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

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

ecuador weather in february

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 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 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 february

Galapagos Weather in February (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: 12.5 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%

Keep your bag under the airline limit (and save your back) with our favorite luggage scales for international travelers. In the Galapagos, lighter is always better – as you have to carry your bags more than other destinations.

Guayaquil weather in februaryWeather 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.

More reading: Guide to Ecuador Souvenirs: 16 Best Things to Get in 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. Because of its location high in the Andes, the weather in Quito and Cuenca can change quickly.

We recommend bringing an umbrella everytime your leave the hotel (or your house). It can protect from rain and the strong sun. Here are some of our favorite travel umbrellas.

amazon weather in februaryWeather in Ecuador’s Amazon 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%

Meet the payara – the vampire fish of the Amazon rainforest.

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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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 Travel.

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