The rainy season in Puerto Vallarta can be a bit of a shock for newcomers and tourists. The good news is that there are plenty of ways to survive (and even thrive!) during this wet and wild time of year.
First of all, the rainy season in Puerto Vallarta falls in the months: June, July, August and September. This city is famous for its sunny weather, but be prepared that it can also rain at any time.
The rain in September is notorious for its intensity. On average, 14.7 inches fall during this month which makes it one of the most rainfall intensive periods as well! (source: weather-and-climate).
Whether you're going on a date or have any other plans during this period then it's best to plan ahead! Here are a few tips to help you make the most of your rainy season experience:
The rainy season doesn't last forever and it can be a really beautiful time of year. Embrace the rain and enjoy the cooler temperatures.
Make sure you have all the essentials like umbrellas, raincoats, and waterproof shoes. It's also a good idea to have a backup plan for indoor activities in case of bad weather.
Things might not always go according to plan during the rainy season. Be prepared to change your plans at a moment's notice and go with the flow.
The rainy season is a great time to enjoy all that Puerto Vallarta has to offer, from cozy cafes and restaurants to exciting nightlife. Embrace the rain and make the most of your time in this amazing city.
By the way, it is very common for power outages to occur in certain areas of the city during heavy rains. If this happens to you, you can contact the Federal Electricity Commission (CFE) of your local office and report any problems with your electricity.
What are your tips for surviving the rainy season in Puerto Vallarta? Share them with us in the comments below! And don't forget to check out our other blog posts for more great tips on enjoying this beautiful city.
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