Climate in Hidalgo

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures

All climatic diagrams on this site result from the collected data from 7 measuring stations in Hidalgo.
Weather stations at an altitude above 2720m have not been included.
All data correspond to the average monthly values of the last 20 years.

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Hidalgo is one of the coldest regions in Mexico with an average daily high temperature of only 25 degrees centigrade. Several months of the year it is warm to hot at temperatures continuously above 25 degrees centigrade, sometimes up to 29 degrees.
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Hours of sunshine per daySunshine hours per day in Hidalgo
The number of hours of sunshine refers to the time when the sun is actually visible. That is, without any obstruction of visibility by clouds, fog or mountains. With 8 hours per day, March is the sunniest month in the state of Hidalgo. In September the sun shines the shortest.
Rainy days per monthRainy days per month in Hidalgo
A rainy day is a day on which at least an amount of 0.1 mm precipitation (=0.1 liter) per square meter falls. This can be rain, snow, hail or even dew. So it does not have to rain the whole day. With 16 rainy days, July offers the most number of rainy days, and in December the least.
Precipitation in mm/dayPrecipitation in Hidalgo
The amount of precipitation is measured in millimeters per square meter. Thus, at 2 mm/day, 2 liters of water fall on one square meter within 24 hours. With only 0.40 mm, the least rain falls in December. September, on the other hand, has the most rain.
Relative humidity in %Relative humidity in Hidalgo
Warm air can absorb more moisture than cold air. The relative humidity indicates how much moisture of the physically possible is actually contained in the air. At high humidity, the person feels uncomfortable and perceives this as oppressive. In general, a relative humidity of 40-60% gives as pleasant. With humidity averaging 72%, September is the most uncomfortable. In March, on the other hand, it is easier to endure.
Absolute humidity in g/m³Absolute humidity in Hidalgo
In warm months, there is also a higher absolute humidity almost everywhere. At a temperature of 25°C, air can absorb up to 23 grams of water per cubic meter. At 20°C, it is only 17.3 grams. A relative humidity of 40% at 25°C thus corresponds to an absolute humidity of 9.2 grams of water. From a proportion of approx. 13.5 grams, humans perceive the air as muggy.
Humidex in °CHumidex in Hidalgo
The "Humidex" (humidity index) is an index of well-being in warmer areas, calculated from the air temperature, relative humidity and dew point. The index corresponds approximately to the temperature felt. At high temperatures, the body transports heat away by sweating. At high humidity the ambient air can only absorb a small amount of sweat and thus one feels uncomfortable. An index of 20-29 is considered comfortable. Up to 39, people perceive the air as slightly uncomfortable, and above 40, as very uncomfortable. Values above 45 are dangerous in the long run and often lead to heat stroke.
Map of Hidalgo

Most important cities in the state »Hidalgo«

Alone 2 cities with over 100,000 inhabitants are located here. The state has a west-east extension of about 150 km and over 180 km from north to south.

Pachuca de Soto256,58420° 7' 1"N98° 43' 60"W
Tulancingo151,58420° 5' 1"N98° 21' 48"W
Huejutla de Reyes40,01521° 8' 24"N98° 25' 10"W
Tepeji de Ocampo33,19619° 54' 23"N99° 20' 35"W
Ixmiquilpan32,47420° 28' 42"N99° 13' 1"W
Calpulalpan29,32019° 35' 19"N98° 34' 11"W
Ciudad Sahagun28,64719° 46' 32"N98° 34' 29"W
Tula de Allende27,67720° 3' 6"N99° 20' 38"W
Actopan26,70520° 16' 11"N98° 56' 38"W
Apan26,38519° 42' 41"N98° 27' 3"W
Tezontepec de Aldama25,51120° 11' 27"N99° 16' 27"W
Mixquiahuala de Juarez22,61020° 13' 49"N99° 12' 50"W
Don Antonio17,73619° 52' 28"N98° 56' 5"W
Zacualtipán17,09020° 39' 0"N98° 39' 23"W
La Providencia Siglo XXI16,74720° 3' 51"N98° 43' 2"W
Progreso de Alvaro Obregon16,54820° 14' 57"N99° 11' 24"W
Cuautepec de Hinojosa16,54320° 2' 8"N98° 18' 37"W
Santiago Tulantepec15,62520° 2' 9"N98° 21' 23"W
Tepeapulco14,93519° 47' 18"N98° 33' 10"W
Apaxco de Ocampo14,13919° 58' 30"N99° 10' 16"W
Benito Juárez13,00120° 53' 11"N98° 12' 21"W
Tlaxcoapan12,77220° 5' 30"N99° 13' 14"W
Zimapan12,45520° 44' 17"N99° 22' 54"W
El Llano11,79420° 3' 55"N99° 19' 11"W
San Miguel Vindho11,05419° 59' 40"N99° 19' 4"W
San Marcos10,96120° 4' 0"N99° 19' 60"W
Mineral del Monte10,79020° 8' 22"N98° 40' 27"W
Tepatepec10,03220° 14' 44"N99° 5' 23"W
San Agustín Tlaxiaca8,78820° 6' 58"N98° 53' 8"W
Emiliano Zapata8,72219° 39' 15"N98° 32' 47"W

Data basis: German Weather Service, individual values averaged and supplemented by own elements. Data on cities and inhabitants:, United Nations Statistics Division and own research.
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