Seasons in Mexico

Today Mexico is a unique and striking blend of past and present. This land is a fascinating combination of dense impenetrable jungle, wide plains, mountain and volcanoes.

This country is proud and open people, bright colors and rich history will surely impress and will win you over with its sincere hospitality.

The contrast is also evident in the nature of the country. It has everything – volcanoes, deserts, sandy beaches and coral reefs. And who has not dreamed to visit full of passion Mexican carnival and taste of tequila? And all this in conditions of year-round summer.

Heavy rains come in July, August and September. But in the dry season in some parts of Mexico it is not excluded short rains.


Weather and Climate

Spring in Mexico

The rainy season starts in may, but there are a couple of spring months to enjoy the beauty of this country. In March experiencing a quite comfortable temperature +17 °C to +30 °C  (63-86 °F). At this time there are a lot of tourists who want to explore the flora and fauna of this country. There are those who dream about beach holiday. It should be noted that coastal water is heated to +24 °C (75 °F). But the mountain tops are still snow sparkles.

In April can receive the rainy days. But they bring only the freshness and nourish the lush vegetation. It is profuse flowering all over the place so attracts tourists to Mexico. By the end of may due to enter the rainy season. However, the temperature still remains high at around +28 °C (82 °F).

Climate of the Spring Months

March
Max average t°: +25 °C (77 °F)
Min average t°: +7 °C (44.6 °F)
Sundial in the day: 8 hours
Rainy days: 3 days
Precipitation: 9 mm (0.3")
April
Max average t°: +27 °C (80.6 °F)
Min average t°: +9 °C (48.2 °F)
Sundial in the day: 8 hours
Rainy days: 4 days
Precipitation: 25 mm (1")
May
Max average t°: +26 °C (78.8 °F)
Min average t°: +10 °C (50 °F)
Sundial in the day: 8 hours
Rainy days: 11 days
Precipitation: 55 mm (2.2")

(Mexico City)

Spring Holidays

Popular Mexican spring holidays are:

March, 21 – Birthday of the national hero of the country Benito juárez;
March-April – Easter;

April, 21 – Good Friday;
April, 30 – Children's Day;

May, 1 – Labour Day;
May, 5 – Anniversary day of the battle at Puebla in 1862 (the feast of the Indians);
May, 10 – Mother's day;
May, 15 – Teacher's day;
May, 23 – Students' day.

Summer in Mexico

On the most territory of Mexico (excluding the Northern territories) all the summer months rains. Frequent hurricanes, bringing new precipitation and cool. But the rainy season is not the absence of clear days. Sometimes there are weeks of Sunny days, only occasionally, more often during the day, interrupted by showers. The temperature at this time of year is quite high and ranges from 30 °C to 40 °C (86-104 °F).

Summer rains are unpredictable. Can pour without stopping for a few days and may disappear for a long time. That is why opinion about the summer weather visited Mexico tourists can be completely opposite. In the rainy season and attractive. So, regular smog over major cities on the decline. And the colours of nature after such a "General cleaning" become brighter.


Climate of the Summer Months

June
Max average t°: +25 °C (77 °F)
Min average t°: +11 °C (51.8 °F)
Sundial in the day: 7 hours
Rainy days: 13 days
Precipitation: 110 mm (4.3")
July
Max average t°: +23 °C (73.4 °F)
Min average t°: +11 °C (51.8 °F)
Sundial in the day: 6 hours
Rainy days: 17 days
Precipitation: 160 mm (6.3")
August
Max average t°: +23 °C (73.4 °F)
Min average t°: +11 °C (51.8 °F)
Sundial in the day: 6 hours
Rainy days: 17 days
Precipitation: 150 mm (5.9")

(Mexico City)

Summer Holidays

Mexican popular summer holidays:

June, 1 – National Maritime day

July, 6 – Birthday of world famous Mexican artist Frida Kahlo.

Autumn in Mexico

Autumn rains are slowly retreating. This time of year is considered the most favourable for tourists from temperate European climate. The amount of rain is significantly reduced by the middle of October. In the southern part of Mexico about +30 °C (86 °F), and in the other about +20 °C (68 °F).


Climate of the Autumn Months

September
Max average t°: +22 °C (71.6 °F)
Min average t°: +11 °C (51.8 °F)
Sundial in the day: 6 hours
Rainy days: 15 days
Precipitation: 120 mm (4.7")
October
Max average t°: +22 °C (71.9 °F)
Min average t°: +9 °C (48.2 °F)
Sundial in the day: 6 hours
Rainy days: 7 days
Precipitation: 45 mm (1.8")
November
Max average t°: +21 °C (69.8 °F)
Min average t°: +6 °C (42.8 °F)
Sundial in the day: 7 hours
Rainy days: 2 days
Precipitation: 16 mm (0.6")

(Mexico City)

Autumn Holidays

September, 16 – Independence Day (1810);
October, 12 – Columbus Day, "Dia de La Race";

November, 1-2 – Day of the dead;
November, 20 – Revolution Day. Day Of Saint Cecilia;
November, 23 – day of the Mexican Navy.

Winter in Mexico

Exclusively in the North of Mexico in the highlands the snow falls in winter. In other parts of the country the temperature is always above +20 °C (68 °F), even at night. For tourists this is the most comfortable time of the year. But not too big. But the price for permits is below.

The lack of heat, lack of air showers and attracted residents of temperate climatic zone. Especially comfortable in winter beach holiday, as the temperature of the water near Mexican resorts stays around 26-27 °C (79-81 °F).

Climate of the Winter Months

December
Max average t°: +21 °C (69.8 °F)
Min average t°: +5 °C (41 °F)
Sundial in the day: 7 hours
Rainy days: 2 days
Precipitation: 7 mm (0.3")
January
Max average t°: +21 °C (69.8 °F)
Min average t°: +4 °C (39.2 °F)
Sundial in the day: 7 hours
Rainy days: 1 day
Precipitation: 8 mm (0.3")
February
Max average t°: +23 °C (73.4 °F)
Min average t°: +6 °C (42.8 °F)
Sundial in the day: 8 hours
Rainy days: 2 days
Precipitation: 4 mm (0.1")

(Mexico City)

Winter Holidays

Before you the most popular Mexican winter holidays:

December, 8 – Day of the Immaculate Conception;
December, 12 – Day of the virgin Mary Guadalupejoe;
December, 24 – Christmas Eve;
December, 25 – Christmas;

January, 1 – New Year;
January, 6 – Epiphany;

February, 5 – Constitution Day;
February, 14 – Valentine's Day;
February, 24 – Flag day.


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