Airports: (Airport Code MZT): General Rafael Buelna International Airport, also known as Mazatlán International Airport, is located in Mazatlán Sinaloa, Mexico.
Currency: The Peso is the official currency of Mexico, although the US Dollar and other major currencies are widely accepted as well.
Climate: The average year-round temperature is 78F. During high tourist season, October to April, the temperature is typically 80F during the day and cools to the 60′s at night. The low tourist season, May to September, the temperature will go up to 100F+ during the day and stay in the upper 70′s and low 80′s in the evening. The winter months (December-February) bring the averages down with daytime temps in the mid 70s and night temps in the high 50s.
The climate is arid with over 300 days of sunshine, with some reports of over 350 days. Average annual rainfall is 10 inches (25.4cm), most with occurring during the months of September and October.
Water Temperature: The average year-round water temperature in the Sea of Cortez is 72F. During the summer months the water temperature can reach the mid 80′s.
Language: Spanish is the official language of Mexico, but English is widely spoken in the tourist areas.
Dive Climate: Mazatlan is not a developed scuba diving destination, but that doesn’t mean that there is nothing to see here. What it does mean is that everything in our sea is still natural, alive, and growing. Scuba Diving in Mazatlan is primarily done around the three islands of Pajaros, Venados and Lobos, where tropical fish are abundant and the calm, crystalline waters are ideal for scuba diving.