The best times to visit Merida for ideal weather are

November 26th to February 18th

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 Merida

Temperature

Average temperatures in Merida vary little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot for most of the year with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 24th 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 Merida, the hottest months are May, June, and then April. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid May where highs are regularly around 102°F (38.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 73.8°F (23.2°C) at night.

Merida Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Merida 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.

Merida Perceived Temperature (F)

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Merida Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Merida 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 87.2 74 64.3
Feb 89.9 75.7 65.2
Mar 93.7 78.3 67.2
Apr 98.7 82.9 71.5
May 99.9 84.6 73.8
Jun 96.7 82.9 74.3
Jul 95.6 82.2 73.6
Aug 96.4 82.7 74
Sep 94.4 81.6 73.8
Oct 91.5 79.3 70.6
Nov 88.2 75.8 66
Dec 87.8 75 65.4

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 30.7 23.3 17.9
Feb 32.2 24.3 18.4
Mar 34.3 25.7 19.6
Apr 37.1 28.3 21.9
May 37.7 29.2 23.2
Jun 35.9 28.3 23.5
Jul 35.3 27.9 23.1
Aug 35.8 28.2 23.3
Sep 34.7 27.6 23.2
Oct 33.1 26.3 21.4
Nov 31.2 24.3 18.9
Dec 31 23.9 18.6


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Merida are March, December, and then April. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late February and early March. For example, on the week of February 26th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid July with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of July 16th.

When can you find snow in Merida? 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 Merida.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Merida (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 5% 0 0.7
Feb 6% 0 1.3
Mar 3% 0 1.4
Apr 4% 0 0.8
May 8% 0 2.2
Jun 26% 0 4.9
Jul 27% 0 4.8
Aug 30% 0 5.9
Sep 33% 0 7.6
Oct 17% 0 2.9
Nov 11% 0 1.8
Dec 4% 0 0.6

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 5 0 1.8
Feb 6 0 3.3
Mar 3 0 3.6
Apr 4 0 2
May 8 0 5.6
Jun 26 0 12.4
Jul 27 0 12.2
Aug 30 0 15
Sep 33 0 19.3
Oct 17 0 7.4
Nov 11 0 4.6
Dec 4 0 1.5

 

Humidity and Wind

Merida has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is April (50.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is September (75.6%).

Wind in Merida is usually moderate. The windiest month is April, followed by May and March. April’s average wind speed of around 9.8 knots (11.2 MPH or 18.1 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in mid July where average top sustained speeds reach 17.8 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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 6.4 Light breeze 13.3 Significant breeze
Feb 7.6 Gentle breeze 14.7 Significant breeze
Mar 8.8 Gentle breeze 16.2 Significant breeze
Apr 9.8 Gentle breeze 17.3 Strong breeze
May 9.4 Gentle breeze 16.9 Significant breeze
Jun 7.9 Gentle breeze 16.8 Significant breeze
Jul 6.9 Light breeze 16 Significant breeze
Aug 6.1 Light breeze 14.8 Significant breeze
Sep 5.7 Light breeze 13.7 Significant breeze
Oct 5.1 Light breeze 12.5 Significant breeze
Nov 5.4 Light breeze 12.3 Significant breeze
Dec 6 Light breeze 13.1 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 67%
Feb 62.6%
Mar 53.7%
Apr 50.9%
May 53.2%
Jun 68.3%
Jul 71%
Aug 70.9%
Sep 75.6%
Oct 73.2%
Nov 70.3%
Dec 68.5%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Merida?

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 Merida, 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 Merida in December. 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 33.7 in December means 33.7% of the tourists vs. January.


Overall Merida Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 102°F (38.9°C) and 92°F (33.3°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 1 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 8 to 9 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Merida, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 95.3°F (35.2°C) and 86.6°F (30.3°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 3 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 Merida to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 92.5°F (33.6°C) and 86°F (30°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 1 to 2 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.

 

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