CLIMATE AND WEATHER
Due to its uneven and diverse geography, the State of Oaxaca is characterised for presenting climatologic variants in its different life zones. The conditions and temperatures on the coastal areas differ from those on the scarped mountains, the colourful valleys, the dense and exuberant forests and the pleasant savannahs.
The weather is hot and dry in the areas nearby the Pacific, although with some moisture coming from the littoral, while in mountainous areas, at over 2000 metres above sea level, the cold is persistent. The situation is quite another in the rest of the state, including the capital, where the temperature is pretty welcoming and spring-like.
The state capital Oaxaca on the other hand, has an agreeable subtropical weather; the days are temperate in winter, being the average temperature of 16º Celsius; the average during spring is of 25º Celsius. Regarding the rains, they fall with more intensity between June and October.