Home > North America > Mexico > Jalisco
Elevation: 33 feet     Latitude: 20 36N     Longitude: 105 13W
Köppen Classification: Tropical Savanna Climate



Tropical savanna climates have monthly mean temperature above 18°C (64°F) in every month of the year and typically a pronounced dry season, with the driest month having precipitation less than 60mm (2.36 in) of precipitation. In essence, a tropical savanna climate tends to either see less rainfall than a tropical monsoon climate or have more pronounced dry seasons than a tropical monsoon climate. Tropical savanna climates are most commonly found in Africa, Asia and South America. The climate is also prevalent in sections of Central America, northern Australia and North America, specifically in sections of Mexico and the state of Florida in the United States.

The Köppen Climate Classification subtype for this climate is "As". (Tropical Savanna Climate).

The average temperature for the year in Puerto Vallarta is 77.0°F (25°C). The warmest month, on average, is July with an average temperature of 83.0°F (28.3°C). The coolest month on average is January, with an average temperature of 71.0°F (21.7°C).

The highest recorded temperature in Puerto Vallarta is 113.0°F (45°C), which was recorded in June. The lowest recorded temperature in Puerto Vallarta is 45.0°F (7.2°C), which was recorded in December.

The average amount of precipitation for the year in Puerto Vallarta is 57.3" (1455.4 mm). The month with the most precipitation on average is July with 14.3" (363.2 mm) of precipitation. The month with the least precipitation on average is March with an average of 0.2" (5.1 mm). There are an average of 66.0 days of precipitation, with the most precipitation occurring in July with 15.0 days and the least precipitation occurring in March with 0.0 days.

In terms of liquid precipitation, there are an average of 75.6 days of rain, with the most rain occurring in July with 17.1 days of rain, and the least rain occurring in April with 0.4 days of rain.

Koppen Chart