When To Go To Mexico?
Although Mexico can be visited at any time of the year, due to its vast size and resulting differences in climate across the country, the best time to go will depend on where you plan to go on your Mexico travels and the activities that you plan to include on your Mexico tour.
The optimum time to visit is generally between December and April, the driest months over most of the country. December to February tend to be the coolest months, with the wet season beginning in southern and central Mexico in May and lasting until October. Hurricane season, which can affect the Caribbean Coast, runs from June to November. July and August see high temperatures throughout the country and rain on the Pacific Coast.
Climate in Mexico City
Mexico City – year round destination with pleasant summers and mild winters, although due to its altitude (2,250 metres above sea level), the city can experience very cold temperatures in the winter. May tends to be the warmest time of year and January the coldest, when night frosts are possible.
Oaxaca – year round destination with a mild climate throughout the year. Peak season is between October and March. April and May are the hottest driest months, whilst July, August and September are considered the rainy months.
Chiapas State – climate varies from the highland region of San Cristobal to the jungle area of Palenque. The rainy season is from May to October.
Merida – hot and humid for most of the year. The best time to visit is from late September to May when the humidity is lower.
Carribean Coast of Mexico
Caribbean Coast – temperatures are high and conditions are humid year-round. March to May and September to November are the best times to visit as it can be extremely hot and humid from June to September, with hurricane season running from June to November.