El Salvador has one of the highest crime rates in Latin America. Violence between gangs is common and targets are usually rival gang members or the military and police. Most visits to El Salvador are trouble-free but there have been isolated attacks on tourists including robberies, car-jackings and violent assaults.
Tap water in El Salvador hasn’t been safe to drink for decades due to severe contamination; most Salvadorans either use a filter or buy bottled water. However, this response was deemed inappropriate as copper sulfate is typically used as a pesticide to treat algae blooms, not to treat water for human consumption.Feb 20, 2020
The Pacific lowlands are uniformly hot and humid; the central plateau and mountain areas are more moderate. During these months, air flowing from the Caribbean has lost most of its precipitation while passing over the mountains in Honduras. By the time this air reaches El Salvador, it is dry, hot, and hazy.
Known as the Land of Volcanoes, El Salvador has frequent earthquakes and volcanic activity. It is the only country in Central America that does not have a coastline on the Caribbean Sea. Known as the “land of volcanoes,” El Salvador has frequent earthquakes and volcanic activity.
A lot of rain (rainy season) falls in the months: May, June, July, August, September and October. San Salvador has dry periods in January, February, March and December. On average, September is the wettest month with 13.70 inch (348.0 mm) of precipitation.
San Salvador Here are the average temperatures. In San Salvador, 1,750 millimeters (68 inches) of rain fall per year. From June to September, it rains a lot, about 300 mm (12 in) per month, distributed in 20 days; on the other hand, it almost never rains from December to March.