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
Weather in Mérida
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)
Mérida Temperatures (Celsius)
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)
Mérida Perceived Temperature (C)
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.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
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.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Mérida (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
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.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
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|
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.