The best times to visit Luquillo for ideal weather are

December 17th to January 28th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.



Other Luquillo Travel Info

Weather in Luquillo


Average temperatures in Luquillo 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 5th 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 Luquillo, the hottest months are August, July, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early August where highs are regularly around 89.6°F (32°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 78.4°F (25.8°C) at night.

Luquillo Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Luquillo Temperatures (Celsius)


“Feels-Like” Temperatures

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.

Luquillo Perceived Temperature (F)


Luquillo Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Luquillo 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.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 82.9 77.6 72.5
Feb 83.8 78 72.7
Mar 84.1 77.7 72.6
Apr 85.5 79.4 73.9
May 86.2 80.5 75.5
Jun 88.5 82.7 77.5
Jul 88.7 83.2 77.9
Aug 88.7 83.2 78
Sep 89.3 82.6 76.5
Oct 89.1 82.1 76.1
Nov 86.6 80.4 74.9
Dec 84.4 78.8 73.4

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 28.3 25.3 22.5
Feb 28.8 25.6 22.6
Mar 28.9 25.4 22.6
Apr 29.7 26.3 23.3
May 30.1 26.9 24.2
Jun 31.4 28.2 25.3
Jul 31.5 28.4 25.5
Aug 31.5 28.4 25.6
Sep 31.8 28.1 24.7
Oct 31.7 27.8 24.5
Nov 30.3 26.9 23.8
Dec 29.1 26 23



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Luquillo are January, March, and then February. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early March. For example, on the week of March 5th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late October to early November with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of October 29th.

When can you find snow in Luquillo? 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 Luquillo.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Luquillo (in).

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 15% 0 1.4
Feb 19% 0 1.5
Mar 18% 0 1.8
Apr 19% 0 2.3
May 32% 0 6.3
Jun 25% 0 3.4
Jul 37% 0 4.5
Aug 40% 0 6.1
Sep 39% 0 4.9
Oct 33% 0 4
Nov 43% 0 6.5
Dec 25% 0 4.3

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 15 0 3.6
Feb 19 0 3.8
Mar 18 0 4.6
Apr 19 0 5.8
May 32 0 16
Jun 25 0 8.6
Jul 37 0 11.4
Aug 40 0 15.5
Sep 39 0 12.4
Oct 33 0 10.2
Nov 43 0 16.5
Dec 25 0 10.9


Humidity and Wind

Luquillo has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is February (68.4% relative humidity), and the most humid month is September (73.6%).

Wind in Luquillo is usually calm. The windiest month is April, followed by August and July. April’s average wind speed of around 7.7 knots (8.9 MPH or 14.3 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 mid to late August where average top sustained speeds reach 14.2 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Luquillo.

Avg. Relative Humidity


The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

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 7.3 Gentle breeze 12 Significant breeze
Feb 7.3 Gentle breeze 12.4 Significant breeze
Mar 7.4 Gentle breeze 12.6 Significant breeze
Apr 7.7 Gentle breeze 12.9 Significant breeze
May 6.8 Light breeze 12.6 Significant breeze
Jun 7.2 Gentle breeze 12.9 Significant breeze
Jul 7.5 Gentle breeze 13 Significant breeze
Aug 7.6 Gentle breeze 13.1 Significant breeze
Sep 5.6 Light breeze 11.4 Significant breeze
Oct 5.8 Light breeze 12 Significant breeze
Nov 6.2 Light breeze 12 Significant breeze
Dec 7 Gentle breeze 11.8 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 71.4%
Feb 68.4%
Mar 68.4%
Apr 68.5%
May 73.3%
Jun 71.4%
Jul 70.1%
Aug 72.1%
Sep 73.6%
Oct 73.4%
Nov 72.7%
Dec 70%


Is it Safe to Travel to Luquillo?

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 Luquillo, Puerto Rico is July, followed by June 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 Luquillo 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

Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is slightly extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 47.9 in November means 47.9% of the tourists vs. July.



Overall Luquillo Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 87.4°F (30.8°C) and 83.2°F (28.4°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 6 to 10 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 7 to 13 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Luquillo, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 89.6°F (32°C) and 85°F (29.4°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 Luquillo to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 85.5°F (29.7°C) and 82.4°F (28°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 5 to 8 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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