Climate and Average Weather Year Round in Santa Teresa Mexico
In Santa Teresa, the wet season is overcast, the dry season is partly cloudy, and it is comfortable year round. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 30°F to 80°F and is rarely below 22°F or above 84°F.
Based on the tourism score, the best time of year to visit Santa Teresa for warm-weather activities is from mid May to late June.
Climate in Santa Teresa
Average Temperature in Santa Teresa
The warm season lasts for 2.3 months, from April 16 to June 24, with an average daily high temperature above 77°F. The hottest day of the year is May 18, with an average high of 80°F and low of 42°F.
The cold season lasts for 2.5 months, from November 28 to February 12, with an average daily high temperature below 69°F. The coldest day of the year is January 22, with an average low of 30°F and high of 66°F.
Average High and Low Temperature in Santa Teresa
The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the entire year of hourly average temperatures. The horizontal axis is the day of the year, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the color is the average temperature for that hour and day.
Average Hourly Temperature in Santa Teresa
In Santa Teresa, the average percentage of the sky covered by clouds experiences extreme seasonal variation over the course of the year.
The clearer part of the year in Santa Teresa begins around October 17 and lasts for 8.1 months, ending around June 22. On May 27, the clearest day of the year, the sky is clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 71% of the time, and overcast or mostly cloudy 29% of the time.
The cloudier part of the year begins around June 22 and lasts for 3.9 months, ending around October 17. On September 6, the cloudiest day of the year, the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy 89% of the time, and clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 11% of the time.
Cloud Cover Categories in Santa Teresa
0% clear 20% mostly clear 40% partly cloudy 60% mostly cloudy 80% overcast 100%
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. The chance of wet days in Santa Teresa varies very significantly throughout the year.
The wetter season lasts 3.5 months, from June 18 to October 2, with a greater than 41% chance of a given day being a wet day. The chance of a wet day peaks at 81% on August 28.
The drier season lasts 8.5 months, from October 2 to June 18. The smallest chance of a wet day is 1% on March 26.
Among wet days, we distinguish between those that experience rain alone, snow alone, or a mixture of the two. Based on this categorization, the most common form of precipitation throughout the year is rain alone, with a peak probability of 81% on August 28.
Daily Chance of Precipitation in Santa Teresa
To show variation within the months and not just the monthly totals, we show the rainfall accumulated over a sliding 31-day period centered around each day of the year. Santa Teresa experiences extreme seasonal variation in monthly rainfall.
The rainy period of the year lasts for 9.4 months, from May 22 to March 3, with a sliding 31-day rainfall of at least 0.5 inches. The most rain falls during the 31 days centered around August 22, with an average total accumulation of 10.3 inches.
The rainless period of the year lasts for 2.6 months, from March 3 to May 22. The least rain falls around April 16, with an average total accumulation of 0.0 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in Santa Teresa
The length of the day in Santa Teresa varies over the course of the year. In 2021, the shortest day is December 21, with 10 hours, 45 minutes of daylight; the longest day is June 20, with 13 hours, 31 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in Santa Teresa
The earliest sunrise is at 5:49 AM on April 3, and the latest sunrise is 1 hour, 13 minutes later at 7:02 AM on October 30. The earliest sunset is at 5:13 PM on November 27, and the latest sunset is 2 hours, 34 minutes later at 7:47 PM on July 3.
Daylight saving time (DST) is observed in Santa Teresa during 2021, starting in the spring on April 4, lasting 6.8 months, and ending in the fall on October 31.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in Santa Teresa
The figure below presents a compact representation of key lunar data for 2021. The horizontal axis is the day, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the colored areas indicate when the moon is above the horizon. The vertical gray bars (new Moons) and blue bars (full Moons) indicate key Moon phases.
Moon Rise, Set & Phases in Santa Teresa
Santa Teresa experiences some seasonal variation in the perceived humidity.
The muggier period of the year lasts for 4.2 months, from June 11 to October 19, during which time the comfort level is muggy, oppressive, or miserable at least 4% of the time. The muggiest day of the year is August 17, with muggy conditions 16% of the time.
The least muggy day of the year is January 13, when muggy conditions are essentially unheard of.
Humidity Comfort Levels in Santa Teresa
dry 55°F comfortable 60°F humid 65°F muggy 70°F oppressive 75°F miserable
The average hourly wind speed in Santa Teresa experiences mild seasonal variation over the course of the year.
The windier part of the year lasts for 7.5 months, from November 5 to June 21, with average wind speeds of more than 3.8 miles per hour. The windiest day of the year is May 10, with an average hourly wind speed of 4.7 miles per hour.
