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Mazatlán Monthly Weather Averages

Mazatlan average monthly temperatures
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Mazatlán’s daytime temperature ranges from the mid 70s Fahrenheit in the winter to high 80s in the summer. Monthly rain varies from near zero to 13 inches during the rainy season.

Mazatlán on the northern Pacific coast of Mexico is a popular cruise and resort destination because of its warm and dry weather for most of the year.

The city’s daytime temperature ranges from the mid 70s Fahrenheit in the winter to high 80s in the summer. Monthly rain varies from bone dry to drenching wet.

The temperature doesn’t get drastically hot or cold, allowing visitors to enjoy the outdoors any time of year. Mazatlán has a tropical climate with warm/dry winters and hot/wet summers.

Mazatlán is often humid with an average of about 75 percent. In the summer months it is much more humid, so be prepared to sweat. Winds remain calm, with average speeds reaching 10mph.

Average Temperatures

The hottest months of the year for Mazatlán are June through October. Historically, the average daytime temperatures reach 88 degrees Fahrenheit in the summer, according to Mexico’s national meteorology service.

The nighttime lows during that time dip into the high 70s Fahrenheit. These summer months have hot days, warm nights and higher humidity percentages.

January, February and March are the cooler months, with average daytime temperatures of about 75 degrees Fahrenheit. Daily minimums will go down to the high 50s, usually occurring during night hours.

These winter months are better for traveling with mild temperatures and low humidity. There is also far less rainfall during these months.

Average Rainfall

Rainfall varies drastically throughout the year from one extreme to the other. The city has an extreme dry season from November through May when there is little to no rain at all. But Mazatlán also has a brief but extreme rainy season.

The Pacific hurricane season runs from May until November and often hits cities on the northern Pacific coast of Mexico quite hard. Mazatlán often has extreme levels of rainfall during the peak times of the hurricane season. July through September are the wettest months with an average of 12 to 13 inches of rain per month. for the month. Rain mainly comes in the early morning or late afternoon.

The month of March is the best time to visit Mazatlán. The days are warm, the nights are cool and there is low humidity. The risk of rain is low. Try to avoid the week of Easter because of large crowds.