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.

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Ensenada Travel Guide

  • Safety
  • The busiest and least popular months
  • Overall travel experience by time of year
  • 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)


    “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.

    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.

    Show Fahrenheit

    Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
    Jan 68.6 57.6 48.7
    Feb 67.1 58 50.5
    Mar 69.1 60.3 53.7
    Apr 69.9 61.9 56
    May 70.5 63.8 59.3
    Jun 71.3 65.4 61.6
    Jul 75.3 69.1 65.4
    Aug 77.5 71 66.9
    Sep 78.7 71.2 66.3
    Oct 76.8 67.9 61.3
    Nov 72.2 62.5 54.4
    Dec 66.4 57.3 49.5

    Show Celsius

    Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
    Jan 20.3 14.2 9.3
    Feb 19.5 14.4 10.3
    Mar 20.6 15.7 12.1
    Apr 21.1 16.6 13.3
    May 21.4 17.7 15.2
    Jun 21.8 18.6 16.4
    Jul 24.1 20.6 18.6
    Aug 25.3 21.7 19.4
    Sep 25.9 21.8 19.1
    Oct 24.9 19.9 16.3
    Nov 22.3 16.9 12.4
    Dec 19.1 14.1 9.7

    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.

    Days with precipitation

    Snow on the Ground

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

    Snow depth

    Average Rain and Snow by Month

    Show Inches

    Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
    Jan 17.1 0 0.04
    Feb 22.9 0 0.05
    Mar 11.4 0 0.03
    Apr 12.9 0 0.02
    May 7.1 0 0.01
    Jun 2.9 0 0
    Jul 4.3 0 0.01
    Aug 1.4 0 0
    Sep 2.9 0 0.01
    Oct 10 0 0.02
    Nov 14.3 0 0.04
    Dec 25.7 0 0.08

    Show Centimeters

    Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
    Jan 17.1 0 0.1
    Feb 22.9 0 0.13
    Mar 11.4 0 0.08
    Apr 12.9 0 0.05
    May 7.1 0 0.03
    Jun 2.9 0 0
    Jul 4.3 0 0.03
    Aug 1.4 0 0
    Sep 2.9 0 0.03
    Oct 10 0 0.05
    Nov 14.3 0 0.1
    Dec 25.7 0 0.2


    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.

    Avg. Relative Humidity


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

    Max Sustained Wind
    Average Daily Wind

    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
    Jan 46.8
    Feb 53.3
    Mar 53.3
    Apr 53.5
    May 58.2
    Jun 64.7
    Jul 66.3
    Aug 64.9
    Sep 63.5
    Oct 56.4
    Nov 51.2
    Dec 52.8


    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.


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