Average Weather in Colonia Hidalgo (El Tecolote) Mexico
In Colonia Hidalgo (El Tecolote), the summers are short and warm, the winters are short and cold, and it is dry and partly cloudy year round. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 38°F to 84°F and is rarely below 31°F or above 90°F.
Based on the tourism score, the best time of year to visit Colonia Hidalgo (El Tecolote) for warm-weather activities is from early May to mid June.
The warm season lasts for 2.3 months, from April 9 to June 17, with an average daily high temperature above 81°F. The hottest day of the year is May 18, with an average high of 84°F and low of 54°F.
The cool season lasts for 2.2 months, from November 29 to February 6, with an average daily high temperature below 72°F. The coldest day of the year is January 8, with an average low of 38°F and high of 69°F.
Average High and Low Temperature
The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the entire year of hourly average temperatures. The horizontal axis is the day of the year, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the color is the average temperature for that hour and day.
Average Hourly Temperature
In Colonia Hidalgo (El Tecolote), the average percentage of the sky covered by clouds experiences significant seasonal variation over the course of the year.
The clearer part of the year in Colonia Hidalgo (El Tecolote) begins around October 24 and lasts for 7.8 months, ending around June 18. On May 23, the clearest day of the year, the sky is clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 68% of the time, and overcast or mostly cloudy 32% of the time.
The cloudier part of the year begins around June 18 and lasts for 4.2 months, ending around October 24. On September 15, the cloudiest day of the year, the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy 76% of the time, and clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 24% of the time.
Cloud Cover Categories
0% clear 20% mostly clear 40% partly cloudy 60% mostly cloudy 80% overcast 100%
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. The chance of wet days in Colonia Hidalgo (El Tecolote) varies significantly throughout the year.
The wetter season lasts 4.0 months, from June 2 to October 1, with a greater than 21% chance of a given day being a wet day. The chance of a wet day peaks at 40% on July 15.
The drier season lasts 8.0 months, from October 1 to June 2. The smallest chance of a wet day is 2% on March 22.
Among wet days, we distinguish between those that experience rain alone, snow alone, or a mixture of the two. Based on this categorization, the most common form of precipitation throughout the year is rain alone, with a peak probability of 40% on July 15.
Daily Chance of Precipitation
To show variation within the months and not just the monthly totals, we show the rainfall accumulated over a sliding 31-day period centered around each day of the year. Colonia Hidalgo (El Tecolote) experiences significant seasonal variation in monthly rainfall.
The rainy period of the year lasts for 9.0 months, from May 7 to February 9, with a sliding 31-day rainfall of at least 0.5 inches. The most rain falls during the 31 days centered around July 7, with an average total accumulation of 3.2 inches.
The rainless period of the year lasts for 3.0 months, from February 9 to May 7. The least rain falls around March 27, with an average total accumulation of 0.2 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall
The length of the day in Colonia Hidalgo (El Tecolote) varies over the course of the year. In 2018, the shortest day is December 21, with 10 hours, 46 minutes of daylight; the longest day is June 21, with 13 hours, 30 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight
The earliest sunrise is at 6:41 AM on March 31, and the latest sunrise is 1 hour, 8 minutes later at 7:49 AM on October 27. The earliest sunset is at 6:03 PM on November 27, and the latest sunset is 2 hours, 33 minutes later at 8:36 PM on July 3.
Daylight saving time (DST) is observed in Colonia Hidalgo (El Tecolote) during 2018, starting in the spring on April 1, lasting 6.8 months, and ending in the fall on October 28.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time
The perceived humidity level in Colonia Hidalgo (El Tecolote), as measured by the percentage of time in which the humidity comfort level is muggy, oppressive, or miserable, does not vary significantly over the course of the year, remaining a virtually constant 0% throughout.
Humidity Comfort Levels
dry 55°F comfortable 60°F humid 65°F muggy 70°F oppressive 75°F miserable
The average hourly wind speed in Colonia Hidalgo (El Tecolote) experiences mild seasonal variation over the course of the year.
The windier part of the year lasts for 3.3 months, from January 18 to April 27, with average wind speeds of more than 8.8 miles per hour. The windiest day of the year is March 19, with an average hourly wind speed of 9.8 miles per hour.
