Annual average weather for Puerto Rico

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Annual Average Weather for Puerto Rico

The annual average maximum daily temperature is 30.1°C (86.2°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The annual average water temperature is typically 27.5°C (81.5°F) which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day. Annually there are on average 15.7 days of rain per month and 7.5 hours of sun per day.

When is the best time to visit Puerto Rico?

The best months to visit Puerto Rico are January, February, March, December, for the best beach weather, the most sunshine and optimal sunbathing and swimming conditions with the least chance of rain.

The sea is best for swimming between May and November when the sea temperature is above the average 28°C (82°F) which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Can you sunbathe in Puerto Rico year round?

Yes, you can sunbathe in Puerto Rico all year round.

The coolest month in Puerto Rico is January when the average maximum temperature is 28°C (82°F), average temperature is 25°C (77°F) and average minimum temperature is 22°C (71°F).

More info about the annual temperatures and sunshine.

Can you swim in Puerto Rico year round?

Yes, you can swim in Puerto Rico all year round.

The warmest sea water temperatures in Puerto Rico are found in September when they peak at 29°C (84°F) and lowest in February when they dip to 26°C (79°F).

The sea is excellent for swimming all year round as the water temperature is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

More info about the annual sea temperatures

When is the hottest month in Puerto Rico?

The hottest month in Puerto Rico is September when the average maximum temperature is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days 32°C (90°F), average temperature is 28°C (83°F) and average minimum temperature is 25°C (77°F).

More info about the annual temperatures and sunshine.

When is the coldest month in Puerto Rico?

The coolest month in Puerto Rico is January when the average maximum temperature is 28°C (82°F), average temperature is 25°C (77°F) and average minimum temperature is 22°C (71°F).

More info about the annual temperatures and sunshine

When is the sunniest month in Puerto Rico?

The sunniest days in Puerto Rico are in April which has the most hours of sunshine per day. In April the sunshine percentage is 68.2% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.4hrs making the days long and bright.

More info about the annual sunshine.

When is the least sunny month in Puerto Rico?

October has the least sunshine. In October the sunshine percentage is 53.8% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.8 hours of sunshine per day.

More info about the annual sunshine.

When is the driest month in Puerto Rico?

The driest month in Puerto Rico is February with 3cm (1.2inches) of rain and March has the fewest days of rain with 11.9 days with some rain, a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

More info about the annual rainfall

When is the wettest month in Puerto Rico?

The wettest month in Puerto Rico is May with 30.7cm (12.1inches) of rain and July has the most days of rain with 17.6 days with some rain, a wet time to visit the beach.

More info about the annual rainfall.

When is the sea the coldest in Puerto Rico?

The coldest sea water temperatures in Puerto Rico are found in February when they dip to 26°C (79°F) which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

More info about the annual sea temperatures.

When is the sea the warmest in Puerto Rico?

The warmest sea water temperatures in Puerto Rico are found in September when they peak at 29°C (84°F) which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

More info about the annual sea temperatures.

When is the most humid month in Puerto Rico?

The most humid month in Puerto Rico is August with a dew point (an indicator of humidity) of 25°C (77°F) which is very uncomfortable and fairly oppressive unless you are on a beach. At night you would most likely require airconditioning.

More info about the annual humidity.

When is the least humid month in Puerto Rico?

The least humid month in Puerto Rico is February with a dew point of 22°C (71°F) which is very humid and quite uncomfortable for most unless you are on a beach. At night you would most likely require a fan.

More info about the annual humidity.

When is the windiest month in Puerto Rico?

The most windy month in Puerto Rico is July when the average maximum windspeed is 25KM/H (15MPH) and the average wind speed is 12KM/H (8MPH).

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Annual Temperature for Puerto Rico

The hottest month in Puerto Rico is September when the average maximum temperature is 32°C (90°F), average temperature is 28°C (83°F) and average minimum temperature is 25°C (77°F).

The coolest month in Puerto Rico is January when the average maximum temperature is 28°C (28°F), average temperature is 25°C (77°F) and average minimum temperature is 22°C (71°F).

Annual Sunshine for Puerto Rico

The longest days in Puerto Rico are in June, with an average of 13.2 hours of daylight per day. December has the shortest days with an average of 11.1 hours of daylight per day.

The sunniest days in Puerto Rico are in April which has the most hours of sunshine per day. The sunshine percentage is 68.2% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.4hrs making the days long and bright.

October has the least sunshine. The sunshine percentage is 53.8% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.8 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index is the highest in April when it reaches 13.6 and lowest in December when it reaches 7.6.

An ultraviolet index reading above 11 indicates an extreme risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 10 minutes. Take all precautions because unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm but only with a good application of sun screen. For those with sensitive skin stay in the shade and wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Annual Sea Temperature for Puerto Rico

The warmest sea water temperatures in Puerto Rico are found in September when they peak at 29°C (84°F) and lowest in February when they dip to 26°C (79°F).

The sea is excellent for swimming all year round as the water temperature is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Annual Rainfall for Puerto Rico

The wettest month in Puerto Rico is May with 30.7cm (12.1inches) of rain and July has the most days of rain with 17.6 days with some rain, a wet time to visit the beach.

The driest month in Puerto Rico is February with 3cm (1.2inches) of rain and March has the fewest days of rain with 11.9 days with some rain, a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

Annual Humidity for Puerto Rico

The most humid month in Puerto Rico is August with a dew point (an indicator of humidity) of 25°C (77°F) which is very uncomfortable and fairly oppressive unless you are on a beach. At night you would most likely require airconditioning.

The least humid month in Puerto Rico is February with a dew point of 22°C (71°F) which is very humid and quite uncomfortable for most unless you are on a beach. At night you would most likely require a fan.

Annual Wind Speed for Puerto Rico

The most windy month in Puerto Rico is July when the average maximum windspeed is 25KM/H (15MPH) and the average wind speed is 12KM/H (8MPH).

The least windy month in Puerto Rico is September when the average maximum windspeed is 22KM/H (13MPH) and the average wind speed is 9KM/H (6MPH).

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