The best times to visit San Quintin for ideal weather are
October 29th to April 22nd
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 San Quintin
Average temperatures in San Quintin vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a very low chance of precipitation throughout the year. The area is more temperate than most — in the 61st 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 Quintin, the hottest months are August, July, and then September. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early September where highs are regularly around 103.3°F (39.6°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 79.6°F (26.4°C) at night.
San Quintin Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
San Quintin 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 Quintin Perceived Temperature (F)
San Quintin Perceived Temperature (C)
Average San Quintin 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 Quintin are February, April, and then May. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early January. For example, on the week of January 1st 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 1 days of significant precipitation the week of August 27th.
When can you find snow in San Quintin? 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 Quintin.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in San Quintin (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 Quintin has some comfortably humid months, and slightly dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is March (30.3% relative humidity), and the most humid month is August (50.4%).
Wind in San Quintin is usually moderate. The windiest month is January, followed by November and February. January’s average wind speed of around 8.7 knots (10 MPH or 16.1 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 January where average top sustained speeds reach 15.3 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in San Quintin.
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||8.7||Gentle breeze||13.5||Significant breeze|
|Feb||7.7||Gentle breeze||12.5||Significant breeze|
|Mar||7.2||Gentle breeze||11.8||Significant breeze|
|Apr||7.2||Gentle breeze||12.2||Significant breeze|
|May||7.4||Gentle breeze||12.1||Significant breeze|
|Jun||6.7||Light breeze||11.3||Significant breeze|
|Jul||7.6||Gentle breeze||12.3||Significant breeze|
|Aug||6.9||Light breeze||11.3||Significant breeze|
|Sep||6.5||Light breeze||11.1||Significant breeze|
|Oct||7.1||Gentle breeze||11.7||Significant breeze|
|Nov||7.8||Gentle breeze||12.1||Significant breeze|
|Dec||7.6||Gentle breeze||11.3||Significant breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to San Quintin?
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 Quintin, Mexico is April, followed by December and February. 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 Quintin 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 Quintin Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 93°F (33.9°C) and 73.5°F (23.1°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is nonexistent with roughly 0 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 hot weather with high temperatures that are extremely hot. These months see the most precipitation with 0 to 1 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in San Quintin, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 103.3°F (39.6°C) and 76.4°F (24.7°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a trivial amount: approximately 0 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 Quintin to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 77.2°F (25.1°C) and 65.5°F (18.6°C). On average, it rains or snows a insignificant amount: consistently 0 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.