The calmer time of year lasts for 8.7 months, from April 27 to January 18. The calmest day of the year is October 26, with an average hourly wind speed of 7.9 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed
The predominant average hourly wind direction in Colonia Hidalgo (El Tecolote) varies throughout the year.
The wind is most often from the east for 6.5 months, from May 17 to December 1, with a peak percentage of 89% on August 16. The wind is most often from the west for 5.5 months, from December 1 to May 17, with a peak percentage of 40% on January 1.
Best Time of Year to Visit
To characterize how pleasant the weather is in Colonia Hidalgo (El Tecolote) throughout the year, we compute two travel scores.
The tourism score favors clear, rainless days with perceived temperatures between 65°F and 80°F. Based on this score, the best time of year to visit Colonia Hidalgo (El Tecolote) for general outdoor tourist activities is from early May to mid June, with a peak score in the last week of May.
The beach/pool score favors clear, rainless days with perceived temperatures between 75°F and 90°F. Based on this score, the best time of year to visit Colonia Hidalgo (El Tecolote) for hot-weather activities is from late April to mid June, with a peak score in the last week of May.
For each hour between 8:00 AM and 9:00 PM of each day in the analysis period (1980 to 2016), independent scores are computed for perceived temperature, cloud cover, and total precipitation. Those scores are combined into a single hourly composite score, which is then aggregated into days, averaged over all the years in the analysis period, and smoothed.
Our cloud cover score is 10 for fully clear skies, falling linearly to 9 for mostly clear skies, and to 1 for fully overcast skies.
Our precipitation score, which is based on the three-hour precipitation centered on the hour in question, is 10 for no precipitation, falling linearly to 9 for trace precipitation, and to 0 for 0.04 inches of precipitation or more.
Our tourism temperature score is 0 for perceived temperatures below 50°F, rising linearly to 9 for 65°F, to 10 for 75°F, falling linearly to 9 for 80°F, and to 1 for 90°F or hotter.
Our beach/pool temperature score is 0 for perceived temperatures below 65°F, rising linearly to 9 for 75°F, to 10 for 82°F, falling linearly to 9 for 90°F, and to 1 for 100°F or hotter.
The growing season in Colonia Hidalgo (El Tecolote) typically lasts for 9.6 months (289 days), from around February 17 to around December 4, rarely starting after March 20, or ending before November 4.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season
Based on growing degree days alone, the first spring blooms in Colonia Hidalgo (El Tecolote) should appear around January 16, only rarely appearing before January 13 or after January 21.
Growing Degree Days
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy experiences significant seasonal variation over the course of the year.
The brighter period of the year lasts for 2.9 months, from March 27 to June 23, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter above 7.1 kWh. The brightest day of the year is May 10, with an average of 7.8 kWh.
The darker period of the year lasts for 2.4 months, from November 16 to January 28, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter below 5.2 kWh. The darkest day of the year is December 19, with an average of 4.5 kWh.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Colonia Hidalgo (El Tecolote) are 22.330 deg latitude, -102.036 deg longitude, and 6,660 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Colonia Hidalgo (El Tecolote) is essentially flat, with a maximum elevation change of 85 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 6,644 feet. Within 10 miles is essentially flat (2,231 feet). Within 50 miles contains large variations in elevation (4,327 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Colonia Hidalgo (El Tecolote) is covered by grassland (70%) and cropland (30%), within 10 miles by grassland (78%) and cropland (12%), and within 50 miles by grassland (64%) and shrubs (25%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Colonia Hidalgo (El Tecolote), based on a statistical analysis of historical hourly weather reports and model reconstructions from January 1, 1980 to December 31, 2016.
Temperature and Dew Point
There are 2 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Colonia Hidalgo (El Tecolote).
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Colonia Hidalgo (El Tecolote) according to the International Standard Atmosphere , and by the relative change present in the MERRA-2 satellite-era reanalysis between the two locations.
The estimated value at Colonia Hidalgo (El Tecolote) is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Colonia Hidalgo (El Tecolote) and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Lic. Jesús Terán Peredo International Airport (57%, 75 kilometers, southwest) and General Leobardo C. Ruiz International Airport (43%, 92 kilometers, northwest).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .