Oaxaca weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Oaxaca

The best time to visit in Oaxaca in Mexico is from January until May, July and August and October until December, when you will have a pleasant temperature and limited till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Oaxaca is 26°C in April and the lowest is 20°C in January.

Oaxaca has the moderate climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Oaxaca or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average weather Oaxaca by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 20 23 25 26 26 22 22 22 21 21 20 21
Precipitation (mm) 7 7 21 36 89 182 139 144 179 65 18 6

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14 day weather forecast Oaxaca

The weather for in Oaxaca will be 24° till 23° degrees in the next 14 days with one day chance of light rain showers.

Weather forecast this week

Sunday 28 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
24°
11°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 1
Monday 29 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
24°
10°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 1
Tuesday 30 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
22°
11°
0.3 mm 10% 2 m/s 1
Wednesday 1 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
23°
11°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 2
Thursday 2 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
24°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 2
Friday 3 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
24°
10°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 2
Saturday 4 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
11°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 2

Weather forecast next week

Sunday 5 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
24°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 2
Monday 6 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
24°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 2
Tuesday 7 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
21°
11°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 2
Wednesday 8 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
24°
12°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 2
Thursday 9 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
13°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 2
Friday 10 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
22°
12°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 2
Saturday 11 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
23°
12°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 2

Climate Oaxaca

Oaxaca has the moderate climate prevailing. There is a lot of rainfall in the summer, and in the winter it is quite dry again. The average annual temperature for Oaxaca is 22° degrees and there is about 895 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 98 days a year with an average humidity of 77% and an UV-index of 5.

Climate table of Oaxaca

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 20 23 25 26 26 22 22 22 21 21 20 21
Night temp. (°C) 8 8 10 11 13 13 12 12 13 11 10 9
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 7 7 21 36 89 182 139 144 179 65 18 6
Days with rain 7 7 13 16 22 27 28 28 29 22 12 8
Dry days 24 21 18 14 9 3 3 3 1 9 18 23
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 10 10 10 10 11 10 9 9 8 8 7 8
Wind force (Bft) 2 2 2 2 1 1 2 2 2 2 2 2
UV-index 4 5 5 5 5 5 5 4 5 4 4 4

Oaxaca weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Oaxaca? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Oaxaca?

Oaxaca is located in Mexico. It lies in a straight line at 3,414 km from New York.

The coordinates of Oaxaca are:

  • Latitude: 17.065418
  • Longitude: -96.723645

The GPS coordinates are 17° 3' N, 96° 43' W

How long is the flight to Oaxaca?

The flight time from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Oaxaca is approximately 4 h. 10 min.

What are the nearest airports to Oaxaca?

These are the airports closests to Oaxaca:

How many inhabitants are there in Oaxaca?

Oaxaca has approximately 530,728 inhabitants.

How big is Oaxaca?

The area of Oaxaca is around 3,444 km².

What is the currency of Oaxaca?

In Oaxaca the Mexican peso (MXN) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 28 November 2021

  • 1 Mexican peso = 20.24 US dollar
  • 1 US dollar = 0.049 Mexican peso
  • 10 Mexican peso = 202.36 US dollar
  • 10 US dollar = 0.49 Mexican peso
  • 100 Mexican peso = 2,023.61 US dollar
  • 100 US dollar = 4.94 Mexican peso

What is the area code of Oaxaca?

The area code to call Oaxaca is +52.