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    El Salvador

    San Salvador weather and climate

    El Salvador

    San Salvador weather and climate

     

    Day

    32 °C

     

    Night

    16 °C

     

    Sea

    28 °C

     

    Precipitation

    4 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    2 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    12 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    9 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    66 %

     

    Day

    32 °C

     

    Night

    16 °C

     

    Sea

    28 °C

     

    Precipitation

    4 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    2 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    12 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    9 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    66 %

    Overview: San Salvador
    San Salvador, in the heart of El Salvador, enjoys a predominantly tropical climate, characterised by warm temperatures that typically fluctuate throughout the year. Daytime highs range from 29 °C (84 °F) in the cooler month of October to a sizzling 33 °C (92 °F) in March. Nighttime temperatures peak in May, reaching 18 °C (65 °F), while January offers the coolest nights at 15 °C (60 °F). The dry season is most pronounced in February, presenting just 2 days of rainfall, whilst the wettest period falls in September with rain on 24 days. This detailed breakdown provides insight into the monthly climatic variations, from sun hours to wind speeds, humidity levels to rainfall amounts, affording travelers the information needed to plan their trip accordingly.

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    Weather overview for San Salvador

    Weather overview

    San Salvador, in the heart of El Salvador, enjoys a predominantly tropical climate, characterised by warm temperatures that typically fluctuate throughout the year. Daytime highs range from 29 °C (84 °F) in the cooler month of October to a sizzling 33 °C (92 °F) in March. Nighttime temperatures peak in May, reaching 18 °C (65 °F), while January offers the coolest nights at 15 °C (60 °F). The dry season is most pronounced in February, presenting just 2 days of rainfall, whilst the wettest period falls in September with rain on 24 days. This detailed breakdown provides insight into the monthly climatic variations, from sun hours to wind speeds, humidity levels to rainfall amounts, affording travelers the information needed to plan their trip accordingly.

    January weather

    Tourism remains lively in San Salvador as the day temperatures continue their ascent to 31 °C (88 °F), all while the night temperatures reach their lowest point at 15 °C (60 °F). A declining trend in the number of rainy days is noted, coming in at 3 days. The wind speeds hit their peak at 3.

    February weather

    As the day temperature rises to 32 °C (90 °F), San Salvador's tourist season flourishes. The minimum of rainy days is evident at 2 days, accompanied by minimal rainfall of 4 mm (0.16 in). The apex of cloudless sun hours is apparent this month. Humidity levels are at their lowest, recorded at 66 %.

    March weather

    With the tourist season nearing its peak and the dry season underway, the day temperature hits its annual maximum at 33 °C (92 °F). Concurrently, the night temperature begins its gradual increase to 17 °C (62 °F), and a slight uptick in rainfall amount to 11 mm (0.41 in) is observed.

    April weather

    A noticeable increase in night temperature to 18 °C (64 °F) occurs at this time. The onset of an increase in rainy days can be seen, registered at 6 days, while the rainfall amount also continues to rise. San Salvador's tourist season nears its climax, with the dry season still decidedly present.

    May weather

    Similar to the previous month, the number of rainy days elevates to 15 days in San Salvador, alongside an increment in rainfall amount to 175 mm (6.90 in). The day temperature starts to decline, settling at 31 °C (88 °F), and the night temperatures reach their pinnacle. The commencement of a decrease in cloudless sun hours is evident.

    June weather

    Day temperatures continue their descent to 29 °C (85 °F) in San Salvador. Rainy days persist in their rise to 22 days, and a corresponding increase in rainfall is also noted at 284 mm (11.18 in). A consecutive reduction in hours of clear skies to 7 hours is seen, coupled with the lowest wind speeds occurring this month. As the wet season develops, its presence is felt.

    July weather

    The wet season's advancement is evident with the commencement of a rise in day temperatures to 30 °C (86 °F). In contrast, a subtle decline in night temperatures to 18 °C (64 °F) is observed. The rainy days start to lessen, recorded at 21 days, and the commencement of a decrease in rainfall amounts is noticeable.

