The climate in Baja California is temperate and rather dry, with Tijuana receiving an average of 9 inches (235 mm) of rain annually. Toward the south of the state there are desert areas, with scorching summers and cool winters.
Average temperatures in Tijuana range from a high of 79-degrees in September to a low in the upper 40s in December. The southern part of the Baa Peninsula has warm winters and hot summers with occasional refreshing breezes.
Los Cabot receives an annual average rainfall of 10 inches, which falls mostly in September and October. In inland northern Mexico, the weather is generally arid and varies a great deal throughout the year.
Temperatures drop in winter, with north winds bringing a chill, January sees an average low of 48-degree. One of northern Mexico's most important tourist attractions, the Copper Canyon, has distinct climates at the highlands and in the valleys, so visitors are advised to dress in layers to be able to bundle up or strip down for comfort.
Inland central Mexico has spring-like weather, it's warm or hot during the day, and cools down come nightfall. The rainy season lasts from May through September or October, and the coldest months are December and January, the average low then is 43-degrees.
Mexico's Pacific coast region, known as the Mexican Riviera, has warm to hot weather throughout the year. The rainy season is from June to October, with rain mainly falling in the late afternoon or evening.
In Mexico's southern region, including the states of Oaxaca and Chiapas, the climate is similar to that of central Mexico, but cities at high altitudes (like San Cristóbal DE leis Cases) are substantially cooler. The Yucatán Peninsula is very flat and very close to sea level, so temperatures are quite warm throughout the year.
Average high temperatures reach about 95-degrees in July in August and lows fall to 64-degrees in January. When planning travel to Mexico you should consider the weather and seasons so you can make informed decisions about where to go and what to pack.
Usually the last months of the dry season, temperatures in March and April are picking up, and they can be excellent choices for some relaxation on the hot and sunny Yucatán Peninsula. Mexico City and the surrounding colonial towns and villages are also becoming pleasantly warm.
July is the heart of Mexico's rainy season, although showers often only arrive in the afternoon and shouldn't affect touring plans. The hot days are cooled by rain showers late in the afternoon, and the temperatures in the evenings drop to a more pleasant level.
Considered low season across the country, rains in August and September do become heavier; particularly on the Pacific Coast, where it is almost monsoon like. Events & Festivals Independence Day (15th and 16th September): Mexico celebrates its Independence Day with crowds across the country gathering to eat, drink, dance, and shout 'Viva Mexico while enjoy military parades and firework shows.
The rains have generally eased (although haven't completely disappeared), days are hot, and the crowds that appear later in December are yet to arrive. December is a popular month for travel to Mexico, with the weather generally warm and dry across the country.
Mexico ’s a big country so the climate varies, but there are usually just two seasons, wet and dry. In the wet season from May to October it’s still hot but there are big rainstorms, which make everything lush and green.
The north of the country’s the driest region but it gets cold in the winter months. In beach areas, high temperatures and humidity are tempered by delightful sea breezes.
Head south to the coastal plains and the Yucatán Peninsula, in cities like Mérida, Cancún, Playa del Carmen, and Tulum and you will find average temperatures from around 75 F to 82 F. Temperatures stay high all year in this region and only vary by about nine degrees between the highs of summer and the lows of winter. From about May to October, expect frequent rains as part of the rainy season, although mostly you get afternoon showers.
In the Colonial Highlands region, which is roughly in the geographic center of the country, you rise in elevation to 6,000 feet and up. This is also known as high sierra, which means you have a generally dry climate and crisp, clean air, although there is a rainy season from June to September, with the rainiest month being July.
Colonial cities popular with expats, including San Miguel de Allende, Querétaro, and Guanajuato, do have some cold periods. Centered around the lakeside towns of Chapel and Acidic, this area has a large expat population (mostly retired Americans and Canadians), with a history stretching back many decades.
A wide variety of climates in Mexico means there is something for everybody, whether you want a warm coastal vibe with breezes, or the crisp, dry, and not too hot, not too cold highlands areas of the interior. The best time to visit Mexico is in September, as temperatures cool and the rainy season is subsiding, leaving lush greenery in its wake.
