Puerto Rico Weather in October

Averages By Month

The weather in Puerto Rico offers beautifully warm highs of 88°F even in October. The sun shines for over 7 hours each day and the sea still has its warmest temperature of the whole year at 84°F. Plan your trip around afternoon rain showers as with 18 rainy days to be expected in October, it does rain quite frequently. Mornings can be spent enjoying the most wonderful beaches and for the evenings out you don’t have to bring any extra clothes as it’s rarely colder than lows of 77°F. The hurricane season peaked last month and it’s now just the tail end.

It’s still low season so you might get some great deals! In October there are some great events happening to keep you busy, especially during the rainy hours. Check out some of the many Halloween events and a must is a visit to the Oktoberfest in the Casa Bavaria .

High and Low Temperature in October °F

Water Temperature in October °F

Current Weather Puerto Rico

77°F few clouds
Local Time

Hourly 10 Days

Averages Puerto Rico

  J F M A M J J A S O N D

High °F

83° 84° 85° 86° 88° 89° 89° 89° 89° 88° 86° 84°

Low °F

72° 72° 73° 74° 76° 78° 78° 78° 78° 77° 75° 73°


8h 8h 9h 9h 9h 9h 9h 9h 8h 7h 7h 7h

Rainy days

18 14 12 13 16 14 19 19 17 18 20 20

Water °F

79° 79° 79° 79° 81° 82° 82° 84° 84° 84° 82° 81°

Puerto Rico Weather by Month

Best Time to Visit Puerto Rico

Given its tropical climate Puerto Rico is a beautifully warm place to visit any time of the year. The least rainy months are March and April and as such, probably the best time weatherwise for a beach vacation. From May until August the waves are the highest> and the conditions are ideal for surfers.

If you are planning to visit the Rio Camuy Cave Park or the El yunque rainforest, it’s best to choose some of the drier months, like February, March, April or June. In terms of the least crowded time of year, November and May are the best choices. The peak hurricane months are August and September.

Things to know about Puerto Rico

The insular area of Puerto Rico in the Caribbean impresses with its beautiful and quiet bays, a lively capital city and a huge amount of nature and greenery. Here is a guide of what to explore on this stunning island.
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