The island of Puerto Rico enjoys a warm and humid tropical climate, with average annual temperatures of 26°C and with rain well distributed throughout the year. The wet period coincides with the months ranging from May to October, the wettest month is August. The driest months are between January and April.
Because of the influences coming from the Atlantic Ocean will have different weather conditions on the two sides of the island. The northern coast is the most rainy of the island with 1,800 – 2,000 mm per year, while the south coast has an annual average rainfall of 1,000 mm, and the south-west is even more dry, here we have an average of about 400 mm of precipitation per year. In absolute mountains of interior receive more rainfall, between 3,000 and 4,000 mm annually. The hurricanes can arrive on the island between August and November.
The temperatures are mild enough, typically have a mean maximum temperatures ranging between 29 ° C and 27 ° C throughout the year, while the average minimum temperatures vary between 21 ° C and 24 ° C.
The sea water temperature varies between 26 ° C during the months of January to March at 29 ° C in September and October.
WHEN TO GO TO PUERTO RICO
The best period for a visit of Puerto Rico is the relatively dry season between November and May.
PUERTO RICO CLIMATIC TABLES
|SAN JUAN (3 metres)|
|Month||Average low (°C)||Average high (°C)||Precip. (mm)||Precip. days|
|Month||Sea Water Temperature °C|
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