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San Salvador



What is the overall climate: is it extremely hot or cold, wet or dry, at any time of year, for example?

Think Miami weather. - Nov 22, 2017
It should start raining in May/June and end in November but each year we've been here has been very different. - Jul 14, 2016
Dry/wet seasons. Dry season begins in November and lasts through April. The first part of the dry season is called the "windy season" because of the fresh breezes. In April and May it gets a bit hot before the rainy season kicks in. Rainy season means sunny in the morning with big afternoon/evening thunderstorms. When a hurricane is forming offshore (they don't hit us, but move north to Mexico), we get 3-4 days of light rain/mist and cool temps that make it feel more like Seattle than San Salvador. Highs in the mid-80sF, lows in the mid-60sF every day, year-round. - Dec 8, 2015
Rainy season in the summer, which usually means overcast morning, warm sunny afternoon, spectacular evening storms. October-December are the "windy" season- lovely breezes and clean fresh air. Starts to heat up in January until the next rainy season. But it wasn't oppressively hot until March... - Jun 9, 2015
Warm and relatively high humidity during the summer with afternoon showers. The rest of the year is dry with truly ideal temperatures. - Mar 23, 2015
Best. Weather. Ever. There is a rainy season, which is pleasant. High winds in November are pretty surprising. - Oct 29, 2014
Dry season and Wet season - Jul 8, 2014
Wet (approx late May to late September). Dry the rest of the year with the rare shower. Temps are mid 90s to high 60s in San Sal for most of the year. It's warmer at the coast and cooler in rural parts. - Apr 28, 2012
Half the year is dry with not rain and the other half is very wet. It can be very hot but it is always much more comfortable in the shade. The rainy season can be tedious especially since there really isn't much to do in the city. - Jul 15, 2011
It is gorgeous all year long. From October to May it's the dry season, i.e. "summer", and from May to October it's the rainy season, i.e. "winter". It rains like clockwork every afternoon from 5:00pm to 6:00 or 7:00pm, and then for 2 hours starting around 10:00 at night. It's sunny all day and in the 80's or 90's year 'round. You might actually find yourself wishing for some actual weather or a nice cool fall day, but you won't get it. - May 21, 2010
Beautiful weather year round. From October to May is the dry season and it rarely, if ever, rains. It gets hot in March and April. From May to October is the rainy season, and it generally rains every day. Usually the rainfall will hit for an hour or two in the afternoon, but occassionally you'll get days of the tropical drizzle and mist. It is in the 70s and 80s year round. Ideal!! - Feb 28, 2009