Best time to visit, weather and climate Puerto Rico

Best time to visit Puerto Rico

The best time to visit Puerto Rico is from january until december, when you will have a warm temperature and limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in Puerto Rico is 29°C in june and the lowest is 27°C in january.

The average climate figure for Puerto Rico is an 9,4. This is based on various factors, such as average temperatures, the chance of precipitation and weather experiences of others.

Puerto Rico has the tropical monsoon climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in Puerto Rico or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find an overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.



Climate Puerto Rico per month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
27°C 27°C 27°C 27°C 28°C 29°C 29°C 29°C 29°C 29°C 28°C 27°C
11
mm
10
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14
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10
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18
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7
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13
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18
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17
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33
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33
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15
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Climate Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico has the tropical monsoon climate prevailing. You have high temperatures and a lot of rainfall throughout the year. The average annual temperature for Puerto Rico is 28° degrees and there is about 199 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 146 days a year with an average humidity of 78% and an UV-index of 7.


Climate Puerto Rico

 
Day
Night
Precip
Rain
days
Dry
days
Sun hours
per day
Wind force
in Bft
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day 27°C 27°C 27°C 27°C 28°C 29°C 29°C 29°C 29°C 29°C 28°C 27°C
Night 24°C 24°C 23°C 24°C 25°C 26°C 26°C 27°C 27°C 26°C 26°C 25°C
Precip 11
mm
10
mm
14
mm
10
mm
18
mm
7
mm
13
mm
18
mm
17
mm
33
mm
33
mm
15
mm
Rain
days
10 10 11 9 12 7 10 12 10 14 15 13
Dry
days
21 18 20 21 19 23 21 19 20 17 15 18
Sun hours
per day
9 9 9 9 11 12 11 10 10 8 7 7
Wind force
in Bft
3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
UV-index 6 6 6 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7
 


Climate Puerto Rico january

On average, it is maximum 27° in january in Puerto Rico and at least around 24° degrees. In january there are 10 days of rainfall with a total of 11 mm and the it will be dry 21 days this month in Puerto Rico.

Climate Puerto Rico february

On average, it is maximum 27° in february in Puerto Rico and at least around 24° degrees. In february there are 10 days of rainfall with a total of 10 mm and the it will be dry 18 days this month in Puerto Rico.

Climate Puerto Rico march

On average, it is maximum 27° in march in Puerto Rico and at least around 23° degrees. In march there are 11 days of rainfall with a total of 14 mm and the it will be dry 20 days this month in Puerto Rico.

Climate Puerto Rico april

On average, it is maximum 27° in april in Puerto Rico and at least around 24° degrees. In april there are 9 days of rainfall with a total of 10 mm and the it will be dry 21 days this month in Puerto Rico.

Climate Puerto Rico may

On average, it is maximum 28° in may in Puerto Rico and at least around 25° degrees. In may there are 12 days of rainfall with a total of 18 mm and the it will be dry 19 days this month in Puerto Rico.

Climate Puerto Rico june

On average, it is maximum 29° in june in Puerto Rico and at least around 26° degrees. In june there are 7 days of rainfall with a total of 7 mm and the it will be dry 23 days this month in Puerto Rico.

Climate Puerto Rico july

On average, it is maximum 29° in july in Puerto Rico and at least around 26° degrees. In july there are 10 days of rainfall with a total of 13 mm and the it will be dry 21 days this month in Puerto Rico.

Climate Puerto Rico august

On average, it is maximum 29° in august in Puerto Rico and at least around 27° degrees. In august there are 12 days of rainfall with a total of 18 mm and the it will be dry 19 days this month in Puerto Rico.

Climate Puerto Rico september

On average, it is maximum 29° in september in Puerto Rico and at least around 27° degrees. In september there are 10 days of rainfall with a total of 17 mm and the it will be dry 20 days this month in Puerto Rico.

Climate Puerto Rico october

On average, it is maximum 29° in october in Puerto Rico and at least around 26° degrees. In october there are 14 days of rainfall with a total of 33 mm and the it will be dry 17 days this month in Puerto Rico.

Climate Puerto Rico november

On average, it is maximum 28° in november in Puerto Rico and at least around 26° degrees. In november there are 15 days of rainfall with a total of 33 mm and the it will be dry 15 days this month in Puerto Rico.

Climate Puerto Rico december

On average, it is maximum 27° in december in Puerto Rico and at least around 25° degrees. In december there are 13 days of rainfall with a total of 15 mm and the it will be dry 18 days this month in Puerto Rico.

