What is the Weather in Mexico?
There are many factors that impact the weather in Mexico. The country has mountains, tropical forests, deserts and a terrain that is unique to each section of the country. Coastal regions of Mexico are balmy with some months likely to be rainy and others likely to be dry. In the areas around Mexico City, the weather can be cool, and nights can be very cold. In most of Mexico, the rainy season is May through September, but rains are often only in the late afternoon. Keep in mind that hurricane season is June to November and areas on the coast are particularly vulnerable.
How do I get Around Mexico?
Buses are the most efficient and inexpensive ways to get around Mexico, even if you are traveling long distances. Many companies have installed warning light and buzzers when a driver exceeds the speed limit to eliminate the dangerous driving in the past, although some drivers still ignore them. A first class ticket on a bus will provide you with reserved seats, videos and air conditioning which can be intense. Some second class tickets provide similar amenities. What a first class ticket does, however, have fewer stops so you get to your destination sooner. Most towns have bus stations, but they may not be close to the center of town. Mexico also has over 50 airports which means if you need to go a long distance quickly, air travel may be your best option. It is also possible to rent a car in Mexico. Keep in mind that American car rentals usually forbid taking the car across the Mexican border, so you will need to rent one in Mexico. Be very careful when driving in Mexico as it is likely you will come in contact with the police who are sometimes corrupt. Robberies of tourists driving in Mexico are also common, although in recent years they have focused on trucks rather than passenger cars.