Only 3 percent
of the archipelago is inhabited with a population of more than
12 thousand people. The populated areas are Puerto Ayora (Santacruz),
Puerto Baquerizo Moreno (San Cristóbal), Puerto Villamil
(Isabela) and Puerto Velasco (Floreana) and the Baltra Island,
occupied by the Ecuadorian armed forces.
until June the weather is hot and humid. Higher temperatures of
30º centigrade and more present in March. In these months
it rains enough, 70 mm3 per month. The time changes from July
to December. Days become fresh and present a fine rain. In September
temperatures descend to 19º centigrade. On the other hand,
the temperature average during the year is 18º centigrade.