The best times to visit Tonala for ideal weather are

October 15th to April 15th

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



Other Tonala Travel Info

Weather in Tonala


Average temperatures in Tonala vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some hot weeks in the summer, with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 58th 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 Tonala, the hottest months are May, June, and then April. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid May where highs are regularly around 93.1°F (33.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 57.9°F (14.4°C) at night.

Tonala Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Tonala 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.

Tonala Perceived Temperature (F)


Tonala Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Tonala 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 77.5 61.5 45.5
Feb 80.9 65.9 47.1
Mar 85.6 70.1 50.7
Apr 90.7 74.1 53.8
May 92.3 76.1 58.2
Jun 88.3 75.1 62.3
Jul 82.8 70.7 61.1
Aug 83.5 71.6 61.4
Sep 82.5 70.8 61
Oct 82.5 69.5 57.1
Nov 80 65.1 50.2
Dec 79.5 63.3 46

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 25.3 16.4 7.5
Feb 27.2 18.8 8.4
Mar 29.8 21.2 10.4
Apr 32.6 23.4 12.1
May 33.5 24.5 14.6
Jun 31.3 23.9 16.8
Jul 28.2 21.5 16.2
Aug 28.6 22 16.3
Sep 28.1 21.6 16.1
Oct 28.1 20.8 13.9
Nov 26.7 18.4 10.1
Dec 26.4 17.4 7.8



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Tonala are April, December, 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 February. For example, on the week of February 19th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late June with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of June 25th.

When can you find snow in Tonala? Weather stations report very large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around December, especially close to late November to early December. The best time to ski (if at all) in Tonala is often around around November 26th when fresh powder is deepest. 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 Tonala.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 4% 0 0.4
Feb 3% 0 0.5
Mar 1% 0 0.1
Apr 1% 0 0.1
May 5% 0 0.6
Jun 21% 0 4.3
Jul 31% 0 6
Aug 32% 0 5.3
Sep 27% 0 5.4
Oct 12% 0 2.2
Nov 3% 0 0.2
Dec 1% 39.4 0.1

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 4 0 1
Feb 3 0 1.3
Mar 1 0 0.3
Apr 1 0 0.3
May 5 0 1.5
Jun 21 0 10.9
Jul 31 0 15.2
Aug 32 0 13.5
Sep 27 0 13.7
Oct 12 0 5.6
Nov 3 0 0.5
Dec 1 100.1 0.3


Humidity and Wind

Tonala has some humid months, and dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is April (21.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is September (66.5%).

Wind in Tonala is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is May, followed by April and March. May’s average wind speed of around 2.8 knots (3.2 MPH or 5.2 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 late April where average top sustained speeds reach 6.4 knots, which is considered a light breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 1.8 Barely noticeable 3.6 Barely noticeable
Feb 2.2 Barely noticeable 4.8 Light breeze
Mar 2.5 Barely noticeable 4.9 Barely noticeable
Apr 2.8 Barely noticeable 5.6 Light breeze
May 2.8 Barely noticeable 4.9 Barely noticeable
Jun 2.5 Barely noticeable 4.2 Light breeze
Jul 2.1 Barely noticeable 3.7 Barely noticeable
Aug 2.1 Barely noticeable 3.8 Barely noticeable
Sep 1.9 Barely noticeable 3.3 Barely noticeable
Oct 1.9 Barely noticeable 3.3 Barely noticeable
Nov 1.9 Barely noticeable 3.6 Barely noticeable
Dec 1.6 Barely noticeable 3.5 Barely noticeable

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 44.9%
Feb 35.5%
Mar 25.8%
Apr 21.8%
May 29.7%
Jun 49.6%
Jul 65.6%
Aug 63.3%
Sep 66.5%
Oct 57.1%
Nov 52.8%
Dec 46.1%


Is it Safe to Travel to Tonala?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe, but with extra warnings in a few regions. As of Dec 04, 2023 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 Dec 04, 2023.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Tonala, Mexico is April, followed by January and December. 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 Tonala in August. 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 51.6 in August means 51.6% of the tourists vs. April.



Overall Tonala Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 93.1°F (33.9°C) and 83.3°F (28.5°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is extremely rare with 0 to 1 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 6 to 10 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the slowest season for tourism in Tonala, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 83.6°F (28.7°C) and 78.8°F (26°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 1 to 8 days per month. Tourism is fairly slow during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is somewhat cool this time of year in Tonala to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 85.5°F (29.7°C) and 74.4°F (23.6°C). On average, it rains or snows a very small amount: 0 to 1 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.


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