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Best time to visit San Luis Potosi, Mexico

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The best time to visit San Luis Potosi is April

If you’re looking to travel to San Luis Potosi for your next trip but aren’t sure when to go and when to avoid, this article is all you’ll need. The best time to visit San Luis Potosi is April due to the excellent all-round weather conditions, and it’s also not during the height of peak travel periods, so it’s not likely to be as busy.

In the summer months, temperatures can reach as high as 29℃ (84℉) in San Luis Potosi. In the colder months such as January, temperatures usually get down to an average minimum of 7℃ (44℉).

If you’re keen to see the sights of San Luis Potosi during the day, the sun stays up the longest around August. To stay dry, avoid travelling to San Luis Potosi in May – It’s the wettest month of the year.

Keep reading to find out more detailed information about the seasons and climate in San Luis Potosi, as well as our favourite tools to help you find the best options for transport, accommodation, and much more.

Warmest month

May

Least rainfall

December

Most daylight

August

San Luis Potosi seasons

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

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 San Luis Potosi 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.

San Luis Potosi 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 San Luis Potosi 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

San Luis Potosi in January

  • Average temperature: 12℃ (54℉)
  • Average high temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average low temperature: 7℃ (44℉)
  • Average humidity: 56%
  • Average sunny days: 22 days
  • Average rainfall: 11mm (0") over 6 days
22 days
of pure sunshine
6 days
of showers or rain

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


San Luis Potosi in February

  • Average temperature: 15℃ (58℉)
  • Average high temperature: 21℃ (71℉)
  • Average low temperature: 9℃ (48℉)
  • Average humidity: 53%
  • Average sunny days: 20 days
  • Average rainfall: 15mm (1") over 6 days
20 days
of pure sunshine
6 days
of showers or rain

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


San Luis Potosi in March

  • Average temperature: 17℃ (62℉)
  • Average high temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average low temperature: 11℃ (51℉)
  • Average humidity: 49%
  • Average sunny days: 19 days
  • Average rainfall: 25mm (1") over 9 days
19 days
of pure sunshine
9 days
of showers or rain

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


San Luis Potosi in April

  • Average temperature: 19℃ (67℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average low temperature: 13℃ (56℉)
  • Average humidity: 44%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 30mm (1") over 10 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to San Luis Potosi 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.


San Luis Potosi in May

  • Average temperature: 20℃ (69℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average low temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average humidity: 54%
  • Average sunny days: 10 days
  • Average rainfall: 81mm (3") over 17 days
10 days
of pure sunshine
17 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to San Luis Potosi 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.


San Luis Potosi in June

  • Average temperature: 19℃ (67℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average low temperature: 15℃ (58℉)
  • Average humidity: 67%
  • Average sunny days: 11 days
  • Average rainfall: 70mm (3") over 15 days
11 days
of pure sunshine
15 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to San Luis Potosi 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.


San Luis Potosi in July

  • Average temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average high temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average low temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average humidity: 71%
  • Average sunny days: 11 days
  • Average rainfall: 41mm (2") over 15 days
11 days
of pure sunshine
15 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to San Luis Potosi 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.


San Luis Potosi in August

  • Average temperature: 19℃ (65℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average low temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average humidity: 70%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 41mm (2") over 13 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to San Luis Potosi 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.


San Luis Potosi in September

  • Average temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average high temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average low temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 9 days
  • Average rainfall: 43mm (2") over 16 days
9 days
of pure sunshine
16 days
of showers or rain

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

San Luis Potosi in October

  • Average temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average high temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average low temperature: 12℃ (53℉)
  • Average humidity: 70%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 35mm (1") over 12 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

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


San Luis Potosi in November

  • Average temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average high temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average low temperature: 9℃ (48℉)
  • Average humidity: 68%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 20mm (1") over 9 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
9 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to San Luis Potosi in November, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


San Luis Potosi in December

  • Average temperature: 13℃ (55℉)
  • Average high temperature: 19℃ (67℉)
  • Average low temperature: 8℃ (46℉)
  • Average humidity: 60%
  • Average sunny days: 23 days
  • Average rainfall: 10mm (0") over 6 days
23 days
of pure sunshine
6 days
of showers or rain

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


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in San Luis Potosi is usually May, 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 San Luis Potosi 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 San Luis Potosi 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 San Luis Potosi, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in August are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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