Rainy season in Puerto Vallarta is the summer months. July, August, and September are the wettest months. September being the rainiest of the year. Summer is characterized by hot humid days and rainy evening with tropical storms, also hurricane season in the Pacific. It’s rare to have a full day that is rained-out, most rains occur in the evenings, leaving your day free to tour Puerto Vallarta and cool off at the beach. Click here for more about: Puerto Vallarta Weather
The hurricane season in Puerto Vallarta officially began on May 15 with the start of the eastern Pacific hurricane season, hurricane season officially ends on November 30 in Puerto Vallarta and the eastern Pacific. These dates indicate the period of each year when most tropical cyclones form in the Pacific basin, however, hurricanes can form any time, although rare outside of the hurricane season.
Gay Pride in Puerto Vallarta is celebrated the last two weeks of May each year and extends with an average of 10-days of events celebrating the LGBT community.
Spring break peak season in Puerto Vallarta is the month of March but can extend between February to April. Semana Santa, Holy Week (Easter) is Puerto Vallarta’s busiest tourist holiday for national tourists in Mexico.
Puerto Vallarta’s most popular tourist months are December – April. Summer months are considered ‘low season’ and also the rainy season in the tropical climate. However, Summer has advantages as well, lower prices and fewer crowds. Your favorite lounge chair on the beach is more likely to be waiting for you. The rains are mostly in the evenings, so you won’t be rained out of the beach all day. The humidity is a bit higher, but that’s what the ocean is for, a refreshing cooling off period. If you seek perfect weather, autumn and winter are the best travel dates. If you don’t mind some evening rain, summer can offer an amazing experience. Watching the evening storms move in and lightning striking over the Bay of Banderas is pretty impressive and romantic.
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