Puerto Rico weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Puerto Rico

The best time to visit in 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 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 weather Puerto Rico 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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14 day weather forecast Puerto Rico

The weather for in Puerto Rico will be around 29° degrees in the next 14 days with every day chance of light rain showers.

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

Weather forecast this week

Sunday 28 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
21°
28° 2.4 mm 45% 1 m/s 1
Monday 29 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
21°
28° 0.5 mm 15% 2 m/s 1
Tuesday 30 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
22°
28° 1.1 mm 25% 2 m/s 1
Wednesday 1 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
21°
28° 1.6 mm 35% 2 m/s 1
Thursday 2 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
22°
28° 1.3 mm 30% 2 m/s 2
Friday 3 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
22°
28° 0.6 mm 15% 2 m/s 1
Saturday 4 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
22°
28° 0.8 mm 20% 2 m/s 2

Weather forecast next week

Sunday 5 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
21°
28° 1.7 mm 35% 3 m/s 2
Monday 6 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
21°
28° 2.3 mm 45% 2 m/s 2
Tuesday 7 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
21°
28° 0.5 mm 15% 3 m/s 2
Wednesday 8 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
21°
28° 1.2 mm 30% 3 m/s 2
Thursday 9 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
20°
28° 1.9 mm 40% 3 m/s 2
Friday 10 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
21°
28° 1.6 mm 35% 3 m/s 2
Saturday 11 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
21°
28° 1.4 mm 30% 3 m/s 2

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.

Climate table of 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 weather like in a given month for Puerto Rico? 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 28 November 2021

  • 1 US dollar = 0.065 South African rand
  • 1 South African rand = 15.42 US dollar
  • 10 US dollar = 0.648 South African rand
  • 10 South African rand = 154.23 US dollar
  • 100 US dollar = 6.48 South African rand
  • 100 South African rand = 1,542.31 US dollar

What is the area code of Puerto Rico?

The area code to call Puerto Rico is +1809.