The best times to visit Cabo Rojo for ideal weather are
late January and early February
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
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Weather in Cabo Rojo
Average temperatures in Cabo Rojo vary very little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot all year with a chance of rain throughout most of the year. The area is far less temperate than some — in the bottom 1 percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Cabo Rojo, the hottest months are August, September, and then July. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late July where highs are regularly around 90°F (32.2°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 78.7°F (25.9°C) at night.
Cabo Rojo Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Cabo Rojo Temperatures (Celsius)
The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.
Cabo Rojo Perceived Temperature (F)
Cabo Rojo Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Cabo Rojo Temperatures by Month
Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Cabo Rojo are March, February, and then April. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid March. For example, on the week of March 19th there is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid to late August with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of August 20th.
When can you find snow in Cabo Rojo? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.
Chance of Precipitation
The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Cabo Rojo.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Cabo Rojo (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
Cabo Rojo has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is March (63.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (71.8%).
Wind in Cabo Rojo is usually calm. The windiest month is July, followed by April and August. July’s average wind speed of around 8.4 knots (9.7 MPH or 15.6 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early July where average top sustained speeds reach 17.1 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Cabo Rojo.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
Average Wind Speeds
Show Wind Speeds
All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.
|Month||Avg. Wind||Avg. Wind Feel||Sustained High Wind||High Wind Feel|
|Jan||6.8||Light breeze||14.3||Significant breeze|
|Feb||7.2||Gentle breeze||15.2||Significant breeze|
|Mar||7.4||Gentle breeze||14.9||Significant breeze|
|Apr||7.7||Gentle breeze||15.4||Significant breeze|
|May||6.7||Light breeze||14.7||Significant breeze|
|Jun||7.4||Gentle breeze||15.8||Significant breeze|
|Jul||8.4||Gentle breeze||16.8||Significant breeze|
|Aug||7.6||Gentle breeze||15.6||Significant breeze|
|Sep||5.4||Light breeze||13.5||Significant breeze|
|Oct||5.1||Light breeze||13.2||Significant breeze|
|Nov||5.5||Light breeze||13||Significant breeze|
|Dec||6.8||Light breeze||14.1||Significant breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Cabo Rojo?
Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are no travel advisories or warnings for Puerto Rico; exercise normal security precautions. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Aug 28, 2019.
The Busiest and Least Crowded Months
The busiest month for tourism in Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico is January, followed by February and May. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Cabo Rojo in November. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.
Estimated Tourism by Month
Most Popular Months to Visit
Overall Cabo Rojo Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 87.9°F (31.1°C) and 83°F (28.3°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 6 to 11 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.
Summer (June through August)
The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see moderate precipitation with 9 to 13 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Cabo Rojo, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 90°F (32.2°C) and 84.4°F (29.1°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a good amount: 10 to 13 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.
Winter (December through February)
Weather is perfect this time of year in Cabo Rojo to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 85°F (29.4°C) and 82.9°F (28.3°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 7 to 11 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.