When is the best time to go to Alajuela?

When is the best time to go to Alajuela? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • The best months for good weather in Alajuela are January, February, March, April and December
  • On average, the warmest months are January, February, March, April and May
  • The rainiest months are June, September and October

Annual weather in Alajuela

For full information about the climate and weather in Alajuela a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 59°F/81°F
February 59°F/83°F
March 61°F/85°F
April 65°F/85°F
May 67°F/81°F
June 67°F/79°F
July 65°F/79°F
August 65°F/79°F
September 65°F/79°F
October 65°F/77°F
November 63°F/77°F
December 59°F/79°F

Weather and climate in Alajuela

Alajuela enjoys a tropical monsoon climate in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Alajuela is 81°F (ranging from 77°F in october to 85°F in march). Annual rainfall is 230.4in, with a minimum of 2.5in in february and a maximum of 37.8in in october.
  • Between the months of january and march the climate is favorable. By early evening, the temperature averages 70°F and it rains about 12% of the time in march.
  • In the month of april the climate is just OK. It is for example 85°F as maximum temperature in april and it rains about 9in each month.
  • Between the months of may and october the climate is the worst possible. At lunchtime, it's 77°F in average and it rains about 91% of the time in october.
  • In the month of november the climate is bad. the thermometer goes up to 77°F°C and it rains about 69% of the time in november.
  • In december the climate is passable, but still OK. It is for example 79°F as maximum temperature in december and you can expect to have 6.2in of rainfall/month during this period.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Alajuela

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Alajuela: the minimum and maximum outdoor temperature, the risk and amount of monthly rainfall, daily average sunshine, and relative humidity for each month of the year.

Outside temperature

Precipitation (rainfall)

Daily sunshine hours


Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Alajuela

Find out when Alajuela has its high tourist season (the period when the influx of tourists is highest) and off-peak tourist season using our data and figures.

Tourist seasons in Alajuela

  • Very low season in Alajuela
    The months with the lowest number of tourists are: May, June, September and October.
  • Low season in Alajuela
    The months with low numbers of tourists are: July and November.
  • High season in Alajuela
    The number of visitors to Alajuela is high in: April and August.
  • Peak season in Alajuela
    The largest number of tourists visiting Alajuela is during: January, February, March and December.

Figure: Visitor index for Alajuela month by month

Best time for low prices in Alajuela

Average prices of hotels in Alajuela month by month

Generally, August is the month with the lowest hotel prices in Alajuela. So this is a great time to save on your holiday! In contrast, January is statistically the most expensive month of the year for hotels.

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Average price of hiring a car in Alajuela

On average, it costs $ 49 per day to hire a car in Alajuela. This price varies by $ 37 depending on the month. In june, hiring a car costs an average of $ 35 per 24 hours, so this is the best time to save money! In contrast, the average price in december is $ 72.

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