El Salvador weather

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Below are the temperatures expected today at popular destinations in El Salvador. Select a destination to compare today's forecast with average weather conditions.

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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.

What is the time difference between El Salvador and the UK?

The time difference between El Salvador and the UK is GMT-6 hours.

What is the main language spoken in El Salvador?

The main language spoken in El Salvador is Spanish.

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What is the currency in El Salvador?

The currency in El Salvador is the United States Dollar (USD).

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Which plugs are used in El Salvador?

El Salvador uses electrical plug type A + B (120 Volts).

Which side of the road do they drive on in El Salvador?

They drive on the right side of the road in El Salvador.

Compare El Salvador weather with the USA

Below the El Salvador weather chart shows average maximum daytime temperature for El Salvador (San Salvador) and the USA (Washington).

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