    August weather

    Approaching the apex of the wet season, the ascendancy in the number of rainy days begins, tallying at 22 days. A decline in cloudless sun hours commences, reflecting a less sunny disposition during the month.

    September weather

    With the wet season in full swing, a modest reduction in day temperatures can be observed. The peak of rainfall is noted at 307 mm (12.10 in), and the acme of rainy days is also reached. The infrequent sun hours reach their nadir, and the apex of moisture content in the air is observed at 85 %.

    October weather

    The wet season persists, albeit with the day temperatures reaching their lowest at 29 °C (84 °F). The commencement of a decrease in rainfall amount to 214 mm (8.42 in) is noted, along with a reduction in the count of rainy days to 17 days. The rise in sun hours begins, observed at 6 hours.

    November weather

    The cusp of the tourist season is upon San Salvador, ushering in the early stages of the dry season. A decline in rainy days to 6 days, alongside a decrease in rainfall amount to 35 mm (1.38 in), coincides with an upswing in sun hours to 8 hours. The initial signs of a drop in night temperatures are also apparent at 16 °C (62 °F).

    December weather

    An incipient rise in day temperatures to 30 °C (86 °F) is paired with a continuing decline in night temperatures, now at 16 °C (60 °F) as the tourist season approaches its zenith. A reduction in the number of rainy days is evident, with rain only expected on 3 days, and the rainfall amount similarly continues to diminish, marking it at 9 mm (0.35 in). An increase in hours of sunshine is also notable, standing at 8 hours.

    FAQs

    What's the night temperature like in January in San Salvador?

    The night temperature in San Salvador during January is a comfortable 15 °C (60 °F), ideal for a variety of nocturnal activities ranging from athletic endeavors to al fresco dining or leisurely strolls.

    During February in San Salvador, how many days of rain can one anticipate?

    February in San Salvador typically presents a mere 2 days of rain, symbolizing a predominantly dry and enjoyable month for visitors.

    Would you recommend visiting San Salvador in March?

    San Salvador is particularly inviting in March, offering warm seas at 28 °C (83 °F) and minimal rainfall over just 3 days, creating near-perfect conditions for an array of outdoor pursuits.

    Does April mark the start of the wet season in San Salvador?

    April does not signify the onset of the wet season in San Salvador; the city typically experiences only 6 days of rain throughout the month.

    What are the sea conditions like in May in San Salvador?

    The warm sea temperatures average around 30 °C (85 °F) in May, regarded by many as delightfully inviting waters for swimming and aquatic activities in San Salvador.

    What trend can be seen in San Salvador's weather in June?

    June in San Salvador witnesses a downward trend in day temperatures as well as an ascending pattern in both the number of rainy days and the amount of precipitation.

    How does the rainfall change throughout July in San Salvador?

    July marks the beginning of a decrease in the frequency of rainy days in San Salvador, with the count dipping to 21 days and a diminished accumulation of rainfall.

    How would you describe the humidity in San Salvador throughout August?

    August in San Salvador is characterized by heightened humidity, averaging at 82 %, yet it typically remains tolerable for most individuals.

    What's the expected wind situation in San Salvador during September?

    Expect gentle and unobtrusive winds in San Salvador throughout September, with an average wind speed of 2, unlikely to affect your holiday experience.

    What's the average amount of sunshine to anticipate in October in San Salvador?

    In October, San Salvador provides a daily average of 6 hours of sunshine, suggesting somewhat brighter days amid the wet season.

    What kind of daytime temperatures will I find in San Salvador during November?

    The daytime temperature in November in San Salvador hovers around 29 °C (85 °F), providing a balanced climate suitable for both relaxation by the waterside and various other activities.

    Is December considered warm in San Salvador?

    In December, San Salvador offers comfortably warm conditions that are typically pleasant, without being overly hot, for most visitors.

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