When is the best time to go to El Salvador?

When is the best time to go to El Salvador? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • In El Salvador, the weather is good everywhere in January, February, March and December
  • The best months to go to San Salvador are January, February, March, April, November and December
  • On average, the warmest months in San Salvador are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and December
  • The rainiest months in this city are May, June, August, September and October
  • The cities with the best climate are San Salvador, Aguilares, La Libertad, Metapán, Santa Ana, Ahuachapan, Apopa, Atiquizaya, Chalatenango, Ciudad Arce, Cojutepeque, Concepcion de Ataco, Ilopango, Izalco, Mejicanos, San Francisco Menendez, San Vicente, Santa Tecla, Santiago Nonualco, Sonsonate, Suchitoto and Zacatecoluca, with good weather at least 6 months a year
  • The sea temperature is suitable for swimming all year round in Acajutla

For information about the climate and the weather city by city in El Salvador for a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

Month
January 76°F to 88°F
6%
February 77°F to 90°F
10%
March 79°F to 88°F
14%
April 81°F to 88°F
47%
May 81°F to 86°F
84%
June 77°F to 85°F
86%
July 77°F to 85°F
83%
August 77°F to 85°F
93%
September 77°F to 85°F
91%
October 76°F to 85°F
80%
November 74°F to 86°F
33%
December 74°F to 88°F
7%
* weather varies across the country

Best time to travel to El Salvador by cities

San Salvador

Best time to go to San Salvador

The best months to go to San Salvador are january, february, march, april, november and december.

San Miguel

Best time to go to San Miguel

The best months to go to San Miguel are january, february, march, november and december.

Acajutla

Best time to go to Acajutla

The best months to go to Acajutla are january, february and march.

Aguilares

Best time to go to Aguilares

The best months to go to Aguilares are january, february, march, april, november and december.

El Cuco

Best time to go to El Cuco

The best months to go to El Cuco are january, february, march, november and december.

La Libertad

Best time to go to La Libertad

The best months to go to La Libertad are january, february, march, april, november and december.


Other cities and places in El Salvador

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Temperatures and rainfall in El Salvador

On these 3 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of El Salvador and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of San Salvador, San Miguel, Acajutla, Aguilares and El Cuco, as well as the month-by-month sea temperature for coastal cities.

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Where to go in El Salvador?

This table allows you to see the maximum temperature for each city and our opinion on the weather month by month (see colour legend below the table).

Cities jan.feb.mar.apr.mayjun.jul.aug.sep.oct.nov.dec.
San Salvador86°F88°F90°F92°F88°F88°F88°F88°F88°F86°F86°F86°F
San Miguel95°F97°F99°F99°F95°F94°F95°F94°F94°F94°F94°F95°F
Acajutla92°F92°F94°F94°F92°F92°F94°F92°F92°F92°F94°F94°F
Aguilares90°F92°F92°F92°F90°F88°F90°F88°F88°F86°F88°F88°F
El Cuco95°F97°F99°F99°F95°F94°F95°F94°F94°F94°F94°F95°F
La Libertad86°F88°F90°F92°F88°F88°F88°F88°F88°F86°F86°F86°F
Metapán86°F90°F92°F94°F88°F85°F86°F86°F85°F85°F83°F85°F
Santa Ana86°F90°F92°F94°F88°F85°F86°F86°F85°F85°F83°F85°F
Usulután95°F95°F97°F97°F95°F94°F95°F94°F94°F94°F95°F95°F
Ahuachapan86°F88°F90°F92°F88°F86°F86°F86°F85°F85°F85°F86°F
Apopa90°F92°F92°F92°F90°F88°F90°F88°F88°F86°F88°F88°F
Atiquizaya86°F88°F90°F92°F88°F86°F86°F86°F85°F85°F85°F86°F
Chalatenango88°F90°F92°F92°F90°F88°F90°F90°F88°F86°F86°F88°F
Chinameca95°F95°F97°F97°F95°F94°F95°F94°F94°F94°F95°F95°F
Ciudad Arce86°F90°F92°F94°F88°F85°F86°F86°F85°F85°F83°F85°F
Cojutepeque88°F90°F92°F92°F90°F88°F90°F88°F88°F86°F86°F86°F
Concepcion de Ataco86°F88°F90°F92°F88°F86°F86°F86°F85°F85°F85°F86°F
El Transito95°F95°F97°F97°F95°F94°F95°F94°F94°F94°F95°F95°F
Ilopango90°F92°F92°F92°F90°F88°F90°F88°F88°F86°F88°F88°F
Intipuca95°F97°F99°F99°F97°F94°F95°F95°F94°F94°F94°F95°F

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Is this weather information for El Salvador reliable?

Climate data for El Salvador has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for El Salvador allows us to determine the average for each month in San Salvador, San Miguel, Acajutla, Aguilares, El Cuco, La Libertad, Metapán, Santa Ana, and 23 other cities.

So yes: this data is reliable except in cases of temporary climate disruption in the region.

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