Tropical highlands, mountainous;
Taxco (tas-co) is in the state of Guerrero;
Altitude: 1,780 meters (5850 feet)
164 km. (111 mi.) southwest of Mexico City
50 miles south of Cuernavaca
always pleasant, cool at night.
Taxco's temperatures are normally comfortable year-round, The town's inland location and altitude keeps the humidity low and rains during the summer typically are only afternoon showers.
summary of average monthly temperatures
and precipitation in Taxco
High in the hills of the southern Sierra Madre sits a town that strikes most visitors as the perfect picture of Mexican charm
The town is Taxco, perched peacefully
on an otherwise precarious hillside
from which its red tile and white stucco houses, and pink geranium gardens, seem to tumble into the lush mountain greenery.