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El Salvador Weather

El Salvador's Information

Flag of El Salvador
Land Area 20,721 km2
Water Area 320 km2
Total Area 21,041km2 (#148)
Population 6,156,670 (#108)
Population Density 297.12/km2
Government Type Presidential Republic
GDP (PPP) $54.79 Billion
GDP Per Capita $8,900
Currency Dollar (USD)
Largest Cities
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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This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.

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