Galapagos Climate – August Weather in the Galapagos Islands


Coldest month in the Galapagos Islands.

August is the coolest month and the sea can be cool and rough. The temperature of the ocean drops to 18°C (64°F), which obviously varies according to the geographic zones among the islands.

The garua’ season (June to November) is when the weather is relatively cool and dry, with sunny or overcast skies and occasional drizzle.

August in the Galapagos:

Galapagos Hawk
Galapagos Hawks court on Espanola and Santiago.
Nazca Boobies in August
Nazca (Masked) Boobies and Swallow-tailed Gulls nest on Genovesa Island.

 

Migrant Shore Birds in the Galapagos
Migrant shore birds start to arrive, and stay on the islands until March.
Nazca Boobies in August
Nazca (Masked) Boobies and Swallow-tailed Gulls nest on Genovesa Island.

 

Waves breaking on the shore of Sombrero Chino
Oceans are quite choppy with currents at the strongest levels and surges can be expected along the shores that face west or south.
Galapagos Seal Family
Pupping season (births) of sea lions has started mainly in the western and central islands.

 
 

Temperatures for Galapagos Islands in August:

Average Low: Average High: Water Temperature: Average Rainfall:
64°F 74°F 66°F 0.25 inches

 

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