Climate in Santa Cruz Huatulco (Oaxaca), Mexico

The graphs below show the monthly weather averages over the year.
* Data from nearest weather station: Huatulco, Mexico (22 KM, 13 Miles).

Average day and night temperature

The mean minimum and maximum temperatures over the year. Show in Fahrenheit

Monthly hours of sunshine

The average monthly total hours of sunshine over the year

Average water temperature

The mean water temperature over the year. Show in Fahrenheit

Monthly precipitation

The mean monthly precipitation over the year, including rain, snow, hail etc. Show in Inches

Monthly rainy days

The average number of days each month with rain, snow, hail etc.

Average humidity

The mean monthly relative humidity over the year

Weather Forecasts for Santa Cruz Huatulco (Oaxaca)

MON Sep 27
33°C | 23°C

Moderate rain

TUE Sep 28
30°C | 23°C

Moderate rain

WED Sep 29
31°C | 23°C

Moderate rain

The best time of year to visit Santa Cruz Huatulco in Mexico

In Santa Cruz Huatulco the beaches are not crowded, everything is very clean as well as the water. Snorkeling, fishing, bay tours to secluded bays for swimming are great things to do in this area. With daily temperatures around 24 to 33 degrees Celsius (75 to 91° Fahrenheit) and lots of sun, Santa Cruz Huatulco is becoming a popular holiday destination.This area is truly an eco tourist spot. Huatulco has taken great care to leave as much nature as possible in tact, leaving the area thick with greenery and teaming with wildlife.

It has an average of 310 days of sun a year. The rainy season in Santa Cruz Huatulco is from May to October and even during the rainy season the showers are short and the sun usually comes back out shortly after. Hurricane season is also during the rainy season but the hurricanes normally only increase the amount of rain during the showers. The dry season goes from November to April.

Here are some average weather facts we collected from our historical climate data:

  • On average, the temperatures are always high.
  • The months of July and September have a high chance of precipitation.
  • Santa Cruz Huatulco has dry periods in January, February, March, April, November and December.
  • The warmest month is May with an average maximum temperature of 34°C (94°F).
  • The coldest month is January with an average maximum temperature of 30°C (87°F).
  • August is the most wet month. This month should be avoided if you are not a big fan of rain.
  • February is the driest month.
  • March is the most sunny month.
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