When is the best time to go to Mexico City?

When is the best time to go to Mexico City? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • The best months for good weather in Mexico City are February, March, April, May, October, November and December
  • On average, the warmest months are March, April, May and June
  • December is the driest month
  • The coldest months are January, November and December
  • The rainiest months are July and August

Annual weather in Mexico City

For full information about the climate and weather in Mexico City a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 49°F/74°F
February 52°F/79°F
March 56°F/81°F
April 59°F/85°F
May 61°F/85°F
June 58°F/79°F
July 56°F/76°F
August 54°F/76°F
September 54°F/74°F
October 52°F/76°F
November 50°F/76°F
December 50°F/76°F

Weather and climate in Mexico City

Mexico City enjoys a subtropical highland climate (with dry winter) in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Mexico City is 77°F (ranging from 74°F in january to 85°F in april). Annual rainfall is 68.3in, with a minimum of 0.4in in december and a maximum of 16.3in in july.
  • From january to may the climate is beautiful. In average, on the morning it is 61°F and it rains about 5in each month.
  • In june the climate is correct. The record temperature this month is 95°F and it rains about 53% of the time in june.
  • In july the climate is very bad. In average, on the morning it is 56°F and you can expect to have 16.3in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • Between august and september the climate is just OK. the thermometer goes up to 74°F°C.
  • Between the months of october and december the climate is favorable. In average, on the morning it is 50°F.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Mexico City

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Mexico City: the minimum and maximum outdoor temperature, the risk and amount of monthly rainfall, daily average sunshine, and relative humidity for each month of the year.

Outside temperature

Precipitation (rainfall)

Daily sunshine hours


Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Mexico City

Find out when Mexico City has its high tourist season (the period when the influx of tourists is highest) and off-peak tourist season using our data and figures.

Tourist seasons in Mexico City

  • Very low season in Mexico City
    The months with the lowest number of tourists are: January, February, May and June.
  • Low season in Mexico City
    The months with low numbers of tourists are: March, April, July, August and September.
  • High season in Mexico City
    The number of visitors to Mexico City is high in: November.
  • Peak season in Mexico City
    The largest number of tourists visiting Mexico City is during: October and December.

Figure: Visitor index for Mexico City month by month

Best time for low prices in Mexico City

Average prices of hotels in Mexico City month by month

Generally, August is the month with the lowest hotel prices in Mexico City. So this is a great time to save on your holiday! In contrast, October is statistically the most expensive month of the year for hotels.

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Average price for flights to Mexico City

A return flight between London and Mexico City is generally cheaper if you go in may ($ 813 on average): this is the best time for travellers on a tight budget. In contrast, you may end up paying $ 271 more for your airline ticket to Mexico City if you go in july.

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Average price of hiring a car in Mexico City

On average, it costs $ 18 per day to hire a car in Mexico City. This price varies by $ 4.8 depending on the month. In may, hiring a car costs an average of $ 16 per 24 hours, so this is the best time to save money! In contrast, the average price in december is $ 21.

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Other cities and places near Mexico City

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