The best times to visit Puerto Rico for ideal weather are

February 12th to April 8th

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 Puerto Rico


Average temperatures in Puerto Rico vary very little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot for most of the year with a very low chance of rain throughout the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 35th 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 Puerto Rico, the hottest months are August, July, and then September. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late July where highs are regularly around 87.4°F (30.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 78.8°F (26°C) at night.

Puerto Rico Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Puerto Rico 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.

Puerto Rico Perceived Temperature (F)


Puerto Rico Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Puerto Rico 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 82.3 77.5 73
Feb 82.1 77.4 72.9
Mar 82.2 77.6 73.1
Apr 83.3 78.9 74.6
May 84.5 80.3 76.4
Jun 86.3 82.1 78
Jul 86.7 82.4 78.4
Aug 87 82.6 78.4
Sep 87.1 82.3 77.9
Oct 86.9 81.9 77.5
Nov 85.1 80.1 75.8
Dec 83.3 78.6 74.3

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 27.9 25.3 22.8
Feb 27.8 25.2 22.7
Mar 27.9 25.3 22.8
Apr 28.5 26.1 23.7
May 29.2 26.8 24.7
Jun 30.2 27.8 25.6
Jul 30.4 28 25.8
Aug 30.6 28.1 25.8
Sep 30.6 27.9 25.5
Oct 30.5 27.7 25.3
Nov 29.5 26.7 24.3
Dec 28.5 25.9 23.5



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Puerto Rico 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 early to mid March. For example, on the week of March 12th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid to late August with an average of 0 days of significant precipitation the week of August 20th.

When can you find snow in Puerto Rico? 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 Puerto Rico.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 3% 0 0.5
Feb 3% 0 0.2
Mar 2% 0 0.3
Apr 3% 0 0.4
May 4% 0 0.8
Jun 3% 0 0.7
Jul 4% 0 0.6
Aug 4% 0 0.9
Sep 4% 0 0.7
Oct 4% 0 0.5
Nov 4% 0 0.8
Dec 3% 0 0.7

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 3 0 1.3
Feb 3 0 0.5
Mar 2 0 0.8
Apr 3 0 1
May 4 0 2
Jun 3 0 1.8
Jul 4 0 1.5
Aug 4 0 2.3
Sep 4 0 1.8
Oct 4 0 1.3
Nov 4 0 2
Dec 3 0 1.8


Humidity and Wind

Puerto Rico has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is March (64.6% relative humidity), and the most humid month is October (71.6%).

Wind in Puerto Rico is usually calm. The windiest month is July, followed by June and April. July’s average wind speed of around 7.1 knots (8.2 MPH or 13.2 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 13.7 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 6 Light breeze 11.8 Significant breeze
Feb 6.3 Light breeze 12.3 Significant breeze
Mar 6.2 Light breeze 12 Significant breeze
Apr 6.6 Light breeze 12.5 Significant breeze
May 6.3 Light breeze 12.2 Significant breeze
Jun 6.7 Light breeze 12.6 Significant breeze
Jul 7.1 Gentle breeze 13.4 Significant breeze
Aug 6.5 Light breeze 12.7 Significant breeze
Sep 5.2 Light breeze 11.1 Significant breeze
Oct 5 Light breeze 10.9 Gentle breeze
Nov 5 Light breeze 10.6 Significant breeze
Dec 5.9 Light breeze 11.5 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 68.4%
Feb 67.2%
Mar 64.6%
Apr 66.3%
May 70.4%
Jun 70%
Jul 69.2%
Aug 70.4%
Sep 71.5%
Oct 71.6%
Nov 71%
Dec 68.1%


Is it Safe to Travel to Puerto Rico?

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 Puerto Rico is January, followed by February and March. 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 Puerto Rico in September. 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 very reliable. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 56.7 in September means 56.7% of the tourists vs. January.



Overall Puerto Rico Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 85.6°F (29.8°C) and 81.4°F (27.4°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with roughly 1 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 about 1 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Puerto Rico, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 87.4°F (30.8°C) and 84.3°F (29.1°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: approximately 1 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 Puerto Rico to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 83.9°F (28.8°C) and 81.9°F (27.7°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: consistently 1 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.


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