Weather in Costa Rica

Costa Rica is located only about eight degrees north of the equator which makes the climate tropical year round. The year can be easily split into two periods, known to the residents as Verano and Invierno (Summer and Winter). Summer season is from December to May were winter is the period from May to November.


Lowlands: The North, Guanacaste, the Pacific and Caribbean coasts and the Osa Peninsula. Daytime temperatures range between 15 ° and 45 ° C. The sea always has "good" temperatures between 23 and 30 ° C.

Highlands: The Central Valley, the Cordilleras Guanacaste Tilaran, Central and Talamanca. Daytime temperatures range from 0 ° (on the highest points) and 30 ° C. The average temperature in San Jose is 25 ° C.

We recommend you to bring a variety of clothes, whatever the season of your visit is!