Cabo San Lucas weather in October

October is an excellent time to visit Cabo San Lucas if you enjoy warm weather.

You can expect hot and mostly dry weather with the occasional rain shower in the late afternoon or evening and around eight hours of sunshine daily.

How hot is it in Cabo San Lucas in October?
Daytime temperatures in Cabo San Lucas in October usually reach an average high of 33°C (91°F), with high heat and humidity, and a low of 22°C (71°F).

On the warmest days of the month, which usually occur at the beginning of the month, the temperature may climb to around 36°C (96°F).

How sunny is it in Cabo San Lucas in October?
There are usually eight hours of sunshine each day in Cabo San Lucas in October – that's around 70% of daylight hours.

Sunrise & sunset in October?
Sunrise is around 7:15am with sunset around 6:50pm.

How warm is the sea around Cabo San Lucas in October?
The average sea temperature in Cabo San Lucas in October is 28°C (82°F), which is pleasantly warm for swimming.

Does it rain in Cabo San Lucas in October?
There is usually an average of 30mm (1in) of rainfall in Cabo San Lucas in October, distributed across two days.

How windy is it in Cabo San Lucas in October?
October sees an average hourly wind speed of 13 kilometres per hour (8 mph; 7 knots).

What to do in Cabo San Lucas in October?
October is one of the best months for sea kayaking, snorkelling, scuba diving and game fishing.

It’s also a good time to explore the Baja’s southern deserts on foot, horseback, mountain bike, ATV or 4WD.

Don’t miss the feast of the patron saint of Cabo San Lucas, celebrated on October 18, with a fair, feasting, music, dancing and other events.

Local holidays?
None. October is the start of the high season in Cabo San Lucas, with an increase in hotel rates.

Cabo San Lucas weather in October

Temperature icon High Temp: 33°C (91°F)
temperature icon Low Temp: 22°C (71°F)
sun icon Sunshine: 8 hrs per day
Moderately hot icon
Daylight: 11 hrs 35 mins per day
wind icon Wind speed: 13 km/h (8 mph; 7 knots)
umbrella icon Wet Days: 2 days with some rain
rain cloud Rainfall: 30 mm (1 in) per month
High heat icon Comfort Level: High heat; ≤ 22 muggy days
Moderately hot icon
UV Index: High
swimming icon Sea Temp: 28°C (82°F)
Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

Best time to visit Cabo San Lucas

The best time to visit Cabo San Lucas is from November through May, so avoiding the high heat of summer.

Cabo San Lucas experiences a hot and arid tropical desert climate, with a pleasantly warm winter from December to March, and a hot summer from May to October, during which time there is some rainfall from July to September.

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Cabo San Lucas weather by month

Source: Meteorological data for Cabo San Lucas is based on weather statistics gathered for the 30-year period 1991 to 2020 by Servicio Meteorológico Nacional (SMN) – Mexico's national weather organisation – at the closest weather station, Los Cabos International Airport (SJD), which is located 40km (24mi) northeast of Cabo San Lucas.

Advice on the best time to visit a particular destination is based on average local weather statistics, when the weather conditions are generally better than at other times of the year. We consider high and low temperatures, risk of rain (and thunderstorms, etc.), amount of sunshine and sea temperature. For general outdoor activities we favour clear, rainless days with a temperature range between 18°C (64°F) and 27°C (80°F); and for hot-weather activities we favour clear, rainless days with a temperature range between 24°C (75°F) and 32°C (89°F). Often, the best times to visit correspond to high season and therefore involve higher prices.

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Latest update: Cabo San Lucas Weather in October: 9 May, 2024

Disclaimer: The information on this site is provided as is, without any assurances as to its accuracy or suitability for any purpose. Weather data and conditions at any given location and time are unpredictable and variable. We assume no responsibility and can not be held legally responsible for any decisions made on the basis of the information presented on this site.