The best times to visit Orizaba for ideal weather are

November 26th to April 1st

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



Other Orizaba Travel Info

Weather in Orizaba


Average temperatures in Orizaba vary little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel very enjoyable all year with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is more temperate than most — in the 72nd 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 Orizaba, the hottest months are May, April, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid May where highs are regularly around 84.6°F (29.2°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 61.3°F (16.3°C) at night.

Orizaba Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Orizaba 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.

Orizaba Perceived Temperature (F)


Orizaba Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Orizaba 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 72.4 60.5 50.8
Feb 75.6 63.1 52.6
Mar 77.6 65.2 54.4
Apr 83.1 70.5 58.8
May 82 71.2 61.1
Jun 80.7 70.4 61.6
Jul 79.8 69.2 60.2
Aug 80.2 69.7 60.7
Sep 78.6 68.8 61.5
Oct 77.2 66.9 58.1
Nov 73.8 63.4 54.6
Dec 73.8 62 52.4

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 22.4 15.8 10.4
Feb 24.2 17.3 11.4
Mar 25.3 18.4 12.4
Apr 28.4 21.4 14.9
May 27.8 21.8 16.2
Jun 27.1 21.3 16.4
Jul 26.6 20.7 15.7
Aug 26.8 20.9 15.9
Sep 25.9 20.4 16.4
Oct 25.1 19.4 14.5
Nov 23.2 17.4 12.6
Dec 23.2 16.7 11.3



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Orizaba are December, April, and then March. 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 late August to early September with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of August 27th.

When can you find snow in Orizaba? 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 Orizaba.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 12% 0 1.3
Feb 13% 0 1.4
Mar 12% 0 1.5
Apr 11% 0 1.3
May 23% 0 3.5
Jun 48% 0 11.4
Jul 49% 0 11.9
Aug 50% 0 14.8
Sep 54% 0 12.9
Oct 32% 0 6.3
Nov 23% 0 3.8
Dec 9% 0 1.1

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 12 0 3.3
Feb 13 0 3.6
Mar 12 0 3.8
Apr 11 0 3.3
May 23 0 8.9
Jun 48 0 29
Jul 49 0 30.2
Aug 50 0 37.6
Sep 54 0 32.8
Oct 32 0 16
Nov 23 0 9.7
Dec 9 0 2.8


Humidity and Wind

Orizaba has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is April (62.6% relative humidity), and the most humid month is September (80.5%).

Wind in Orizaba is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is April, followed by March and May. April’s average wind speed of around 3.2 knots (3.6 MPH or 5.9 KPH) is considered “light air.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early to mid April where average top sustained speeds reach 7.6 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 2.4 Barely noticeable 5.5 Light breeze
Feb 2.5 Barely noticeable 5.8 Light breeze
Mar 2.9 Barely noticeable 6.6 Light breeze
Apr 3.2 Barely noticeable 6.9 Light breeze
May 2.8 Barely noticeable 5.8 Light breeze
Jun 2.3 Barely noticeable 5.1 Light breeze
Jul 2.3 Barely noticeable 5.1 Light breeze
Aug 2.3 Barely noticeable 5.1 Light breeze
Sep 2.2 Barely noticeable 4.9 Light breeze
Oct 2.3 Barely noticeable 5 Light breeze
Nov 2.2 Barely noticeable 4.7 Light breeze
Dec 2.3 Barely noticeable 4.8 Light breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 74.7%
Feb 71.2%
Mar 66.8%
Apr 62.6%
May 66.9%
Jun 74.2%
Jul 75%
Aug 75.8%
Sep 80.5%
Oct 76.6%
Nov 77.6%
Dec 73.4%


Is it Safe to Travel to Orizaba?

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 Orizaba, Mexico is January, followed by March and June. 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 Orizaba in July. 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 49.6 in July means 49.6% of the tourists vs. January.



Overall Orizaba Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 84.6°F (29.2°C) and 75.9°F (24.4°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 3 to 7 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 comfortable. These months see the most precipitation with 14 to 16 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Orizaba, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 79.2°F (26.2°C) and 72.7°F (22.6°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a good amount: 7 to 16 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 Orizaba to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 79.3°F (26.3°C) and 71.2°F (21.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 3 to 4 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.


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