San Miguel, El Salvador

San Miguel, El Salvador
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Climate & Best time to visit San Miguel

Climate in San Miguel:

Best time to visit San Miguel:

November to April (Dry Season/High Season):

  • This period is considered the best time to visit El Salvador. The weather is dry, sunny, and comfortable, with temperatures ranging from the mid-70s to the mid-80s Fahrenheit (24-30°C). It's ideal for beach vacations, hiking, exploring national parks, and cultural experiences. You'll encounter less rainfall and enjoy clear skies during this time. However, it's also the high season, so prices for accommodations and tours may be higher.

May to October (Rainy Season/Low Season):

  • The rainy season in El Salvador brings warmer temperatures and increased humidity, with occasional afternoon or evening showers. While the rainfall can be heavy at times, it usually doesn't disrupt travel plans. This is the low season, offering lower prices on accommodations and fewer tourists. It's a great time for budget-conscious travelers and those seeking a quieter experience. The countryside is lush and green during these months.

September and October (Peak of Rainy Season):

  • These months mark the peak of the rainy season, with the highest likelihood of heavy rainfall. While travel is still possible, it's essential to be prepared for wet weather and monitor local conditions, especially if you plan to explore rural areas.

Specific Interests:

  • If you're interested in surfing, the best waves can often be found on the Pacific coast during the rainy season.

Money & Prices

Currency in El Salvador:

U.S. dollar (USD)

How expensive is a trip to San Miguel?

Eating out:
Simple meal:
9.15 USD
Fast food meal:
6.92 USD
Mid-range meal:
14.11 USD
Bottle of water:
0.69 USD
Soft drink:
1.09 USD
3.20 USD
Local Beer:
2.12 USD
Public transport - one way ticket:
0.36 USD
Taxi - 1km:
3.30 USD
* Prices are approximate. Make sure to check the latest exchange rates when planning your trip.

General information

El Salvador general information:

Voltage: 120 V, Frequency: 60 Hz
  • Type A (North American/Japanese 2-pin)
  • Type B (American 3-pin)

Visa & Travel Requirements

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