It falls between March and May, thus making these three months the best for planning a trip to Mexico City.
The showers begin in May and do not stop till October. Consequently, the winter season lies between November and February and is chilly with fairly low temperatures.
Temperature increases during March. In average in the afternoon it is around 30°C (86.6 F) and lowers at 22°C (71.6°F) at nights. In May, the weather continues getting hotter. The average temperature in May is 27°C (80°F). It can also go up to 31°C (87.8°F) and later can cool down to 25°C (77°F) in the evening. Though the temperatures seem to be higher as compared to the rest of the year, still travelling to Mexico City in this season is a pleasant experience.
One more reason to visit Mexico City in these months is that the hotel rates are fairly reasonable; the city has the most tranquil weather, however, you need to book a hotel as well flight well in advance to avoid the last-minute rush around.
During this time, Mexico City also celebrates some important events and festivals. Given below are some quintessential happenings and attractions around Mexico City.
- Benito Juárez's Birthday is celebrated on March 21.
- Festival de México en el Centro Histórico comes in March.
- Semana Santa is celebrated in March & April
- Cinco de Mayo lies on May 5.
- Mexico City International Contemporary Film Festival is organized in May.
Looking at the plethora of interesting events taking place during this period, combined with pleasant weather, March-May becomes the perfect season to have a wonderful trip to Mexico City.