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.
Orizaba Travel Guide
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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)
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.
|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 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.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Orizaba (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
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.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
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|
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
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.