Cabo San Lucas Temperatures & Rainfall: Averages by Month





Here you'll find information on the typical weather for each month in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico.

There are averages for maximum and minimum temperatures in degrees Celsius and Fahrenheit. These are followed by details about extremes – how hot and cold the beach resort can actually get during each month.

For rainfall in Cabo San Lucas this page lists monthly totals of the number of days with wet weather and for the amount of rain the Baja California Peninsula city receives. Besides these averages, there are also data on how much a month's precipitation can vary from year to year.

The averages for temperature and rainfall are from weather data collected during 1981 to 2010. The usual ranges for hottest and coldest temperatures and total precipitation are based on the extremes recorded from 1937 to 2010.

Monthly Temperature Averages

Winter temperatures are quite comfortable at Cabo San Lucas with daily highs averaging 80 degrees Fahrenheit (27 °C) and lows of 55 °F (13 °C). Summers get considerably hotter, as days typically heat up to 93 °F (34 °C) while nights cool down to just 71 °F (21 °C).

Cabo San Lucas daily average temperatures
High °F Low °F   High °C Low °C
79 54 January 26 12
80 55 February 27 13
82 55 March 28 13
86 59 April 30 15
89 61 May 32 16
90 65 June 32 18
94 72 July 34 22
95 75 August 35 24
93 74 September 34 23
91 69 October 33 21
86 63 November 30 17
81 56 December 27 14
87 63 Year 31 17

How Hot Can Cabo San Lucas Get?

The temperature usually reaches at least 75 °F (24 °C) every month at Cabo San Lucas. But the Baja city can get as hot as 111.2 °F (44 °C).

This table gives the range for each month of the highest officially recorded temperatures from 1937 to 2010. For example, some Januarys only get as hot as 77 °F, while in other years the month's temperature has climbed as high as 97 °F. Usually the hottest day for any January falls in between those two extremes.

Range for the highest monthly temperature at Cabo San Lucas
Range °F   Range °C
77 - 97 January 25 - 36
79 - 99 February 26 - 37
81 - 99 March 27 - 37
84 - 106 April 29 - 41
84 - 104 May 29 - 40
90 - 107 June 32 - 42
91 - 106 July 33 - 41
91 - 111 August 33 - 44
89 - 111 September 32 - 44
90 - 106 October 32 - 41
82 - 99 November 28 - 37
75 - 99 December 24 - 37

How Cold Does it Get in Cabo San Lucas?

Every month, the temperature at Cabo San Lucas usually drops to 78.8 °F (26 °C) or lower. Generally the beach resort gets no colder than 33.8 °F (1 °C).

Typical range of lowest monthly temperatures at Cabo San Lucas
Range °F   Range °C
40 - 64 January 5 - 18
35 - 68 February 2 - 20
34 - 57 March 1 - 14
45 - 79 April 7 - 26
44 - 75 May 7 - 24
50 - 72 June 10 - 22
50 - 79 July 10 - 26
50 - 75 August 10 - 24
50 - 75 September 10 - 24
52 - 73 October 11 - 23
34 - 75 November 1 - 24
41 - 68 December 5 - 20

Total Rainfall Averages per Month

Cabo San Lucas has a desert climate. Winters bring the driest weather to Cabo, with averages of just one day and half an inch (10 millimetres) of rain each month.

During summer, the monthly rainfall averages out to two days, totalling one inch (21 mm) a month.

The number of rainy days includes those when rainfall amounted to 0.004 inches (0.1 mm) or more.

Average amount of rain at Cabo San Lucas
Days   Inches Milli­metres
1 January 0.5 13
1 February 0.1 4
0 March 0.1 2
0 April 0.0 1
0 May 0.0 0
0 June 0.0 0
1 July 0.5 12
4 August 2.0 52
4 September 4.6 116
1 October 1.2 30
1 November 0.4 11
1 December 0.6 15
14 Year 10.0 255

How Rainy is Cabo San Lucas?

How much it rains each month at Cabo San Lucas varies from year to year. To show what's possible, here's the range of total rainfall that's been measured – the driest and wettest per month.

At any time of year, Cabo can go through an entire month without any precipitation. This is most likely to occur during May and June, the driest months. September, usually the wettest month here, can get as much as two feet (618 mm) of rain.

Typical range of total rainfall
Inches   Milli­metres
0 - 7.4 January 0 - 188
0 - 1.9 February 0 - 48
0 - 1.2 March 0 - 31
0 - 1.8 April 0 - 46
0 - 0.2 May 0 - 4
0 - 0.2 June 0 - 4
0 - 6.1 July 0 - 154
0 - 9.1 August 0 - 232
0 - 24.3 September 0 - 618
0 - 8.3 October 0 - 212
0 - 8.4 November 0 - 214
0 - 5.6 December 0 - 144
0 - 33.1 Year 0 - 841
Reference

CONAGUA. Comisión Nacional Del Agua. Servicio Meteorológico Nacional, México. Normales Climatológicas por Estación

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