When is the best time to go to Acapulco?

When is the best time to go to Acapulco? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • The best months for good weather in Acapulco are January, February, March, April, May, November and December
  • On average, it is hot all year round
  • Acapulco has dry periods in January, March, April and December
  • September is the rainiest month
  • The sea temperature is suitable for swimming all year round

Annual weather in Acapulco

Infographic of the best times to visit Acapulco
Infographic of the best times to visit Acapulco ©whereandwhen.net

Weather details in Acapulco month by month

To get all the information about the climate and weather in Acapulco for a specific month, click on the corresponding link below:

January February March April May June July August September October November December

Weather and climate in Acapulco

Acapulco enjoys a tropical savanna climate (with dry winter) in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Acapulco is 88°F (ranging from 88°F in february to 90°F in may). Annual rainfall is 74.5in, with a minimum of 0in in april and a maximum of 19.2in in september.
  • From january to february the climate is very good. the thermometer goes up to 88°F°C and it rains in february about 0.7in.
  • From march to april the climate is beautiful. In average, on the morning it is 77°F and, in april, 0 days of rain are expected.
  • Between the months of may and october the climate is okay. The temperature rises to 88°F and it rains about 11.9in each month.
  • Between the months of november and december the climate is beautiful. The temperature rises to 88°F and it rains in december about 0.3in.

Acapulco :

Charts: temperature and rainfall in Acapulco

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Acapulco: the minimum and maximum outdoor temperature, the risk and amount of monthly rainfall, daily average sunshine, sea temperature, and relative humidity for each month of the year.

Outside temperature

Precipitation (rainfall)

Daily sunshine hours

Sea temperature


Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Acapulco

Find out when Acapulco has its high tourist season (the period when the influx of tourists is highest) and off-peak tourist season using our data and figures.

Tourist seasons in Acapulco

  • Very low season in Acapulco
    The months with the lowest number of tourists are: June and September.
  • Low season in Acapulco
    The months with low numbers of tourists are: February, March, April, May, August and October.
  • High season in Acapulco
    The number of visitors to Acapulco is high in: January, July and November.
  • Peak season in Acapulco
    The largest number of tourists visiting Acapulco is during: December.

Figure: Visitor index for Acapulco month by month

Best time for low prices in Acapulco

Average prices of hotels in Acapulco month by month

Generally, November is the month with the lowest hotel prices in Acapulco. So this is a great time to save on your holiday! In contrast, January is statistically the most expensive month of the year for hotels.

Find the best price for your hotel room

Average price for flights to Acapulco

A return flight between London and Acapulco is generally cheaper if you go in march ($ 876 on average): this is the best time for travellers on a tight budget. In contrast, you may end up paying $ 375 more for your airline ticket to Acapulco if you go in august.

Find the best price for your flight Flight prices to Acapulco

Average price of hiring a car in Acapulco

On average, it costs $ 59 per day to hire a car in Acapulco. This price varies by $ 6.4 depending on the month. In may, hiring a car costs an average of $ 56 per 24 hours, so this is the best time to save money! In contrast, the average price in december is $ 62.

Find the best price for your car rental

Other cities and places near Acapulco

Best time to go to Mexico

Chargement en cours
Legend: Acapulco other locations

Change units