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Average Weather in June in Quito Ecuador

In Quito, the month of June is characterized by essentially constant daily high temperatures, with daily highs around 65°F throughout the month, rarely exceeding 69°F or dropping below 61°F.

Daily low temperatures are around 48°F, rarely falling below 44°F or exceeding 52°F.

For reference, on September 18, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Quito typically range from 48°F to 67°F, while on July 16, the coldest day of the year, they range from 48°F to 65°F.

Average High and Low Temperature in June

The daily average high (red line) and low (blue line) temperature, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands. The thin dotted lines are the corresponding average perceived temperatures.

The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the hourly average temperatures for the quarter of the year centered on June. The horizontal axis is the day, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the color is the average temperature for that hour and day.

Average Hourly Temperature in June

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The average hourly temperature, color coded into bands: frigid < 15°F < freezing < 32°F < chilly < 45°F < cold < 55°F < cool < 65°F < comfortable < 75°F < warm < 85°F < hot < 95°F < sweltering. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.


The month of June in Quito experiences rapidly decreasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy decreasing from 68% to 55%.

The clearest day of the month is June 30, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 45% of the time.

For reference, on March 14, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 91%, while on July 31, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 49%.

Cloud Cover Categories in June

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The percentage of time spent in each cloud cover band, categorized by the percentage of the sky covered by clouds: clear < 20% < mostly clear < 40% < partly cloudy < 60% < mostly cloudy < 80% < overcast.


A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Quito, the chance of a wet day over the course of June is very rapidly decreasing, starting the month at 41% and ending it at 20%.

For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 76% on April 18, and its lowest chance is 11% on July 31.

Probability of Precipitation in June

The percentage of days in which various types of precipitation are observed, excluding trace quantities: rain alone, snow alone, and mixed (both rain and snow fell in the same day).


To show variation within the month and not just the monthly total, we show the rainfall accumulated over a sliding 31-day period centered around each day.

The average sliding 31-day rainfall during June in Quito is rapidly decreasing, starting the month at 2.4 inches, when it rarely exceeds 4.5 inches or falls below 0.8 inches, and ending the month at 1.0 inches, when it rarely exceeds 2.1 inches or falls below 0.1 inches.

Average Monthly Rainfall in June

The average rainfall (solid line) accumulated over the course of a sliding 31-day period centered on the day in question, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands. The thin dotted line is the corresponding average liquid-equivalent snowfall.


Over the course of June in Quito, the length of the day is essentially constant. The shortest day of the month is June 2, with 12 hours, 6 minutes of daylight and the longest day is June 18, with 12 hours, 7 minutes of daylight.

Hours of Daylight and Twilight in June

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The number of hours during which the Sun is visible (black line). From bottom (most yellow) to top (most gray), the color bands indicate: full daylight, twilight (civil, nautical, and astronomical), and full night.

The earliest sunrise of the month in Quito is 6:08 AM on June 1 and the latest sunrise is 6 minutes later at 6:14 AM on June 30.

The earliest sunset is 6:15 PM on June 1 and the latest sunset is 6 minutes later at 6:21 PM on June 30.

Daylight saving time is not observed in Quito during 2017.

For reference, on December 21, the longest day of the year, the Sun rises at 6:08 AM and sets 12 hours, 8 minutes later, at 6:16 PM, while on June 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 6:12 AM and sets 12 hours, 7 minutes later, at 6:19 PM.

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in June

The solar day over the course of June. From bottom to top, the black lines are the previous solar midnight, sunrise, solar noon, sunset, and the next solar midnight. The day, twilights (civil, nautical, and astronomical), and night are indicated by the color bands from yellow to gray.


We base the humidity comfort level on the dew point, as it determines whether perspiration will evaporate from the skin, thereby cooling the body. Lower dew points feel drier and higher dew points feel more humid. Unlike temperature, which typically varies significantly between night and day, dew point tends to change more slowly, so while the temperature may drop at night, a muggy day is typically followed by a muggy night.

