The best times to visit Mexico for ideal weather are

April 9th to July 29th

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



Other Mexico Travel Info

Weather in Mexico


Average temperatures in Mexico vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some cold weeks in the winter, with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is more temperate than most — in the 64th 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 Mexico, the hottest months are May, June, and then April. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late May to early June where highs are regularly around 88°F (31.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 53.1°F (11.7°C) at night.

Mexico Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Mexico Temperatures (Celsius)


“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.

Mexico Perceived Temperature (F)


Mexico Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Mexico 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 69.4 54.9 37.8
Feb 72.5 57.6 40.3
Mar 79 63.8 43.8
Apr 83.4 68.2 46.7
May 86.3 72 51.3
Jun 84 71.1 53.4
Jul 77.5 66.3 53
Aug 78.1 67.1 52.4
Sep 75 64.7 51.3
Oct 75.3 63.6 46.8
Nov 73.7 60.1 42
Dec 71.3 56.6 39.1

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 20.8 12.7 3.2
Feb 22.5 14.2 4.6
Mar 26.1 17.7 6.6
Apr 28.6 20.1 8.2
May 30.2 22.2 10.7
Jun 28.9 21.7 11.9
Jul 25.3 19.1 11.7
Aug 25.6 19.5 11.3
Sep 23.9 18.2 10.7
Oct 24.1 17.6 8.2
Nov 23.2 15.6 5.6
Dec 21.8 13.7 3.9



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Mexico are December, March, 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 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 early July with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of July 2nd.

When can you find snow in Mexico? Weather stations report large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around December, especially close to early to mid December. The best time to ski (if at all) in Mexico is often around around December 10th when fresh powder is deepest. 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 Mexico.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 3% 0 1.1
Feb 3% 0 0.3
Mar 1% 0 0.1
Apr 1% 0 0.1
May 3% 0 0.3
Jun 13% 0 2.4
Jul 33% 11.8 4.6
Aug 21% 0 3.7
Sep 26% 0 3.8
Oct 9% 0 1
Nov 2% 0 0.1
Dec 0% 19.3 0

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 3 0 2.8
Feb 3 0 0.8
Mar 1 0 0.3
Apr 1 0 0.3
May 3 0 0.8
Jun 13 0 6.1
Jul 33 30 11.7
Aug 21 0 9.4
Sep 26 0 9.7
Oct 9 0 2.5
Nov 2 0 0.3
Dec 0 49 0


Humidity and Wind

Mexico has some comfortably humid months, and dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is April (21.7% relative humidity), and the most humid month is September (56.4%).

Wind in Mexico is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is February, followed by March and January. February’s average wind speed of around 4.4 knots (5.1 MPH or 8.2 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 late January where average top sustained speeds reach 10.6 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

Avg. Relative Humidity


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

Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

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 4.1 Light breeze 9.1 Gentle breeze
Feb 4.4 Light breeze 9.2 Gentle breeze
Mar 4.2 Light breeze 9.3 Gentle breeze
Apr 3.6 Barely noticeable 8.1 Gentle breeze
May 3.4 Barely noticeable 7.9 Gentle breeze
Jun 3.6 Barely noticeable 7.8 Gentle breeze
Jul 3.5 Barely noticeable 8.2 Gentle breeze
Aug 3.9 Barely noticeable 8.8 Gentle breeze
Sep 3.6 Barely noticeable 8.4 Gentle breeze
Oct 3.6 Barely noticeable 8 Gentle breeze
Nov 3.5 Barely noticeable 7.8 Gentle breeze
Dec 3.6 Barely noticeable 8.4 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 33.9%
Feb 29.6%
Mar 22.9%
Apr 21.7%
May 22.5%
Jun 38.5%
Jul 54.2%
Aug 51.4%
Sep 56.4%
Oct 42.8%
Nov 37%
Dec 35.5%


Is it Safe to Travel to Mexico?

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 Mexico, Mexico is January, followed by June and July. 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 Mexico in October. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month


Most Popular Months to Visit

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 74.4 in October means 74.4% of the tourists vs. January.



Overall Mexico Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 88°F (31.1°C) and 76.8°F (24.9°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is extremely rare with 0 to 1 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is fairly slow for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the most precipitation with 4 to 10 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Mexico, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 76.9°F (24.9°C) and 72.3°F (22.4°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 0 to 8 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 somewhat cool this time of year in Mexico to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 79.9°F (26.6°C) and 67.8°F (19.9°C). On average, it rains or snows a very small amount: 0 to 1 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.


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