Weather

You might ask what is the ideal time of year to plan a trip to Puerto Vallarta? All year long would be the perfect answer! Puerto Vallarta is blessed with mild tropical weather. In the summer it gets a little warm by some standards. There is a strong possibility of afternoon rain during the summer, starting in June. Usually the rain lasts for a few hours after which the air is clean and the humidity drops. Sometimes the rain lasts through the night. Here are a few places to check the weather before your visit. At the bottom of this page we have included an average temperature chart to help you plan your visit.

Puerto Vallarta – Average Temperature Chart:

Month Highs Lows
January 77 – 79 62 – 67
February 77 – 80 60 – 65
March 75 – 82 60 – 65
April 79 – 84 63 – 67
May 82 – 88 66 – 70
June 84 -90 67 – 72
July 87 – 92 73 – 79
August 90 – 95 74 – 80
September 90 – 95 76 – 80
October 85 – 91 74 – 79
November 83 – 87 65 – 70
December 79 – 84 65 – 70

Satellite Images

CNN Satellite Image
USA Today Satellite View
The Weather Channel Mexico

Storm Warnings and Tracking

Storm tracking imagery of Eastern Pacific Storms.
National Weather Service (U.S.), storm warnings and alerts (text only).
*Tropical Weather Outlook for the Eastern Pacific*

Forecasts

USA Today Five Day Forecast
Weather Post (Washington Post) Five Day Forecast w/satellite image.
Weather Underground Current Conditions and Three Day Forecast (Best)

Other Weather Related Items

Puerto Vallarta Tide Predictor
Satellite Image of Puerto Vallarta from Space
Jet Stream Analyses (North America), from the California Regional Weather Server.