The best times to visit San Luis Potosi for ideal weather are
July 2nd to October 21st
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
San Luis Potosi Travel Guide
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Weather in San Luis Potosi
Average temperatures in San Luis Potosi vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some cold weeks in the winter, with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout 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 San Luis Potosi, 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 89.8°F (32.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 52.7°F (11.5°C) at night.
San Luis Potosi Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
San Luis Potosi 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.
San Luis Potosi Perceived Temperature (F)
San Luis Potosi Perceived Temperature (C)
Average San Luis Potosi 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 San Luis Potosi are December, January, 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 mid January. For example, on the week of January 15th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid June with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of June 18th.
When can you find snow in San Luis Potosi? 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 San Luis Potosi.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in San Luis Potosi (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
San Luis Potosi has some humid months, and slightly dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is April (30.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is September (62.9%).
Wind in San Luis Potosi is usually calm. The windiest month is June, followed by August and July. June’s average wind speed of around 5.7 knots (6.6 MPH or 10.6 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 early to mid May where average top sustained speeds reach 16.7 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in San Luis Potosi.
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||4.2||Light breeze||12.9||Significant breeze|
|Feb||4.8||Light breeze||14.6||Significant breeze|
|Mar||5||Light breeze||14.7||Significant breeze|
|Apr||5.5||Light breeze||15.3||Significant breeze|
|May||5.3||Light breeze||15.9||Significant breeze|
|Jun||5.7||Light breeze||15.5||Significant breeze|
|Jul||5.5||Light breeze||14.6||Significant breeze|
|Aug||5.6||Light breeze||14.6||Significant breeze|
|Sep||4.8||Light breeze||13.2||Significant breeze|
|Oct||4.1||Light breeze||12.3||Significant breeze|
|Nov||3.6||Barely noticeable||11.8||Significant breeze|
|Dec||3.8||Barely noticeable||12.1||Significant breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to San Luis Potosi?
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 San Luis Potosi, 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 San Luis Potosi 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
Overall San Luis Potosi Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 89.8°F (32.1°C) and 79.6°F (26.4°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 1 to 2 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 3 to 5 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in San Luis Potosi, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 80.8°F (27.1°C) and 74.4°F (23.6°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 1 to 4 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 San Luis Potosi to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 81.8°F (27.7°C) and 69.9°F (21.1°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.