Best Time To Visit 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.

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

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

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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.

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Most humid month in Costa Rica is September.

Least humid month in Costa Rica is March.

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  • Does it rain every day in Sept, or just in the evening? is it still warm enough to sunbathe and swim in Sept?

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    • In the Pacific coast of Costa Rica, the majority of rainfall occurs during the late afternoon, while occasional rains occur during the morning as well. And as the weather cannot be accurately predicted, it will be best to stay prepared.  The Caribbean coast, however, sees warm and sunny weather during this time which makes it a time suitable to swim and sunbathe. 

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  • What are temperatures like in Costa Rica in January?

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    • Temperatures in Costa Rica around the lowland, as well as coastal beaches, stay around mid 80s to low 90s with enough sunshine to enjoy outdoors. 

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  • what are the mountain temperatures like in February - eg los quetzales nat park or cerro de las muertes summit

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    • The average temperature lies between 18-21 degree Celsius during the month of February.

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