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Jose final project

  1. 1. Ecuador and its ClimateEcuador’sclimate isdefined by itslocation in theworld andtopography.
  2. 2. THE LOREM IPSUMS FALL 2016Ecuador is the second- smallest country in SouthAmerica. But there are few places on earthwhere you will find so much natural diversity. Inone day’s drive you can journey from theAmazon Basin across glaciated Andeanvolcanoes, down through tropical clouds tobeautiful beaches on the Pacific Ocean. 2
  3. 3. THE LOREM IPSUMS FALL 2016 Due to differences in altitude and proximity to the equator, the climate of Ecuador varies by Quito is said to pass throughregion. four seasons everyday. The mornings are often clear and clouds start rolling in time for afternoon rain showers.Quito MaMonth Jan Feb Mar Apr Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec yAvg. High (°F) 74 74 74 74 74 74 72 72 72 74 74 74Avg. Low (°F) 52 54 54 54 54 50 50 50 50 50 50 52Rainfall (Inches) 4.7 5.2 5.9 6.8 5.2 1.9 0.8 0.9 1.9 5.1 4.1 4.0 There are two seasons in the Galapagos Islands. The warmest is between December to May and it is the time when the sky is always clear and the sun shines. From June to November the weather is a little cold but it is the best to enjoy Galapagos famous marine reserve.GalapagosMonth Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov DecAvg. High (°F) 86 88 90 88 84 80 78 76 78 79 80 82Avg. Low (°F) 72 78 78 78 78 72 72 68 66 68 70 72Water Temp. (°F) 76 78 78 78 76 76 74 68 70 72 74 76Rainfall (Inches) 1.5 2.1 3.0 3.0 2.7 2.2 1.1 0.7 0.5 0.5 0.8 1.5 3
  4. 4. THE LOREM IPSUMS FALL 2016 In the tropical rainforests, the air is often humid and it is common to see low-hanging clouds.The coastal lowlands tothe west of Ecuador aretypically warm withtemperatures in theregion of 25 °C(77 °F). The coastalareas are affected byocean currents andbetween January andApril are hot andrainy. 4
  5. 5. THE LOREM IPSUMS FALL 2016 5
  6. 6. SummaryEcuador has markedly different From May to December, coolclimates and microclimates. currents from the south keepWeather patterns vary according temperatures a few degrees lower,to geography and temperatures and it rarely rains, although it isare determined more by elevation often gray, damp and overcast,than by season. especially in July and August.Ocean currents influence the The highland dry season is fromGalapagos Islands and the coast. June through September, withThe warm central Pacific current another short, dry season aroundcauses a hot, rainy, humid Christmas.season from January throughApril. Daytime high temperatures Daytime temperatures in Quitoaverage 86°F. average a high of 74°F and a low of 54°F year-round.

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