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Mexico City Climate & Temperature

  • Mexico City, Mexico is at 19°23'N, 99°10'W, 2309 m (7575 ft). See map.
  • Mexico City has a humid subtropical mild summer climate that is mild with dry winters, mild rainy summers and moderate seasonality. This climate is usually found in the highlands of some tropical countries. (Köppen-Geiger classification: Cwb).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Mexico City is situated in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 16 degrees Celsius (60.7 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5 °C (9°F). This indicates that the continentality type is hyperoceanic, subtype truly hyperoceanic. Mexico City Climate Graph
  • In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach 21.7°C (71°F) on average falling to 5.3°C (41.6°F) overnight.
  • In spring time temperatures climb reaching 26.3°C (79.4°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of 8.7°C (47.6°F).
  • During summer average high temperatures are 24°C (75.2°F) and average low temperatures are 11°C (51.8°F).
  • Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 22°C (71.6°F) during the day and lows of 8.7°C (47.6°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 709 mm (27.9 inches) which is equivalent to 709 Litres/m² (17.39 Gallons/ft²).
  • On average there are 2598 hours of sunshine per year. Visit the sunshine and daylight section to check monthly details including how high in the sky the sun reaches each month.
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Mexico City you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Rodrigues, Mauritius.

Mexico City Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 21 (70) 23 (73) 26 (79) 27 (81) 26 (79) 25 (77) 23 (73) 24 (75) 23 (73) 22 (72) 21 (70) 21 (70) 24 (74)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 13 (55) 15 (58) 17 (62) 18 (64) 18 (64) 18 (64) 17 (63) 18 (64) 17 (63) 16 (60) 14 (56) 13 (55) 16 (61)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 5 (41) 6 (43) 7 (45) 9 (48) 10 (50) 11 (52) 11 (52) 11 (52) 11 (52) 9 (48) 6 (43) 5 (41) 8 (47)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 8 (0) 4 (0) 9 (0) 23 (1) 57 (2) 111 (4) 160 (6) 149 (6) 119 (5) 46 (2) 16 (1) 7 (0) 709 (28)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 2 (6) 3 (11) 4 (13) 6 (20) 14 (45) 17 (57) 22 (71) 22 (71) 20 (67) 11 (35) 3 (10) 3 (10) 127 (35)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 7h 15' 8h 02' 8h 29' 8h 08' 7h 46' 7h 02' 6h 13' 6h 23' 5h 34' 6h 15' 6h 58' 7h 17' 7h 06'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 11h 05' 11h 28' 11h 59' 12h 33' 13h 01' 13h 15' 13h 09' 12h 45' 12h 13' 11h 39' 11h 11' 10h 58' 12h 00'
Percentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 66 (34) 71 (29) 71 (29) 65 (35) 60 (40) 53 (47) 48 (52) 51 (49) 46 (54) 54 (46) 63 (37) 67 (33) 59 (41)
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 50.7 60 71 82.6 88.8 85.9 88.2 82.5 71 59.5 50.5 47.2 69.8

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