The best times to visit Ensenada for ideal weather are

March 5th to December 2nd

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 Ensenada

Temperature

Average temperatures in Ensenada vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel very enjoyable all year with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout the year. The area is more temperate than most — in the 88th 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 Ensenada, the hottest months are August, September, 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 84.4°F (29.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 66.3°F (19.1°C) at night.

Ensenada Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Ensenada 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.

Ensenada Perceived Temperature (F)

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Ensenada Perceived Temperature (C)

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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 68.4 57 48.1
Feb 66.3 56 48
Mar 69.3 58.6 51
Apr 70.1 60.3 52.9
May 71.5 62.8 56.5
Jun 74.1 65.2 59.1
Jul 77.8 69 63.1
Aug 80.5 70.9 64.5
Sep 81.2 70.9 63.9
Oct 77.6 66.8 58.9
Nov 72.2 61.3 53.1
Dec 65.2 55.2 47.5

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 20.2 13.9 8.9
Feb 19.1 13.3 8.9
Mar 20.7 14.8 10.6
Apr 21.2 15.7 11.6
May 21.9 17.1 13.6
Jun 23.4 18.4 15.1
Jul 25.4 20.6 17.3
Aug 26.9 21.6 18.1
Sep 27.3 21.6 17.7
Oct 25.3 19.3 14.9
Nov 22.3 16.3 11.7
Dec 18.4 12.9 8.6


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Ensenada are January, February, and then March. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early January. For example, on the week of January 1st there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid December with an average of 0 days of significant precipitation the week of December 17th.

When can you find snow in Ensenada? Weather stations report no annual snow. 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 Ensenada.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Ensenada (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 0% 0 0
Feb 0% 0 0
Mar 0% 0 0
Apr 0% 0 0
May 0% 0 0
Jun 0% 0 0
Jul 0% 0 0
Aug 0% 0 0
Sep 0% 0 0
Oct 0% 0 0
Nov 1% 0 0.5
Dec 1% 0 0.6

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 0 0 0
Feb 0 0 0
Mar 0 0 0
Apr 0 0 0
May 0 0 0
Jun 0 0 0
Jul 0 0 0
Aug 0 0 0
Sep 0 0 0
Oct 0 0 0
Nov 1 0 1.3
Dec 1 0 1.5

 

Humidity and Wind

Ensenada has some slightly muggy months, with moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is January (46.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is July (65.2%).

Wind in Ensenada is usually calm. The windiest month is May, followed by July and April. May’s average wind speed of around 5.2 knots (6 MPH or 9.6 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 late March where average top sustained speeds reach 13.3 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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 4 Light breeze 11.1 Significant breeze
Feb 4.3 Light breeze 12.2 Significant breeze
Mar 4.5 Light breeze 12.8 Significant breeze
Apr 5.1 Light breeze 12.8 Significant breeze
May 5.2 Light breeze 12.6 Significant breeze
Jun 5.1 Light breeze 11.8 Significant breeze
Jul 5.1 Light breeze 12.1 Significant breeze
Aug 5 Light breeze 12.3 Significant breeze
Sep 4.6 Light breeze 12.3 Significant breeze
Oct 4.1 Light breeze 11.9 Significant breeze
Nov 4 Light breeze 11.7 Significant breeze
Dec 4 Light breeze 11.2 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 46.1%
Feb 56.8%
Mar 57.3%
Apr 56.4%
May 59.1%
Jun 63.7%
Jul 65.2%
Aug 63.1%
Sep 61.5%
Oct 53.2%
Nov 48.2%
Dec 53.2%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Ensenada?

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 Ensenada, Mexico is April, followed by December and February. 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 Ensenada in October. 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 37.1 in October means 37.1% of the tourists vs. April.


Overall Ensenada Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 73.8°F (23.2°C) and 66.8°F (19.3°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is nonexistent with roughly 0 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 comfortable. These months see the least precipitation with about 0 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Ensenada, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 83.6°F (28.7°C) and 69.4°F (20.8°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a trivial amount: approximately 0 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 somewhat cool this time of year in Ensenada to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 70.5°F (21.4°C) and 63.8°F (17.7°C). On average, it rains or snows a insignificant amount: consistently 0 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.

 

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