Weather

Mazatlan weather is one of the reasons it is a popular tourist destination. Mazatlan’s expansive sun-drenched beaches and cool waters are perfect for activities such as scuba diving and snorkeling, and boat trips and sport fishing excursions are favored activities as well.

The weather in Mazatlan is very consistent, drawing tourists here year-round, as the yearly averages range from about 69 degrees to about 83 degrees, with minimal rainfall during most months of the year.

Winter: The temperatures in January, February, and March average about 68 degrees, with January being slightly cooler than the other two months. This is part of the peak travel season to Mazatlan, which is roughly between November and May—the pleasant temperatures and lack of rain make it an excellent place to escape the snow and cold weather farther north.

Spring: April and May see averages in the mid-70s, while June is often closer to an average high of 80 degrees. April and May see almost no precipitation, and the rainy season usually begins in late June, though the most significant part of the precipitation falls during the latter half of the summer; June has an average of only three rainy days per year.

Summer: Mazatlan weather is at its warmest during the months of July and August, with average highs in the low 80s, though they are also the months with the highest average precipitation. However, the rainfall is still relatively low—only about 15 inches over the two month period—so it’s still a great time of year to visit. It’s typically sunny in the morning with clouds forming around noon, and occasionally thunderstorms do occur.

Fall: September and October are nearly as warm as July and August, with slightly lower rainfall, which makes them popular as well. November and December have average highs in the low 70s and very little rainfall, which make them perfect if you want to spend time in the sun or on the water but you prefer to avoid the hottest months of the year.

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