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San Salvador Climate & Temperature

  • San Salvador, El Salvador is at 13°43'N, 89°12'W, 700 m (2297 ft). See map.
  • San Salvador has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate (Köppen-Geiger classification: Aw) with a pronounced dry season in the low-sun months , no cold season, wet season is in the high-sun months.
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification San Salvador is situated in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 22.8 degrees Celsius (73.1 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2 °C (3.6°F). This indicates that the continentality type is hyperoceanic, subtype extremely hyperoceanic. San Salvador Climate Graph
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 1776 mm (69.9 inches) which is equivalent to 1776 Litres/m² (43.56 Gallons/ft²).
  • On average there are 2957 hours of sunshine per year. Visit the sunshine and daylight section to check monthly details including how high in the sky the sun reaches each month.
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from San Salvador you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Cocos Island A.M.O., Australia where you would find a Tropical monsoonal climate.

San Salvador Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 29 (84) 30 (86) 31 (88) 31 (88) 30 (86) 28 (82) 29 (84) 29 (84) 28 (82) 27 (81) 28 (82) 28 (82) 29 (84)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 22 (72) 22 (72) 24 (75) 24 (75) 24 (75) 23 (73) 23 (73) 23 (73) 23 (73) 22 (72) 22 (72) 22 (72) 23 (73)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 15 (59) 15 (59) 16 (61) 17 (63) 18 (64) 18 (64) 17 (63) 17 (63) 17 (63) 17 (63) 16 (61) 16 (61) 17 (62)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 5 (0) 3 (0) 8 (0) 60 (2) 190 (7) 322 (13) 304 (12) 297 (12) 325 (13) 220 (9) 35 (1) 7 (0) 1776 (70)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 1 (3) 1 (4) 1 (3) 5 (17) 13 (42) 20 (67) 20 (65) 20 (65) 20 (67) 16 (52) 4 (13) 2 (6) 123 (34)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 9h 42' 9h 48' 9h 29' 8h 06' 7h 05' 5h 48' 7h 42' 8h 17' 6h 00' 6h 48' 8h 54' 9h 29' 8h 05'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 11h 24' 11h 40' 12h 02' 12h 25' 12h 45' 12h 54' 12h 50' 12h 33' 12h 11' 11h 47' 11h 28' 11h 19' 12h 00'
Percentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 86 (14) 85 (15) 80 (20) 66 (34) 56 (44) 45 (55) 61 (39) 67 (33) 50 (50) 58 (42) 78 (22) 85 (15) 67 (33)
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 56.4 65.7 76.6 88.3 83.4 80.3 83.2 88.1 76.7 65.1 56.1 52.9 72.6

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