Weather in August in Mexico

Many people wonder what the weather conditions are in August in Mexico. Is this month a good time to go to Mexico? To answer that question we created this page with all the information you need.

What is the weather like in Mexico in August?

The weather in Mexico in August ranges from poor to perfect depending on the destination.

August has maximum daytime temperatures ranging from moderate in Pachuca de Soto with 21°C (69°F) to very warm temperatures in Hermosillo with 39°C (101°F). Nighttime temperatures generally drop to 26°C (78°F) in Hermosillo and 9°C (47°F) in Pachuca de Soto. It is one of the warmest months of the year, so be prepared and make sure to dress lightly.

Precipitation ranges from almost non in Tijuana with 1mm (0inch) rainfall to heavy in Veracruz with 352mm (14inch) rainfall. In general it is also a sunny month with an average of 220 hours of sunshine in Playa del Carmen during the whole month.

We invite you to have a look at the map below to find out more about the different weather conditions per location in Mexico.

Where to go in Mexico in August

Find the average weather conditions in August for the most popular destinations in Mexico on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inch a month).

Popular destinations in Mexico

What is the weather like in August for the 5 most popular destinations in Mexico?

Average weather in Playa del Carmen

In August Playa del Carmen generally has very warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 33°C (91°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 23°C (73°F) and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are unpleasant that month.

Playa del Carmen
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   July July
<<  
33°C / 91°F 
24°C / 74°F 
220 hours 
126mm / 5inch 
9 days 
33°C / 91°F 
23°C / 73°F 
220 hours 
126mm / 5inch 
10 days 
33°C / 91°F 
23°C / 73°F 
202 hours 
172mm / 6.8inch 
15 days 
Climate in Playa del Carmen

Average weather in Mexico City

In August Mexico City generally has warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 24°C (75°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 13°C (55°F) and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Mexico City
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   July July
<<  
24°C / 75°F 
13°C / 55°F 
176 hours 
189mm / 7.4inch 
23 days 
24°C / 75°F 
13°C / 55°F 
176 hours 
171mm / 6.7inch 
21 days 
23°C / 74°F 
13°C / 55°F 
150 hours 
139mm / 5.5inch 
18 days 
Climate in Mexico City

Average weather in Puerto Peñasco

In August Puerto Peñasco generally has very warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 36°C (97°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 28°C (82°F) and almost non monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are tolerable that month.

Puerto Peñasco
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   July July
<<  
35°C / 95°F 
27°C / 81°F 
4mm / 0.2inch 
1 days 
36°C / 97°F 
28°C / 82°F 
3mm / 0.1inch 
1 days 
35°C / 95°F 
25°C / 78°F 
9mm / 0.4inch 
1 days 
Climate in Puerto Peñasco

Average weather in Cancún

In August Cancún generally has very warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 35°C (95°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 25°C (76°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are tolerable that month.

Cancún
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   July July
<<  
34°C / 94°F 
25°C / 77°F 
78mm / 3.1inch 
9 days 
35°C / 95°F 
25°C / 76°F 
87mm / 3.4inch 
10 days 
34°C / 93°F 
24°C / 75°F 
184mm / 7.2inch 
14 days 
poor 
Climate in Cancún

Average weather in Puerto Vallarta

In August Puerto Vallarta generally has very warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 32°C (90°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 24°C (76°F) and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Puerto Vallarta
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   July July
<<  
32°C / 90°F 
25°C / 77°F 
331mm / 13inch 
16 days 
poor 
32°C / 90°F 
24°C / 76°F 
315mm / 12inch 
15 days 
poor 
32°C / 90°F 
24°C / 76°F 
372mm / 15inch 
16 days 
poor 
Climate in Puerto Vallarta

Is your destination not in the list? Have a look at other destinations in Mexico.

Is August the best time to go to Mexico?

In our opinion August is not the best time to visit Mexico with commonly unpleasant weather in Playa del Carmen.

On average the best time to visit Mexico is in January, February, March and December with generally perfect weather in Playa del Carmen. The worst month is October that can have poor weather conditions.

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