The best times to visit Chihuahua for ideal weather are

February 19th to May 20th

or

September 17th to November 18th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.

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Weather in Chihuahua

Temperature

Average temperatures in Chihuahua vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel very nice much of the year, but hot in the summer and cold in the winter with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 48th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Chihuahua, the hottest months are June, July, and then August. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early June where highs are regularly around 97.7°F (36.5°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 68.7°F (20.4°C) at night.

Chihuahua Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Chihuahua Temperatures (Celsius)

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“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Chihuahua Perceived Temperature (F)

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Chihuahua Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Chihuahua Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 65.7 50.3 36.8
Feb 73 56.7 41.7
Mar 78.7 62.9 47.5
Apr 85.9 71.1 54.8
May 91.3 77.3 60.7
Jun 96.5 84 69.3
Jul 90.5 79.1 68
Aug 90 78.5 66.6
Sep 85.4 73.7 62
Oct 82.7 67.9 54
Nov 73.2 58.3 44.2
Dec 68.4 52.5 38.1

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 18.7 10.2 2.7
Feb 22.8 13.7 5.4
Mar 25.9 17.2 8.6
Apr 29.9 21.7 12.7
May 32.9 25.2 15.9
Jun 35.8 28.9 20.7
Jul 32.5 26.2 20
Aug 32.2 25.8 19.2
Sep 29.7 23.2 16.7
Oct 28.2 19.9 12.2
Nov 22.9 14.6 6.8
Dec 20.2 11.4 3.4


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Chihuahua are April, February, and then December. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late January and early February. For example, on the week of January 29th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late July with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of July 23rd.

When can you find snow in Chihuahua? Weather stations report very large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around February, especially close to early February. The best time to ski (if at all) in Chihuahua is often around around February 5th when fresh powder is deepest. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chanceof Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Chihuahua.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Chihuahua (in).

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 3% 1 0.3
Feb 1% 55.9 0.1
Mar 3% 0 0.3
Apr 1% 0 0.1
May 3% 0 0.4
Jun 7% 0 0.7
Jul 22% 0 3.5
Aug 17% 0 2.6
Sep 17% 0 2.7
Oct 5% 0 0.7
Nov 5% 0 0.6
Dec 2% 0 0.1

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 3 2.5 0.8
Feb 1 142 0.3
Mar 3 0 0.8
Apr 1 0 0.3
May 3 0 1
Jun 7 0 1.8
Jul 22 0 8.9
Aug 17 0 6.6
Sep 17 0 6.9
Oct 5 0 1.8
Nov 5 0 1.5
Dec 2 0 0.3

 

Humidity and Wind

Chihuahua has some comfortably humid months, with some very dry months. The least humid month is April (14.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is September (49.5%).

Wind in Chihuahua is usually calm. The windiest month is April, followed by May and February. April’s average wind speed of around 5.3 knots (6.1 MPH or 9.9 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early to mid April where average top sustained speeds reach 12.1 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Chihuahua.

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Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 3.6 Barely noticeable 7.8 Gentle breeze
Feb 4.7 Light breeze 9.8 Gentle breeze
Mar 4.6 Light breeze 9.2 Gentle breeze
Apr 5.3 Light breeze 10.5 Gentle breeze
May 5 Light breeze 9.2 Gentle breeze
Jun 4.7 Light breeze 9.3 Gentle breeze
Jul 4.4 Light breeze 9 Gentle breeze
Aug 3.7 Barely noticeable 8 Gentle breeze
Sep 3.5 Barely noticeable 7.6 Gentle breeze
Oct 3.7 Barely noticeable 7.8 Gentle breeze
Nov 3.6 Barely noticeable 7.8 Gentle breeze
Dec 4.3 Light breeze 8.7 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 36.5%
Feb 23.7%
Mar 19%
Apr 14.1%
May 15.9%
Jun 22.5%
Jul 43%
Aug 44.2%
Sep 49.5%
Oct 37.7%
Nov 36.9%
Dec 34.4%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Chihuahua?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe, but with extra warnings in a few regions. As of Jan 19, 2018 there are travel warnings and regional advisories for Mexico; exercise a high degree of caution and avoid some areas. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Chihuahua, Mexico is June, followed by May and January. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Chihuahua in December. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month

 

Most Popular Months to Visit

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Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 44 in December means 44% of the tourists vs. June.


Overall Chihuahua Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 95.9°F (35.5°C) and 75.4°F (24.1°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is extremely rare with 0 to 1 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see the most precipitation with 2 to 7 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Chihuahua, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 88°F (31.1°C) and 68.8°F (20.4°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 1 to 5 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is too cold this time of year in Chihuahua to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 77.4°F (25.2°C) and 63.9°F (17.7°C). On average, it rains or snows a very small amount: 0 to 1 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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