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Best time to visit Ensenada, Mexico

Our verdict

The best time to visit Ensenada is October-April

Want to know when to travel to Ensenada? Based on criteria such as the weather, cost of flights and hotels, and peak travel periods, October-April is the best time to go to Ensenada. Don’t just take our word for it though… We’ve put together loads of information below to help you decide, such as a monthly breakdown of the weather, what to pack, when to fly, and much more.

During the warmer months, temperatures in Ensenada can rise to a maximum of 29℃ (84℉). The average low temperatures in winter float around 10℃ (50℉), while the coldest it gets down to is about 8℃ (46℉).

The days are longest in Ensenada in July, so if you want to see the sights during the day when the sun is up for the longest time, it’s best to visit around that time of year. To stay dry, avoid travelling to Ensenada in February – It’s the wettest month of the year.

Below you’ll find loads more detailed information about when to visit Ensenada, including a monthly climate breakdown, what to pack, and loads of tools and recommendations to help you find flights and accommodation to suit your budget.

Warmest month

August

Least rainfall

June

Most daylight

July

Ensenada seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Ensenada as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Ensenada 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 Ensenada

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 Ensenada 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.

Ensenada 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 Ensenada 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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JUL
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OCT
NOV
DEC

Ensenada in January

  • Average temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average high temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average low temperature: 11℃ (51℉)
  • Average humidity: 56%
  • Average sunny days: 24 days
  • Average rainfall: 26mm (1") over 6 days
24 days
of pure sunshine
6 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Ensenada in January, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Ensenada in February

  • Average temperature: 14℃ (56℉)
  • Average high temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average low temperature: 10℃ (50℉)
  • Average humidity: 60%
  • Average sunny days: 20 days
  • Average rainfall: 42mm (2") over 6 days
20 days
of pure sunshine
6 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Ensenada in February, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Ensenada in March

  • Average temperature: 15℃ (58℉)
  • Average high temperature: 19℃ (65℉)
  • Average low temperature: 10℃ (51℉)
  • Average humidity: 63%
  • Average sunny days: 22 days
  • Average rainfall: 25mm (1") over 8 days
22 days
of pure sunshine
8 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Ensenada in March, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Ensenada in April

  • Average temperature: 16℃ (60℉)
  • Average high temperature: 20℃ (67℉)
  • Average low temperature: 11℃ (52℉)
  • Average humidity: 64%
  • Average sunny days: 23 days
  • Average rainfall: 12mm (0") over 6 days
23 days
of pure sunshine
6 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Ensenada in April, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Ensenada in May

  • Average temperature: 17℃ (62℉)
  • Average high temperature: 21℃ (69℉)
  • Average low temperature: 13℃ (55℉)
  • Average humidity: 67%
  • Average sunny days: 25 days
  • Average rainfall: 10mm (0") over 4 days
25 days
of pure sunshine
4 days
of showers or rain

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


Ensenada in June

  • Average temperature: 19℃ (67℉)
  • Average high temperature: 24℃ (74℉)
  • Average low temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average humidity: 65%
  • Average sunny days: 27 days
  • Average rainfall: 3mm (0") over 2 days
27 days
of pure sunshine
2 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Ensenada 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.


Ensenada in July

  • Average temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average low temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average humidity: 65%
  • Average sunny days: 21 days
  • Average rainfall: 17mm (1") over 6 days
21 days
of pure sunshine
6 days
of showers or rain

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


Ensenada in August

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (67℉)
  • Average humidity: 63%
  • Average sunny days: 25 days
  • Average rainfall: 9mm (0") over 3 days
25 days
of pure sunshine
3 days
of showers or rain

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


Ensenada in September

  • Average temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average low temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average humidity: 62%
  • Average sunny days: 24 days
  • Average rainfall: 10mm (0") over 4 days
24 days
of pure sunshine
4 days
of showers or rain

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

Ensenada in October

  • Average temperature: 20℃ (67℉)
  • Average high temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average low temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average humidity: 60%
  • Average sunny days: 26 days
  • Average rainfall: 4mm (0") over 3 days
26 days
of pure sunshine
3 days
of showers or rain

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


Ensenada in November

  • Average temperature: 17℃ (62℉)
  • Average high temperature: 20℃ (69℉)
  • Average low temperature: 13℃ (56℉)
  • Average humidity: 55%
  • Average sunny days: 25 days
  • Average rainfall: 19mm (1") over 4 days
25 days
of pure sunshine
4 days
of showers or rain

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


Ensenada in December

  • Average temperature: 13℃ (56℉)
  • Average high temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average low temperature: 11℃ (51℉)
  • Average humidity: 58%
  • Average sunny days: 22 days
  • Average rainfall: 35mm (1") over 7 days
22 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Ensenada in December, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Ensenada is usually August, where temperatures tend to rise to around 27℃ (80℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Ensenada is generally around June. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in June first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Ensenada is generally around February, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of February too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Ensenada, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in July are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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