The best times to visit Ensenada for ideal weather are
January 1st to December 30th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Ensenada Travel Guide
Weather in Ensenada
Average temperatures in Ensenada vary very little and are temperate for about half of the year. The area is in the top 45 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 Ensenada, the hottest months are September, August, and then July. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late August to early September where highs are regularly around 80.8°F (27.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 68.1°F (20.1°C) at night.
Ensenada Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Ensenada 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.
Ensenada Perceived Temperature (F)
Ensenada Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Ensenada 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 Ensenada.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Ensenada (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
Ensenada has slightly low to average humidity compared to most tourist destinations. The least humid month is January (46.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is July (66.3%).
Wind in Ensenada is usually moderate. The windiest month is May, followed by April and June. May’s average wind speed of around 5.8 knots (6.7 MPH or 10.7 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 early-to-mid-April where average top sustained speeds reach 12.4 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Ensenada.
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||9.7||a gentle breeze|
|Feb||4.5||a light breeze||11.3||a moderate breeze|
|Mar||4.7||a light breeze||11.4||a gentle breeze|
|Apr||5.6||a light breeze||11.8||a moderate breeze|
|May||5.8||a light breeze||11.2||a gentle breeze|
|Jun||5.4||a light breeze||10.2||a gentle breeze|
|Jul||5.2||a light breeze||10.2||a gentle breeze|
|Aug||5||a light breeze||10.2||a gentle breeze|
|Sep||4.9||a light breeze||10.5||a gentle breeze|
|Oct||4||a light breeze||10.2||a gentle breeze|
|Nov||3.6||light air||10||a gentle breeze|
|Dec||3.8||light air||10.2||a gentle breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Ensenada?
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 Ensenada Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 72.9°F (22.7°C) and 67.4°F (19.7°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 very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. June – August is slow/unreported season for tourism in Ensenada, so lodging and other accommodations may cost as much as usual.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 80.7°F (27.1°C) and 69.5°F (20.8°C), which will feel very nice 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 somewhat cold this time of year in Ensenada to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 69.9°F (21.1°C) and 65.3°F (18.5°C). These times of year are slow/unreported with tourists.