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

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Will you be visiting Ecuador in April? Here’s what to expect from Ecuador weather in April. You’ll learn about temperature, rainfall, humidity, and hours of daylight for each region of Ecuador.

ecuador weather in april

What is Ecuador’s climate? Check out our annual climate chart for all four regions: Galapagos, Coast, Andes, and Amazon.

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 April.

Ecuador Weather in April (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 microclimates.

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 april

Galapagos Weather in April (Puerto Ayora)

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: 12.4 hours

Galapagos Temperatures in April

  • Average High: 87°F / 30.6°C
  • Average Low: 70°F / 21.1°C

Rain in Galapagos in April

  • Average precipitation: 2.4 in. / 61 mm
  • Average days with precipitation: 10
  • Average relative humidity: 79%

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guayaquil weather in april

Weather on Ecuador’s Pacific Coast in April (Guayaquil)

  • Elevation: 30 feet / 9 meters
  • Hours of Daylight: 12.4 hours

Guayaquil Temperatures in April

  • Average High: 89°F / 31°C
  • Average Low: 75°F / 23°C

Rain in Guayaquil in April

  • Average precipitation: 7.1 in. / 180 mm
  • Average days with precipitation: 16
  • Average relative humidity: 75%

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.


quito weather in april

Weather in Ecuador’s Andes in April: Quito

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

Quito Temperatures in April

  • Average High: 66°F / 18°C
  • Average Low: 51°F / 10°C

Rain in Quito in April

  • Average precipitation: 6.9 in. / 170 mm
  • Average number of days with precipitation: 19
  • Average Relative Humidity: 80%

Cuenca is located at a slightly lower altitude than Quito and has similar weather. Take a tour of Cuenca on a double decker bus with this time lapse video.

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amazon weather in april

Weather in Ecuador’s Amazon in April (Puyo)

  • Elevation:  3117 feet / 950 meters
  • Hours of Daylight: 12.4 hours

Amazon Temperatures in April

  • Average High: 71.6°F / 22°C
  • Average Low: 59°F / 15°C

Rain in the Amazon in April

  • Average precipitation: 18.3 in. / 465 mm
  • Average days with precipitation: 30
  • Average relative humidity: 87%

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And that is what to expect from Ecuador weather in April. 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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Meet the Author

Bryan Haines is co-editor of GringosAbroad - Ecuador's largest blog for expats and travelers. He is a travel blogger and content marketer. He is also co-founder of ClickLikeThis (GoPro tutorial blog) and Storyteller Media (content marketing for travel brands). Work with GringosAbroad.

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