Another cold front arrives to the Yucatan Peninsula

A new frontal system will enter the region as of today, propitiating that cool dawns are maintained.

MÉRIDA, Yucatan.-
The reinforced cold air mass that prompted the cold front No. 22 caused its passage through the Yucatan Peninsula, as well as a drop in temperatures, and light rains since the first hours of Monday. These conditions will continue in the upcoming days, since the entrance of a new frontal system is foreseen for today, Wednesday the 17th of January.

Today in Yucatan, the following minimals were recorded:

  • 7.5 ° C – Abala (45.5 F°)
    8.0 ° C – Oxkutzcab (46.4 F°)
    8.0 ° C – Tzucacab (46.4 F°)
    10.5 ° C – Ticul (50 F°)
    11.0 ° C – Canasayab (51.8 F°)
    11.0 ° C – Peto (51.8 F°)


  • In the Mérida observatory a 12.4 °C temperature (54.32 F°) was recorded.

For today, drizzle is expected in the north, northeast and south of the State due to the humidity that enters the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea.
The maximum of this Wednesday would range between 24 and 26 degrees,(75.2 to 78.8 F°) according to the forecasts of the National Water Commission (CONAGUA).

Cold front 23 will be located today between the center of the Gulf of Mexico and the north of the Yucatan Peninsula, so that there will be northeasterly winds with gusts of more than 50 kph in the coastal zone.

The following days will present conditions of partly cloudy skies overcast and possible rains in the northern, central and northwestern areas of Yucatan.

The Yucatan Times / CONAGUA