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Best time to visit Merida, Mexico

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The best time to visit Merida is January-March

Are you looking for top-secret information about when to visit Merida? Look no further! January-March is the best time to go to Merida due to the excellent all-round climate conditions, and it’s not likely to be at its busiest as it’s not during the height of the peak travel season.

The warmest month of the year in Merida is May, where the average temperature gets to around 36℃ (96℉), but temperatures can reach as high as 38℃ (101℉) on the hottest days in summer. The average low temperatures in winter float around 19℃ (66℉), while the coldest it gets down to is about 18℃ (64℉).

If you’re a sun-chaser and want to visit Merida when the days are longest, you should visit in July. On average it rains the most days in June, making it the wettest month of the year. Although it’s the wet season, it can often rain a little bit during the day or evening but have fine weather for a majority of the day too, so don’t let this put you off.

To learn everything you need to know (and none of the stuff you don’t) about when to visit Merida, keep reading below. Plus, you’ll find tools to help you get the best deals on travel and hotels too!

Warmest month

May

Least rainfall

February

Most daylight

July

Merida seasons

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

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 Merida 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.

Merida 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 Merida 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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JUN
JUL
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SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC

Merida in January

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average low temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average humidity: 73%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 26mm (1") over 11 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

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


Merida in February

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (87℉)
  • Average low temperature: 19℃ (67℉)
  • Average humidity: 69%
  • Average sunny days: 19 days
  • Average rainfall: 12mm (0") over 7 days
19 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

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


Merida in March

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average high temperature: 33℃ (90℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average humidity: 64%
  • Average sunny days: 22 days
  • Average rainfall: 12mm (0") over 7 days
22 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Merida in March, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays pretty warm most of the time.


Merida in April

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 35℃ (96℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average humidity: 63%
  • Average sunny days: 18 days
  • Average rainfall: 20mm (1") over 10 days
18 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Merida in April, make sure you pack t-shirts, shorts and sun protection for the day, and maybe a very thin sweater for the evenings if you're a cold frog.


Merida in May

  • Average temperature: 29℃ (85℉)
  • Average high temperature: 36℃ (96℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average humidity: 63%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 43mm (2") over 13 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Merida in May, make sure you pack t-shirts, shorts and sun protection.


Merida in June

  • Average temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average high temperature: 34℃ (94℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 71%
  • Average sunny days: 9 days
  • Average rainfall: 76mm (3") over 19 days
9 days
of pure sunshine
19 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Merida in June, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Merida in July

  • Average temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average high temperature: 35℃ (95℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average humidity: 72%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 57mm (2") over 16 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
16 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Merida in July, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Merida in August

  • Average temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average high temperature: 35℃ (95℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 12 days
  • Average rainfall: 63mm (2") over 17 days
12 days
of pure sunshine
17 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Merida in August, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Merida in September

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 34℃ (93℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 9 days
  • Average rainfall: 70mm (3") over 20 days
9 days
of pure sunshine
20 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Merida in September, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.

Merida in October

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (89℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 9 days
  • Average rainfall: 65mm (3") over 20 days
9 days
of pure sunshine
20 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Merida in October, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays pretty warm most of the time.


Merida in November

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (69℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 12 days
  • Average rainfall: 42mm (2") over 14 days
12 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Merida in November, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Merida in December

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (67℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 24mm (1") over 12 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

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


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Merida is usually May, where temperatures tend to rise to around 36℃ (96℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Merida is generally around February. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in February first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Merida is generally around June, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of June too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Merida, 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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