Tuxtla, where it's located

The climate of Tuxtla Gutiérrez is tropical, hot all year round, with a rainy and muggy season from May to October, a relatively cool season from November to February, and a very hot season from March to May, when the highest temperatures of the year are reached.
The city is the capital of the state of Chiapas and is located 500 meters (1,600 feet) above sea level, in south-eastern Mexico.
During the coldest days of the year (typically in January), the temperature can drop to around 8/10 °C (46/50 °F), but even in these cases, during the day it generally reaches or exceeds 25 °C (77 °F). In some years, the temperature begins to rise already in February, when it can reach 35 °C (95 °F).
On the hottest days of the year, in April or May, it can reach 40/42 °C (104/108 °F).
From June to November (but more likely from August to October), there is a risk of hurricanes. However, we are in a relatively protected area, halfway between the area affected by the hurricanes from the Gulf of Mexico and those of the Pacific.
The average temperature of the coldest month (January) is of 23 °C (73 °F), that of the warmest month (May) is of 28.7 °C (84 °F). Here are the average temperatures.
Tuxtla - Average temperatures
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Min (°C)161718212222212121201817
Max (°C)303234363533323231313030
Min (°F)616364707272707070686463
Max (°F)869093979591909088888686

Precipitation amounts to 955 millimeters (37.6 inches) per year: so, it is at an intermediate level. It ranges from 0 mm (0 in) in the driest month (January) to 215 mm (8.5 in) in the wettest (June). Here is the average precipitation.
Tuxtla - Average precipitation
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecYear
Prec.(mm)055108021517518519065155955
Prec.(in)00.20.20.43.18.56.97.37.52.60.60.237.6
Days111281817171882193

On average, there are around 2,085 sunshine hours per year. Here are the average sunshine hours per day.
Tuxtla - Sunshine
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Hours677565664566

Tuxtla

Best Time


The best time to visit Tuxtla Gutiérrez is from November to January, since it is a dry and not too hot period.