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Best time to visit Guadalajara, Mexico

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The best time to visit Guadalajara is October-May

Based on all the essential things any traveller needs to know about visiting Guadalajara such as the cost of travel, weather, peak travel seasons and many more, October-May is the best time of year to go.

In summer, the temperature in Guadalajara can rise as high as 36℃ (96℉). In the colder months such as January, temperatures usually get down to an average minimum of 9℃ (49℉).

If you’re keen to see the sights of Guadalajara during the day, the sun stays up the longest around May. You don’t want to get wet on your holiday, do you? Well if you’re trying to avoid the rain, then steer clear of Guadalajara in July. Head over there in April instead if you want to increase your chances of not being rained on.

Keep reading to find all the info you need (and none of the stuff you don’t) about the best times to go to Guadalajara. By the time you get to the bottom, you’ll be ready to start booking your trip.

Warmest month

May

Least rainfall

April

Most daylight

May

Guadalajara seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Guadalajara as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Guadalajara is in the Northern Hemisphere, so the seasons fall during these months:

SeasonMonths
Summer June to August
Autumn/fall September to November
Winter December to February
Spring March to May

Average temperatures in Guadalajara

If the temperature is a big factor for you to help you decide when to visit, the chart below shows the average minimum and maximum temperatures in Guadalajara for each month side-by-side so you can easily see the difference in weather throughout the year. To see the temperatures in both Celsius (°C) and Fahrenheit (°F), hover or tap the shaded boxes on the graph.

Guadalajara climate by month

If you already have a rough idea about which months you might want to travel, the section below shows a detailed breakdown of the climate in Guadalajara for each month so you can see if it all suits your wants and needs. Scroll down, or use the quick menu below to jump to your preferred month.

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Guadalajara in January

  • Average temperature: 16℃ (60℉)
  • Average high temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average low temperature: 9℃ (49℉)
  • Average humidity: 52%
  • Average sunny days: 27 days
  • Average rainfall: 7mm (0") over 3 days
27 days
of pure sunshine
3 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Guadalajara in January, make sure you pack a coat or jumper for the evenings, and t-shirts and light gear for the daytime.


Guadalajara in February

  • Average temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average low temperature: 10℃ (50℉)
  • Average humidity: 49%
  • Average sunny days: 24 days
  • Average rainfall: 12mm (0") over 3 days
24 days
of pure sunshine
3 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Guadalajara in February, make sure you pack a coat or jumper for the evenings, and t-shirts and light gear for the daytime.


Guadalajara in March

  • Average temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 11℃ (52℉)
  • Average humidity: 41%
  • Average sunny days: 26 days
  • Average rainfall: 3mm (0") over 3 days
26 days
of pure sunshine
3 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Guadalajara in March, make sure you pack a coat or jumper for the evenings, and t-shirts and light gear for the daytime.


Guadalajara in April

  • Average temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average low temperature: 12℃ (53℉)
  • Average humidity: 36%
  • Average sunny days: 27 days
  • Average rainfall: 2mm (0") over 2 days
27 days
of pure sunshine
2 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Guadalajara in April, make sure you pack a coat or jumper for the evenings as it's a bit cooler, but you'll definitely need summer gear (t-shirts and shorts) for the daytime.


Guadalajara in May

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average high temperature: 33℃ (91℉)
  • Average low temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average humidity: 41%
  • Average sunny days: 20 days
  • Average rainfall: 23mm (1") over 8 days
20 days
of pure sunshine
8 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Guadalajara in May, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Guadalajara in June

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average low temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average humidity: 61%
  • Average sunny days: 4 days
  • Average rainfall: 102mm (4") over 23 days
4 days
of pure sunshine
23 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Guadalajara in June, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Guadalajara in July

  • Average temperature: 21℃ (69℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (80℉)
  • Average low temperature: 16℃ (60℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 1 days
  • Average rainfall: 162mm (6") over 29 days
1 days
of pure sunshine
29 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Guadalajara in July, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Guadalajara in August

  • Average temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average low temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 1 days
  • Average rainfall: 137mm (5") over 29 days
1 days
of pure sunshine
29 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Guadalajara in August, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Guadalajara in September

  • Average temperature: 19℃ (67℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (78℉)
  • Average low temperature: 15℃ (58℉)
  • Average humidity: 82%
  • Average sunny days: 2 days
  • Average rainfall: 132mm (5") over 27 days
2 days
of pure sunshine
27 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Guadalajara in September, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.

Guadalajara in October

  • Average temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (78℉)
  • Average low temperature: 13℃ (56℉)
  • Average humidity: 73%
  • Average sunny days: 12 days
  • Average rainfall: 64mm (3") over 17 days
12 days
of pure sunshine
17 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Guadalajara in October, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Guadalajara in November

  • Average temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average low temperature: 11℃ (52℉)
  • Average humidity: 64%
  • Average sunny days: 21 days
  • Average rainfall: 18mm (1") over 7 days
21 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Guadalajara in November, make sure you pack a coat or jumper for the evenings, and t-shirts and light gear for the daytime.


Guadalajara in December

  • Average temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average high temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average low temperature: 10℃ (50℉)
  • Average humidity: 58%
  • Average sunny days: 26 days
  • Average rainfall: 6mm (0") over 4 days
26 days
of pure sunshine
4 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Guadalajara in December, make sure you pack a coat or jumper for the evenings, and t-shirts and light gear for the daytime.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Guadalajara is usually May, where temperatures tend to rise to around 33℃ (91℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Guadalajara is generally around April. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in April first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Guadalajara is generally around July, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of July too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Guadalajara, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in May are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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