Best Time To Visit Costa Rica - Time To Go To Costa Rica

Having two main seasons like the rest of Mexico, the small town of Costa Rica is a charming place to visit on your Mexican escapade.

  • Rainy Season: The rainy season lasts from May to mid-October. With chances of hurricanes and facing some rather gloomy rainy days, the rainy season however can be one of the best seasons to visit Costa Rica, especially if you plan to visit during September to November; there are fewer showers and the entire landscape is covered in greenery.
  • Dry Season: Mid- October onwards till April end is the dry season. The best time to visit Costa Rica, the dry season is when you can explore the grand outdoors.

If you are planning to visit Costa Rica for the first time, especially if you intend on visiting with your family, we recommend you visit during the months from September to March.

Climate in Costa Rica

Know weather for your travel dates:

18-Oct-2018
Today 18 Oct

87

72

Mostly cloudy starting in the afternoon and humid throughout the day.

Wind:0.7 m/s

Humidity:78%

Precipitation:0.09%

  • Fri 19 Oct
    91 | 72

    Partly cloudy until evening.

  • Sat 20 Oct
    91 | 75

    Partly cloudy throughout the day.

  • Sun 21 Oct
    89 | 74

    Humid and mostly cloudy throughout the day.

  • Mon 22 Oct
    89 | 74

    Humid throughout the day and mostly cloudy overnight.

  • Tue 23 Oct
    86 | 72

    Overcast throughout the day.

  • Wed 24 Oct
    85 | 71

    Overcast throughout the day.

Month wise Weather in Costa Rica

Average Temperature in Costa Rica by month

  • 120℉
  • 90℉
  • 60℉
  • 30℉ 0℉
Jan

Average temperature: 66℉

Minimum temperature: 39℉

Maximum temperature: 88℉

Feb

Average temperature: 67℉

Minimum temperature: 48℉

Maximum temperature: 90℉

Mar

Average temperature: 72℉

Minimum temperature: 50℉

Maximum temperature: 93℉

Apr

Average temperature: 74℉

Minimum temperature: 54℉

Maximum temperature: 91℉

May

Average temperature: 77℉

Minimum temperature: 59℉

Maximum temperature: 97℉

Jun

Average temperature: 82℉

Minimum temperature: 64℉

Maximum temperature: 95℉

Jul

Average temperature: 86℉

Minimum temperature: 72℉

Maximum temperature: 100℉

Aug

Average temperature: 85℉

Minimum temperature: 68℉

Maximum temperature: 100℉

Sep

Average temperature: 84℉

Minimum temperature: 72℉

Maximum temperature: 97℉

Oct

Average temperature: 84℉

Minimum temperature: 66℉

Maximum temperature: 104℉

Nov

Average temperature: 77℉

Minimum temperature: 52℉

Maximum temperature: 97℉

Dec

Average temperature: 69℉

Minimum temperature: 50℉

Maximum temperature: 91℉

Highest temperature in Costa Rica is recorded as 104℉ in October.

Lowest temperature in Costa Rica is recorded as 39.2℉ in January.

Average Rain in Costa Rica by Month (in mm)

  • 80
  • 60
  • 40
  • 20 0
Jan

Average Rain: 0.35 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 10.85 mm

Feb

Average Rain: 4.59 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 86.69 mm

Mar

Average Rain: 0 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 0 mm

Apr

Average Rain: 0 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 0 mm

May

Average Rain: 0.2 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 6.22 mm

Jun

Average Rain: 1.39 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 41.82 mm

Jul

Average Rain: 50.55 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 1224.75 mm

Aug

Average Rain: 48 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 270.97 mm

Sep

Average Rain: 48.67 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 515.6 mm

Oct

Average Rain: 30.47 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 343.75 mm

Nov

Average Rain: 0 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 0 mm

Dec

Average Rain: 0.65 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 12.37 mm

Maximum rain recorded in Costa Rica is 1224.75 mm in July.

Months with no rains or lowest rains in Costa Rica are March, April and November.

Average Humidity in Costa Rica by Month (in %)

  • 100
  • 75
  • 50
  • 25 0
Jan

Average Humidity: 71%

Minimum Humidity: 62%

Maximum Humidity: 81%

Feb

Average Humidity: 73%

Minimum Humidity: 60%

Maximum Humidity: 84%

Mar

Average Humidity: 64%

Minimum Humidity: 48%

Maximum Humidity: 76%

Apr

Average Humidity: 66%

Minimum Humidity: 51%

Maximum Humidity: 74%

May

Average Humidity: 67%

Minimum Humidity: 56%

Maximum Humidity: 75%

Jun

Average Humidity: 68%

Minimum Humidity: 60%

Maximum Humidity: 72%

Jul

Average Humidity: 67%

Minimum Humidity: 60%

Maximum Humidity: 74%

Aug

Average Humidity: 77%

Minimum Humidity: 64%

Maximum Humidity: 86%

Sep

Average Humidity: 78%

Minimum Humidity: 68%

Maximum Humidity: 88%

Oct

Average Humidity: 72%

Minimum Humidity: 61%

Maximum Humidity: 82%

Nov

Average Humidity: 69%

Minimum Humidity: 61%

Maximum Humidity: 76%

Dec

Average Humidity: 67%

Minimum Humidity: 59%

Maximum Humidity: 79%

Most humid month in Costa Rica is September.

Least humid month in Costa Rica is March.