When is the best time to go to Puerto Vallarta?

When is the best time to go to Puerto Vallarta? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • The best months for good weather in Puerto Vallarta are January, February, March, April, May, June, October, November and December
  • On average, the warmest months are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November
  • Puerto Vallarta has dry periods in March and April
  • The rainiest months are July, August and September
  • The best months for swimming are May, June, July, August, September, October and November

For full information about the climate and weather in Puerto Vallarta a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 68°F/83°F
February 70°F/85°F
March 74°F/86°F
April 79°F/88°F
May 81°F/90°F
June 81°F/90°F
July 81°F/92°F
August 79°F/90°F
September 77°F/88°F
October 77°F/90°F
November 74°F/86°F
December 68°F/85°F

Weather and climate in Puerto Vallarta

  • From january to april the climate is perfect. At lunchtime, it's 88°F in average and it rains about 0in each month.
  • In the month of may the climate is good. In average, on the morning it is 68°F and, in may, 3 days of rain are expected.
  • From june to october the climate is just OK. The record temperature this month is 99°F and you can expect to have 6in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • Between november and december the climate is perfect. By early evening, the temperature averages 76°F and, in december, 5 days of rain are expected.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Puerto Vallarta

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Puerto Vallarta: the minimum and maximum outdoor temperature, the risk and amount of monthly rainfall, daily average sunshine, sea temperature, and relative humidity for each month of the year.

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