Mexico
weather, climate and best time to visit


Best time to visit Mexico

To go to Mexico, the best time to visit is January through June and September through December. In this period you have a pleasant temperature and little precipitation. In Mexico, April is the warmest month with 76°F and the most cold month is 66°F in January. The highest water temperature is 96°F and it does not get colder than 76°F.

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In the table below you can quickly check the average weather in Mexico per month, the temperature per month or the period with the highest precipitation. Monthly average climate data is based on data from the last 30 years.

Climate East Mexico by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°F) 79 80 81 84 85 86 87 88 87 85 82 81
Water temperature (°F) 76 87 85 93 96 96 91 92 89 87 83 80
Precipitation (inch) 24 13 10 15 25 34 22 27 31 48 26 23

Weather data from: Cancún

Climate West Mexico by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°F) 72 74 78 80 85 88 90 91 89 86 80 73
Water temperature (°F) 72 70 71 74 79 82 86 87 88 88 82 78
Precipitation (inch) 1 1 0 0 0 1 4 8 13 2 1 1

Weather data from: La Paz

Climate Central Mexico by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°F) 66 70 74 76 76 73 70 70 69 68 67 67
Precipitation (inch) 3 4 4 4 19 38 53 46 36 21 7 2

Weather data from: Mexico City

Climate North Mexico by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°F) 62 68 74 80 85 90 85 84 80 77 68 63
Precipitation (inch) 2 1 2 4 5 11 35 31 21 6 4 3

Weather data from: Chihuahua

Climate South Mexico by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°F) 79 80 82 84 86 84 84 84 83 84 82 79
Water temperature (°F) 81 80 79 80 85 87 89 88 89 89 85 82
Precipitation (inch) 5 5 2 1 4 21 44 49 44 41 12 12

Weather data from: Puerto Vallarta




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Mexico weather

The weather for Mexico over the next 14 days will be 61°F till 75° with every day chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

The weather forecast for Mexico is based on the weather in Mexico City.

5-day weather forecast Mexico

Weather
Max/min
Rain
Wind
Tuesday
4 october
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75°F
54°F
0.2 in
2 m/s
Wednesday
5 october
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73°F
57°F
3.5 in
2 m/s
Thursday
6 october
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61°F
57°F
5.6 in
2 m/s
Friday
7 october
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70°F
57°F
2.9 in
2 m/s
Saturday
8 october
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70°F
55°F
7.2 in
3 m/s

View the 14 day weather forecast for Mexico


Climate Mexico

Click on a region of Mexico to view the climate:

East Mexico (Cancún)

East Mexico has a semi-arid climate. It hardly rains here. The average annual temperature for East Mexico is 54° degrees and there is about 297 inch of rain in a year. It is dry for 92 days a year with an average humidity of 76% and an UV-index of 7.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°F) 79 80 81 84 85 86 87 88 87 85 82 81
Night temp. (°F) 72 73 74 76 78 80 80 81 80 78 75 74
Water temp. (°F) 76 87 85 93 96 96 91 92 89 87 83 80
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (inch) 24 13 10 15 25 34 22 27 31 48 26 23
Days with rain 19 14 14 12 16 18 18 20 21 23 20 20
Dry days 12 14 17 18 15 12 13 11 9 8 10 11
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 8 9 9 9 9 9 10 10 9 9 9 9
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
UV-index 6 6 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 6 6

Weather data from: Cancún

West Mexico (La Paz)

West Mexico has a semi-arid climate. It hardly rains here. The average annual temperature for West Mexico is 53° degrees and there is about 35 inch of rain in a year. It is dry for 319 days a year with an average humidity of 60% and an UV-index of 6.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°F) 72 74 78 80 85 88 90 91 89 86 80 73
Night temp. (°F) 62 62 65 67 70 75 79 81 80 76 70 64
Water temp. (°F) 72 70 71 74 79 82 86 87 88 88 82 78
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (inch) 1 1 0 0 0 1 4 8 13 2 1 1
Days with rain 2 1 1 1 1 1 6 7 7 4 1 2
Dry days 29 27 30 29 30 29 25 24 23 27 29 29
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 8 10 10 11 12 12 12 11 10 8 7 7
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 2 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 3 3
UV-index 5 6 6 6 7 7 7 7 7 7 6 5

Weather data from: La Paz

Central Mexico (Mexico City)

