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best travel time for mexico


All year long there are tourists in Mexico, aren't there?

Yes, you're right. The weather in Mexico is wonderful all the time, that's why.

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Information about the best travel time and climate zones in Mexico:


  • best travel time through Mexico between November and May 
  • subtropical climate in the north of Mexico
  • tropical climate in the south
  • two thirds of Mexico are located on plateaus or mountains
  • In the north humid climate during wintertime
  • In the south dry and rainy season




when is the best time to travel in mexico

The South of the country lies partly in the tropical climate zone but two-thirds of Mexico are located on a higher plateau and on mountain ranges which also affect the climate. Cities in higher areas usually have warm temperatures during the day while it can be quite cold in the evening and at night.  In most parts of Mexico there is a dry and  a rainy season. During the rainy season, between May and October, there are daily showers mostly at night while it is fresh and sunny during the day. The best time to travel in Mexico is between the end of November and the beginning of June since there is hardly any rain.


Cabo San Lucas


Mezcal plants in Oaxaca


​Iguana during sunbathing


Best travel time for culturized travellers

Mexico is the land of fiestas and holidays. Cultural enthusiasts offer Mexico all year round unique experiences. For example, Carnival in February is celebrated extensively in Veracruz and Mérida. The phenomenon of the descending serpent can be observed in the ruins of Chichen Itzá on the 21st and 21st of September. Over Easter, impressive processions and passion games take place all over Mexico, with the celebrations in Iztapalapa, Guanajuato and Taxco world-famous. At the "Cinco de Mayo", on the 5th of May, the anniversary of the victory of the Mexican troops against the French invaders in Puebla is celebrated in Mexico. The "Grito de la Independencia", the cry of independence, is celebrated on the 15th and 16th of September with fireworks throughout the country. Another highlight is the "Día de los Muertos", the Day of the Dead, one of the most beautiful and splendid holidays of the year. The best travel time for people interested in literature is between November and December, when the largest book fair in Latin America takes place in Guadalajara.



Desert landscape in northern Mexico


Cathedral in Puebla in front of Popocatepetl


Dream beaches on the Riviera Maya


when is the best travel time for mexico?

You can travel to Mexico throughout the year.  In the winter months, from October to May, there is dry season and this time period is ideal for bathing enthusiasts. The rainy season usually lasts from May to September. For nature lovers this is the best travel time because the flora and fauna awakens and radiates in lush green. It usually rains in the afternoon or evening.



Mayan site Tulum at the Caribbean Sea


Volcanic landscapes in winter


Landscape of the Copper Canyon in Northern Mexico

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