Climate information is increasingly relevant to society. (GlobeLiveMedia/Jovani Perez)

Before leaving home, check Monterrey weather forecast for the following hours of today Friday.

Friday’s weather in Monterrey will reach 22 degrees, while the minimum temperature It will be 6 degrees. The forecast for UV levels is 8.

As for the rain the probability of precipitation for the said city it will be 7%, with a cloudiness of 21%, during the day; and 18%, with 45% cloudiness, throughout the night.

During this time, wind gusts will reach 39 kilometers per hour during the day and 35 kilometers per hour at night.

Between July and August, Monterrey experiences a severe dry season.  (GlobeLiveMedia file)
Between July and August, Monterrey experiences a severe dry season. (GlobeLiveMedia file)

The best season to visit the royal capital is from January to August and from October to December, a period when there is a warm or hot climate, where There is hardly any rain and with temperatures ranging from 27 to 35 degrees.

Because temperatures are extremely high in summer, the capital experiences a drought that reaches its peak between July and August, a period also known as the “heat wave”.

On the other hand, the rainy season begins in the fall, with September being the month with the most precipitation, however, there have been occasions when storms have occurred which leave severe flooding between April and June. In January, the coldest month, the thermometer drops to an average of 14 degrees although the “coldest day” it is usually recorded in February.

According to brands, the minimum temperature recorded in the city’s history was that of 1983, when the thermometer dropped to -7.5 degrees, while the last snowfall occurred in December 2004; On the other hand, The hottest day it was recorded on April 24, 1958, when 48 degrees was reached.

In Mexico, up to seven types of climate are identified.  (GlobeLiveMedia file)
In Mexico, up to seven types of climate are identified. (GlobeLiveMedia file)

Mexico is one of the countries with the greatest biodiversity in the world, because due to its geographical location What makes it worthy of such a wide variety of climates is that it is home to 12% of the world’s species (12,000 of which are endemic).

The country is located in two completely different areas as it is crossed by the Tropic of Cancer: on the one hand there is the tropical zone and on the other with a temperate climate, however, these are intermingled by the oceans and the reliefs that surround Mexico, giving rise to more weather.

Given this, it is not surprising to find that in the highest parts of Chihuahua temperatures are around -30 degrees, while in the Mexicali desert the thermometer reaches up to 50 degrees.

The country has a hot and rainy zone which includes the lower coastal plain of the Gulf of Mexico and the Pacific; warm-humid and warm sub-humid regions found in the coastal plains of the Gulf of Mexico, the Pacific Ocean, the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, northern Chiapas and the Yucatan Peninsula; dry climate in the Western and Eastern Sierra Madre, the upper basins of the Balsas and Papaloapan rivers, parts of the isthmus of tehuantepec, Yucatan and Chiapas; the temperate zones, mainly the territory north of the Tropic of Cancer; and semi-desert, north of the Altiplano.

The average weather in the country is 19 degrees, however, there are cities like Mexicali, Culiacán, Ciudad Juárez, Hermosillo, Torreón, Saltillo or Monterrey where the high temperatures are really extreme.

When we talk about the maximum and minimum temperature records in Mexico, we have to San Luis Rio Coloradoa city located in Sonora but bordering the Baja California Great Altar Desert, rose to the 58.5 degrees July 6, 1966; On the other hand, the lowest temperature was recorded on December 27, 1997 in the Municipality of Madero in Chihuahua, with -25 degrees.

Experts assure that due to climate change, Mexico will in the future experience a decrease in annual rainfall and a considerable increase in temperatures; In addition, there have been major effects on farmers and herders due to the severe droughts or floods recent years; while in hot weather there has been an increase in the number of environmental hazards in major cities such as CDMX or Monterrey.

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