Merida is located less than 50 km from the Gulf of Mexico in the northwestern part of the State of Yucatan, bordered to the east by Quintana Roo, to the west by Campeche and to the north by the Gulf of Mexico. Yucatán has a very flat topography and is located very close to sea level. 

 
Well located, so close to everything and everyone, Mérida is a destination with easy access to the world; land, air and sea are perfectly used without neglecting the privilege of being geographically in the right place. Yucatán has two airports, the International one in the City of Mérida «Manuel Crescencio Rejón» and the one of Chichén Itzá in the Municipality of Kaua, which communicate to the state nationally and internationally. The City has numerous and modern roads to travel to different points of tourist or commercial interest, not only in the State but in the Mexican southeast. Merida is a destination and starting point, a meeting place and projection. 

Historical review

Founded in the northern part of the Yucatan Peninsula on the remains of an ancient Mayan settlement known as Ichcaanziho (five hills), the city of Mérida Yucatán is located; Distinguishing itself for its traditions, culture, human quality and above all for the beauty that surrounds its streets and each of the enclosures that combine the magic of the past with the modernity of the present, characteristics that exalt it and make it worthy of the title of very noble and very loyal city of Merida.

Mérida is a place ready to share all its riches: from a ride in a buggy, a tour of its streets and architectural buildings, a visit to its museums, a regional show or the characteristic flavor of a Yucatecan dish. 

 

 

Weather

The climate of Mérida and in general of the Yucatan Peninsula is hot and humid. Meteorologists classify it as ``Awo`` type (warm subhumid with rains during the summer) with an average temperature of 26.61 ° Celsius.

The rainy season is long and runs from May to January, although it is not uncommon for it to rain during the so-called dry months of February, March and April. The hottest season is from April to August, raising the temperature to 40º Celsius.

Tropical storms are sporadic and mild between the months of August and October, and from September to January the north winds that cloud and refresh the city are common, after which ``kin``, the Sun, shines again, almost with the same intensity as in the summer.