The chance that a given day will be muggy in Quito is essentially constant during June, remaining around 0% throughout.

Humidity Comfort Levels in June

The percentage of time spent at various humidity comfort levels, categorized by dew point: dry < 55°F < comfortable < 60°F < humid < 65°F < muggy < 70°F < oppressive < 75°F < miserable.


This section discusses the wide-area hourly average wind vector (speed and direction) at 10 meters above the ground. The wind experienced at any given location is highly dependent on local topography and other factors, and instantaneous wind speed and direction vary more widely than hourly averages.

The average hourly wind speed in Quito is gradually increasing during June, increasing from 2.0 miles per hour to 2.7 miles per hour over the course of the month.

For reference, on August 1, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 3.0 miles per hour, while on April 18, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 1.6 miles per hour.

Average Wind Speed in June

The average of mean hourly wind speeds (dark gray line), with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.
The hourly average wind direction in Quito throughout June is predominantly from the east, with a peak proportion of 94% on June 26.

Wind Direction in June

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The percentage of hours in which the mean wind direction is from each of the four cardinal wind directions (north, east, south, and west), excluding hours in which the mean wind speed is less than 1 mph. The lightly tinted areas at the boundaries are the percentage of hours spent in the implied intermediate directions (northeast, southeast, southwest, and northwest).

Solar Energy

This section discusses the total daily incident shortwave solar energy reaching the surface of the ground over a wide area, taking full account of seasonal variations in the length of the day, the elevation of the Sun above the horizon, and absorption by clouds and other atmospheric constituents. Shortwave radiation includes visible light and ultraviolet radiation.

The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Quito is essentially constant during June, remaining within 0.2 kWh of 5.3 kWh throughout.

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in June

The average daily shortwave solar energy reaching the ground per square meter (orange line), with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.


For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Quito are -0.230 deg latitude, -78.525 deg longitude, and 9,629 ft elevation.

The topography within 2 miles of Quito contains large variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 2,776 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 9,756 feet. Within 10 miles contains large variations in elevation (8,606 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (18,576 feet).

The area within 2 miles of Quito is covered by trees (52%) and grassland (43%), within 10 miles by grassland (41%) and trees (41%), and within 50 miles by trees (52%) and grassland (25%).

Data Sources

This report illustrates the typical weather in Quito year round, based on a statistical analysis of historical hourly weather reports and model reconstructions from January 1, 1980 to December 31, 2016.

Temperature and Dew Point

There is only a single weather station, Mariscal Sucre International Airport, in our network suitable to be used as a proxy for the historical temperature and dew point records of Quito.

At a distance of 11 kilometers from Quito, closer than our threshold of 150 kilometers, this station is deemed sufficiently nearby to be relied upon as our primary source for temperature and dew point records.

The station records are corrected for the elevation difference between the station and Quito according to the International Standard Atmosphere , and by the relative change present in the MERRA-2 satellite-era reanalysis between the two locations.

Please note that the station records themselves may additionally have been back-filled using other nearby stations or the MERRA-2 reanalysis.

Other Data

All data relating to the Sun's position (e.g., sunrise and sunset) are computed using astronomical formulas from the book, Astronomical Tables of the Sun, Moon and Planets , by Jean Meeus.

All other weather data, including cloud cover, precipitation, wind speed and direction, and solar flux, come from NASA's MERRA-2 Modern-Era Retrospective Analysis . This reanalysis combines a variety of wide-area measurements in a state-of-the-art global meteorological model to reconstruct the hourly history of weather throughout the world on a 50-kilometer grid.

Land Use data comes from the Global Land Cover SHARE database , published by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.

Elevation data comes from the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) , published by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

Names, locations, and time zones of places and some airports come from the GeoNames Geographical Database .

Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .

Maps are © Esri, with data from National Geographic, Esri, DeLorme, NAVTEQ, UNEP-WCMC, USGS, NASA, ESA, METI, NRCAN, GEBCO, NOAA, and iPC.