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When is the best time to visit El Salvador?

The best time to visit El Salvador (San Salvador) is November based on the following average weather conditions.

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Max Day Temperature (°C)

  • 30°C maximum daytime temperature in January in El Salvador (San Salvador)30
    Jan
  • 31°C maximum daytime temperature in February in El Salvador (San Salvador)31
    Feb
  • 32°C maximum daytime temperature in March in El Salvador (San Salvador)32
    Mar
  • 32°C maximum daytime temperature in April in El Salvador (San Salvador)32
    Apr
  • 30°C maximum daytime temperature in May in El Salvador (San Salvador)30
    May
  • 28°C maximum daytime temperature in June in El Salvador (San Salvador)28
    Jun
  • 29°C maximum daytime temperature in July in El Salvador (San Salvador)29
    Jul
  • 29°C maximum daytime temperature in August in El Salvador (San Salvador)29
    Aug
  • 28°C maximum daytime temperature in September in El Salvador (San Salvador)28
    Sep
  • 28°C maximum daytime temperature in October in El Salvador (San Salvador)28
    Oct
  • 28°C maximum daytime temperature in November in El Salvador (San Salvador)28
    Nov
  • 29°C maximum daytime temperature in December in El Salvador (San Salvador)29
    Dec

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The weather guide for El Salvador (San Salvador) 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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El Salvador weather overview

El Salvador is a tiny country in Central America sandwiched between Guatemala and Honduras. Its Pacific coastline is its hottest, wettest and most humid region with a heavy rainy season between May and October. There is little rain for the rest of the year. Cooler, crisper conditions are to be found up in the mountains but temperatures everywhere are high throughout the year.

What to pack for El Salvador weather

Take light cotton clothing for the coast, warmer attire if you are planning a trip to the mountain (which can be chilly after sundown) and go prepared for the rainy season.

Which is the hottest month in El Salvador?

The hottest time of year in San Salvador, El Salvador is normally April. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach 32°C with high heat and humidity.

Which month has the most rain in El Salvador?

In terms of rainfall, September is usually the wettest month in San Salvador, El Salvador with 336mm on average. There are normally 29 days in September with some rain.

When is it sunniest in El Salvador?

The sunniest time of year in San Salvador, El Salvador is normally February with bright sunshine on average for 75% of daylight hours; that's 9 hours of sunshine per day.

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