When is the best time to go to Ensenada?

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

  • The weather is good all year round in Ensenada
  • On average, the warmest months are July, August and September
  • Ensenada has dry periods in June and October
  • The coldest months are January and February
  • The rainiest months are January, February and December
  • The best months for swimming are June, July, August, September and October

Annual weather in Ensenada

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

January 50°F/68°F
February 50°F/67°F
March 56°F/68°F
April 61°F/70°F
May 65°F/72°F
June 70°F/77°F
July 74°F/83°F
August 76°F/85°F
September 76°F/83°F
October 68°F/79°F
November 61°F/74°F
December 52°F/67°F

Weather and climate in Ensenada

Ensenada enjoys a cold steppe (or semi-arid) climate in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Ensenada is 74°F (ranging from 67°F in december to 85°F in august). Annual rainfall is 15.7in, with a minimum of 0.2in in june and a maximum of 2.7in in february.
  • Between january and may the climate is beautiful. the thermometer goes up to 72°F°C and, in may, 1 days of rain are expected.
  • From june to october the climate is very good. At lunchtime, it's 77°F in average and it rains about 1% of the time in october.
  • From november to december the climate is favorable. the thermometer goes up to 67°F°C and it rains about 2.4in each month.

Charts: temperature and rainfall in Ensenada

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Ensenada: 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 Ensenada

Find out when Ensenada 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 Ensenada

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

Figure: Visitor index for Ensenada month by month

Best time for low prices in Ensenada

Average prices of hotels in Ensenada month by month

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

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Average price of hiring a car in Ensenada

On average, it costs $ 78 per day to hire a car in Ensenada. This price varies by $ 3.3 depending on the month. In may, hiring a car costs an average of $ 76 per 24 hours, so this is the best time to save money! In contrast, the average price in december is $ 80.

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