When is the best time to go to Chichén Itzá?

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

  • The weather is good all year round in Chichén Itzá
  • On average, the warmest months are March, April, May, June, July, August, September and October
  • June is the rainiest month

Annual weather in Chichén Itzá

For full information about the climate and weather in Chichén Itzá a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 67°F/85°F
February 67°F/88°F
March 68°F/92°F
April 72°F/95°F
May 76°F/97°F
June 76°F/94°F
July 76°F/95°F
August 76°F/95°F
September 74°F/94°F
October 72°F/90°F
November 68°F/86°F
December 67°F/85°F

Weather and climate in Chichén Itzá

Chichén Itzá enjoys a tropical savanna climate (with dry winter) in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Chichén Itzá is 92°F (ranging from 85°F in january to 97°F in may). Annual rainfall is 49.2in, with a minimum of 1.5in in march and a maximum of 8.5in in june.
  • From january to may the climate is beautiful. At lunchtime, it's 95°F in average and it rains about 19% of the time in may.
  • In june the climate is correct. At lunchtime, it's 92°F in average and, in june, 12 days of rain are expected.
  • In july the climate is good. It is for example 95°F as maximum temperature in july and you can expect to have 5.8in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • From august to september the climate is passable, but still OK. By early evening, the temperature averages 83°F and it rains in september about 6.2in.
  • Between the months of october and december the climate is beautiful. the thermometer goes up to 85°F°C and, in december, 4 days of rain are expected.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Chichén Itzá

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

Outside temperature

Precipitation (rainfall)

Daily sunshine hours


Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Chichén Itzá

Find out when Chichén Itzá 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 Chichén Itzá

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

Figure: Visitor index for Chichén Itzá month by month

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