Weather in March
is the driest month of the year in Puerto Rico
, with only 2" (51mm) of rain. Blue skies and calm seawaters await visitors in the warm atmosphere of the tropical islands.
The average temperatures are in the 73°F (22.8°C) to 85°F (29.4°C) range, with rare extremes. The dryness brings a drop in humidity and keeps the heat index at bay. Although the afternoon sun tends to be hot, there are many who spend the entire day outdoors in the bright sunshine.
Light summer clothing with sun hats is perfect for history buffs who seek to explore the old Spanish forts on the island. The clear waters and marine diversity are favorable for snorkeling and scuba diving, while the mild waters are perfect for kayaking and swimming. Light sea breezes keep the atmosphere pleasant in the evenings, as the beaches remain busy with tourists during the long daylight hours. March is a good time to visit Puerto Rico.