Mérida, Spain: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Mérida, Spain? If you're planning to go to Mérida, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Mérida, Spain

Based on the climate and weather in Mérida, the best time to go is September. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Mérida, Spain by month

January

Traveling to Mérida in January, you will notice that it can be brisk. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Jacket or coat
  • Fleeces
  • Umbrella
  • Socks
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Light gloves or mittens

February

February in Mérida can be chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Dresses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Pants or jeans
  • Rain coat
  • Long skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella

March

March in Mérida is relatively cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) to low 60s F (high 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Socks
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses

April

If you are traveling to Mérida in April, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Socks

May

If you vacation in Mérida during May, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Light footwear

June

June in Mérida can be sweltering and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear

July

July in this region is extremely hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion

August

August is sweltering and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Light dresses
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Light shorts
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Tank tops
  • Sandals

September

September in Mérida is hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunglasses
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion

October

October in Mérida is warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

November

November in Mérida is cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long skirts
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Dresses
  • Standard footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Socks
  • Rain coat

December

If you vacation in Mérida during December, you are likely to find that it is relatively cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long skirts
  • Pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Rain coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Mérida, Spain

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Mérida, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C and F
  • A SIM card that works in Mérida
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing

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