Chapala, Jalisco, Mexico: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Chapala, Jalisco, Mexico? If you're planning to go to Chapala, below is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Chapala, Jalisco, Mexico

Based on the climate and weather in Chapala, the best time to go is April. See below for details.

Important essentials for Chapala, Jalisco, Mexico

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Chapala, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently get worn. An unreadable card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly option.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection you can have.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Chapala, Jalisco, Mexico by month

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January

If you are traveling to Chapala in January, you will notice that it is mild and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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February

If you are traveling to Chapala in February, you will notice that it is warm and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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March

March in this region is hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

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April

April for Chapala is hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

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May

If you go to Chapala in May, you will notice that it can be sweltering and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

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June

June in Chapala is hot and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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July

Traveling to Chapala in July, you will notice that it is warm and very rainy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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August

If you visit Chapala during August, you might notice that it is a perfect temperature and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (high 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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September

In September, Chapala is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Chapala, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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October

October in Chapala is warm. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

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November

If you vacation in Chapala during November, you will probably find that it is warm and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C).

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December

December for Chapala is balmy and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day.

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Activities for Chapala, Jalisco, Mexico

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Chapala.

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