The best times to visit Veracruz for ideal weather are

November 26th to March 11th

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



Other Veracruz Travel Info

Weather in Veracruz


Average temperatures in Veracruz vary little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot for most of the year with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 33rd 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 Veracruz, the hottest months are June, August, and then July. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early August where highs are regularly around 91.5°F (33.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 77.1°F (25.1°C) at night.

Veracruz Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Veracruz 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.

Veracruz Perceived Temperature (F)


Veracruz Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Veracruz 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 79 70.9 64.6
Feb 81 72.4 65.7
Mar 84.1 75.1 68.2
Apr 89.6 80.2 73.4
May 90.6 82.7 76.2
Jun 89.8 83.4 77.4
Jul 89.5 82.9 76.3
Aug 90 83.2 76.5
Sep 89.1 82.2 76
Oct 87.7 80.6 74.2
Nov 83 76 70.2
Dec 81.6 73.4 66.7

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 26.1 21.6 18.1
Feb 27.2 22.4 18.7
Mar 28.9 23.9 20.1
Apr 32 26.8 23
May 32.6 28.2 24.6
Jun 32.1 28.6 25.2
Jul 31.9 28.3 24.6
Aug 32.2 28.4 24.7
Sep 31.7 27.9 24.4
Oct 30.9 27 23.4
Nov 28.3 24.4 21.2
Dec 27.6 23 19.3



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Veracruz 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 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 early July with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of July 2nd.

When can you find snow in Veracruz? 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 Veracruz.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 3% 0 0.3
Feb 3% 0 0.6
Mar 2% 0 0.7
Apr 2% 0 0.3
May 5% 0 0.7
Jun 32% 0 9.6
Jul 40% 0 9.7
Aug 41% 0 12.9
Sep 43% 0 16.3
Oct 22% 0 6.4
Nov 13% 0 3.4
Dec 2% 0 0.3

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 3 0 0.8
Feb 3 0 1.5
Mar 2 0 1.8
Apr 2 0 0.8
May 5 0 1.8
Jun 32 0 24.4
Jul 40 0 24.6
Aug 41 0 32.8
Sep 43 0 41.4
Oct 22 0 16.3
Nov 13 0 8.6
Dec 2 0 0.8


Humidity and Wind

Veracruz has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is October (68.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is February (75.6%).

Wind in Veracruz is usually calm. The windiest month is January, followed by November and March. January’s average wind speed of around 6.8 knots (7.9 MPH or 12.6 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 January where average top sustained speeds reach 13 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 6.8 Light breeze 11.6 Significant breeze
Feb 6.5 Light breeze 11.2 Significant breeze
Mar 6.6 Light breeze 11.3 Significant breeze
Apr 6.3 Light breeze 10.8 Gentle breeze
May 5.8 Light breeze 9.6 Significant breeze
Jun 5.1 Light breeze 8.8 Gentle breeze
Jul 4.5 Light breeze 7.6 Significant breeze
Aug 4.8 Light breeze 8.1 Gentle breeze
Sep 5.4 Light breeze 9.1 Significant breeze
Oct 6.3 Light breeze 10.4 Gentle breeze
Nov 6.7 Light breeze 11.1 Significant breeze
Dec 6.2 Light breeze 10.4 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 73.6%
Feb 75.6%
Mar 71.5%
Apr 70.8%
May 70.7%
Jun 72.9%
Jul 74.2%
Aug 73.4%
Sep 74.7%
Oct 68.9%
Nov 70.9%
Dec 72.9%


Is it Safe to Travel to Veracruz?

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 Veracruz, 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 Veracruz 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

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 49.6 in July means 49.6% of the tourists vs. January.



Overall Veracruz Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 91.5°F (33.1°C) and 81.6°F (27.6°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 quite warm. These months see the most precipitation with 10 to 13 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Veracruz, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 89.5°F (31.9°C) and 80.9°F (27.2°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 4 to 13 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 perfect this time of year in Veracruz to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 83.2°F (28.4°C) and 78°F (25.6°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: consistently 1 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.


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