El Salvador Climatic Classifications

CodeDescriptionGroupNumber of states/regionsStates/regions
AwTropical wet and dry or savannaTropical14 Ahuachapán Cabañas Chalatenango Cuscatlán La Libertad La Paz La Unión Morazán San Miguel San Salvador San Vicente Santa Ana Sonsonate Usulután

Summary: Most regions (14) in El Salvador lie in the Tropical wet and dry or savanna climate zone (Köppen: Aw). The mean average of annual temperatures range from a high of 28.98°C (84.16°F) in La Unión to a low of 25.34°C (77.61°F) in Santa Ana.

Climate El Salvador: Weather By Month

MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepNovOctDecYear
Record high °C (°F)33.13(91.63)34.26(93.67)35.45(95.81)35.25(95.45)33.48(92.26)31.88(89.38)33.26(91.87)32.97(91.35)31.87(89.37)30.96(87.73)31.77(89.19)32.51(90.52)35.45(95.81)
Average high °C (°F)31.38(88.48)32.6(90.68)33.67(92.61)33.51(92.32)32.05(89.69)30.7(87.26)31.75(89.15)31.45(88.61)30.44(86.79)29.83(85.69)30.45(86.81)30.95(87.71)31.56(88.81)
Daily mean °C (°F)26.37(79.47)27.54(81.57)28.69(83.64)29.39(84.9)28.51(83.32)27.34(81.21)27.79(82.02)27.47(81.45)26.66(79.99)25.94(78.69)25.94(78.69)26.1(78.98)27.31(81.16)
Average low °C (°F)19.37(66.87)20.07(68.13)21.12(70.02)23.11(73.6)23.08(73.54)21.95(71.51)21.58(70.84)21.52(70.74)21.45(70.61)20.87(69.57)19.99(67.98)19.53(67.15)21.14(70.05)
Record low °C (°F)16.17(61.11)16.66(61.99)17.89(64.2)20.25(68.45)20.74(69.33)19.56(67.21)18.86(65.95)18.93(66.07)18.98(66.16)18.42(65.16)17.19(62.94)16.36(61.45)16.17(61.11)
Average precipitation mm (inches)1.25(0.05)4.77(0.19)6.34(0.25)41.7(1.64)219.11(8.63)191.53(7.54)101.71(4.0)154.78(6.09)163.92(6.45)174.32(6.86)43.03(1.69)5.12(0.2)92.3(3.63)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm)0.281.21.9810.0320.8221.118.5620.4922.9220.738.581.4712.35
Average relative humidity (%)63.261.6759.7864.6473.9779.8575.8878.4182.1482.0774.6767.7672.0
Mean monthly sunshine hours8.6710.4311.8312.4712.3112.3412.5312.2610.910.4410.738.6711.13

El Salvador Climate Graph

El Salvador

El Salvador’s Cities by Temperature

El Salvador’s states/regions ranking by average yearly temperature:

La Unión
28.98°C | 84.16°F
Morazán
28.66°C | 83.59°F
San Miguel
28.66°C | 83.59°F
La Paz
27.78°C | 82.0°F
Usulután
27.76°C | 81.97°F
San Vicente
27.41°C | 81.34°F
Cabañas
27.38°C | 81.28°F
Cuscatlán
27.15°C | 80.87°F
Chalatenango
27.12°C | 80.82°F
Sonsonate
26.84°C | 80.31°F
La Libertad
26.78°C | 80.2°F
San Salvador
26.78°C | 80.2°F
Ahuachapán
25.69°C | 78.24°F
Santa Ana
25.34°C | 77.61°F

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