Climate in Ecuador

Ecuador has a very varied climate. There a four main regions in Ecuador - each have contrasting climates, temperatures and seasons:

La Costa (Coastal Lowlands) to the west of Ecuador is usually warm, with temperatures averaging 25 Celcius. The humid rainy season is from December to May. Piedra Blanca is located between the lowlands and the highlands - the climate is very pleasant.

La Sierra (Highlands) have a much cooler climate - and temperatures vary with altitude. The average summer temperature in Quito Ecuador is about 16 Celcius.

El Oriente (Amazon region) to the east of Ecuador has a humid and rainy climate. Average daytime temperatures are around 25 Celcius. The dry season varies by region, but is usually November to Febuary.

The Galapagos Islands have a warm and relatively dry climate year round, with temperatures averaging 27 Celcius.

Trekking, birdwatching, horseback riding and rafting in replica design ancient rafts (Kon Tiki Style) in rural Ecuador at the Piedra Blanca Community Ecotourism Project - adventure tours off the beaten track.....
Piedra Blanca, in rural Ecuador....Off the beaten track......

Ecuador Climate & Adventure Ecotourism at Piedra Blanca


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