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Best time to visit Monterrey, Mexico

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The best time to visit Monterrey is February-April

Are you looking for the best time to visit Monterrey? Well, you’re in the right place! Although Monterrey is a great destination to visit almost all year round, February-April is the best time to go due to its perfect climate conditions. Around this time of year, flights and accommodation can also be cheaper as it is outside of key peak holiday seasons if you book well enough in advance.

In the summer months, temperatures tend to get to a maximum of around 37℃ (98℉). In the winter, temperatures can get down to 6℃ (42℉) around January.

The days are longest in Monterrey in June, 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. The wet season in Monterrey falls around May, so if you prefer the dryer weather, you should look to visit in February instead.

Continue reading to find out loads more about when to travel to Monterrey, then use the handy tools below to search for the best flight and hotel options that are right for you.

Warmest month

August

Least rainfall

February

Most daylight

June

Monterrey seasons

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

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 Monterrey 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.

Monterrey 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 Monterrey 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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FEB
MAR
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JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC

Monterrey in January

  • Average temperature: 13℃ (55℉)
  • Average high temperature: 19℃ (65℉)
  • Average low temperature: 8℃ (47℉)
  • Average humidity: 56%
  • Average sunny days: 21 days
  • Average rainfall: 14mm (1") over 7 days
21 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

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


Monterrey in February

  • Average temperature: 16℃ (60℉)
  • Average high temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average low temperature: 10℃ (51℉)
  • Average humidity: 54%
  • Average sunny days: 18 days
  • Average rainfall: 12mm (0") over 7 days
18 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

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


Monterrey in March

  • Average temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average low temperature: 13℃ (56℉)
  • Average humidity: 52%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 34mm (1") over 12 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

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


Monterrey in April

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (72℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 17℃ (62℉)
  • Average humidity: 50%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 42mm (2") over 13 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

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


Monterrey in May

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (87℉)
  • Average low temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average humidity: 58%
  • Average sunny days: 8 days
  • Average rainfall: 105mm (4") over 19 days
8 days
of pure sunshine
19 days
of showers or rain

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


Monterrey in June

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (78℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average humidity: 59%
  • Average sunny days: 10 days
  • Average rainfall: 68mm (3") over 15 days
10 days
of pure sunshine
15 days
of showers or rain

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


Monterrey in July

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average humidity: 58%
  • Average sunny days: 10 days
  • Average rainfall: 61mm (2") over 17 days
10 days
of pure sunshine
17 days
of showers or rain

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


Monterrey in August

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (89℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (69℉)
  • Average humidity: 57%
  • Average sunny days: 11 days
  • Average rainfall: 61mm (2") over 17 days
11 days
of pure sunshine
17 days
of showers or rain

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


Monterrey in September

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average low temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average humidity: 69%
  • Average sunny days: 6 days
  • Average rainfall: 101mm (4") over 23 days
6 days
of pure sunshine
23 days
of showers or rain

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

Monterrey in October

  • Average temperature: 20℃ (69℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average low temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average humidity: 65%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 35mm (1") over 13 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

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


Monterrey in November

  • Average temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average high temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average low temperature: 12℃ (53℉)
  • Average humidity: 63%
  • Average sunny days: 18 days
  • Average rainfall: 25mm (1") over 9 days
18 days
of pure sunshine
9 days
of showers or rain

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


Monterrey in December

  • Average temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average high temperature: 19℃ (67℉)
  • Average low temperature: 9℃ (49℉)
  • Average humidity: 59%
  • Average sunny days: 22 days
  • Average rainfall: 14mm (1") over 6 days
22 days
of pure sunshine
6 days
of showers or rain

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


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Monterrey is usually August, where temperatures tend to rise to around 32℃ (89℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Monterrey 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 Monterrey is generally around May, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of May too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Monterrey, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in June are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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