Galapagos Climate – February Weather in the Galapagos Islands


Bird-watching haven in February in Galapagos.

February weather in the Galapagos Islands have a varying climate marked by a scarcity of rain. The coastal areas are quite arid, covered with plants that have adapted to desert-like conditions, but lush vegetation grows in the highlands of the larger islands.
 

Galapagos Cactus
Galapagos Cactus
Galapagos Islands Red Plants
Marine Iguana surrounded by red plants.

 
In February, the Bahamas Pintail Ducks start their breeding season. Nazca (Masked) Boobies on Hood Island are at the end of their nesting season.

The highest water temperatures are this month and will remain constant until April. Nesting season of the Galapagos Dove reaches its peak. Flocks of the beautiful Red-billed Tropic bird can be seen cruising the sky on the central and southern islands.

Galapagos Red-billed Tropicbird flying in the Galapagos
Galapagos Red-billed Tropicbird, also classified as Phaethon aethereus.

 

February
 in the Galapagos:
Galapagos Doves
Nesting season of the Galapagos Dove reaches its peak.
Bahamas Pintail Ducks
The Bahamas Pintail Ducks start their breeding season in the Galapagos.

 

Galapagos Nazca Boobies
Nazca (Masked) Boobies on Hood Island are at the end of their nesting season.
Galapagos Red Billed Tropicbird
Flocks of the beautiful Red-billed Tropic bird can be seen cruising the sky on the central and southern islands!

 

Temperatures for Galapagos Islands in February:

Average Low: Average High: Water Temperature: Average Rainfall:
74°F 86°F 76°F 1.0 inches

 
For more information on Galapagos Islands weather, click here Galapagos Islands weather.

Flickr photo credit: Vince Smith, Bill Bumgarner, barrasa8, & Julian Smith.
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