When planning your trip to Mexico, you'll want to have an idea of the weather, any festivals, and events taking place at the time of your visit, and whether it is the high or low season. TripSavvy Although many people associate Mexico with hot weather, it's a big country with a wide range of climatic zones and conditions.
Rainy season in central and southern Mexico falls during the summer months, but some areas, particularly in the north along the border with the United States and along the Baja California Peninsula, can go years without rain. Tom Owen Edmund's / Getty Images If you'd like to experience one of the many fiestas that take place in Mexico, you should definitely time your trip to coincide with one.
Some people dream of participating one of Mexico's unique cultural celebrations like Day of the Dead at the end of October and beginning of November, when cemeteries are filled with people honoring and remembering their deceased loved ones, or the Radish festival in Oaxaca on December 23, when artisans carve and assemble radishes to form elaborate figures and scenes. Or your bucket list may include witnessing natural events like the annual Monarch butterfly migration when you can be surrounded by thousands of fluttering butterflies (November through March), or holding a tiny baby sea turtle to release it into the ocean as part of one of the sea turtle conservancy programs (usually May to November).
During school holidays at Christmas, Easter, and during the summer months, Mexican families like to travel and you may find buses and hotels are crowded, so keep that in mind when planning your trip to Mexico. Did de la Candelabra commemorates Mary's visit to the Temple in Jerusalem after the birth of Christ and is held in early February each year.
Wu See ONG / Getty Images Spring break typically falls in March, bringing large crowds to the country's coastal areas. Spring Equinox is an interesting time at Mexico's Chichen Itza ruins, as the interplay of light and shadow makes it appear as if the serpent Vulcan “descends” the stairs of El Castillo.
During this month, many Mexicans take their vacations during the Holy Week, flocking to beach resorts and coastal areas. If you're coming to Mexico with hopes of releasing sea turtles, the season kicks off in June and runs through October.
Mark D Callahan / Getty Images July is usually the wettest month in Mexico, but that shouldn't keep you from visiting: Much of the time, rain usually begins late in the afternoon or evening. Summer vacation has begun so while many tourist areas will be busy, they won't be as crowded as they are during spring break or peak winter months.
The Guelaguetza festival is held in Oaxaca for the last half of the month and is a great opportunity to enjoy Mexican culture and folk dances. The Fiestas de la Endemic, a wine festival held in Ensenada, Baja California, also takes place in August.
While the threat of a hurricane is still a possibility, temperatures are cooler and the rainy season is beginning to subside, leaving the country lush and green. Arena Ceará Maya / Getty Images October is the end of Mexico's rainy season, but the threat of hurricanes still looms large.
With cooler temperatures and hurricane season nearly over, November is a great time to explore Mexico's beaches. Day of the Dead is celebrated throughout the country, as colorful altars are built to remember the family's deceased loved ones.
Ann Johansson / Getty Images December is a popular month, as Christmas and the surrounding celebrations are a big deal in Mexico. If you love the sun, Cancun in Mexico is a year-round vacation destination for you.
For instance, during the summer months, the weather is humid and the temperature ranges around 95ºF (35ºC) mark. In March, the highs are 30 °C and the lows are 22 °C pushing the average of this beach vacation spot a little further to 25 °C.
April is best for folks who like to plan their holidays during dry weathers for this is the driest month of the year in Cancun. During July, the average temperature range for Cancun is the same as it was in June.
Humidity is high in Cancun in September which makes it seem as if the temperature is higher than what it normally is. After the few months of summer, it is in October that Cancun starts cooling down again.
Temperatures drop slightly to an average of 27 °C/81 °F and the probability of rainfall increases. The mornings in December start with around 18 °C and the highest it can reach is in the afternoons at 28 °C.
During this period the weather in both Cancun and rest of Mexico is just perfect. This is the period when youngsters on spring break land in Cancun and everything gets too crowded and costly.
If you are a budget traveler, the best time to visit Cancun will be summer and fall seasons. Jam shed V Trajan He is a two-faced traveler, who enjoys both the hustle-bustle of an urban holiday and the serenity of a break from the rest of the World.