Best time to go to Galapagos Islands for a perfect weather and where to go?

Find the most favorable time to visit Galapagos Islands from average weather conditions in many locations like Santa Cruz Island or San Cristóbal Island, on this page.

When is the best time to go to Galapagos Islands?

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

  • In Galapagos Islands, the weather is good everywhere in January, February, March, April, May, June and November
  • The weather is good all year in Isabela Island
  • On average, the warmest months in Isabela Island are January, February, March, April, May and June
  • February is the wettest month in this city
  • The cities with the best climate are Isabela Island, Floreana Island, Santa Cruz Island, Santiago Island, Baltra Island and Fernandina Island, with good weather at least 11 months a year
  • The best months for swimming in Santa Cruz Island are February, March and April

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

Month
January 27°C to 28°C
20%
February 28°C to 29°C
41%
March 29°C to 30°C
28%
April 28°C to 29°C
17%
May 28°C
8%
June 26°C to 27°C
3%
July 25°C to 27°C
2%
August 24°C to 25°C
2%
September 23°C to 24°C
0%
October 24°C
0%
November 24°C to 25°C
2%
December 25°C to 26°C
5%
* weather varies across the country

Best time to travel to Galapagos Islands by cities

Isabela Island

Best time to go to Isabela Island

The best months to go to Isabela Island are january, february, march, april, may, june, july, august, september, october, november and december.

Floreana Island

Best time to go to Floreana Island

The best months to go to Floreana Island are january, february, march, april, may, june, july, august, september, october, november and december.

San Cristóbal Island

Best time to go to San Cristóbal Island

The best months to go to San Cristóbal Island are january, february, march, april, may, june and november.

Santa Cruz Island

Best time to go to Santa Cruz Island

The best months to go to Santa Cruz Island are january, february, march, april, may, june, july, august, september, october, november and december.

Santiago Island

Best time to go to Santiago Island

The best months to go to Santiago Island are january, february, march, april, may, june, july, august, september, october, november and december.

Baltra Island

Best time to go to Baltra Island

The best months to go to Baltra Island are january, february, march, april, may, june, july, august, september, october, november and december.


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Temperatures and rainfall in Galapagos Islands

On these 3 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Galapagos Islands and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Isabela Island, Floreana Island, San Cristóbal Island, Santa Cruz Island and Santiago Island, as well as the month-by-month sea temperature for coastal cities.

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Where to go in Galapagos Islands?

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.
Isabela Island29°C31°C32°C31°C30°C29°C28°C27°C27°C27°C28°C28°C
Floreana Island29°C31°C32°C31°C30°C29°C28°C27°C27°C27°C28°C28°C
San Cristóbal Island28°C30°C31°C30°C29°C28°C27°C26°C25°C26°C26°C27°C
Santa Cruz Island29°C31°C32°C31°C30°C29°C28°C27°C27°C27°C28°C28°C
Santiago Island29°C31°C32°C31°C30°C29°C28°C27°C27°C27°C28°C28°C
Baltra Island29°C31°C32°C31°C30°C29°C28°C27°C27°C27°C28°C28°C
Española Island28°C30°C31°C30°C29°C28°C27°C26°C25°C26°C26°C27°C
Fernandina Island29°C31°C32°C31°C30°C29°C28°C27°C27°C27°C28°C28°C

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Map of Galapagos Islands

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Is this weather information for Galapagos Islands reliable?

Climate data for Galapagos Islands has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for Galapagos Islands allows us to determine the average for each month in Isabela Island, Floreana Island, San Cristóbal Island, Santa Cruz Island, Santiago Island, Baltra Island, Española Island and Fernandina Island.

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

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