Bahia de Banderas is part of the "Costa Dorada" climate region of Mexico. This area is on the same latitude as the Hawaiian Islands. YELAPA enjoys a sub-tropical climate - pleasant and temperate most of the year. Surrounded by jungle, YELAPA receives its rain primarily in the late summer, September being the rainiest month.
The weather is nearly ideal November through May or what is known as the dry season (winter), daytime temperatures are in the high 70s to low 80's F or 25 to 30 C, while night-time temperatures cool to the high 60s F or 18 to 20 C. The chance of rain is very minimal. The days are mostly sunny and hot with clear blue sky. The nights are cool enough that you may want a sweat shirt or light jacket. The cooler night air makes it very comfortable for sleeping. If you are planning a trip to Yelapa the weather will not disappoint you.
Though the summer months are hot and humid, don't overlook this as a great time to visit YELAPA. Temperatures may reach 90 F or 32 C but you can take advantage of the low season rates. You will always have the ocean breeze and the ocean itself to cool you off.
If you are a naturalist you will enjoy the peace and tranquillity of the long summer days, as well as the many species of birds that migrate here during this time. The flowers and lush plant life this time of year is amazing, the orchids are blooming and the humming birds are buzzing.
If solitude is what you desire you will nearly have the village, the waterfalls and the beach to yourself.
Typically the mornings are clear and bright, with the rain coming in the afternoon. When it rains, the storms can be quite beautiful, with the rain moving gently across the hills while lightning illuminates the sky.
The vegetation is lush and green. The creeks and waterfalls are at their peaks of splendor. The ocean is warm and calm and so inviting.
For current weather conditions and a five day forecast click on this link "PVR WEATHER TODAY"
This article from "Banderas News" by Kathryn and Robert Hardin help explain what YELAPA is really like in the "low season" or "Summer in Yelapa - Living Slow and Easy"