Best Time to Visit Cabo, Mexico

We’re not sure if it’s the sunny weather, the stunning beaches, the unmatched whale watching, the world-class resorts or the delicious farm-to-table restaurants that keep us coming back again and again.

Just like so many visitors from around the world, we love everything about this Mexican jewel, located on the southern tip of the Baja California Peninsula.

To help with your vacation planning, we’ve put together this guide on the best time to visit Cabo San Lucas, Mexico – with a breakdown of the best activities and Cabo weather by month.

The best times to visit Cabo for great weather

Every time of year in Cabo has its draw for visiting. But generally (in our, ahem, expert view), the absolute best months to go Cabo are May, June, October and November.

Best time to travel to Cabo for water sports

October and November – the months with the best water visibility – are also the best for snorkeling and scuba diving in Cabo.

When is hurricane season in Cabo San Lucas?

Typically, most of Cabo’s tropical storms take place in September, and there’s very little rain in the early summer months and in late October and November.

Activities and Cabo weather in October

The weather in late October in Cabo is almost perfect. Snorkeling is great, as is scuba diving. They’re two of the prime things to do in Cabo San Lucas in October.

Activities and Cabo weather in November

The weather in Cabo San Lucas in November begins to cool down – but still brings toasty average highs of 83 F (28 C). This month is also when our favorite Cabo cultural event begins, the Art Walk in San Jose del Cabo.

Credit: Art Cabo Gallery District Association

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