14 day weather forecast Puerto Rico

The weather for San Juan in Puerto Rico will be around 30° degrees in the next 14 days with every day chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

The weather forecast for Puerto Rico is based on the weather in San Juan.

Weather forecast this week

Dag Weer Max Min Water Precip Change Wind UV
Sa
26 Sep
Overwegend bewolkt 30°C 23°C 30°C 3.8 mm 55% 2m/s 8
Su
27 Sep
Lichte regen 30°C 23°C 30°C 6.6 mm 70% 2m/s 5
Mo
28 Sep
Overwegend bewolkt 30°C 23°C 30°C 3.1 mm 50% 3m/s 5
Tu
29 Sep
Wisselend bewolkt 29°C 23°C 30°C 3.2 mm 50% 3m/s 7
We
30 Sep
Bewolkt 30°C 24°C 30°C 4.8 mm 60% 3m/s 3
Th
1 Oct
Overwegend bewolkt 30°C 24°C 30°C 1.6 mm 35% 3m/s 4
Fr
2 Oct
Bewolkt 30°C 23°C 30°C 0.8 mm 20% 3m/s 3

Weather forecast next week

Dag Weer Max Min Water Precip Change Wind UV
Sa
3 Oct
Overwegend bewolkt 30°C 22°C 30°C 1.8 mm 40% 2m/s 4
Su
4 Oct
Bewolkt 30°C 22°C 30°C 0.8 mm 20% 2m/s 4
Mo
5 Oct
Bewolkt 30°C 22°C 30°C 0.9 mm 25% 2m/s 4
Tu
6 Oct
Wisselend bewolkt 30°C 22°C 30°C 2.8 mm 50% 3m/s 6
We
7 Oct
Wisselend bewolkt 29°C 22°C 30°C 4.3 mm 60% 1m/s 5
Th
8 Oct
Wisselend bewolkt 30°C 22°C 30°C 0.3 mm 10% 2m/s 5
Fr
9 Oct
Bewolkt 30°C 22°C 30°C 1.7 mm 35% 2m/s 2

Weather experiences Puerto Rico

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Hotels and apartments in Puerto Rico

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Flight tickets to Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico has 5 airports which you can fly to:

  • Eugenio Maria De Hostos Airport
    Mayagüez
  • Mercedita Airport
    Ponce
  • Rafael Hernandez Airport
    Aguadilla
  • Fernando Luis Ribas Dominicci Airport
    San Juan
  • Luis Munoz Marin International Airport
    San Juan

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About Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico is in the continental part Caribbean and the capital is San Juan. The total surface is 9.104 km² with 501 km of coastline and the population consists of 3.337.177 inhabitants. In terms of area, the country is 29x smaller than New Zealand. If you want to call Puerto Rico you have to use +1809 or 001809 before the phone number without the first 0 in the original phone number (if it occurs). If the normal number is 05012457809, for example, you can remove the first 0 and call +18095012457809 or 0018095012457809.

Puerto Rico is in a straight line at 13.704 km distance from Wellington. From Auckland Airport the flight time is about 17 hours10.

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Currency Puerto Rico

In Puerto Rico the United States dollar is used to pay.

Exchange rate United States dollar (USD) 26 september 2020

1 United States dollar = 1,53 New Zealand dollar
100 United States dollar = 153,00 New Zealand dollar

1 New Zealand dollar = 0,65 United States dollar
100 New Zealand dollar = 65,36 United States dollar

Install exchange rate app

It can be difficult to calculate the exchange rate yourself. Install an app on your phone that updates the exchange rate daily. By entering the local price you immediately see what the price is in Euro.

Bring your credit card

Take a credit card along with your own bank card. If your bank card is not accepted then you have the credit card that you can use.

You can find the nearest ATM via various apps such as:

MasterCard ATM Hunter
Download Android
Download Apple

MasterCard Nearby
Download Android
Download Apple

Time difference Puerto Rico

In Puerto Rico it is now 04:48 o’clock at night on saturday 26 september 2020. That is 16 hour earlier than in New Zealand. The time zone of Puerto Rico is America/Puerto_Rico and the Greenwich time is UTC-04.

Vaccinations Puerto Rico

Recommended vaccinations

  • DTP (Difterie, Tetanus en Polio)
  • Hepatitis A (besmettelijke geelzucht)

Person and travel related vaccinations

These vaccinations may differ per person and / or be advised on the basis of the stay in Puerto Rico.

  • Dengue (knokkelkoorts)
  • Rabiës
  • Schistosomiasis
  • ZIKA-virus