Central Mexico has a semi-arid climate. It hardly rains here. The average annual temperature for Central Mexico is 41° degrees and there is about 236 inch of rain in a year. It is dry for 152 days a year with an average humidity of 62% and an UV-index of 4.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°F) 66 70 74 76 76 73 70 70 69 68 67 67
Night temp. (°F) 44 46 49 52 54 53 52 51 52 48 46 44
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (inch) 3 4 4 4 19 38 53 46 36 21 7 2
Days with rain 4 5 7 7 14 22 28 28 25 16 8 4
Dry days 27 23 24 23 17 8 3 3 5 15 22 27
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 10 10 10 10 11 11 9 10 9 9 8 9
Wind force (Bft) 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 2 2 2 2 2
UV-index 4 5 5 5 5 4 5 4 4 4 4 4

Weather data from: Mexico City

North Mexico (Chihuahua)

North Mexico has a semi-arid climate. It hardly rains here. The average annual temperature for North Mexico is 47° degrees and there is about 123 inch of rain in a year. It is dry for 249 days a year with an average humidity of 39% and an UV-index of 5.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°F) 62 68 74 80 85 90 85 84 80 77 68 63
Night temp. (°F) 39 43 48 53 59 69 69 66 62 56 47 41
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (inch) 2 1 2 4 5 11 35 31 21 6 4 3
Days with rain 3 2 3 5 4 10 19 17 16 6 3 3
Dry days 28 26 28 25 27 20 12 14 14 25 27 28
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 7 8 10 12 12 12 12 12 11 8 7 7
Wind force (Bft) 2 3 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
UV-index 4 4 5 6 7 7 6 6 5 5 4 3

Weather data from: Chihuahua

South Mexico (Puerto Vallarta)

South Mexico has a semi-arid climate. It hardly rains here. The average annual temperature for South Mexico is 53° degrees and there is about 238 inch of rain in a year. It is dry for 196 days a year with an average humidity of 73% and an UV-index of 6.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°F) 79 80 82 84 86 84 84 84 83 84 82 79
Night temp. (°F) 62 62 62 63 67 71 72 72 72 70 67 63
Water temp. (°F) 81 80 79 80 85 87 89 88 89 89 85 82
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (inch) 5 5 2 1 4 21 44 49 44 41 12 12
Days with rain 5 4 3 2 4 15 27 27 24 20 10 7
Dry days 26 24 28 28 27 15 4 4 6 11 20 24
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 10 10 10 10 10 9 9 9 9 9 10 10
Wind force (Bft) 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
UV-index 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 5

Weather data from: Puerto Vallarta

Mexico weather by month

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Mexico?

Mexico lies in a straight line about 2,029 miles from United States (New York → Mexico City).

How long is the flight to Mexico?

The flight time from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Mexico is approximately 3 hours.

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What are the largest airports in Mexico?

These are the largest airports in Mexico:

  • Licenciado Benito Juarez International Airport (MEX) in Mexico City
  • Don Miguel Hidalgo Y Costilla International Airport (GDL) in Guadalajara
  • General Mariano Escobedo International Airport (MTY) in Monterrey
  • Hermanos Serdán International Airport (PBC) in Puebla
  • General Abelardo L. Rodríguez International Airport (TIJ) in Tijuana
  • Licenciado Adolfo Lopez Mateos International Airport (TLC) in Toluca
  • Abraham González International Airport (CJS) in Ciudad Juárez
  • Francisco Sarabia International Airport (TRC) in Torreon
  • Ponciano Arriaga International Airport (SLP) in San Luis Potosí
  • Licenciado Manuel Crescencio Rejon Int Airport (MID) in Mérida

Airports on the well-known islands of Mexico:

  • Cozumel
    Cozumel International Airport (CZM) in San Miguel de Cozumel

How many inhabitants does Mexico have?

Mexico has 124,286,623 inhabitants.

How big is Mexico?

The surface area of Mexico is 1,220,663 mi². It is 5x bigger than United States.

What is the capital of Mexico?

The capital of Mexico is Mexico City.

What is the currency of Mexico?

In Mexico, the Mexican peso (MXN) is used for payment.

Exchange rates on 4 October 2022

  • 1 US dollar = 20.24 Mexican peso
  • 1 Mexican peso = 0.049 US dollar
  • 100 US dollar = 2,023.61 Mexican peso
  • 100 Mexican peso = 4.94 US dollar

What is the area code of Mexico?

The area code to call Mexico is +52.