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Mexico City vs Acapulco Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Mexico City, Mexico and Acapulco, Mexico is approximately 301 km or 187 mi.
  • To reach Mexico City in this distance one would set out from Acapulco bearing 11.4° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Mexico City bearing 11.6° or NNE .
  • Mexico City has a subtropical highland climate with dry winters (Cwb) whereas Acapulco has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Mexico City is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome whereas Acapulco is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 11.5 °C (20.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.9 °C (5.2°F) more in Mexico City. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 678 mm (26.7 in) less which is equivalent to 678 l/m (16.64 US gal/ft) or 6,780,000 l/ha (724,827 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • There are 240 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Mexico City. In whichever way circa 0h 39' less per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.4° lower in Mexico City than in Acapulco.
  • Relative humidity levels are 18% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 15.3°C (27.5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Mexico City relative to Acapulco. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Acapulco vs Mexico City.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-18) -8 (-15) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -6 (-12) -8 (-14) -10 (-17) -9 (-15) -9 (-16) -10 (-19) -11 (-20) -11 (-19) -8 (-15)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -13 (-24) -12 (-21) -10 (-18) -9 (-16) -10 (-18) -10 (-19) -12 (-21) -11 (-20) -11 (-20) -13 (-23) -14 (-25) -14 (-25) -12 (-21)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -16 (-29) -15 (-27) -14 (-26) -13 (-23) -13 (-24) -13 (-24) -13 (-24) -13 (-24) -13 (-24) -15 (-27) -17 (-31) -17 (-30) -15 (-26)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -1 (0) +3 (+0) +7 (+0) +18 (+1) +29 (+1) -160 (-6) -49 (-2) -163 (-6) -222 (-9) -99 (-4) -34 (-1) -7 (0) -678 (-27)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +1 (+3) +2.5 (+9) +3.5 (+11) +5.5 (+18) +12 (+39) +5 (+17) +7 (+23) +8 (+26) +3 (+10) +1 (+3) +2 (+7) +2 (+6)   +52.5 (+14)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -1h 29' -1h 20' -0h 27' +0h 26' +0h 30' +0h 26' -0h 42' -0h 46' +0h 04' -1h 09' -1h 58' -1h 27'   -0h 39'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 09' -0h 05' -0h 01' +0h 03' +0h 08' +0h 10' +0h 09' +0h 05' +0h 00' -0h 04' -0h 08' -0h 10'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -2.7 -2.7 -2.6 -2.7 +2.4 +2.6 +2.1 -2.6 -2.7 -2.6 -2.6 -2.6   -1.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -22 -24 -29 -31 -23 -18 -10 -6 -7 -12 -16 -17   -17.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -17.8 (-32) -17 (-31) -16.9 (-30) -16.6 (-30) -15.3 (-28) -14.1 (-25) -13.3 (-24) -11.8 (-21) -12.1 (-22) -14.6 (-26) -16.9 (-30) -16.9 (-30) -15.3 (-28)

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