Puntarenas Weather

In general, Costa Rica enjoys balmy weather and light breezes year-round, but the country's diverse terrain leads to climate variations depending on location and altitude.

Costa Rica's central and northwestern regions experience a dry season that runs from December through April. The central area receives fairly moderate temperatures throughout the year, while temperatures in the northwest reach up to 97°F in the summer with lows in the high 60s during the winter. During the rainy season from May through November, increased humidity makes temperatures seem higher.

The coastal and mountainous regions of central-western and southern Costa Rica experience a more varied climate where the average temperature is 81°F on the coast and 63°F in the mountains, with the average rainfall in the mountains almost doubling the amount along the coast. This area's dry season runs from January through March. Costa Rica's hurricane season lasts from the beginning of June through the end of November, but luckily hurricanes rarely hit here.

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Puntarenas Weather
Temperature (Fahrenheit)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
High 89 91 92 92 89 88 87 87 87 86 86 87
Low 76 77 77 78 78 77 76 75 75 76 76 76

Temperature (Celsius)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
High 32 33 33 33 32 31 31 31 31 30 30 31
Low 24 25 26 26 25 24 24 24 24 24 24 24

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Inches 0 0 0 1 8 9 7.5 10 12 10 5 1
Centimeters 0 0 0 3 20 23 18 25 30 25 13 3


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