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Best time to visit Puerto Penasco, Mexico

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The best time to visit Puerto Penasco is January

Puerto Penasco can be visited year-round, but based on the ideal climate conditions, cost of travel, and avoiding peak holiday periods, January is the best time to go.

The very hottest temperatures in Puerto Penasco get to around 36℃ (97℉) in the height of summer. In the winter months, it can get down to as low as 10℃ (50℉) at night.

The days are longest in Puerto Penasco in July, so if you want to see the sights during the day when the sun is up for the longest time, it’s best to visit around that time of year. The wet season in Puerto Penasco falls around October, so if you prefer the dryer weather, you should look to visit in May instead.

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

Warmest month

August

Least rainfall

May

Most daylight

July

Puerto Penasco seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Puerto Penasco as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Puerto Penasco 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 Puerto Penasco

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 Puerto Penasco 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.

Puerto Penasco 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 Puerto Penasco 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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DEC

Puerto Penasco in January

  • Average temperature: 17℃ (62℉)
  • Average high temperature: 20℃ (67℉)
  • Average low temperature: 14℃ (58℉)
  • Average humidity: 47%
  • Average sunny days: 29 days
  • Average rainfall: 4mm (0") over 2 days
29 days
of pure sunshine
2 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Puerto Penasco in January, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie.


Puerto Penasco in February

  • Average temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average high temperature: 20℃ (69℉)
  • Average low temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average humidity: 47%
  • Average sunny days: 26 days
  • Average rainfall: 6mm (0") over 2 days
26 days
of pure sunshine
2 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Puerto Penasco in February, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Puerto Penasco in March

  • Average temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average high temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average low temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average humidity: 45%
  • Average sunny days: 29 days
  • Average rainfall: 7mm (0") over 2 days
29 days
of pure sunshine
2 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Puerto Penasco in March, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Puerto Penasco in April

  • Average temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average low temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average humidity: 45%
  • Average sunny days: 29 days
  • Average rainfall: 1mm (0") over 1 days
29 days
of pure sunshine
1 days
of showers or rain

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


Puerto Penasco in May

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average humidity: 47%
  • Average sunny days: 31 days
  • Average rainfall: 0mm (0") over 0 days
31 days
of pure sunshine
0 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Puerto Penasco in May, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Puerto Penasco in June

  • Average temperature: 29℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (78℉)
  • Average humidity: 48%
  • Average sunny days: 29 days
  • Average rainfall: 2mm (0") over 1 days
29 days
of pure sunshine
1 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Puerto Penasco in June, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Puerto Penasco in July

  • Average temperature: 32℃ (89℉)
  • Average high temperature: 34℃ (92℉)
  • Average low temperature: 29℃ (85℉)
  • Average humidity: 54%
  • Average sunny days: 23 days
  • Average rainfall: 8mm (0") over 5 days
23 days
of pure sunshine
5 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Puerto Penasco in July, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Puerto Penasco in August

  • Average temperature: 33℃ (91℉)
  • Average high temperature: 34℃ (94℉)
  • Average low temperature: 31℃ (87℉)
  • Average humidity: 54%
  • Average sunny days: 27 days
  • Average rainfall: 5mm (0") over 3 days
27 days
of pure sunshine
3 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Puerto Penasco in August, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Puerto Penasco in September

  • Average temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average high temperature: 33℃ (92℉)
  • Average low temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average humidity: 51%
  • Average sunny days: 26 days
  • Average rainfall: 5mm (0") over 3 days
26 days
of pure sunshine
3 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Puerto Penasco in September, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.

Puerto Penasco in October

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 46%
  • Average sunny days: 29 days
  • Average rainfall: 12mm (0") over 1 days
29 days
of pure sunshine
1 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Puerto Penasco in October, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Puerto Penasco in November

  • Average temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average high temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average low temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average humidity: 44%
  • Average sunny days: 29 days
  • Average rainfall: 4mm (0") over 1 days
29 days
of pure sunshine
1 days
of showers or rain

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


Puerto Penasco in December

  • Average temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average high temperature: 20℃ (67℉)
  • Average low temperature: 15℃ (58℉)
  • Average humidity: 47%
  • Average sunny days: 29 days
  • Average rainfall: 9mm (0") over 2 days
29 days
of pure sunshine
2 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Puerto Penasco in December, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Puerto Penasco is usually August, where temperatures tend to rise to around 34℃ (94℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Puerto Penasco is generally around May. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in May first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Puerto Penasco is generally around October, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of October too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Puerto Penasco, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in July are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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