Guadalajara Weather, When to Go and Climate Information

(Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico)




Summer picture of fountain and cathedralWith its elevated situation, the climate in Guadalajara is often described as mild and spring-like for most of the year. However, with so much sunny weather to go around, daytime summer temperatures in Guadalajara quickly rise to 30°C / 86°F, often reaching 35°C / 95°F or more during the months of April and May.

December and January tend to feature the coldest climate in Guadalajara and whilst the temperatures are still reasonable by day, averaging around 25°C / 77°F, they quickly drop sharply as night-time approaches, falling to around 5°C / 41°F. This means that you will need to pack a range of clothes to suit these temperature extremes when visiting Guadalajara during the winter months, with light fabrics for the sunny weather, and heavier jumpers and jackets for the evenings.


Photo of the Plaza Tapatia in the summer months

Seasonal Climate Variations / When to Go


Although the summer climate in Guadalajara can be hot, it is rarely uncomfortable and humidity levels are reasonable. From November to May, rainy weather in Guadalajara is infrequent and during February and March, almost unheard of.

By the time that June arrives, the rainy season is upon Guadalajara and precipitation levels rise sharply, with hurricanes and tropical storms even occurring some years in August or September. However, the rainy weather often lasts no more than one or two hours and often falls towards the end of the day, refreshing the air and overall climate. These increased rain levels also have the added advantage of transforming the landscape, giving the region of green appearance, with lush vegetation bursting into flower.

Guadalajara Weather and Climate Chart



Maximum
Minimum

January

25°C / 77°F
5°C / 41°F

February

27°C / 81°F
7°C / 45°F

March

29°C / 84°F
7°C / 45°F

April

31°C / 88°F
12°C / 54°F

May

32°C / 90°F
13°C / 55°F

June

29°C / 84°F
16°C / 61°F

July

27°C / 81°F
15°C / 59°F

August

27°C / 81°F
15°C / 59°F

September

27°C / 81°F
15°C / 59°F

October

27°C / 81°F
12°C / 54°F

November

26°C / 79°F
8°C / 46°F

December

25°C / 77°F
6°C / 43°F







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