Mérida weather in May (Yucatán, Mexico)

Looking to travel to Mérida in May? Here's what the weather might have in store during this month.

In May, Mérida generally has very high temperatures and moderate rainfall. Daytime temperatures hover around 37°C (show in °F), while nights can cool down to about 24°C. Typically, it's the hottest month of the year. Make sure to come prepared with breezy outfits. Whether you're out exploring or just lounging, being prepared can make your experience in this warm month much more enjoyable.

Mérida in May usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 53 mm (show in inches) for the month. Typically around 5 days of rainfall is expected.

The city usually sees around 275 hours of sunlight, indicating many sunny days.

If you're looking for dry conditions and comfortable temperatures, May may not be the ideal month to visit Mérida. January, February and December generally stand out with the best circumstances. While May, June, July, August and September tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Mérida climate page with graphs.


Mérida, monthly averages in May

Show in Fahrenheit
Min Temperature 24.2°C  
Max Temperature 37°C  
Chance of Rain 17%  
Precipitation 53 mm  
Rainy days 5 days  
Humidity 71%  
Sunshine 275 hours  
Percentage Sunshine  

Where to go in Mexico in May

Find out more about the weather in Mexico in May and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

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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 / 3.5inches a month).

So, what should you wear in Mérida in May?

It's going to be warm! Consider airy clothing, t-shirts, and other summer clothes. Shorts for men made of cotton or linen are good options for staying cool.

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in May.


Interested in more climate information?

Weather and Climate provides you with all the information you need about the climate in Mérida.

Our site offers climate and forecast data for every country in the world. Are you going to Mexico? On this website you can find historical weather averages for many cities in Mexico. Not sure yet where to go? We now have a tool which recommends destinations that suit your ideal climate conditions. Find out where to go with our weather planner.