Puerto Rico
Weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Puerto Rico

The best time to visit Puerto Rico is from January until December, when you will have a warm temperature and limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Puerto Rico is 29°C in June and the lowest is 27°C in January.

Puerto Rico has the tropical monsoon climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in Puerto Rico or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average Puerto Rico weather by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 27 27 27 27 28 29 29 29 29 29 28 27
Precipitation (mm) 11 10 14 10 18 7 13 18 17 33 33 15

Climate data from city: San Juan




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Puerto Rico weather

The Puerto Rico weather for will be 28° till 31° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain. The water temperature is 27°C.

The Puerto Rico weather forecast is based on the weather conditions in the city of San Juan.

Puerto Rico 14 day weather forecast

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
Water
UV
Sunday
22 may
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30°C
19°C
6.4 mm
70%
1 Bft
SSE
27°C
5
Monday
23 may
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31°C
19°C
8.7 mm
75%
1 Bft
ESE
27°C
4
Tuesday
24 may
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31°C
19°C
10.4 mm
80%
1 Bft
ESE
27°C
10
Wednesday
25 may
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28°C
19°C
11.7 mm
80%
1 Bft
ESE
27°C
9
Thursday
26 may
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28°C
19°C
10.9 mm
80%
2 Bft
ESE
27°C
8


Climate Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico has the tropical monsoon climate prevailing. You have high temperatures and a lot of rainfall throughout the year. The average annual temperature for Puerto Rico is 28° degrees and there is about 199 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 146 days a year with an average humidity of 78% and an UV-index of 7.

Puerto Rico

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 27 27 27 27 28 29 29 29 29 29 28 27
Night temp. (°C) 24 24 23 24 25 26 26 27 27 26 26 25
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 11 10 14 10 18 7 13 18 17 33 33 15
Days with rain 10 10 11 9 12 7 10 12 10 14 15 13
Dry days 21 18 20 21 19 23 21 19 20 17 15 18
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 9 9 9 9 11 12 11 10 10 8 7 7
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
UV-index 6 6 6 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7

Climate data from city: San Juan

Puerto Rico weather by month

What is the average Puerto Rico weather like in a given month? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.


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Frequently asked questions

Where is Puerto Rico?

Puerto Rico lies in a straight line about 10,684 km from New Zealand (Cape Town → San Juan).

How long is the flight to Puerto Rico?

The flight time from Cape Town International Airport to Puerto Rico is approximately 13 h. 30 min.

What are the largest airports in Puerto Rico?

These are the largest airports in Puerto Rico:

  • Eugenio Maria De Hostos Airport – Mayagüez
  • Mercedita Airport – Ponce
  • Rafael Hernandez Airport – Aguadilla
  • Fernando Luis Ribas Dominicci Airport – San Juan
  • Luis Munoz Marin International Airport – San Juan

How many inhabitants are there in Puerto Rico?

Puerto Rico has approximately 3,337,177 inhabitants.

How big is Puerto Rico?

The area of Puerto Rico is around 9,104 km². It is 134x smaller than New Zealand.

What is the capital of Puerto Rico?

The capital of Puerto Rico is San Juan.

What is the currency of Puerto Rico?

In Puerto Rico the US dollar (USD) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 22 May 2022

  • 1 South African rand = 0.065 US dollar
  • 1 US dollar = 15.42 South African rand
  • 100 South African rand = 6.48 US dollar
  • 100 US dollar = 1,542.31 South African rand

What is the area code of Puerto Rico?

The area code to call Puerto Rico is +1809.