Puerto Vallarta
Mexico
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

April weather forecast and climate
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

A beautiful view from above of the Puerto Vallarta city in Mexico
A beautiful view from above of the Puerto Vallarta city in Mexico
April, like March, in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, is another warm spring month, with average temperature fluctuating between 17.2°C (63°F) and 29.9°C (85.8°F).
The ideal sea water temperature of 25°C (77°F) and only 0.2 rainfall days, with 1.5mm (0.1") of accumulated rainfall, make April the best time for swimming and other water activities.

Temperature

In Puerto Vallarta, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in March - a still moderately hot 29.9°C (85.8°F). The average low-temperature, in April, is 17.2°C (63°F).

Heat index

In April, the average heat index is appraised at a tropical 34.1°C (93.4°F). Take extra precautions, as heat cramps and heat exhaustion are possible. Sustained activity may result in heatstroke.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'real feel', 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature', or 'feels like', is a measure of how hot it feels when the actual air humidity is factored in. Additional factors like activity, differences in body mass, height, and shape, pregnancy, and clothing affect individual temperature impact. Bear in mind that direct sunshine exposure increases weather impact, and may raise heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are especially crucial for babies and toddlers. Young children are generally more endangered than adults, as they usually less sweat. And also, due to larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production as a result of their activity.

Humidity

In Puerto Vallarta, the average relative humidity is 67%.

Rainfall

The month with the least rainfall in Puerto Vallarta is April when the rain falls for 0.2 days and typically collects 1.5mm (0.1") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Puerto Vallarta, the average water temperature is 25°C (77°F).
Note: For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Puerto Vallarta is 12.6h.

Sunshine

February through May, with an average of 8h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Puerto Vallarta are April through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an excessive health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 12 in April interpret into the following advice:
Take all necessary precautions, as unprotected skin can burn in minutes. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. A broad-spectrum sunscreen of SPF 30+ should be liberally applied and re-applied every two hours, and immediately after an outdoor workout or a swim. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.

What is the temperature in April in Puerto Vallarta?

In April, the average high-temperature is 29.9°C (85.8°F), and the average low-temperature is 17.2°C (63°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'felt air temperature'), that takes the relative humidity and factores it into the air temperature reading, in April is calculated to 34.1°C (93.4°F).

What is the average humidity in April in Puerto Vallarta?

The average relative humidity in April in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, is 67%.

How much does it rain in Puerto Vallarta in April?

In Puerto Vallarta, during April, the rain falls for 0.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.5mm (0.1") of precipitation.

What is the driest month in Puerto Vallarta?

April is the month with the least rainfall in Puerto Vallarta. Rain falls for 0.2 days and accumulates 1.5mm (0.1") of precipitation.

How warm is the water in April in Puerto Vallarta?

In Puerto Vallarta, in April, the average water temperature is 25°C (77°F). Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

What is the average length of the day in April in Puerto Vallarta?

In April, the average length of the day in Puerto Vallarta is 12.6h.

What is the month with the most sunshine in Puerto Vallarta?

Months with the most sunshine are February through May, with an average of 8h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in April in Puerto Vallarta?

In Puerto Vallarta, the average sunshine in April is 8h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Puerto Vallarta?

Months with the highest UV index in Puerto Vallarta are April through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

What is the UV index intensity in April in Puerto Vallarta?

In Puerto Vallarta, the average daily maximum UV index in April is 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an excessive health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in April - Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
  • Average high temperature in April: 29.9°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (33.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (28.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in April: 17.2°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (23°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (16.3°C).

Average humidity in April - Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
  • Average humidity in April: 67%

Months with the highest relative humidity are August and September (70%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are February and March (65%).

Average rainfall in April - Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
  • Average rainfall in April: 1.5mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (370mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is April (1.5mm).

Average rainfall days in April - Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
  • Average rainfall days in April: 0.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (16.4 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is April (0.2 days).

Average sea temperature in April - Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
  • Average sea temperature in April: 25°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are August and September (30.3°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (23.9°C).

Average daylight in April / Average sunshine in April - Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
  • Average daylight in April: 12.6h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.4h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.9h).

  • Average sunshine in April: 8h

Months with most sunshine are February, March, April and May (Average sunshine: 8h).
Months with least sunshine are July, August, September and December (Average sunshine: 6).

Average UV index in April - Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
  • Average UV index in April: 12

Months with the highest UV index are April, May, June, July, August and September (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 7).