Annual average weather for Tortuguita Beach, Machalilla National Park, Ecuador

Annual Temperature for Tortuguita Beach

The hottest month in Tortuguita Beach is April when the average maximum temperature is 29°, average temperature is 26° and average minimum temperature is 24°.

The coolest month in Tortuguita Beach is October when the average maximum temperature is 27°, average temperature is 24° and average minimum temperature is 21°.

Annual Sunshine for Tortuguita Beach

The longest days in Tortuguita Beach are in January, with an average of 12.2 hours of daylight per day. May has the shortest days with an average of 12 hours of daylight per day.

The sunniest days in Tortuguita Beach are in April which has the most hours of sunshine per day with an average of 4.6 hours of sunshine per day, making it a sunny month that is overcast at times. October has the least sunshine with an average of 1.8 hours of sunshine per day, making it not a particularly sunny month.

The ultraviolet index is the highest in March when it reaches 16 and lowest in June when it reaches 11.8.

An ultraviolet index reading above 11 indicates an extreme risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 10 minutes. Take all precautions because unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm but only with a good application of sun screen. For those with sensitive skin stay in the shade and wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Annual Sea Temperature for Tortuguita Beach

The warmest sea water temperatures in Tortuguita Beach are found in March when they peak at 25° and lowest in July when they dip to 15°.

The sea is best for swimming between November and May when the temperature is above 20° which is comfortable for swimming though some may prefer warmer water.

Annual Rainfall for Tortuguita Beach

The wettest month in Tortuguita Beach is February with 0.6cm of rain and the most days of rain with 14.4 days with some rain, a slightly wet time to visit the beach.

The driest month in Tortuguita Beach is May with 0cm of rain and August has the fewest days of rain with 0.7 days with some rain, an extremely dry time to visit the beach.

Annual Humidity for Tortuguita Beach

The most humid month in Tortuguita Beach is March with a dew point (an indicator of humidity) of 24° which is very humid and quite uncomfortable for most unless you are on a beach. At night you would most likely require a fan.

The least humid month in Tortuguita Beach is September with a dew point of 21° which is somewhat uncomfortable for most people in cities but fine on a beach.

Annual Wind Speed for Tortuguita Beach

The most windy month in Tortuguita Beach is October when the average maximum windspeed is 27kmh and the average wind speed is 14kmh.

The least windy month in Tortuguita Beach is February when the average maximum windspeed is 18kmh and the average wind speed is 7kmh.

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