The calmer time of year lasts for 4.5 months, from June 21 to November 5. The calmest day of the year is September 2, with an average hourly wind speed of 2.9 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in Santa Teresa
The predominant average hourly wind direction in Santa Teresa varies throughout the year.
The wind is most often from the west for 7.5 months, from February 27 to October 10, with a peak percentage of 69% on June 20. The wind is most often from the east for 4.6 months, from October 10 to February 27, with a peak percentage of 52% on January 1.
Wind Direction in Santa Teresa
Santa Teresa is located near a large body of water (e.g., ocean, sea, or large lake). This section reports on the wide-area average surface temperature of that water.
The average water temperature experiences some seasonal variation over the course of the year.
The time of year with warmer water lasts for 4.1 months, from June 29 to November 2, with an average temperature above 84°F. The day of the year with the warmest water is August 12, with an average temperature of 87°F.
The time of year with cooler water lasts for 3.9 months, from December 26 to April 24, with an average temperature below 77°F. The day of the year with the coolest water is March 3, with an average temperature of 75°F.
Average Water Temperature in Santa Teresa
Best Time of Year to Visit
To characterize how pleasant the weather is in Santa Teresa throughout the year, we compute two travel scores.
The tourism score favors clear, rainless days with perceived temperatures between 65°F and 80°F. Based on this score, the best time of year to visit Santa Teresa for general outdoor tourist activities is from mid May to late June, with a peak score in the first week of June.
Tourism Score in Santa Teresa
The beach/pool score favors clear, rainless days with perceived temperatures between 75°F and 90°F. Based on this score, the best time of year to visit Santa Teresa for hot-weather activities is from early May to mid June, with a peak score in the last week of May.
Beach/Pool Score in Santa Teresa
For each hour between 8:00 AM and 9:00 PM of each day in the analysis period (1980 to 2016), independent scores are computed for perceived temperature, cloud cover, and total precipitation. Those scores are combined into a single hourly composite score, which is then aggregated into days, averaged over all the years in the analysis period, and smoothed.
Our cloud cover score is 10 for fully clear skies, falling linearly to 9 for mostly clear skies, and to 1 for fully overcast skies.
Our precipitation score, which is based on the three-hour precipitation centered on the hour in question, is 10 for no precipitation, falling linearly to 9 for trace precipitation, and to 0 for 0.04 inches of precipitation or more.
Our tourism temperature score is 0 for perceived temperatures below 50°F, rising linearly to 9 for 65°F, to 10 for 75°F, falling linearly to 9 for 80°F, and to 1 for 90°F or hotter.
Our beach/pool temperature score is 0 for perceived temperatures below 65°F, rising linearly to 9 for 75°F, to 10 for 82°F, falling linearly to 9 for 90°F, and to 1 for 100°F or hotter.
The growing season in Santa Teresa typically lasts for 6.6 months (201 days), from around April 28 to around November 15, rarely starting before April 5 or after May 18, and rarely ending before October 25 or after December 5.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in Santa Teresa
Based on growing degree days alone, the first spring blooms in Santa Teresa should appear around January 21, only rarely appearing before January 16 or after January 31.
Growing Degree Days in Santa Teresa
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy experiences significant seasonal variation over the course of the year.
The brighter period of the year lasts for 2.4 months, from April 1 to June 12, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter above 6.9 kWh. The brightest day of the year is May 17, with an average of 7.5 kWh.
The darker period of the year lasts for 2.4 months, from November 14 to January 28, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter below 4.8 kWh. The darkest day of the year is December 19, with an average of 4.1 kWh.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in Santa Teresa
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Santa Teresa are 22.497 deg latitude, -104.765 deg longitude, and 6,955 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Santa Teresa contains very significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 1,024 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 6,960 feet. Within 10 miles contains very significant variations in elevation (7,021 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (10,571 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Santa Teresa is covered by trees (58%) and shrubs (36%), within 10 miles by trees (85%) and shrubs (13%), and within 50 miles by trees (69%) and cropland (16%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Santa Teresa, based on a statistical analysis of historical hourly weather reports and model reconstructions from January 1, 1980 to December 31, 2016.
Temperature and Dew Point
There is only a single weather station, Amado Nervo International Airport, in our network suitable to be used as a proxy for the historical temperature and dew point records of Santa Teresa.
At a distance of 120 kilometers from Santa Teresa, closer than our threshold of 150 kilometers, this station is deemed sufficiently nearby to be relied upon as our primary source for temperature and dew point records.
The station records are corrected for the elevation difference between the station and Santa Teresa according to the International Standard Atmosphere , and by the relative change present in the MERRA-2 satellite-era reanalysis between the two locations.
Please note that the station records themselves may additionally have been back-filled using other nearby stations or the MERRA-2 reanalysis.
Time zones for airports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .