Mexico weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Mexico

The best time to visit in Mexico is from January until December, when you will have a pleasant or warm temperature and limited till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Mexico is 31°C in July and the lowest is 26°C in January. The water temperature is between 24°C and 35°C.

Mexico has the semi-arid climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Mexico or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average weather East Mexico by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 26 27 27 29 30 30 31 31 31 29 28 27
Water temp. (°C) 24 30 29 34 35 35 33 33 32 30 28 27
Precipitation (mm) 61 33 26 37 64 86 55 68 78 121 66 58
Climate data from city: Cancún

Average weather West Mexico by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 22 23 25 27 29 31 32 33 32 30 27 23
Water temp. (°C) 22 21 22 23 26 28 30 31 31 31 28 25
Precipitation (mm) 3 2 1 0 1 3 10 21 34 6 3 2
Climate data from city: La Paz

Average weather Central Mexico by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 19 21 23 25 25 23 21 21 21 20 20 19
Precipitation (mm) 8 9 10 11 48 96 134 116 92 54 17 4

Average weather North Mexico by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 16 20 23 27 30 32 29 29 27 25 20 17
Precipitation (mm) 4 3 4 9 12 27 89 80 53 14 9 8
Climate data from city: Chihuahua

Average weather South Mexico by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 26 26 28 29 30 29 29 29 28 29 28 26
Water temp. (°C) 27 27 26 27 29 30 31 31 31 31 30 28
Precipitation (mm) 12 12 6 2 9 53 113 124 111 104 30 30

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14 day weather forecast Mexico

The weather for in Mexico will be 24° till 17° degrees in the next 14 days with every day chance of light rain showers till heavy rain.

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

Weather forecast this week

Thursday 16 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
24°
14°
1.7 mm 35% 1 m/s 8
Friday 17 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
24°
14°
10.1 mm 75% 2 m/s 8
Saturday 18 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
21°
12°
42.4 mm 95% 2 m/s 7
Sunday 19 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
20°
12°
15.3 mm 95% 1 m/s 6
Monday 20 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
22°
12°
11.1 mm 80% 1 m/s 10
Tuesday 21 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
23°
13°
10.2 mm 75% 2 m/s 7
Wednesday 22 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
23°
13°
4.7 mm 60% 2 m/s 10

Weather forecast next week

Thursday 23 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
22°
12°
2.9 mm 50% 2 m/s 9
Friday 24 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
23°
12°
2.3 mm 45% 1 m/s 8
Saturday 25 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
21°
14°
3.6 mm 55% 1 m/s 5
Sunday 26 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
20°
13°
3.6 mm 55% 2 m/s 9
Monday 27 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
19°
13°
1.1 mm 55% 3 m/s 3
Tuesday 28 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
15°
12°
2.9 mm 75% 2 m/s 4
Wednesday 29 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
17°
10°
0.4 mm 30% 2 m/s 9

Climate Mexico

Click on a region of Mexico to view the climate:

Climate table of East Mexico (Cancún)

East Mexico has the semi-arid climate prevailing. The average annual temperature for East Mexico is 29° degrees and there is about 753 mm 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. (°C) 26 27 27 29 30 30 31 31 31 29 28 27
Night temp. (°C) 22 23 23 25 26 27 27 27 27 26 24 23
Water temp. (°C) 24 30 29 34 35 35 33 33 32 30 28 27
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 61 33 26 37 64 86 55 68 78 121 66 58
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
Climate data from city: Cancún

Climate table of West Mexico (La Paz)

West Mexico has the semi-arid climate prevailing. The average annual temperature for West Mexico is 28° degrees and there is about 88 mm 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. (°C) 22 23 25 27 29 31 32 33 32 30 27 23
Night temp. (°C) 17 17 18 19 21 24 26 27 26 24 21 18
Water temp. (°C) 22 21 22 23 26 28 30 31 31 31 28 25
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 3 2 1 0 1 3 10 21 34 6 3 2
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
Climate data from city: La Paz

Climate table of Central Mexico (Mexico City)

Central Mexico has the semi-arid climate prevailing. The average annual temperature for Central Mexico is 21° degrees and there is about 599 mm 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. (°C) 19 21 23 25 25 23 21 21 21 20 20 19
Night temp. (°C) 6 8 9 11 12 12 11 11 11 9 8 7
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 8 9 10 11 48 96 134 116 92 54 17 4
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
Climate data from city: Mexico City

Climate table of North Mexico (Chihuahua)

North Mexico has the semi-arid climate prevailing. The average annual temperature for North Mexico is 25° degrees and there is about 313 mm 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. (°C) 16 20 23 27 30 32 29 29 27 25 20 17
Night temp. (°C) 4 6 9 12 15 21 20 19 16 13 8 5
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 4 3 4 9 12 27 89 80 53 14 9 8
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
Climate data from city: Chihuahua

Climate table of South Mexico (Puerto Vallarta)

South Mexico has the semi-arid climate prevailing. The average annual temperature for South Mexico is 28° degrees and there is about 605 mm 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. (°C) 26 26 28 29 30 29 29 29 28 29 28 26
Night temp. (°C) 17 16 17 17 19 22 22 22 22 21 19 17
Water temp. (°C) 27 27 26 27 29 30 31 31 31 31 30 28
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 12 12 6 2 9 53 113 124 111 104 30 30
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
Climate data from city: Puerto Vallarta

Mexico weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Mexico? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Mexico?

Mexico lies in a straight line about 14,227 km from New Zealand (Cape Town → Mexico City).

How long is the flight to Mexico?

The flight time from Cape Town International Airport to Mexico is approximately 17 h. 50 min.

What are the largest airports in Mexico?

These are the largest airports in Mexico:

  • Licenciado Benito Juarez International Airport – Mexico City
  • Don Miguel Hidalgo Y Costilla International Airport – Guadalajara
  • General Mariano Escobedo International Airport – Monterrey
  • Hermanos Serdán International Airport – Puebla
  • General Abelardo L. Rodríguez International Airport – Tijuana
  • Licenciado Adolfo Lopez Mateos International Airport – Toluca
  • Abraham González International Airport – Ciudad Juárez
  • Francisco Sarabia International Airport – Torreon
  • Ponciano Arriaga International Airport – San Luis Potosí
  • Licenciado Manuel Crescencio Rejon Int Airport – Mérida
  • Cozumel International Airport – Cozumel

How many inhabitants are there in Mexico?

Mexico has approximately 124,286,623 inhabitants.

How big is Mexico?

The area of Mexico is around 1,964,375 km². It is 2x bigger than New Zealand.

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 to pay.

Exchange rates on 16 September 2021

  • 1 Mexican peso = 1.31 South African rand
  • 1 South African rand = 0.76 Mexican peso
  • 10 Mexican peso = 13.12 South African rand
  • 10 South African rand = 7.62 Mexican peso
  • 100 Mexican peso = 131.21 South African rand
  • 100 South African rand = 76.25 Mexican peso

What is the area code of Mexico?

The area code to call Mexico is +52.