The best times to visit Mérida for ideal weather are

December 10th to April 29th

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

 


Mérida Travel Guide

  • Safety
  • The busiest and least popular months
  • Overall travel experience by time of year
  • Weather in Mérida

    Temperature

    Average temperatures in Mérida vary very little and are seasonally temperate. The area is in the bottom 7 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 Mérida, the hottest months are May, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early-to-mid-May where highs are regularly around 73.3°F (22.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 54.5°F (12.5°C) at night.

    Mérida Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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    High
    Average
    Low

    Mérida Temperatures (Celsius)

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    High
    Average
    Low

    “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.

    Mérida Perceived Temperature (F)

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    Average
    Low

    Mérida Perceived Temperature (C)

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    High
    Average
    Low

     

    Average Mérida 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 85.6 74.1 64.9
    Feb 88 75.5 65.5
    Mar 91.1 77.7 67
    Apr 96.2 82 71.2
    May 96.7 83.6 73.5
    Jun 94.3 82.7 74.4
    Jul 93.8 82.3 73.9
    Aug 94.4 82.8 74.3
    Sep 93.3 82.1 74.1
    Oct 90.4 80.2 71.7
    Nov 87.1 76.7 67.6
    Dec 86.4 75.2 66.1

    Show Celsius

    Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
    Jan 29.8 23.4 18.3
    Feb 31.1 24.2 18.6
    Mar 32.8 25.4 19.4
    Apr 35.7 27.8 21.8
    May 35.9 28.7 23.1
    Jun 34.6 28.2 23.6
    Jul 34.3 27.9 23.3
    Aug 34.7 28.2 23.5
    Sep 34.1 27.8 23.4
    Oct 32.4 26.8 22.1
    Nov 30.6 24.8 19.8
    Dec 30.2 24 18.9

     

    Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

    If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of precipitation in Mérida are September, June, and then August. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early April. For example, on the week of April 2nd there are only 0.1 days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early September with an average of 2.9 days with significant precipitation the week of September 3rd.

    When can you find snow in Mérida? 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 Mérida.

    Key
    Days with precipitation

    Snow on the Ground

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

    Key
    Snow depth

    Average Rain and Snow by Month

    Show Inches

    Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
    Jan 11.4 0 0.03
    Feb 11.4 0 0.04
    Mar 5.7 0 0.02
    Apr 4.3 0 0.02
    May 10 0 0.04
    Jun 35.7 0 0.13
    Jul 31.4 0 0.13
    Aug 32.9 0 0.13
    Sep 38.6 0 0.18
    Oct 25.7 0 0.09
    Nov 17.1 0 0.06
    Dec 10 0 0.02

    Show Centimeters

    Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
    Jan 11.4 0 0.08
    Feb 11.4 0 0.1
    Mar 5.7 0 0.05
    Apr 4.3 0 0.05
    May 10 0 0.1
    Jun 35.7 0 0.33
    Jul 31.4 0 0.33
    Aug 32.9 0 0.33
    Sep 38.6 0 0.46
    Oct 25.7 0 0.23
    Nov 17.1 0 0.15
    Dec 10 0 0.05

     

    Humidity and Wind

    Mérida has slightly high to average humidity compared to most tourist destinations. The least humid month is April (62.4% relative humidity), and the most humid month is September (80.1%).

    Wind in Mérida is usually moderate. The windiest month is May, followed by April and March. May’s average wind speed of around 9.8 knots (11.3 MPH or 18.1 KPH) is considered “gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late May where average top sustained speeds reach 17.1 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

    Relative Humidity (%)

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

    Key
    Avg. Relative Humidity

    Wind

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

    Key
    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 7.4 a gentle breeze 13.2 a moderate breeze
    Feb 8.2 a gentle breeze 14.1 a moderate breeze
    Mar 9.4 a gentle breeze 15.7 a moderate breeze
    Apr 9.8 a gentle breeze 16 a moderate breeze
    May 9.8 a gentle breeze 16.4 a moderate breeze
    Jun 8.4 a gentle breeze 15.4 a moderate breeze
    Jul 7.5 a gentle breeze 14.5 a moderate breeze
    Aug 6.9 a light breeze 13.6 a moderate breeze
    Sep 6.5 a light breeze 12.5 a moderate breeze
    Oct 6.5 a light breeze 12.3 a moderate breeze
    Nov 6.8 a light breeze 12.4 a moderate breeze
    Dec 7.1 a gentle breeze 12.9 a moderate breeze

    Show Relative Humidity by Month

    Month Avg. Relative Humidity
    Jan 74.2
    Feb 71.9
    Mar 65.6
    Apr 62.4
    May 64.3
    Jun 74.9
    Jul 77.3
    Aug 77.7
    Sep 80.1
    Oct 78
    Nov 76.6
    Dec 75.7

     

    Is it Safe to Travel to Mérida?

    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 Mérida Travel Experience by Season

    Spring (March through May)

    Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 73.3°F (22.9°C) and 66.3°F (19.1°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 1 to 3 days of precipitation per month. 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 hot weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see moderate precipitation with 10 to 11 days of precipitation per month. June – August is slow/unreported season for tourism in Mérida, so lodging and other accommodations may cost as much as usual.

    Fall (September through November)

    Fall daily highs range from 70.5°F (21.4°C) and 63.8°F (17.7°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a fair amount: 5 to 12 days per month. Tourism is slow/unreported during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be normally priced.

    Winter (December through February)

    Weather is perfect this time of year in Mérida to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 67.4°F (19.7°C) and 62.7°F (17.1°C). On average, it rains or snows a normal amount: 3 to 4 times per month. These times of year are slow/unreported with tourists.