Costa Rica in december: average weather and climate, where to go?

How are weather conditions in Costa Rica in december? Is it the best time to go to Liberia (Guanacaste) and Montezuma? Have a look at weather averages and our opinion here.

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Weather in Costa Rica in december 2019

In this section, you have access to the weather forecast for the month of december for most popular cities in Costa Rica. These datas are statistics for the month of december from weather reports for many years. The percentage indicates the probability of having the weather mentioned.

Average weather in december in San Jose

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 15°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
35% of time

Fog21%

Partly Cloudy20%

Moderate rain at times17%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 25°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
46% of time

Clear/Sunny35%

Partly Cloudy13%

Heavy rain7%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 20°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
40% of time

Heavy rain24%

Fog21%

Partly Cloudy9%

More information about the weather in San Jose in december

Average weather in december in Montezuma

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 24°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
67% of time

Partly Cloudy17%

Moderate rain at times13%

Fog3%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 23°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
75% of time

Partly Cloudy20%

Moderate rain at times4%

Fog2%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 29°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
76% of time

Partly Cloudy22%

Moderate rain at times4%

Heavy rain1%

More information about the weather in Montezuma in december

Average weather in december in Puerto Limón

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 24°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
31% of time

Partly Cloudy28%

Moderate rain at times23%

Heavy rain11%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 32°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
42% of time

Moderate rain at times28%

Partly Cloudy24%

Heavy rain7%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 26°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
36% of time

Moderate rain at times25%

Heavy rain24%

Partly Cloudy14%

More information about the weather in Puerto Limón in december

Average weather in december in Puntarenas

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 22°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
76% of time

Partly Cloudy18%

Moderate rain at times4%

Fog2%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 33°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
71% of time

Partly Cloudy24%

Moderate rain at times6%

Heavy rain1%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 27°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
36% of time

Moderate rain at times31%

Partly Cloudy27%

Heavy rain7%

More information about the weather in Puntarenas in december

Average weather in december in Tamarindo

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 23°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
66% of time

Partly Cloudy33%

Moderate rain at times2%

Cloudy1%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 32°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
75% of time

Partly Cloudy23%

Moderate rain at times3%

Moderate or heavy rain in area with thunder1%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 27°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
68% of time

Partly Cloudy18%

Moderate rain at times12%

Heavy rain3%

More information about the weather in Tamarindo in december

Average weather in december in Alajuela

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 16°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
45% of time

Partly Cloudy18%

Moderate rain at times16%

Fog14%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 26°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
43% of time

Clear/Sunny35%

Partly Cloudy17%

Heavy rain7%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 21°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
47% of time

Heavy rain18%

Clear/Sunny14%

Fog12%

More information about the weather in Alajuela in december

Average weather in december in Escazu

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 15°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
35% of time

Fog21%

Partly Cloudy20%

Moderate rain at times17%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 25°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
46% of time

Clear/Sunny35%

Partly Cloudy13%

Heavy rain7%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 20°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
40% of time

Heavy rain24%

Fog21%

Partly Cloudy9%

More information about the weather in Escazu in december

Average weather in december in Heredia

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 15°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
35% of time

Fog21%

Partly Cloudy20%

Moderate rain at times17%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 25°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
46% of time

Clear/Sunny35%

Partly Cloudy13%

Heavy rain7%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 20°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
40% of time

Heavy rain24%

Fog21%

Partly Cloudy9%

More information about the weather in Heredia in december

Average weather in december in La Cruz

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 25°C

Partly CloudyPartly Cloudy
37% of time

Moderate rain at times27%

Clear/Sunny23%

Cloudy13%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 31°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
55% of time

Moderate rain at times26%

Partly Cloudy19%

Cloudy2%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 29°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
48% of time

Partly Cloudy26%

Moderate rain at times25%

Cloudy2%

More information about the weather in La Cruz in december

Average weather in december in Liberia (Guanacaste)

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 21°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
50% of time

Partly Cloudy41%

Fog9%

Moderate rain at times1%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 31°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
72% of time

Partly Cloudy25%

Moderate rain at times4%

Heavy rain1%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 26°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
68% of time

Partly Cloudy19%

Moderate rain at times13%

Heavy rain2%

More information about the weather in Liberia (Guanacaste) in december

Average weather in december in Monteverde

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 22°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
76% of time

