Climate and average weather in Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico is an island that enjoys a warm and humid tropical climate. It has an average annual temperature of 26 degrees Celsius (79 degrees Fahrenheit) and with rain well distributed throughout the year. The wet season takes place from May to October and the wettest month is August. On the northern coast you will find the most rain of the island with over 1550 mm per year, while the south coast has an annual average rainfall of 910 mm. The mountains receive a lot more rainfall, between 3000 and 4000 mm annually.
Hurricanes can arrive on the island between August and November. The best period for a visit to Puerto Rico is the relative dry season, so between November and May.
Interested in more detailed information on the Weather and Climate in Puerto Rico?
Please select the city you wish to travel to, or the one closest to your destination. Each selected city will show you the following graphs:
1. Average minimum and maximum temperature over the year
2. Average monthly precipitation over the year (rainfall, snow)
3. Average monthly hours of sunshine over the year
On certain pages we also offer other historical weather data like humidity, wind speed and water temperature.
Regions in Puerto Rico
Places in Puerto Rico
Select a city to see its average temperature, precipitation and hours of sunshine over the year.
- Cabo Rojo
- El Combate
- La Parguera
- La Tosca