Puerto Vallarta Water Temperature

Puerto Vallarta is located on the Bay of Banderas along Jalisco’s Pacific Coast, Mexico. In the early 16th century Spanish soldiers discovered the bay’s shores when seeking supplies.
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A shipyard was established in Puerto Vallarta when California was being colonised and the Old Town evokes that heritage. Ships logs at that time record fishing boats and hump-back whales being seen in the bay. Puerto Vallarta’s coconut palm-lined beachs have a dramatic backdrop of jagged mountains.

Puerto Vallarta is a city close to pacific ocean. tropical savanna climate with wet summer would be the climate here. August is the month with the highest water temperature at 86.2°F / 30.1°C. The month with the lowest is March with an average water temperature of 74.1°F / 23.4°C. The avg. air temperature is around 77.7°F / 25.4°C, August is the month with the highest temperature. January is the coolest with 69.8°F / 21°C average air temperature. February is the month with the min. precipitation of 0in / 0mm and August with the max. precipitation in a year with 16.7in / 424.7mm. If you plan to visit this place, the month January, February, March, April, May, June, October, November, December would be the best time.

Puerto Vallarta Summary

Description Value
Current water temperature /
Warmest Month Water Temperature: August with 86.2°F / 30.1°C
Coldest Month Water Temperature: March with 74.1°F / 23.4°C
Warmest Month Air Temperature: August with 77.7°F / 25.4°C
Coldest Month Air Temperature: January with 69.8°F / 21°C
Wettest Month: August with 16.7in / 424.7mm
Driest Month: February with 0in / 0mm
Highest Humidity September with 90.1%
Lowest Humidity April with 69.5%
Best Time to Visit: January, February, March, April, May, June, October, November, December
Climate Classification tropical savanna climate with wet summer

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Puerto Vallarta water temperature by month

pacific ocean water temperature by month

Max. Water

Temperature (°F)

ø. Water

Temperature (°F)

Min. Water

Temperature (°F)

January

78.3 77.5 76.8

February

76.8 75.9 74.5

March

74.7 74.3 73.9

April

76.8 75.2 74.3

May

80.8 78.4 76.3

June

84.4 82.4 80.6

July

86.2 85.3 84.4

August

86.4 86 85.5

September

85.8 85.5 85.1

October

85.6 85.1 84

November

84 82.4 80.6

December

80.4 79.2 77.7

pacific ocean water temperature by month

Max. Water

Temperature (°C)

ø. Water

Temperature (°C)

Min. Water

Temperature (°C)

January

25.7 25.3 24.9

February

24.9 24.4 23.6

March

23.7 23.5 23.3

April

24.9 24 23.5

May

27.1 25.8 24.6

June

29.1 28 27

July

30.1 29.6 29.1

August

30.2 30 29.7

September

29.9 29.7 29.5

October

29.8 29.5 28.9

November

28.9 28 27

December

26.9 26.2 25.4

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The hottest water temperature typically reached in August with around 86.2°F / 30.1°C. The coldest in March with an average water temperature of 74.1°F / 23.4°C.


Year-round the climate at Puerto Vallarta is balmy. The average annual temperature is around 80 degrees. Don’t worry about taking a jacket as temperatures rarely drop below 60 degrees. The peak visitor period is from mid-December to mid-April. For a less expensive accommodation and a quieter time avoid these dates. Fights from America to Puerto Vallarta usually go through Mexico City. Travel by car from the States is a lengthy journey. The city lies 1,200 miles south of the border at Nogales, Arizona. Puerto Vallarta is a major port of call for cruise ships, what better way could there be to arrive in style.

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Puerto Vallarta weather today & 14-day weather forecast

