Climate Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico has a tropical monsoon climate. 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 by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 27 27 27 27 28 29 29 29 29 29 28 27
Night temp. (°C) 24 24 23 24 25 26 26 27 27 26 26 25
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 11 10 14 10 18 7 13 18 17 33 33 15
Days with rain 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
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 9 9 9 9 11 12 11 10 10 8 7 7
Wind force (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

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Best time to visit Puerto Rico

To go to Puerto Rico, the best time to visit is January through December. In this period you have a warm temperature and almost no precipitation. In Puerto Rico, June is the warmest month with 29°C and the most cold month is 27°C in January.

Puerto Rico weather by month

What is the average Puerto Rico weather like in a given month? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Puerto Rico?

Puerto Rico lies in a straight line about 16,271 km from Philippines (Manila → San Juan).

How long is the flight to Puerto Rico?

The flight time from Manila International Airport to Puerto Rico is approximately 20 h. 30 min.

What are the largest airports in Puerto Rico?

These are the largest airports in Puerto Rico:

  • Eugenio Maria De Hostos Airport (MAZ) in Mayagüez
  • Mercedita Airport (PSE) in Ponce
  • Rafael Hernandez Airport (BQN) in Aguadilla
  • Fernando Luis Ribas Dominicci Airport (SIG) in San Juan
  • Luis Munoz Marin International Airport (SJU) in San Juan

How many inhabitants does Puerto Rico have?

Puerto Rico has 3,337,177 inhabitants.

How big is Puerto Rico?

The surface area of Puerto Rico is 9,104 km². It is 33x smaller than Philippines.

What is the capital of Puerto Rico?

The capital of Puerto Rico is San Juan.

What is the currency of Puerto Rico?

In Puerto Rico, the US dollar (USD) is used for payment.

Exchange rates on 7 June 2023

  • 1 Philippine piso = 0.021 US dollar
  • 1 US dollar = 48.29 Philippine piso
  • 100 Philippine piso = 2.07 US dollar
  • 100 US dollar = 4,829.05 Philippine piso

What is the area code of Puerto Rico?

The area code to call Puerto Rico is +1809.

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