The best times to visit Santa Maria del Rio 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.

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Weather in Santa Maria del Rio

Temperature

Average temperatures in Santa Maria del Rio 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 Santa Maria del Rio, 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.

Santa Maria del Rio Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Santa Maria del Rio Temperatures (Celsius)

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“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.

Santa Maria del Rio Perceived Temperature (F)

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Santa Maria del Rio Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Santa Maria del Rio 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 72.6 54.7 39.3
Feb 77.6 58.8 41.2
Mar 81.7 62.3 43.4
Apr 87.1 68.3 49.2
May 88 69.9 51.8
Jun 85.4 69.4 53
Jul 81.7 67.2 53.1
Aug 82.5 67.8 51.8
Sep 79.8 65.9 53
Oct 79.1 62.6 47.1
Nov 75.2 57.6 42.4
Dec 75 56.3 40

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 22.6 12.6 4.1
Feb 25.3 14.9 5.1
Mar 27.6 16.8 6.3
Apr 30.6 20.2 9.6
May 31.1 21.1 11
Jun 29.7 20.8 11.7
Jul 27.6 19.6 11.7
Aug 28.1 19.9 11
Sep 26.6 18.8 11.7
Oct 26.2 17 8.4
Nov 24 14.2 5.8
Dec 23.9 13.5 4.4


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Santa Maria del Rio 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 Santa Maria del Rio? 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.

Chanceof Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Santa Maria del Rio.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Santa Maria del Rio (in).

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 2% 0 0.3
Feb 3% 0 0.3
Mar 2% 0 0.2
Apr 3% 0 0.4
May 8% 0 2.2
Jun 11% 0 1.4
Jul 15% 0 2.3
Aug 9% 0 1.1
Sep 14% 0 1.7
Oct 6% 0 1.3
Nov 2% 0 0.3
Dec 1% 0 0.3

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 2 0 0.8
Feb 3 0 0.8
Mar 2 0 0.5
Apr 3 0 1
May 8 0 5.6
Jun 11 0 3.6
Jul 15 0 5.8
Aug 9 0 2.8
Sep 14 0 4.3
Oct 6 0 3.3
Nov 2 0 0.8
Dec 1 0 0.8

 

Humidity and Wind

Santa Maria del Rio 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 Santa Maria del Rio 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 Santa Maria del Rio.

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Wind

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

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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
Jan 44.1%
Feb 36.6%
Mar 33.1%
Apr 30.1%
May 39.5%
Jun 49.7%
Jul 58.1%
Aug 54.4%
Sep 62.9%
Oct 54.4%
Nov 53.5%
Dec 42.9%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Santa Maria del Rio?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe, but with extra warnings in a few regions. As of Dec 13, 2018 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


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Santa Maria del Rio, 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 Santa Maria del Rio 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

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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 somewhat 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 Santa Maria del Rio 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 Santa Maria del Rio, 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 Santa Maria del Rio 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.

 

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