BARRANCAS DEL COBRE
CLIMATE AND WEATHER
The wild territory of the Barrancas de Cobre, with its summits, depressions and different altitudinal floors, presents a variegated weather with strong contrasts between the upper parts and the bottom of the ravines.
The annual average temperature in the Barrancas del Cobre is of 15º Celsius; the weather is mild and cool in the zones presenting heights over 1800 metres above sea level, including the vantage points, with an average of 20º Celsius during the summer.
The climate conditions on the bottom of the ravines are more severe, with annual average temperatures of 35º Celsius (with a maximum of 45º Celsius) and abundant downpours.
The situation varies in the upper zones; there the cold imposes itself presenting light precipitations and abundant snowfalls. The average temperature is of 17º Celsius, although thermometers can drop down to minus 23º Celsius on certain days.
If your main interest is in watching the geography of this corner of Mexico from the vantage points, visit the zone in summer and fall, when the temperature is adequate and the colours of the landscapes are amazing. However, if you are planning on descending to the ravines, do it in winter and spring; the heat is less scorching and there are no rainsfalls.