The tropical climate of El Salvador has very distinct wet and dry seasons; temperatures here vary primarily with elevation with little seasonal changes.
The Pacific Ocean coastal areas are generally hot and humid, with daily high temperature averages near 80° F; the central plateau temps (i.e. San Salvador) average in the mid-70s, while the higher reaches of the mountains average near 60° F; low temperatures occasionally reach freezing levels in the mountains.
The rainy season is May - September, while a much drier season occurs from October - April. During this time, in most of the country, rain showers are few and far between, and temperatures are comfortably warm.
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El Salvador's Information
|Land Area||20,721 km2|
|Water Area||320 km2|
|Total Area||21,041km2 (#148)|
|Government Type||Presidential Republic|
|GDP (PPP)||$54.79 Billion|
|GDP Per Capita||$8,900|
|More Information||El Salvador|
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