The best times to visit Culiacán for ideal weather are
December 3rd to March 11th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Culiacán Travel Guide
Weather in Culiacán
Average temperatures in Culiacán vary little and are seasonally temperate. The area is in the bottom 5 percent of tourist destinations for pleasant weather. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Culiacán, the hottest months are June, July, and then August. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early August where highs are regularly around 99.1°F (37.3°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 77.5°F (25.3°C) at night.
Culiacán Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Culiacán Temperatures (Celsius)
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.
Culiacán Perceived Temperature (F)
Culiacán Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Culiacán 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.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
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.
Chance of Precipitation
The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Culiacán.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Culiacán (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
Culiacán has slightly low to average humidity compared to most tourist destinations. The least humid month is May (43.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is September (67.9%).
Wind in Culiacán is usually moderate. The windiest month is June, followed by May and July. June’s average wind speed of around 5 knots (5.8 MPH or 9.3 KPH) is considered “light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in mid-May where average top sustained speeds reach 13.8 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Culiacán.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
Average Wind Speeds
Show Wind Speeds
All wind speeds are in knots.
|Month||Avg. Wind||Meaning (Beaufort)||Avg. Maximum Sustained Wind||Meaning (Beufort)|
|Jan||3.3||light air||10.8||a gentle breeze|
|Feb||3.7||light air||11.6||a moderate breeze|
|Mar||4||a light breeze||12.7||a gentle breeze|
|Apr||4.2||a light breeze||13||a moderate breeze|
|May||4.5||a light breeze||13.4||a gentle breeze|
|Jun||5||a light breeze||12.6||a moderate breeze|
|Jul||4.4||a light breeze||12.5||a gentle breeze|
|Aug||3.6||light air||11.8||a moderate breeze|
|Sep||3.4||light air||11.7||a gentle breeze|
|Oct||3.7||light air||12||a moderate breeze|
|Nov||3.3||light air||10.5||a gentle breeze|
|Dec||3.1||light air||10.3||a gentle breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Culiacán?
As of 5/19/2017 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.
Overall Culiacán Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 98.1°F (36.7°C) and 86.8°F (30.4°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Spring is slow/unreported for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.
Summer (June through August)
The middle-year months have hot weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. June – August is slow/unreported season for tourism in Culiacán, so lodging and other accommodations may cost as much as usual.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 97.5°F (36.4°C) and 88.4°F (31.3°C), which will feel warmer than comfortable given the humidity and wind. Tourism is slow/unreported during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be normally priced.
Winter (December through February)
Weather is perfect this time of year in Culiacán to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 87°F (30.6°C) and 82.1°F (27.8°C). These times of year are slow/unreported with tourists.