When is the best time to go to Palenque?

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

  • The best months for good weather in Palenque are January, February, March, April, May, November and December
  • On average, the warmest months are April, May, June, July and August
  • The rainiest months are June and October

Annual weather in Palenque

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

January 63°F/81°F
February 65°F/86°F
March 67°F/92°F
April 70°F/99°F
May 74°F/97°F
June 72°F/92°F
July 70°F/92°F
August 70°F/92°F
September 70°F/90°F
October 68°F/88°F
November 67°F/85°F
December 65°F/83°F

Weather and climate in Palenque

Palenque enjoys a tropical monsoon climate in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Palenque is 90°F (ranging from 81°F in january to 99°F in april). Annual rainfall is 105.2in, with a minimum of 4.2in in february and a maximum of 16.3in in june.
  • Between january and april the climate is good. The temperature rises to 99°F and you can expect to have 4.8in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • From may to november the climate is not good, but still OK. The record temperature this month is 94°F and it rains about 35% of the time in november.
  • In the month of december the climate is good. The temperature rises to 83°F.

Charts: temperature and rainfall in Palenque

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

Find out when Palenque 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 Palenque

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

Figure: Visitor index for Palenque month by month

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