The best times to visit Mazatlan for ideal weather are

November 26th to April 22nd

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

 

 


Other Mazatlan Travel Info

Weather in Mazatlan

Temperature

Average temperatures in Mazatlan vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 45th 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 Mazatlan, the hottest months are August, July, and then September. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid August where highs are regularly around 94.3°F (34.6°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 76.8°F (24.9°C) at night.

Mazatlan Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Mazatlan 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.

Mazatlan Perceived Temperature (F)

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Mazatlan Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Mazatlan 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 80.5 68.9 56.7
Feb 80.1 68.9 56.2
Mar 81.5 70.7 58.4
Apr 84.3 74 62.3
May 88.6 79.1 68.9
Jun 91.9 83.6 76.4
Jul 93 84.6 76.1
Aug 93.7 84.9 76.1
Sep 92.6 84.3 76.2
Oct 91.8 82.7 73.7
Nov 87.6 77 65.9
Dec 81.4 70.5 59

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 26.9 20.5 13.7
Feb 26.7 20.5 13.4
Mar 27.5 21.5 14.7
Apr 29.1 23.3 16.8
May 31.4 26.2 20.5
Jun 33.3 28.7 24.7
Jul 33.9 29.2 24.5
Aug 34.3 29.4 24.5
Sep 33.7 29.1 24.6
Oct 33.2 28.2 23.2
Nov 30.9 25 18.8
Dec 27.4 21.4 15

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Mazatlan are May, March, and then January. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early to mid January. For example, on the week of January 8th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid August with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of August 13th.

When can you find snow in Mazatlan? 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 Mazatlan.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Mazatlan (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 0.1
Feb 2% 0 0.6
Mar 0% 0 0
Apr 0% 0 0
May 0% 0 0
Jun 9% 0 2.9
Jul 26% 0 7.5
Aug 32% 0 10
Sep 33% 0 12.2
Oct 9% 0 2.7
Nov 3% 0 1.4
Dec 2% 0 1.7

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 0 0 0.3
Feb 2 0 1.5
Mar 0 0 0
Apr 0 0 0
May 0 0 0
Jun 9 0 7.4
Jul 26 0 19.1
Aug 32 0 25.4
Sep 33 0 31
Oct 9 0 6.9
Nov 3 0 3.6
Dec 2 0 4.3

 

Humidity and Wind

Mazatlan has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is May (66% relative humidity), and the most humid month is September (74.1%).

Wind in Mazatlan is usually calm. The windiest month is August, followed by July and September. August’s average wind speed of around 5 knots (5.7 MPH or 9.2 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 early to mid August where average top sustained speeds reach 9.2 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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 6.7 Light breeze
Feb 4.1 Light breeze 7.4 Gentle breeze
Mar 4.4 Light breeze 7.6 Light breeze
Apr 4.4 Light breeze 7.5 Gentle breeze
May 4.4 Light breeze 7.2 Light breeze
Jun 4.5 Light breeze 7.2 Gentle breeze
Jul 4.9 Light breeze 8.1 Light breeze
Aug 5 Light breeze 8.5 Gentle breeze
Sep 4.8 Light breeze 7.9 Light breeze
Oct 4.3 Light breeze 7.3 Gentle breeze
Nov 4.2 Light breeze 6.9 Light breeze
Dec 4.3 Light breeze 7.4 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 66.4%
Feb 67.2%
Mar 67.1%
Apr 66.7%
May 66%
Jun 67%
Jul 69.3%
Aug 71.9%
Sep 74.1%
Oct 70%
Nov 66.5%
Dec 68.3%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Mazatlan?

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 Mazatlan, Mexico is January, followed by February and March. 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 Mazatlan in May. 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 45.6 in May means 45.6% of the tourists vs. January.

 

 

Overall Mazatlan Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 90.5°F (32.5°C) and 80°F (26.7°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 quite warm. These months see the most precipitation with 3 to 10 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the slowest season for tourism in Mazatlan, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 93.1°F (33.9°C) and 85.2°F (29.6°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 fairly slow during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is perfect this time of year in Mazatlan to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 83.4°F (28.6°C) and 79.8°F (26.6°C). On average, it rains or snows a very small amount: 0 to 1 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.

 

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