When is the best time to go to San Salvador?

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

  • The best months for good weather in San Salvador are January, February, March, April, November and December
  • On average, the warmest months are January, February, March, April, May, July, August, September, October, November and December
  • San Salvador has dry periods in January, February, March and December
  • The rainiest months are May, June, August, September and October

Annual weather in San Salvador

For full information about the climate and weather in San Salvador a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 72°F/88°F
February 74°F/90°F
March 76°F/90°F
April 77°F/90°F
May 79°F/86°F
June 77°F/85°F
July 77°F/86°F
August 77°F/86°F
September 77°F/85°F
October 76°F/85°F
November 72°F/86°F
December 72°F/86°F

Weather and climate in San Salvador

San Salvador enjoys a tropical savanna climate (with dry winter) in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in San Salvador is 86°F (ranging from 85°F in june to 90°F in march). Annual rainfall is 84.3in, with a minimum of 0.2in in january and a maximum of 14.2in in september.
  • From january to march the climate is very good. By early evening, the temperature averages 81°F and it rains in march about 0.4in.
  • In the month of april the climate is good. the thermometer goes up to 90°F°C.
  • In may the climate is bad. It is for example 86°F as maximum temperature in may and it rains about 57% of the time in may.
  • Between june and september the climate is very unfavorable. the thermometer goes up to 85°F°C and it rains in september about 14.2in.
  • In october the climate is passable, but still OK. the thermometer goes up to 85°F°C and it rains about 13.6in each month.
  • From november to december the climate is very good. At lunchtime, it's 86°F in average and it rains in december about 0.4in.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in San Salvador

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of San Salvador: the minimum and maximum outdoor temperature, the risk and amount of monthly rainfall, daily average sunshine, and relative humidity for each month of the year.

Outside temperature

Precipitation (rainfall)

Daily sunshine hours


Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in San Salvador

Find out when San Salvador has its high tourist season (the period when the influx of tourists is highest) and off-peak tourist season using our data and figures.

Tourist seasons in San Salvador

  • Very low season in San Salvador
    The months with the lowest number of tourists are: June, September and October.
  • Low season in San Salvador
    The months with low numbers of tourists are: January, February, March, April, May and August.
  • High season in San Salvador
    The number of visitors to San Salvador is high in: November.
  • Peek season in San Salvador
    The largest number of tourists visiting San Salvador is during: July and December.

Figure: Visitor index for San Salvador month by month

Best time for low prices in San Salvador

Average prices of hotels in San Salvador month by month

Generally, October is the month with the lowest hotel prices in San Salvador. So this is a great time to save on your holiday! In contrast, February is statistically the most expensive month of the year for hotels.

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Average price for flights to San Salvador

A return flight between London and San Salvador is generally cheaper if you go in may ($ 740 on average): this is the best time for travellers on a tight budget. In contrast, you may end up paying $ 402 more for your airline ticket to San Salvador if you go in december.

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Other cities and places near San Salvador

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