Mexico City Temperatures & Rainfall: Averages by Month





Here you'll find information on the typical weather for each month in Mexico City, Mexico.

There are averages for maximum and minimum temperatures in degrees Celsius and Fahrenheit. These are followed by details about extremes – how hot and cold the city can actually get during each month.

For rainfall in Mexico City there are monthly totals of the number of days with wet weather and for the amount of rain it receives. Besides these averages, there are also data on how much a month's precipitation can vary from year to year.

The averages for temperature and rainfall are from weather data collected during 1981 to 2010. The usual ranges for hottest and coldest temperatures and total precipitation are based on the extremes recorded from 1976 to 2010.

Monthly Temperature Averages

The temperature remains fairly steady year-round at Mexico City, with winters averaging daily highs of 71 degrees Fahrenheit (22 °C) and lows of 38 °F (3 °C). Summers are just a few degrees hotter, with days typically heating up to 76 °F (25 °C) and nights cooling off to 44 °F (7 °C).

Mexico City daily average temperatures
High °F Low °F   High °C Low °C
70 37 January 21 3
74 40 February 23 4
79 42 March 26 5
80 44 April 27 7
80 44 May 27 7
78 44 June 26 7
75 44 July 24 7
75 43 August 24 6
74 43 September 24 6
75 42 October 24 5
72 38 November 22 4
69 37 December 21 3
75 42 Year 24 5

How Hot Can Mexico City Get?

The temperature usually reaches at least 67 °F (19.5 °C) every month at Mexico City. But the Mexican capital normally gets no hotter than 99.7 °F (37.6 °C).

This table gives the range for each month of the highest officially recorded temperatures from 1976 to 2010. For example, some Januarys only get as hot as 72 °F, while in other years the month's temperature has climbed as high as 93 °F. Usually the hottest day for any January falls in between those two extremes.

Range for the highest monthly temperature at Mexico City
Range °F   Range °C
72 - 93 January 22 - 34
72 - 90 February 22 - 32
82 - 92 March 28 - 34
82 - 100 April 28 - 38
81 - 95 May 27 - 35
77 - 95 June 25 - 35
73 - 88 July 23 - 31
73 - 88 August 23 - 31
73 - 91 September 23 - 33
74 - 88 October 24 - 31
72 - 88 November 22 - 31
67 - 85 December 20 - 30

How Cold Does it Get in Mexico City?

Every month, the temperature at Mexico City usually drops to 51.8 °F (11 °C) or lower. Sometimes it can go well below freezing. In January, the temperature has reached 17.6 °F (-8 °C).

Typical range of lowest monthly temperatures at Mexico City
Range °F   Range °C
18 - 43 January -8 - 6
30 - 45 February -1 - 7
30 - 44 March -1 - 7
33 - 47 April 1 - 9
36 - 52 May 2 - 11
37 - 52 June 3 - 11
36 - 52 July 2 - 11
37 - 51 August 3 - 11
32 - 51 September 0 - 11
32 - 45 October 0 - 7
32 - 45 November 0 - 7
31 - 38 December -1 - 4

Total Rainfall Averages per Month

Winters bring dry weather to Mexico City, with averages of just one day and one-fifth of an inch (5 millimetres) of rain a month.

During summer, the monthly rainfall averages out to 12 days and a total of 2.4 inches (62 mm) a month. This usually is Mexico City's rainiest time of year.

The number of rainy days includes those when rainfall amounted to 0.004 inches (0.1 mm) or more.

Average amount of rain at Mexico City
Days   Inches Milli­metres
2 January 0.4 10
1 February 0.2 5
2 March 0.3 6
4 April 0.5 14
6 May 0.9 24
12 June 2.4 61
13 July 2.7 70
11 August 2.2 55
7 September 1.5 38
4 October 0.7 18
1 November 0.1 1
1 December 0.1 2
64 Year 12.0 304

How Rainy is Mexico City?

How much it rains each month at Mexico City varies from year to year. To show what's possible, here's the range of total rainfall that's been measured – the driest and wettest per month.

Except July and August, Mexico City can go through an entire month without any rain. August can expect at least a sprinkle of precipitation or as much as nine inches (229 mm).

Typical range of total rainfall
Inches   Milli­metres
0 - 3.5 January 0 - 90
0 - 1.7 February 0 - 44
0 - 1.7 March 0 - 44
0 - 2.2 April 0 - 57
0 - 2.8 May 0 - 71
0 - 7.5 June 0 - 192
0.2 - 7.7 July 5 - 197
0.1 - 9 August 1 - 229
0 - 6.2 September 0 - 156
0 - 5.9 October 0 - 150
0 - 0.9 November 0 - 22
0 - 1.5 December 0 - 38
1.8 - 28.8 Year 46 - 733
Reference

CONAGUA. Comisión Nacional Del Agua. Servicio Meteorológico Nacional, México. Normales Climatológicas por Estación

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