When is the best time to go to Yaxchilan?

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

  • The best months for good weather in Yaxchilan are February, March, April, May and July
  • On average, the warmest months are April, May, June, July, August and September
  • The rainiest months are June and September

Annual weather in Yaxchilan

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

January 65°F/83°F
February 67°F/86°F
March 67°F/90°F
April 72°F/97°F
May 74°F/97°F
June 76°F/92°F
July 74°F/94°F
August 72°F/94°F
September 72°F/92°F
October 70°F/88°F
November 68°F/85°F
December 67°F/83°F

Weather and climate in Yaxchilan

Yaxchilan enjoys a tropical savanna climate (with dry winter) in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Yaxchilan is 90°F (ranging from 83°F in january to 97°F in april). Annual rainfall is 75.1in, with a minimum of 1.8in in february and a maximum of 12.5in in june.
  • In january the climate is correct. In average, on the morning it is 65°F and you can expect to have 3.1in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • From february to april the climate is favorable. At lunchtime, it's 97°F in average and it rains about 3.4in each month.
  • From may to december the climate is passable, but still OK. The record temperature this month is 94°F and it rains about 14% of the time in december.

Charts: temperature and rainfall in Yaxchilan

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

Find out when Yaxchilan 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 Yaxchilan

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

Figure: Visitor index for Yaxchilan month by month

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