Partly Cloudy18%

Moderate rain at times4%

Fog2%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 33°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
71% of time

Partly Cloudy24%

Moderate rain at times6%

Heavy rain1%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 27°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
36% of time

Moderate rain at times31%

Partly Cloudy27%

Heavy rain7%

More information about the weather in Monteverde in december

Average weather in december in Puerto Jiménez

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 21°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
56% of time

Partly Cloudy23%

Moderate rain at times13%

Fog7%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 30°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
52% of time

Clear/Sunny35%

Partly Cloudy9%

Heavy rain6%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 25°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
56% of time

Heavy rain40%

Clear/Sunny3%

Fog2%

More information about the weather in Puerto Jiménez in december

Average weather in december in Quepos

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 19°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
69% of time

Partly Cloudy19%

Moderate rain at times10%

Heavy rain3%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 31°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
49% of time

Moderate rain at times26%

Partly Cloudy26%

Heavy rain2%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 26°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
66% of time

Heavy rain14%

Partly Cloudy12%

Clear/Sunny9%

More information about the weather in Quepos in december

Average weather in december in Uvita

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 14°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
41% of time

Partly Cloudy29%

Moderate rain at times22%

Fog5%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 28°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
45% of time

Clear/Sunny35%

Partly Cloudy13%

Heavy rain8%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 22°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
66% of time

Heavy rain22%

Partly Cloudy8%

Fog3%

More information about the weather in Uvita in december

Average weather in december in Atenas

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 18°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
45% of time

Moderate rain at times20%

Partly Cloudy19%

Fog9%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 27°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
37% of time

Clear/Sunny31%

Partly Cloudy23%

Heavy rain10%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 21°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
47% of time

Heavy rain19%

Clear/Sunny17%

Partly Cloudy11%

More information about the weather in Atenas in december

Average weather in december in Belen

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 23°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
66% of time

Partly Cloudy33%

Moderate rain at times2%

Cloudy1%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 32°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
75% of time

Partly Cloudy23%

Moderate rain at times3%

Moderate or heavy rain in area with thunder1%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 27°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
68% of time

Partly Cloudy18%

Moderate rain at times12%

Heavy rain3%

More information about the weather in Belen in december

Average weather in december in Canas

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 21°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
59% of time

Partly Cloudy20%

Fog18%

Moderate rain at times3%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 31°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
65% of time

Partly Cloudy30%

Moderate rain at times5%

Heavy rain2%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 26°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
40% of time

Moderate rain at times25%

Partly Cloudy19%

Heavy rain16%

More information about the weather in Canas in december

Average weather in december in Desamparados

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 18°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
45% of time

Moderate rain at times20%

Partly Cloudy19%

Fog9%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 27°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
37% of time

Clear/Sunny31%

Partly Cloudy23%

Heavy rain10%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 21°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
47% of time

Heavy rain19%

Clear/Sunny17%

Partly Cloudy11%

More information about the weather in Desamparados in december

Average weather in december in Esparza

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 22°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
76% of time

Partly Cloudy18%

Moderate rain at times4%

Fog2%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 33°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
71% of time

Partly Cloudy24%

Moderate rain at times6%

Heavy rain1%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 27°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
36% of time

Moderate rain at times31%

Partly Cloudy27%

Heavy rain7%

More information about the weather in Esparza in december

Average weather in december in Guacimo

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 23°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
28% of time

Partly Cloudy23%

Cloudy22%

Heavy rain16%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 31°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
35% of time

Clear/Sunny25%

Partly Cloudy22%

Heavy rain18%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 26°C

Heavy rainHeavy rain
33% of time

Clear/Sunny28%

Moderate rain at times25%

Partly Cloudy15%

More information about the weather in Guacimo in december

Weather details in december

December is one of the best times to visit Central America. It will be an opportunity to discover the various festivities with the complicity of a climate throughout December in Costa Rica that is characterized by beautiful sunny days thanks to the regression of temperatures and rain. Regardless of the destination, except for the city of Puerto Jiménez, one will spend unforgettable moments.

