Seasons in Mexico

As soon as start talking about Mexico, many people who've never been in this wonderful country, are covered with cactus desert. So introduce us to this extraordinary state and many films.

In fact, it looks like only the Northern part of Mexico, where in the winter very cool. Rare for Mexico, heavy rains come in July, August and September. Experts and tour operators are encouraged to consider Mexico as the place for holidays in March and April, and September and October. In the rest of the year in Mexico dominated by either dry, or excessively rainy weather, prevailing from June to September. But in the dry season in some parts of Mexico it is not excluded short rains.

Mexico has a rich historical heritage. It offers the tourists to dive during the ancient Maya and Aztec civilizations, to enjoy the beauty of colonial architecture and grandeur with modern facilities. 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. 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, fantastic scenery and graceful pyramids. This country is proud and open people, bright colors and rich history will surely impress and will win you over with its sincere hospitality.


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 to 30 degrees. 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 degrees. 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 degrees.

The climate of the spring months

(Mexico City)

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")

Spring holidays

Popular Mexican spring holidays are:

  • March, 21 – Birthday of the national hero of the country Benito juárez;
  • April, 21 – Good Friday;
  • March-April – Easter;
  • 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 to 40 degrees.

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.

The climate of the summer months

(Mexico City)

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")
Jule
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")


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 degrees, and in the other about 20 degrees.

The climate of the autumn months

(Mexico City)

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")

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 degrees, 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 degrees. But in this weather the excursion to ancient Indian pyramids are no less attractive.

The climate of the winter months

(Mexico City)

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")

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.