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Best time to visit Cuernavaca, Mexico

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The best time to visit Cuernavaca is December

When’s the best time to visit Cuernavaca, you ask? Based on several factors like the weather and climate, cost of flights and hotels, peak travel seasons and much more, the best time to go to Cuernavaca is December.

During the warmer months, temperatures in Cuernavaca can rise to a maximum of 32℃ (90℉). The weather at night in the winter can get down to temperatures as low as 6℃ (43℉).

If you’re a sun-chaser and want to visit Cuernavaca when the days are longest, you should visit in May. You don’t want to get wet on your holiday, do you? Well if you’re trying to avoid the rain, then steer clear of Cuernavaca in September. Head over there in December instead if you want to increase your chances of not being rained on.

Learn more about when to travel to Cuernavaca, the monthly weather breakdown, FAQs and much more below. Once you’ve decided when you want to go, use our handy tools to find the best prices to suit your budget on flights, transport/transfers, places to stay, and loads more!

Warmest month

May

Least rainfall

December

Most daylight

May

Cuernavaca seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Cuernavaca as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Cuernavaca is in the Northern Hemisphere, so the seasons fall during these months:

SeasonMonths
Summer June to August
Autumn/fall September to November
Winter December to February
Spring March to May

Average temperatures in Cuernavaca

If the temperature is a big factor for you to help you decide when to visit, the chart below shows the average minimum and maximum temperatures in Cuernavaca for each month side-by-side so you can easily see the difference in weather throughout the year. To see the temperatures in both Celsius (°C) and Fahrenheit (°F), hover or tap the shaded boxes on the graph.

Cuernavaca climate by month

If you already have a rough idea about which months you might want to travel, the section below shows a detailed breakdown of the climate in Cuernavaca for each month so you can see if it all suits your wants and needs. Scroll down, or use the quick menu below to jump to your preferred month.

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Cuernavaca in January

  • Average temperature: 14℃ (58℉)
  • Average high temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average low temperature: 8℃ (47℉)
  • Average humidity: 55%
  • Average sunny days: 24 days
  • Average rainfall: 10mm (0") over 5 days
24 days
of pure sunshine
5 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Cuernavaca in January, make sure you pack a coat or jumper for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Cuernavaca in February

  • Average temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average high temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average low temperature: 10℃ (49℉)
  • Average humidity: 50%
  • Average sunny days: 21 days
  • Average rainfall: 14mm (1") over 4 days
21 days
of pure sunshine
4 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Cuernavaca in February, make sure you pack a coat or jumper for the evenings, and t-shirts and light gear for the daytime.


Cuernavaca in March

  • Average temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average low temperature: 11℃ (52℉)
  • Average humidity: 45%
  • Average sunny days: 19 days
  • Average rainfall: 16mm (1") over 8 days
19 days
of pure sunshine
8 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Cuernavaca in March, make sure you pack a coat or jumper for the evenings, and t-shirts and light gear for the daytime.


Cuernavaca in April

  • Average temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average low temperature: 13℃ (55℉)
  • Average humidity: 42%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 25mm (1") over 10 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Cuernavaca in April, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Cuernavaca in May

  • Average temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average low temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average humidity: 53%
  • Average sunny days: 7 days
  • Average rainfall: 103mm (4") over 19 days
7 days
of pure sunshine
19 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Cuernavaca in May, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Cuernavaca in June

  • Average temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average high temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average low temperature: 14℃ (56℉)
  • Average humidity: 73%
  • Average sunny days: 2 days
  • Average rainfall: 233mm (9") over 26 days
2 days
of pure sunshine
26 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Cuernavaca in June, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Cuernavaca in July

  • Average temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average high temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average low temperature: 12℃ (54℉)
  • Average humidity: 79%
  • Average sunny days: 1 days
  • Average rainfall: 237mm (9") over 29 days
1 days
of pure sunshine
29 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Cuernavaca in July, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Cuernavaca in August

  • Average temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average high temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average low temperature: 12℃ (54℉)
  • Average humidity: 80%
  • Average sunny days: 0 days
  • Average rainfall: 217mm (9") over 30 days
0 days
of pure sunshine
30 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Cuernavaca in August, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Cuernavaca in September

  • Average temperature: 17℃ (62℉)
  • Average high temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average low temperature: 12℃ (54℉)
  • Average humidity: 83%
  • Average sunny days: 1 days
  • Average rainfall: 239mm (9") over 28 days
1 days
of pure sunshine
28 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Cuernavaca in September, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.

Cuernavaca in October

  • Average temperature: 17℃ (62℉)
  • Average high temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average low temperature: 12℃ (53℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 7 days
  • Average rainfall: 145mm (6") over 22 days
7 days
of pure sunshine
22 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Cuernavaca in October, make sure you pack a coat or jumper for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Cuernavaca in November

  • Average temperature: 16℃ (60℉)
  • Average high temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average low temperature: 10℃ (51℉)
  • Average humidity: 68%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 39mm (2") over 12 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Cuernavaca in November, make sure you pack a coat or jumper for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Cuernavaca in December

  • Average temperature: 14℃ (58℉)
  • Average high temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average low temperature: 9℃ (48℉)
  • Average humidity: 60%
  • Average sunny days: 25 days
  • Average rainfall: 5mm (0") over 4 days
25 days
of pure sunshine
4 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Cuernavaca in December, make sure you pack a coat or jumper for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Cuernavaca is usually May, where temperatures tend to rise to around 27℃ (81℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Cuernavaca is generally around December. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in December first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Cuernavaca is generally around September, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of September too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Cuernavaca, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in May are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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