Best time to visit Galapagos Islands

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When is the best time to visit Galapagos Islands?

The best time to visit Galapagos Islands is January based on the following average weather conditions.

Maximum daytime temperature = 22 - 30°C [remove]
Daily hours of sunshine = 10 hours or more [remove]

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Max Day Temperature (°C)

  • 28°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Galapagos Islands28
    Jan
  • 30°C maximum daytime temperature in February in Galapagos Islands30
    Feb
  • 30°C maximum daytime temperature in March in Galapagos Islands30
    Mar
  • 30°C maximum daytime temperature in April in Galapagos Islands30
    Apr
  • 28°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Galapagos Islands28
    May
  • 27°C maximum daytime temperature in June in Galapagos Islands27
    Jun
  • 25°C maximum daytime temperature in July in Galapagos Islands25
    Jul
  • 24°C maximum daytime temperature in August in Galapagos Islands24
    Aug
  • 24°C maximum daytime temperature in September in Galapagos Islands24
    Sep
  • 24°C maximum daytime temperature in October in Galapagos Islands24
    Oct
  • 25°C maximum daytime temperature in November in Galapagos Islands25
    Nov
  • 26°C maximum daytime temperature in December in Galapagos Islands26
    Dec

Hours of Sunshine (daily)

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The weather guide for Ecuador (Galapagos Islands) shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia) & today's weather forecast provided by meteoblue. Find out more about our data sources.

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Which is the hottest month in Galapagos Islands?

The hottest time of year in Galapagos Islands is normally March. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach 30°C with high heat and humidity.

Which month has the most rain in Galapagos Islands?

In terms of rainfall, January is usually the wettest month in Galapagos Islands with 178mm on average. There are normally 17 days in January with some rain.

When is it sunniest in Galapagos Islands?

The sunniest time of year in Galapagos Islands is normally April with bright sunshine on average for 64% of daylight hours; that's 8 hours of sunshine per day.

When is the sea warmest in Galapagos Islands?

The sea is usually at its warmest in Galapagos Islands in March when the water temperature reaches 26°C.

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