Date
Weather
Max. F
Min. F
Max. C
Min. C
Windspeed
Windir.
Precip.
Rainrisk
Rel. Humidity
Jul. 20
Light rain
85 °F
73°F
30 °C
23°C
1mph (1km/h)
southwest
0in (4mm)
55 %
85%
Jul. 21
Moderate rain
85 °F
74°F
30 °C
23°C
1mph (1km/h)
southwest
0in (11mm)
80 %
88%
Jul. 22
Moderate rain
83 °F
74°F
28 °C
24°C
1mph (1km/h)
southwest
0in (12mm)
80 %
89%
Jul. 23
Heavy rain
82 °F
74°F
28 °C
23°C
1mph (1km/h)
south-southeast
2in (58mm)
95 %
88%
Jul. 24
Heavy rain
90 °F
74°F
32 °C
24°C
1mph (1km/h)
southwest
2in (45mm)
95 %
87%
Jul. 25
Light rain
85 °F
73°F
30 °C
23°C
1mph (2km/h)
south-southeast
0in (4mm)
60 %
84%
Jul. 26
Moderate rain
76 °F
73°F
24 °C
23°C
1mph (2km/h)
east-northeast
1in (14mm)
85 %
93%
Date
Weather
Max. F
Min. F
Max. C
Min. C
Windspeed
Windir.
Precip.
Rainrisk
Rel. Humidity
Jul. 27
Few clouds
87 °F
71°F
31 °C
22°C
1mph (2km/h)
southeast
0in (1mm)
30 %
77%
Jul. 28
Few clouds
89 °F
72°F
32 °C
22°C
1mph (2km/h)
southeast
0in (1mm)
15 %
78%
Jul. 29
Broken clouds
89 °F
76°F
32 °C
24°C
1mph (2km/h)
south-southeast
0in (0mm)
20 %
78%
Jul. 30
Scattered clouds
89 °F
71°F
32 °C
22°C
1mph (2km/h)
south-southeast
0in (1mm)
25 %
86%
Jul. 31
Thunderstorm with rain
90 °F
71°F
32 °C
22°C
1mph (1km/h)
south
0in (6mm)
65 %
85%
Aug. 01
Heavy rain
86 °F
71°F
30 °C
22°C
1mph (1km/h)
southeast
2in (39mm)
95 %
89%
Aug. 02
Moderate rain
80 °F
70°F
26 °C
21°C
1mph (2km/h)
east-northeast
0in (13mm)
80 %
96%
Aug. 03
Moderate rain
83 °F
68°F
28 °C
20°C
1mph (1km/h)
east-northeast
1in (14mm)
80 %
91%
Aug. 04
Light rain
85 °F
69°F
30 °C
21°C
1mph (2km/h)
southeast
0in (5mm)
60 %
89%

Puerto Vallarta weather by month / climate table

Max.

Temperature

°F

ø.

Temperature

°F

Min.

Temperature

(°F)

Precip.

(in)

Rainy Days

(d)

Rel. Humidity

(%)

January

81.1 69.8 61 0.1 0 77.7%

February

81.3 70 60.6 0 0 76.5%

March

83.3 70.7 60.4 0 0 72.3%

April

86 73.4 62.2 0 0 69.5%

May

88.5 76.3 64.4 0.2 0 71.9%

June

86.2 77.2 69.8 9.7 12 84.8%

July

85.1 77.7 72 12.8 27 88%

August

85.1 77.7 71.8 16.7 28 88.9%

September

84.2 77 71.4 15.9 28 90.1%

October

84.7 76.5 69.1 6.8 0 87.8%

November

83.7 73.8 64.9 0.1 0 83.3%

December

81.3 70.5 61.9 0.2 0 80.6%

Max.

Temperature

°C

ø.

Temperature

°C

Min.

Temperature

(°C)

Precip.

(mm)

Rainy Days

(d)

Rel. Humidity

(%)

January

27.3 21 16.1 2.9 0 77.7%

February

27.4 21.1 15.9 0 0 76.5%

March

28.5 21.5 15.8 0 0 72.3%

April

30 23 16.8 0 0 69.5%

May

31.4 24.6 18 5.8 0 71.9%

June

30.1 25.1 21 245.8 12 84.8%

July

29.5 25.4 22.2 324.8 27 88%

August

29.5 25.4 22.1 424.7 28 88.9%

September

29 25 21.9 404.9 28 90.1%

October

29.3 24.7 20.6 173.6 0 87.8%

November

28.7 23.2 18.3 2.4 0 83.3%

December

27.4 21.4 16.6 4.3 0 80.6%
February is the driest at 0in / 0mm and August the wettest month with 16.7in / 424.7mm. With an average temperature of 77.7°F / 25.4°C, August is the warmest month in a year. January is the coldest with 69.8°F / 21°C average temperature.

Attractions in Puerto Vallarta

The Malecon, a broad sculpture-lined promenade edges the sea around the bay. It links the old town with the new. From it you can watch Pelicans feed and the locals swim and fish. Sit at a beach cafe, enjoy guacamole, barbequed prawns on skewers and a bucket of ice-cold beer while watching the hawkers promenade past selling everything from silver jewellery to straw bags. Musicians will serenade you for a coin.

Activities & POI in Puerto Vallarta

Type of Activity List
Beach Playa los Muertos, Playa Estaca, Playa Palmares, Playa Camarones
Marina for Sailing, Boat adventures, fishing Terminal maru00c3u00adtima, Ocean Friendly Departure Point, Paradise Village Marina
Attraction Los Arcos - Centro cultural y Artistico de acceso libre, Voladores de Papantla (Papantla Flyers), PV Sea Dive, Puente Elizabeth Taylor
Golf Course Marina Vallarta Golf

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