Costa Rica
Weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Costa Rica

The best time to visit in Costa Rica is from January until April and December, when you will have a pleasant temperature and limited till little rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Costa Rica is 26°C in March and the lowest is 22°C in October.

Costa Rica has the tropical rainforest climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Costa Rica or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average weather Costa Rica by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 24 25 26 26 24 23 23 23 23 22 23 23
Precipitation (mm) 26 26 29 97 296 335 266 280 315 403 165 60

Climate data from city: San José




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14 day weather forecast Costa Rica

The weather for Costa Rica will be around 20° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

The weather forecast for Costa Rica is based on the weather conditions in the city of San José.

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
UV
Thursday
20 january
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23°C
11°C
0.6 mm
15%
3 Bft
ONO
2
Friday
21 january
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23°C
12°C
3.5 mm
55%
2 Bft
ONO
1
Saturday
22 january
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23°C
13°C
2.1 mm
40%
3 Bft
NO
2
Sunday
23 january
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23°C
11°C
1.0 mm
25%
3 Bft
ONO
2
Monday
24 january
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23°C
11°C
0.1 mm
20%
3 Bft
ONO
2
Tuesday
25 january
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24°C
11°C
0 mm
0%
3 Bft
ONO
2
Wednesday
26 january
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24°C
9°C
0 mm
0%
3 Bft
ONO
2
Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
UV
Thursday
27 january
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22°C
11°C
0.5 mm
15%
3 Bft
ONO
2
Friday
28 january
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24°C
9°C
0.1 mm
20%
3 Bft
ONO
2
Saturday
29 january
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23°C
12°C
0 mm
0%
3 Bft
ONO
2
Sunday
30 january
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16°C
14°C
2.6 mm
55%
2 Bft
ONO
2
Monday
31 january
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21°C
12°C
16.1 mm
85%
3 Bft
NO
2
Tuesday
1 february
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19°C
11°C
2.6 mm
55%
3 Bft
NO
2
Wednesday
2 february
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23°C
13°C
0.6 mm
15%
3 Bft
NO
2

Climate Costa Rica

Costa Rica has the tropical rainforest climate prevailing. It is usually (very) warm, humid and rainy all year round. The average annual temperature for Costa Rica is 24° degrees and there is about 2299 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 66 days a year with an average humidity of 84% and an UV-index of 5.

Climate table of Costa Rica

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 24 25 26 26 24 23 23 23 23 22 23 23
Night temp. (°C) 14 14 15 16 17 17 16 16 17 16 15 14
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 26 26 29 97 296 335 266 280 315 403 165 60
Days with rain 13 11 15 21 28 29 30 29 30 30 28 18
Dry days 18 17 16 9 3 1 1 2 - 1 2 13
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 9 9 9 9 7 6 7 7 7 6 6 8
Wind force (Bft) 2 2 2 2 1 1 2 2 1 1 2 2
UV-index 5 5 5 5 4 5 5 5 5 5 5 5

Climate data from city: San José

Costa Rica weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Costa Rica? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.


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Frequently asked questions

Where is Costa Rica?

Costa Rica lies in a straight line about 14,598 km from Pakistan (Islamabad → San José).

How long is the flight to Costa Rica?

The flight time from Jinnah International Airport to Costa Rica is approximately 18 h. 10 min.

What are the largest airports in Costa Rica?

These are the largest airports in Costa Rica:

How many inhabitants are there in Costa Rica?

Costa Rica has approximately 4,947,490 inhabitants.

How big is Costa Rica?

The area of Costa Rica is around 51,100 km². It is 16x smaller than Pakistan.

What is the capital of Costa Rica?

The capital of Costa Rica is San José.

What is the currency of Costa Rica?

In Costa Rica the Costa Rican colon (CRC) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 20 January 2022

  • 1 Pakistani rupee = 3.81 Costa Rican colon
  • 1 Costa Rican colon = 0.26 Pakistani rupee
  • 100 Pakistani rupee = 380.82 Costa Rican colon
  • 100 Costa Rican colon = 26.26 Pakistani rupee

What is the area code of Costa Rica?

The area code to call Costa Rica is +506.