What Is the Climate Like in Mexico?

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The climate of Mexico depends on the region, largely varying between hot and dry, hot and humid and areas with heavy rainfall. In the northern regions and regions at high altitude, freezing winter temperatures and snow-capped mountains are common.

The north and northwest of Mexico are the driest parts of the country, and they are also the coldest during winter. This is due to the north winds.

South of the Tropic of Cancer, near Mazatlan and Ciudad Victoria, the climate is hot and humid all year round, particularly along the coastal plains where temperatures often soar. At the Altiplano and Plataforma Yucateca, temperatures often surpass 100 degrees Fahrenheit.

The wet season begins in May and lasts until October, reaching the highest temperatures and humidity between June and September.