San Salvador weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit San Salvador

The best time to visit in San Salvador in El Salvador is from January until September and November and December, when you will have a warm or hot temperature and limited till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in in San Salvador is 33°C in March and the lowest is 29°C in October.

San Salvador has the tropical savanna climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in San Salvador or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average weather San Salvador by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 31 32 33 33 31 30 32 31 30 29 30 30
Precipitation (mm) 1 6 4 29 113 101 75 98 115 169 29 2

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14 day weather forecast San Salvador

The weather for in San Salvador will be 25° till 27° degrees in the next 14 days with every day chance of light rain showers till heavy rain.

Weather forecast this week

Tuesday 19 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
19°
22.5 mm 90% 1 m/s 3
Wednesday 20 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
24°
19°
13.9 mm 80% 1 m/s 4
Thursday 21 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
19°
6.6 mm 70% 1 m/s 6
Friday 22 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
19°
6.8 mm 70% 1 m/s 7
Saturday 23 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
20°
10.8 mm 80% 1 m/s 7
Sunday 24 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
20°
12.8 mm 80% 1 m/s 7
Monday 25 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
19°
3.3 mm 50% 1 m/s 7

Weather forecast next week

Tuesday 26 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
19°
7.9 mm 70% 1 m/s 6
Wednesday 27 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
19°
5.0 mm 60% 1 m/s 5
Thursday 28 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
20°
7.0 mm 70% 1 m/s 3
Friday 29 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
20°
7.4 mm 70% 1 m/s 3
Saturday 30 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
19°
9.2 mm 75% 1 m/s 3
Sunday 31 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
19°
3.1 mm 50% 1 m/s 6
Monday 1 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
23°
19°
3.1 mm 50% 0 m/s 3

Climate San Salvador

San Salvador has the tropical savanna climate prevailing. It is warm every month with both a wet and dry season. The average annual temperature for San Salvador is 31° degrees and there is about 739 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 176 days a year with an average humidity of 73% and an UV-index of 6.

Climate table of San Salvador

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 31 32 33 33 31 30 32 31 30 29 30 30
Night temp. (°C) 19 20 21 23 23 22 22 22 22 21 20 19
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 1 6 4 29 113 101 75 98 115 169 29 2
Days with rain 2 3 6 13 24 24 23 23 26 22 10 2
Dry days 29 25 25 17 7 6 8 8 4 9 20 29
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 7 9 11 12 12 11 12 12 10 9 9 7
Wind force (Bft) 2 2 2 2 1 1 2 1 1 2 2 2
UV-index 6 7 7 7 7 6 7 6 6 6 6 6

San Salvador weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for San Salvador? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.

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Frequently asked questions

Where is San Salvador?

San Salvador is located in El Salvador. It lies in a straight line at 5,440 miles from London.

The coordinates of San Salvador are:

  • Latitude: 13.708611
  • Longitude: -89.203056

The GPS coordinates are 13° 42' N, 89° 12' W

How long is the flight to San Salvador?

The flight time from London-Heathrow to San Salvador is approximately 12 h. 10 min.

What are the nearest airports to San Salvador?

These are the airports closests to San Salvador:

How many inhabitants are there in San Salvador?

San Salvador has approximately 1,433,000 inhabitants.

How big is San Salvador?

The area of San Salvador is around 2,362 mi².

What is the currency of San Salvador?

In San Salvador the US dollar (USD) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 19 October 2021

  • 1 US dollar = 1.33 British pound
  • 1 British pound = 0.75 US dollar
  • 10 US dollar = 13.26 British pound
  • 10 British pound = 7.54 US dollar
  • 100 US dollar = 132.55 British pound
  • 100 British pound = 75.44 US dollar

What is the area code of San Salvador?

The area code to call San Salvador is +503.