Weather in Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico has a warm and sunny climate all year-round, with an average temperature of 18°C throughout the year. The island is in the Caribbean and enjoys 3,000 hours of sunshine per year, which means you’re almost guaranteed sunshine and clear blue skies no matter when you visit.
The best time to go to Puerto Rico for the highest temperatures is in the summer when its subtropical climate is in full swing. Temperatures reach highs of 30°C between June and September, which is perfect for a lazy day on the beach.
The mountains that spread from the north to south of the island often experience light snowfall in winter, which brings slightly cooler temperatures to the island. It’s the best time to visit Puerto Rico if you struggle with intense heat and temperatures are usually around 14°C.
There isn’t much rainfall in the summer, with most of it falling between November and February. December has an average rainfall of 139mm that gradually increases to 148mm in February.