Best time to visit Puerto Vallarta

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Average monthly temperatures

Puerto Vallarta has a hot tropical climate with only a small variation in temperature anually, typically there are both wet and dry seasons, however even during the wet season, showers often arrive in the form of short and heavy downpours usually separated by extended periods of sunshine.
The best time to visit is between November and January when the weather is most settled.
The hottest month of the year is May with an average daily maximum of 41 C and an average low of 23 C.
The coolest month of the year is January with an average daily maximum of 36 C and an average low of 18 C.

Sunshine and rainfall

The driest month is May with 0 mm of rainfall and 31 perfect sunny days. The wettest month is September with 160 mm of rain over 8 days.

Best time to be on the beach

Beaches and swimming are accessible all year with warm sea temperatures usually guaranteed.

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Average monthly temperature and rainfall for Puerto Vallarta

Average weather in Puerto Vallarta