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Puerto Rico sunindex: the best time to travel to Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico is an island in the Caribbean sea located between the Dominican Republic and the American Virgin Islands. Puerto Rico is part of the Greater Antilles. The country consists of the main island Puerto Rico and a large number of smaller islands, among which are the larger islands of Vieques, Culebra and Mona. Puerto Rico has the status of an Unincorporated Territory of the United States of America. Puerto Rico has been popular among tourists for years. Mainly American citizens visit the island. Most tourists who travel here come here to enjoy the sun, sea and beaches. The interior of Puerto Rico is lusciously green with unique animal and plant life. The seas are ideal for snorkeling and diving. Manatees, Barracudas and several tropical fish species live in these waters. The interior mainly consists of hills and a small desert. The diversity on the island is caused by a mixture of micro climates. As you may expect from a popular winter sun destination the beaches here are white with palm trees and an azure blue sea.
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Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico climate & weather
Do you want to know all about the climate in Puerto Rico? Learn about the temperatures, the number of sunny hours, chance of frost, chance of hurricanes, chance of rain and precipitation averages at the awarded climate and weather site:
the climate of Puerto Rico


Sunny holidays in Puerto Rico
Based on long term average figures, the weather of the past few years and extremes that have been recorded where temperatures, precipitation figures and storms are concerned we are able to give an indication as to the suitability of this particular location as a summer weather destination.

The figures below are an average for Puerto Rico. Please, note that local deviations may occur.

 The weather in Puerto Rico
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(in °C/°F)
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sea water
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time to travel
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chance of
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Explanation of symbols
January 27 / 81 19 / 66 8 26 / 79   - more sunny symbols = better summer weather (maximum of 5)
- red sunny symbols = high chances of hot or muggy weather

= chances of precipitation
 (0 - 4, higher number of cloudy symbols, higher chance of precipitation)

= the risk of tropical storms
(0 - 3, higher number of symbols, higher risk)
February 27 / 81 19 / 66 8 26 / 79  
March 27 / 81 20 / 68 9 26 / 79  
April 28 / 82 21 / 70 9 27 / 81  
May 29 / 84 22 / 72 8 27 / 81  
June 29 / 84 23 / 73 9 28 / 82
July 30 / 86 23 / 73 9 29 / 84
August 30 / 86 23 / 73 9 29 / 84
September 30 / 86 22 / 72 8 29 / 84
October 29 / 84 22 / 72 7 29 / 84
November 28 / 82 21 / 70 7 28 / 82  
December 27 / 81 20 / 68 7 27 / 81    
The weather in Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico has a tropical rainforest climate with high precipitation figures all year round. Most precipitation falls during the summer. During the second part of the year there is a risk of tropical storms and hurricanes. The country already got hit by several hurricanes.
Puerto Rico climate information

Popular destinations in Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico is very popular among Americans and as a stop-over for cruise lines. The most popular places on Puerto Rico are: San Juan, Rincon, Ponce, Humacao, Cabo Rojo, Vieques, El Alto, Mayagüez and Patillas.

Useful facts and tips
- We advise you not to drink tap water.
- Credit cards are accepted in most places.
- A nice way to explore the island is by rental car
- Crime figures are high here. Keep a close watch on your valuables
- Although English is the main language here about 25% of the population does not speak English
- Mount Cerro la Punta is the highest point on the island with an altitude of 1,338 meters
- The national beverage is rum

More about Puerto Rico?
The following sites are specialized in providing Puerto Rico information:
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