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Ecuador Weather in February (Rainfall, Temperatures…) Galapagos, Coast, Andes, & Amazon

Will you be in Ecuador during the month of February? Here’s what to expect from Ecuador weather in February.

Ecuador weather in February

Each of Ecuador’s 4 regions has unique weather all year long. In this post, you’ll learn about the varying climates across Ecuador during the month of February.

Ecuador Weather in February (Rainfall, Temperatures and Humidity)

While some small countries have just one climatic zone, Ecuador is mega diverse. There are four major regions of the country and many more micro-climates. To help you plan your trip, we’ll cover the four major regions:

  1. Galapagos Islands (Town of Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz Island)
  2. Coast (City of Guayaquil)
  3. Andes (City of Quito)
  4. Amazon (City of Puyo)

Unit of measure: Statistics are listed first in Imperial (°F, feet, inches) and second in Metric (°C, meters, millimeters).

Galapagos weather in February

Galapagos Weather in February (Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz Island)

The following statistics are based on the town of Puerto Ayora, located on the southern coast of Santa Cruz Island. Weather patterns and temperatures don’t vary much from one island to the next.

  • Elevation: 49 feet / 15 meters
  • Hours of Daylight: 12.5 hours

Galapagos Temperatures in February

  • Average High: 87°F / 30.6°C
  • Average Low: 71°F / 21.7°C

Rain in Galapagos in February

  • Average precipitation: 4.1 in. / 104 mm
  • Average days with precipitation: 13
  • Average relative humidity: 75%

Don’t forget a thing on your Galapagos trip: Download your Galapagos Packing List (it’s printable).

Guayaquil weather in February

Coast: Weather on Ecuador’s Pacific Coast in February (Guayaquil)

  • Elevation: 30 feet / 9 meters
  • Hours of Daylight: 12.5 hours

Guayaquil Temperatures in February

  • Average High: 87°F / 30°C
  • Average Low: 75°F / 23°C

Rain in Guayaquil in February

  • Average precipitation: 11 in. / 270 mm
  • Average days with precipitation: 20
  • Average relative humidity: 80%

Guayaquil is home to one of two international airports in Ecuador and is a popular departure point for travel to the Galapagos Islands. The other international airport is located in Quito – high in Ecuador’s mountains.

Learn more about the 121+ birds that you can see on mainland Ecuador.

Quito weather in February

Weather in Ecuador’s Andes in February: Quito

  • Elevation: 9223 feet / 2811 meters
  • Hours of Daylight: 12.5 hours

Quito Temperatures in February

  • Average High: 66°F / 18°C
  • Average Low: 50°F / 10°C

Rain in Quito in February

  • Average precipitation: 5.1 in. / 120 mm
  • Average number of days with precipitation: 13
  • Average Relative Humidity: 80%

Cuenca is located at a slightly lower altitude than Quito and has similar weather. Learn about visiting Cuenca and Quito: World Heritage Cities. Because of it’s location high in the Andes, the weather in Quito can change quickly.

Amazon weather in February

Amazon: Weather in Ecuador’s El Oriente Region in February (Puyo)

  • Elevation:  3117 feet / 950 meters
  • Hours of Daylight: 12.5 hours

Amazon Temperatures in February

  • Average High: 70°F / 21°C
  • Average Low: 59°F / 15°C

Rain in the Amazon in February

  • Average precipitation: 11.7 in. / 298 mm
  • Average days with precipitation: 28
  • Average relative humidity: 88%

Get your free packing list for your Amazon rainforest trip.

And that is what to expect from Ecuador weather in February. This is part of a new series about Ecuador weather. Watch for future posts detailing monthly temperatures and rainfall around the country.

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