Puerto Rico: Weather, Best time to go, Where to go ?

Get the perfect time to go to Puerto Rico from average weather conditions in many locations like Bayamón or Caguas‎ below.

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When is the best time to go in Puerto Rico ?

What is the best time to go in Puerto Rico? Here is some information to help you in your decision:

  • In Puerto Rico, the weather is good everywhere in January and March
  • The most favorable months to visit San Juan are January, February, March, April and June
  • On average, the warmest months in San Juan are May, June, July, August, September, October and November
  • The rainiest month in this city are May and August
  • Arecibo is the city with the best climate with favorable weather 6 months a year
  • The sea temperature is suitable for swimming all the year in San Juan

For all information about the climate and the weather city by city in Puerto Rico for a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

Month Our opinion View Details
good weather Puerto Rico in january
partially good weather Puerto Rico in february
good weather Puerto Rico in march
partially good weather Puerto Rico in april
okay weather Puerto Rico in may
partially good weather Puerto Rico in june
okay weather Puerto Rico in july
okay weather Puerto Rico in august
okay weather Puerto Rico in september
okay weather Puerto Rico in october
partially good weather Puerto Rico in november
partially good weather Puerto Rico in december

When to go in Puerto Rico by cities

San Juan

Best time to visit San Juan

The best months to visit San Juan are january, february, march, april et june.

Arecibo

Best time to visit Arecibo

The best months to visit Arecibo are january, february, march, april, november et december.

Bayamón

Best time to visit Bayamón

The best months to visit Bayamón are january, february, march et april.

Caguas

Best time to visit Caguas

The best months to visit Caguas are january et march.

Mayagüez‎

Best time to visit Mayagüez‎

The best months to visit Mayagüez‎ are january, february, march, november et december.


Climate and Weather of Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico is an archipelago of the Greater Antilles and it is bathed in the north by the Atlantic Ocean and in the south by the Caribbean Sea. It lies to the east of the Dominican Republic (the east coast from Punta Cana to the south faces the Puerto Rican west coast) and to the west of the Virgin Islands. Farther south is the coast of Venezuela.

Puerto Rico : Puerto Rico Vista

The climate in Puerto Rico is tropical with hot temperatures throughout the year. There is a noticeable and fairly clear difference of climates between the coast and the mountains, the temperatures being lower in altitude. Similarly, it is a little warmer in the south of the island than in the north. During the warmer months, like in June for example, the heat can be lessened in areas like San Juan towards Ponce, for example. The climate is divided into two seasons: a rainy season from May to November and a dry season from December to April. Like many islands in the Caribbean, Puerto Rico is likely to be hit by hurricanes between the months of August and October.

During the rainy season, the weather in Puerto Rico is pretty humid. Note that the east coast, which is more exposed to trade winds, also has more rain than the west coast. If you choose to visit at this time, it may be best to decide upon Mayagüez, in Palmas del Mar for example.

The climate in Puerto Rico is ideal during the dry season: high temperatures, low rainfall, lack of hurricanes. Everything that is needed for sunny holidays, whether they be active or relaxing.


Temperatures and rainfall in Puerto Rico

On these 3 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Puerto Rico and rainfall month by month for the cities of of San Juan, of Arecibo, of Bayamón, of Caguas et of Mayagüez‎, as well as the sea temperature months by month for the coastal cities..


Legend:

good weather
okay weather

Map of Puerto Rico

Hover on cities to obtain information about weather.


About of Puerto Rico

What to do in Puerto Rico ?

Beaches / bathing

Nature and landscapes

Culture and heritage

Sport

Suitable for families

Crafts / shopping

Food

Night life

Are these weather information for Puerto Rico reliable?

Climate data for Puerto Rico are raised every day since January 2009.Also, the analysis of these meteorological data for Puerto Rico allows us to determine the average for each month in San Juan, Arecibo, Bayamón, Caguas, Mayagüez‎ et Ponce.

So yes: these data are reliable except in cases of temporary climate disruption in the region.

Average weather and best time to go city by city in Puerto Rico:

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