Many folks have many misconceptions about the Salinas, Ecuador weather. It is assumed that since Salinas is only a few miles from the equator that the temperatures are unbelievably hot and the humidity is unbearable.
Nothing could be farther from the truth. The fact is Salinas, Ecuador weather is mild.
The seasons in Salinas are flipped from that of the United States. Summer is winter and winter is summer which means that during the winter the temperatures are warmer. For instance, during the winter months (December thru April) the temperatures in Salinas Ecuador can rise to 36 degrees Celsius (96.8 degrees Fahrenheit) during the daylight hours and drop to 22 degrees Celsius (72 degrees Fahrenheit) during the evening hours.
During the summer months (May thru November) the temperatures can drop to 12 degrees Celsius (53.6 degrees Fahrenheit) during the evening hours but reach 22 degrees Celsius (72 degrees Fahrenheit) during the daylight hours.
A person will find more clouds in the sky during the summer months which, to a large extent, explains the cooler temperatures.
While it does rain in Salinas Ecuador it is a rarity. In fact, the rain is more like a mist which generally falls during the late evening hours. Rain will fall here less than a dozen days per year.
A thunderstorm is a rarity in Salinas and so are earthquakes. In a coastal area you may expect to find water spouts or tornados, but there are none of those in Salinas.
The most unique aspect of the Salinas Ecuador weather is the breeze. Salinas is a peninsula which is bordered by the Pacific Ocean from the west and a large beautiful bay from the east. With that in mind there is a continual breeze flowing across the peninsula from the west to the east.
During the summer months you will need a light jacket and long pants, during the evening hours, but the need for air conditioning during the winter months is rare because of the breeze. By living on the malecon, facing the beach, the breeze will flow through your house or apartment during the evening and keep everyone cool.
Even during the hottest days of the winter months the breeze is a blessing however it is advised to wear some sort of sandals on the beach because the sand will be very hot.
The Salinas Ecuador weather is as close to perfect as you will find anyplace on this planet. Come check it out!
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