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Best time to visit Montanita, Ecuador

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The best time to visit Montanita is September-October

Are you looking for top-secret information about when to visit Montanita? Look no further! September-October is the best time to go to Montanita due to the excellent all-round climate conditions, and it’s not likely to be at its busiest as it’s not during the height of the peak travel season.

In summer, the average maximum temperature is around 30℃ (86℉), but temperatures can sometimes reach as high as 31℃ (88℉) on the hottest days of the year. The weather at night in the winter can get down to temperatures as low as 18℃ (64℉).

If you’re keen to see the sights of Montanita during the day, the sun stays up the longest around August. The wet season in Montanita usually falls during the months surrounding January 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.

Keep reading to find out more detailed information about the seasons and climate in Montanita, as well as our favourite tools to help you find the best options for transport, accommodation, and much more.

Warmest month

April

Least rainfall

July

Most daylight

August

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Montanita seasons

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

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

Average temperatures in Montanita

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 Montanita 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.

Montanita 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 Montanita 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

Montanita in January

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average humidity: 80%
  • Average sunny days: 3 days
  • Average rainfall: 132mm (5") over 26 days
3 days
of pure sunshine
26 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Montanita in January, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Montanita in February

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average humidity: 83%
  • Average sunny days: 1 days
  • Average rainfall: 120mm (5") over 27 days
1 days
of pure sunshine
27 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Montanita in February, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Montanita in March

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average humidity: 82%
  • Average sunny days: 3 days
  • Average rainfall: 102mm (4") over 26 days
3 days
of pure sunshine
26 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Montanita in March, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Montanita in April

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average humidity: 80%
  • Average sunny days: 7 days
  • Average rainfall: 52mm (2") over 21 days
7 days
of pure sunshine
21 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Montanita in April, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Montanita in May

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 12 days
  • Average rainfall: 27mm (1") over 17 days
12 days
of pure sunshine
17 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Montanita in May, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Montanita in June

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 18 days
  • Average rainfall: 8mm (0") over 9 days
18 days
of pure sunshine
9 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Montanita in June, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Montanita in July

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (69℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 22 days
  • Average rainfall: 6mm (0") over 6 days
22 days
of pure sunshine
6 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Montanita in July, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Montanita in August

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (74℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 23 days
  • Average rainfall: 10mm (0") over 5 days
23 days
of pure sunshine
5 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Montanita in August, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Montanita in September

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (69℉)
  • Average humidity: 72%
  • Average sunny days: 21 days
  • Average rainfall: 6mm (0") over 7 days
21 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Montanita in September, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.

Montanita in October

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average humidity: 71%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 12mm (0") over 11 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Montanita in October, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Montanita in November

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average humidity: 69%
  • Average sunny days: 18 days
  • Average rainfall: 10mm (0") over 10 days
18 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Montanita in November, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Montanita in December

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average humidity: 72%
  • Average sunny days: 9 days
  • Average rainfall: 60mm (2") over 19 days
9 days
of pure sunshine
19 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Montanita in December, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Montanita is usually April, where temperatures tend to rise to around 30℃ (86℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Montanita 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 Montanita is generally around January, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of January too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Montanita, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in August are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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