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El Quilete, near Mazatlan,  Mexico – Best Places In The World To Retire – International LivingThe average temperature in Mazatlán is 25-30 Celsius (77-86 Fahrenheit) depending on the time of the year. It can be 29 Celsius (84 Fahrenheit) today and become 24 Celsius (75.2 Fahrenheit) tomorrow. In the winter, Mazatlán only has one or two weeks that are cold, with a temperature that can sometimes reach up to 20 Celsius (68 Fahrenheit) depending on where the north wind is headed. Sometimes it can get colder than that. In the summertime, on the other hand, the weather in Mexico is humid at around 30-35 Celsius (86-95 Fahrenheit).
 
I had a very bad accident many years ago, and I’ve been suffering from a very bad arthritis that affects my entire body. For the pain, I was taking a lot of morphine and other painkillers. Before moving to Mazatlán, my family and I would come to Mexico for a vacation. I started feeling better, so when I went back to Canada, I told my doctors about that. I felt so much better that they said I should come back to Mazatlán. I came back to Mazatlán and stayed here for a week, then I came back again for another two weeks, and it went on and on. The next thing I knew I was staying in Mazatlán for six months.
 
 
Coming to Mexico didn’t make me 100% pain-free, but I was taking less morphine because of it. I didn’t take painkillers anymore, and although every so often I experience a little bit of pain, it’s nothing compared to what I had before. I have felt a thousand times better and so much more stable because of the weather in Mazatlán. In Mazatlán, the weather is nice and sunny every day.  
 
(El Quilete, near Mazatlan,  Mexico, pictured.)
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In Xalapa and area, in the state of Veracruz, the average temperature is about 24 degrees C (about 75 F).  It gets hotter than that for a few weeks in the summer, and colder for a few weeks in the winter, but most of the year the temperature is perfect.  It rains almost everyday, in the evening or at night.  In the hurricane season, it rains more as the hurricanes pass by heading North (Xalapa is about 1.5 hours inland from the Gulf of Mexico).  The weather is a lot like Vancouver, BC, or Seattle, WA.
Liliana Cota of Stewart Title Baja and Stewart Title Puerto Peñasco – Best Places In The World To Retire User Account
House built into the rocks at La Rumorosa, Mexico – Best Places In The World To Retire – International LivingIn Baja, where we live, we are supposed to have rain in winter. It is almost spring but we are still not wearing any sweaters, which is not good for us because it should still be cold at this time of year in Baja.
 
It snows around January but it only happens in the hills like in La Rumorosa, which is next to Mexicali. La Rumorosa is all rocks and divides Mexicali and Tecate. Mexicali is known to be one of the hottest places in Mexico. It is extremely hot there because it is close to the desert.
 
Our weather right now is about 25 degrees Celsius (about 77 Fahrenheit). Tijuana and Rosarito, which is only south of the border from San Diego has similar weather as in San Diego. So if you are by the ocean in the summer, it would very rarely get over 80 degrees Fahrenheit and in the winter, the average temperature is around 65 degrees.
 
The weather in Tijuana is very temperate. The weather in Mexicali is similar to the weather in Calexico so it could be well over 100 degrees there in the summer. When it is summer in Baja, California, you try to avoid visiting Mexicali because Mexicali is east of the hills from La Rumorosa, which divides Mexicali from Tijuana so while Tijuana gets the influence of the Pacific Ocean, which cools it off, Mexicali does not, so it is hot.  We have different kinds of weather in Baja because of the difference in geography.
 
I was in Puerto Vallarta once and I have also visited Chiapas, which is on the border from Guatemala. I had the opportunity to visit Mazatlan, and Mexico City, too. Here in Baja, we expect rain in winter but down there, in the southern parts of Mexico, it rains in summer. That is why it is hot and humid over there because it rains in summer. In contrast, summertime in Baja, California is not humid. It could be hot here in summer but it is not humid.  
 
(House built into the rocks at La Rumorosa, Mexico, pictured.)
Brenda de Groot of AvensaTravel – Best Places In The World To Retire User Account
volcano Puebla Mexico – Best Places In The World To Retire – International LivingThe weather in Mexico differs from one place to another. Some cities have a high elevation and are colder than others.
 For example San Cristobal de las Casas, which is a city in Chiapas, has an elevation of 2,100 meters (over 7,500 feet) so during the summer months, it’s warm but it’s very cold in the winter. The houses have chimneys and people who live there wear winter clothes, scarves and coats in the winter months.  
Mexico City is not as high as San Cristobal de las Casas but it can get to 0 degrees Celcius and thus people a
re wearing winter clothes when it’s cold. Some days a year they even can have snow!
 
(Popocatepetl volcano in winter time, Puebla, Mexico, pictured right.)
 
Oaxaca City is just a little less cold than Mexico City. I have one winter coat and I think I wore it just once this year and that was only during the nighttime. During the day, the sky is always blue and it’s always sunny. We are also quite high at 1,500 meters (about 4,99 feet) so the sun warms you up during the day! The average temperature here in Oaxaca during summer would be around 30 degrees Celsius (86 degrees Fahrenheit) during the day and at night, it can cool down to around 15 degrees (59 degrees Fahrenheit).
 
 Along the coast, in places such as in Yucatan or Oaxaca Coastline, it’s always tropical and warm. Here the temperature is always between 25 degrees Celsius (77 degrees Fahrenheit) and 35 degrees Celsius (95 degrees Fahrenheit). 
 
 In the whole country of Mexico, there is a dry and rainy season. The dry season starts at the end of September. The rainy season starts at the end of May. During the dry season we almost don’t get a day with rain so when it starts raining in May, a lot of people are happy. At the end of May, when the first rain starts falling, you really see the changes in the landscapes, everything turns green again. It’s really nice to see. For people who are working on the land it is of course a relief after 6 months dry season! During the rainy season, it normally only rains in the afternoon for about 1 or 2 hours. It starts around 6 PM and it lasts for about 2 hours. If there is a hurricane then it could rain the entire day but that doesn’t happen a lot. The hurricane season is from July – September.  Mazunte Coast of Oaxaca, Mexico – Best Places In The World To Retire – International Living
 
(Mazunte Coast of Oaxaca, Mexico,pictured.)
 
 
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dock on Lake Chapala – Best Places In The World To Retire – International LivingI live in Ajijic, a very popular expat area near Lake Chapala.  One of the reasons it’s so popular is the great weather we have here.
 
The average temperate is probably 82. It’s not hot enough for air conditioning and you do not need heating at all. Two years ago, it got to the point where I had to put an extra blanket on the bed at night and I had to wear a long sweatshirt during the day. That is about as cold as it gets. It was very unusual. It got to 38 or 39 degrees one night. Normally, I think it gets down into the low 50s.  
 
(Dock on Lake Chapala, Mexico, pictured.)

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