Ecuador, a country in South America, includes the tourist popular destination of Galapagos
Islands in the Pacific Ocean about 1000 kms (620 miles) from the mainland. The capital city Quito
itself is a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its best preserved historic center in Americas. The
capital city extends within 1 km (0.62 miles) of equator (0 latitude) marked by a museum and a
monument locally known as the middle of the world, in Spanish mitad del mundo. Equator in
Spanish means Ecuador, which is where name of the country comes from. Quito International
airport is the major airport besides several others in the country.
Getting around: Personal and rental autos, buses, shared bikes, inter-city air, trains and tour
Tourist seasons: High tourist season is June to August, December, January, mid and low
seasons from February to May, September to November.
Weather: Climatological Information Quito, Ecuador, source Instituto Nacional de Meteorologia E
Hidrologia. Altitudes and other factors may substantially influence the weather conditions in the
same city, town and neighborhood. Historical data may not be relied on for current conditions.
Visit relevant source for other climate variables.
Year round temperatures hover around 70 to 73F
100mm = 3.9370 inches, 50mm = 1.9685 inches,
25mm = 0.9842 inches, 12.5mm = 0.4921 inches
Climatological information is based on WMO Climatological Normals(CLINO) for the 30-
year period 1961-1990.
Mean number of precipitation days = Mean number of days with at least 1 mm of
- Precipitation includes both rain and snow.
Attention: Please note that the averaging period for climatological information and the
definition of "Mean Number of Rain Days" quoted in this web site may be different for
different countries. Hence, care should be taken when city climatologies are compared
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