The best times to visit Huatulco for ideal weather are

October 29th to May 20th

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

 

 


Other Huatulco Travel Info

Weather in Huatulco

Temperature

Average temperatures in Huatulco vary very little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot all year with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 23rd 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 Huatulco, the hottest months are May, April, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid May where highs are regularly around 93.3°F (34.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 76.1°F (24.5°C) at night.

Huatulco Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Huatulco 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.

Huatulco Perceived Temperature (F)

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Huatulco Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Huatulco 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 90 81.3 70.3
Feb 90.2 81.8 71.2
Mar 90.6 82.5 72
Apr 91.3 83.8 74.2
May 92.5 85.2 76.2
Jun 91.3 83.6 75.9
Jul 91.6 83.5 75.2
Aug 92 83.4 75.4
Sep 90.7 82.2 74.6
Oct 92.2 82.9 74
Nov 92.3 82.8 72.7
Dec 90.7 81.1 70.1

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 32.2 27.4 21.3
Feb 32.3 27.7 21.8
Mar 32.6 28.1 22.2
Apr 32.9 28.8 23.4
May 33.6 29.6 24.6
Jun 32.9 28.7 24.4
Jul 33.1 28.6 24
Aug 33.3 28.6 24.1
Sep 32.6 27.9 23.7
Oct 33.4 28.3 23.3
Nov 33.5 28.2 22.6
Dec 32.6 27.3 21.2

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Huatulco 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 late August to early September with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of August 27th.

When can you find snow in Huatulco? 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.

Chance of Precipitation

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

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Huatulco (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 0.1
May 7% 0 1.2
Jun 24% 0 7
Jul 19% 0 6.7
Aug 26% 0 7.3
Sep 32% 0 7.4
Oct 14% 0 3.4
Nov 3% 0 0.4
Dec 1% 0 0.1

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 0.3
May 7 0 3
Jun 24 0 17.8
Jul 19 0 17
Aug 26 0 18.5
Sep 32 0 18.8
Oct 14 0 8.6
Nov 3 0 1
Dec 1 0 0.3

 

Humidity and Wind

Huatulco has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is March (63.5% relative humidity), and the most humid month is September (75.9%).

Wind in Huatulco is usually calm. The windiest month is March, followed by April and May. March’s average wind speed of around 5.5 knots (6.4 MPH or 10.3 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 February and early March where average top sustained speeds reach 10.2 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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 4.4 Light breeze 7 Gentle breeze
Feb 4.9 Light breeze 8.2 Gentle breeze
Mar 5.5 Light breeze 9.1 Gentle breeze
Apr 5.5 Light breeze 8.7 Gentle breeze
May 5.3 Light breeze 8.3 Gentle breeze
Jun 4.9 Light breeze 7.9 Gentle breeze
Jul 4.2 Light breeze 7 Gentle breeze
Aug 4.2 Light breeze 7.2 Gentle breeze
Sep 4.3 Light breeze 6.9 Gentle breeze
Oct 3.9 Barely noticeable 6.3 Light breeze
Nov 3.9 Barely noticeable 6.1 Gentle breeze
Dec 4 Light breeze 6.3 Light breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 64.8%
Feb 63.9%
Mar 63.5%
Apr 63.9%
May 65.5%
Jun 71.8%
Jul 72.3%
Aug 72.2%
Sep 75.9%
Oct 72.6%
Nov 67.5%
Dec 65.6%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Huatulco?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe, but with extra warnings in a few regions. As of Oct 07, 2019 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. This advisory was last updated on Oct 01, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Huatulco, Mexico is January, followed by March and June. 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 Huatulco in July. 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 49.6 in July means 49.6% of the tourists vs. January.

 

 

Overall Huatulco Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 93°F (33.9°C) and 89.9°F (32.2°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is extremely rare with 0 to 2 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 6 to 8 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Huatulco, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 92.9°F (33.8°C) and 90.3°F (32.4°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 1 to 10 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 perfect this time of year in Huatulco to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 91.1°F (32.8°C) and 89.4°F (31.9°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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