Weather in Monterrey

Expect hot weather during the summer the temperatures are above 30°C sometimes 40°C.   We recommend check weather forecast before arriving at Monterrey.  


Power Plugs And Sockets In Mexico

In Mexico the power sockets are of type A and B. The standard voltage is 110-125 V and the standard frequency is 60 Hz.


Type A: mainly used in North and Central America, China and Japan. This socket only works with plug A.

Type B: similar to plug type A but with an extra prong for grounding. This socket also works with plug A. 




Currency In Mexico   

The Mexican currency is called Peso; its symbol is $, it is subdivided into 100 centavos represented by "¢". The currency code for Pesos is MXN

Banknotes                                                                                Coins

Freq. used      $20, $50, $100, $200, $500                            Freq. used       50¢, $1, $2, $5, $10, $20

Rarely used     $1000                                                              Rarely used     5¢, 10¢, 20¢





Exchange Rates

We suggest checking the value of the Mexican  PESO  currency some days before the date of your trip.

Credit cards are accepted in restaurants, hotels, and shops (VISA, MASTERCARD, and American Express).

$ 1 US Dollar is $ 19.22 mexican pesos  ( April 3. 2019, 11:07 PM UTC)



No Smoking

At Tecnologico de Monterrey, smoking is strictly prohibited