The weather in Riviera Nayarit, Mexico

Riviera Nayarit has a mild tropical climate. Riviera Nayarit is located south of the Tropic of Cancer, at the same latitude as Hawaii, enjoying average annual temperatures of 25 °C (77 °F), with fluctuations of 4 to 7 degrees depending on the month and heavy rains in the summer.

Riviera Nayarit weather forecast

  • Actual Conditions

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    88°F
    Friday 17 November
  • Saturday 18
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    68°F
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    88°F
  • Sunday 19
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    66°F
    max
    88°F
  • Monday 20
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    61°F
    max
    84°F
  • Tuesday 21
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    61°F
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    82°F

Weather Prediction : World Weather Online

What to expect from the weather at Riviera Nayarit

Month Min. Max. Days with rain Rainfall Recommendations
January 59°F 87°F  3 7 in Dry season. Days are sunny and sometimes windy. Nights can be cool. Pack light clothes, sunblock, long-sleeved shirts, pants, light sweater or jacket.
February 60°F 87°F  1 3 in
March 60°F 89°F 0 0.4 in
April 62°F 91°F 0 0 in
May 66°F 95°F  1 4 in Rainy season. Days are mostly sunny and very hot and humid. Pack light, natural fiber clothes, pocket umbrella and sunblock.
June 73°F 95°F  9 52 in
July 73°F 96°F  14 62 in
August 75°F 96°F  16 101 in
September 75°F 93°F  15 101 in
October 71°F 93°F  5 16 in
November 66°F 91°F  2 12 in Dry season. Days are sunny and sometimes windy. Nights can be cool. Pack light clothes, sunblock, long-sleeved shirts, pants, light sweater or jacket.
December 62°F 87°F  2 8 in
Source: Mexico Nacional Meteorological Service. Data registered between the years 1971–2000.

What to bring by season

Rainy season (May to October): summers in Riviera Nayarit coincide with the rainy season, which for some people can be very warm, with temperatures reaching 32 °C (89 °F). It begins to rain in the afternoons starting in June, helping to cool off the atmosphere. There may be occasional tropical storms in the late summer. You should bring a swimsuit, a hat, sunscreen, sunglasses, light clothing, comfortable shoes or flip-flops, an umbrella or a rain jacket.

Dry season (November to April): these are the driest months of Riviera Nayarit. Rainfall is scarce and humidity is at its lowest level, which is why the temperatures are pleasant. The coolest months are December and January with an average temperature of 26 °C (78 °F) during the day and 16 °C (60 °F) at night. You should bring a swimsuit, a hat, sunscreen, sunglasses, light clothing, comfortable shoes or flip-flops, a sweater or a jacket, pants, and a long-sleeved shirt. A portable umbrella or a rain jacket may be useful in case it rains.

Useful Tips

  • The rainy season starts in June and lasts till November, remember to bring a rain jacket and an umbrella, especially if you visit the area during this period.
  • As in all beach areas of Mexico, you should wear casual clothing made of cotton and other natural fibers, as shorts and T-shirts, skirts, and light dresses.
  • Flip-flops are the most recommended type of shoes for this destination.
  • If you’re traveling between November and April, we recommend bringing a light sweater or a jacket for the evenings.
  • Some restaurants have a dress code; we recommend packing pants and long-sleeved shirts for men, as well as a dress or a skirt for the ladies.