure sunshine
24 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Mindo in July, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Mindo in August

  • Average temperature: 12℃ (53℉)
  • Average high temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average low temperature: 8℃ (46℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 2 days
  • Average rainfall: 71mm (3") over 25 days
2 days
of pure sunshine
25 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Mindo in August, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Mindo in September

  • Average temperature: 12℃ (54℉)
  • Average high temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average low temperature: 8℃ (47℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 2 days
  • Average rainfall: 113mm (4") over 26 days
2 days
of pure sunshine
26 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Mindo in September, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.

Mindo in October

  • Average temperature: 12℃ (54℉)
  • Average high temperature: 17℃ (62℉)
  • Average low temperature: 9℃ (48℉)
  • Average humidity: 85%
  • Average sunny days: 1 days
  • Average rainfall: 215mm (8") over 30 days
1 days
of pure sunshine
30 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Mindo in October, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Mindo in November

  • Average temperature: 12℃ (54℉)
  • Average high temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average low temperature: 9℃ (48℉)
  • Average humidity: 88%
  • Average sunny days: 0 days
  • Average rainfall: 229mm (9") over 29 days
0 days
of pure sunshine
29 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Mindo in November, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Mindo in December

  • Average temperature: 12℃ (54℉)
  • Average high temperature: 16℃ (60℉)
  • Average low temperature: 9℃ (48℉)
  • Average humidity: 88%
  • Average sunny days: 1 days
  • Average rainfall: 203mm (8") over 29 days
1 days
of pure sunshine
29 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Mindo in December, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Mindo is usually February, where temperatures tend to rise to around 18℃ (64℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Mindo is generally around July. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in July first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Mindo is generally around November, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of November too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Mindo, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in August are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

Mindo map