Monthly climate in Mexico City, Mexico

Last updated: June 25, 2022

Under the Köppen–Geiger climate classification Mexico City features a subtropical climate (Cwb). Temperatures typically range between 12 °C (54 °F) and 18 °C (65 °F) through the year, but rarely can drop to -2 °C (28 °F) or can rise to as high as 31 °C (88 °F). The average annual precipitation amounts to about 1000 mm (39.4 inches) and receives 142 rainy days on the 1 mm (0.04 inches) threshold annually. Mexico City enjoys an average of 3443 hours of sunshine throughout the year, and daylight varies from 10 hours 57 minutes to 13 hours 17 minutes per day.

Monthly average temperatures in Mexico City, Mexico §

The warmest months in Mexico City are April, May and June, with daily mean temperatures ranging from 17 to 18 °C (63 - 65 °F) throughout the day. The coldest temperatures usually occur in January, November and December, when daily mean temperatures range from 12 to 13 °C (54 - 56 °F) throughout the day. On average each year, Mexico City experiences 75 days above 25 °C (77.0 °F) and 0 days below 0 °C (32.0 °F).

Monthly average temperatures with daily means, minimums and maximums for period, average high and low temperatures in Mexico City, Mexico. Generated using Copernicus Climate Change Service information. Data for period from January 2017 to June 2022.
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Maximum 25°C
(77°F)
28°C
(82°F)
30°C
(86°F)
30°C
(86°F)
31°C
(88°F)
31°C
(88°F)
26°C
(80°F)
26°C
(78°F)
25°C
(77°F)
26°C
(79°F)
26°C
(79°F)
24°C
(76°F)
Mean maximum 24°C
(76°F)
26°C
(80°F)
28°C
(84°F)
29°C
(84°F)
29°C
(85°F)
28°C
(82°F)
25°C
(77°F)
24°C
(76°F)
24°C
(76°F)
25°C
(76°F)
24°C
(76°F)
24°C
(75°F)
Average high 20°C
(69°F)
23°C
(73°F)
25°C
(77°F)
25°C
(78°F)
26°C
(79°F)
24°C
(75°F)
22°C
(73°F)
22°C
(72°F)
21°C
(71°F)
21°C
(71°F)
21°C
(70°F)
21°C
(70°F)
Daily mean 12°C
(54°F)
14°C
(58°F)
16°C
(61°F)
17°C
(63°F)
18°C
(65°F)
17°C
(64°F)
16°C
(62°F)
16°C
(61°F)
16°C
(61°F)
15°C
(59°F)
13°C
(56°F)
12°C
(55°F)
Average low 5°C
(41°F)
6°C
(44°F)
8°C
(47°F)
10°C
(49°F)
11°C
(52°F)
12°C
(54°F)
11°C
(53°F)
12°C
(53°F)
12°C
(53°F)
10°C
(50°F)
7°C
(45°F)
5°C
(42°F)
Mean minimum 1°C
(34°F)
3°C
(38°F)
5°C
(41°F)
6°C
(44°F)
8°C
(47°F)
9°C
(49°F)
9°C
(49°F)
10°C
(49°F)
9°C
(48°F)
7°C
(44°F)
3°C
(38°F)
1°C
(34°F)
Minimum -2°C
(28°F)
2°C
(36°F)
4°C
(39°F)
5°C
(41°F)
7°C
(45°F)
7°C
(45°F)
8°C
(48°F)
9°C
(49°F)
6°C
(43°F)
3°C
(37°F)
1°C
(34°F)
-1°C
(30°F)

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Monthly average precipitation in Mexico City, Mexico §

Mexico City usually has the most precipitation in July, August and September, with an average of 24 rainy days and 184 mm (7.2 inches) of precipitation per month. The driest months in Mexico City are January, February and December. On average, 12 mm (0.5 inches) of precipitation falls during these months.

Monthly average precipitation and precipitation days in Mexico City, Mexico. Generated using Copernicus Climate Change Service information. Data for period from January 2017 to January 2022.
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Average precipitation mm (inches) 14 (0.6) 15 (0.6) 26 (1.0) 39 (1.5) 54 (2.1) 160 (6.3) 161 (6.3) 186 (7.3) 204 (8.0) 103 (4.0) 31 (1.2) 7 (0.3)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1 mm) 2 4 6 9 11 17 24 26 22 15 5 1

Monthly sunshine hours in Mexico City, Mexico §

The sunniest months in Mexico City are Mart, April and May, when the sun shines an average of 10 hours 28 minutes a day. Least sunny months in Mexico City: January, September and October receive an average of 8 hours 24 minutes of sunshine daily.

Mean monthly sunshine duration, average sunshine hours per day and mean daily daylight hours in Mexico City, Mexico. Generated using Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service information. Data for period from January 2017 to January 2022.
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Mean monthly sunshine hours 236 274 316 317 332 287 293 285 264 273 275 291
Mean daily daylight hours 11h 5m 11h 30m 12h 2m 12h 35m 13h 3m 13h 17m 13h 9m 12h 44m 12h 12m 11h 39m 11h 11m 10h 57m

Solar UV radiation in Mexico City, Mexico §

Mexico City experiences the highest level of ultraviolet (UV) radiation in Mart, August and September, when the maximum UV index can reach values of 16 - 16, which corresponds to the Extreme category of sun exposure. January, November and December are in the Very High / Extreme exposure category. In these months, the maximum values of the UV index do not exceed 11. For more detailed information, check out our hourly Mexico City UV Index data.

Average daily maximum UV levels by month for Mexico City, Mexico. Generated using Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service information. Data for period from January 2017 to June 2022.
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
UV Index (month maximum) 10 15 16 15 15 13 15 16 16 13 11 10