Costa Rican East Coast in December

The rains regress at the same time as the temperatures vary between 23° C and 32° C. A pleasant atmosphere accompanies the sun that enhances the day, because the rains are rare. Whether for a relaxing vacation by the sea or for discovery tours, the climatic conditions of the Caribbean coast will be an assets to an unforgettable trip.

Central Costa Rica in December

Although the rains can still come as a surprise during the day and in the evening, the climatic conditions that have greatly improved will also allow to relax comfortably. Indeed, the heat is pleasant while with the regression of the temperatures, the sunny days become more numerous. Apart from the morning fog, the weather in Costa Rica throughout December is quite acceptable.

The West Coast of Costa Rica in December

With temperatures varying between 20° C and 30° C; a pleasant heat characterizes the weather throughout December in Costa Rica. Moreover, the removal of the rain favors the climatic conditions which are manifested on sunny days, allowing vacationers to indulge in all kinds of relaxing activities, regardless of the destination chosen.




Where to go in Costa Rica in december?

Where to go in Costa Rica in december: destination map

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warning in december the weather varied depending on the city and regions of the country.

You are lucky: It is not ideal 100%, but the weather in Costa Rica that month is pretty good in Puntarenas, Puerto Limón, Montezuma, Tamarindo, Monteverde and Liberia (Guanacaste). I allows to enjoy sightseeing in these areas. And even why not take a little time to take a nap at the pool under the sun!

If you do not go lazing in the sun, but, for example for cultural tours or hiking, the cities of Escazu, Alajuela, Uvita, San Jose, Quepos and Heredia have a OK but just acceptable weather for this kind of activity in december. Eventually, avoid going because the climate is frankly unfavorable.


Climate in Costa Rica in december

Climate in San Jose in December

In the month of december, the mean temperature in San Jose is 20°C (maximum temperature is 25°C and minimum temperature is 15°C). The climate pleasant here in december. With 160mm over 17 days, rainfall can happen throughout your stay. But this is moderate and you will not be too bothered by it.
With a correct climate, the month of december is okay (but not the best time) for traveling there.

December
Average temperature 20°C
Highest temperature 25°C
Lowest temperature 15°C
Rainfall 160mm
Number of days with rainfall 17 day(s)
(53%)
Humidity 91%
Cloud cover 48%
Length of day 11:33
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net tolerable

more information about the climate in San Jose in December

Climate in Montezuma in December

In the month of december, the mean temperature in Montezuma is 27°C (maximum temperature is 31°C and minimum temperature is 23°C). The climate is burning in that area in this month. With barely 40mm over 8 days, rainfall is infrequent during your vacations.
With a good weather, december is an advisable month to go in Montezuma.

December
Average temperature 27°C
Highest temperature 31°C
Lowest temperature 23°C
Rainfall 40mm
Number of days with rainfall 8 day(s)
(26%)
Humidity 83%
Cloud cover 19%
Length of day 11:34
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net good

more information about the climate in Montezuma in December

Climate in Puerto Limón in December

In the month of december, the mean temperature in Puerto Limón is 28°C (maximum temperature is 32°C and minimum temperature is 24°C). The climate is very hot in that area in december. With 273mm over 16 days, you risk getting wet slightly for your trip. But this is pretty moderate and it is only of temporary showers.
With a good weather, the month of december is an advisable month to go in Puerto Limón in Costa Rica.

December
Average temperature 28°C
Highest temperature 32°C
Lowest temperature 24°C
Sea temperature 28.1°C
Rainfall 273mm
Number of days with rainfall 16 day(s)
(52%)
Humidity 76%
Cloud cover 44%
Length of day 11:33
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net tolerable

more information about the climate in Puerto Limón in December

Climate in Puntarenas in December

In the month of december, the mean temperature in Puntarenas is 27°C (maximum temperature is 33°C and minimum temperature is 22°C). The climate is burning in this city in this month. With 36mm over 5 days, it rains very little for your holidays.
With good weather conditions, december is an advisable month to go in this locality in Costa Rica.

December
Average temperature 27°C
Highest temperature 33°C
Lowest temperature 22°C
Sea temperature 28.2°C
Rainfall 36mm
Number of days with rainfall 5 day(s)
(18%)
Humidity 80%
Cloud cover 20%
Length of day 11:33
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net good

more information about the climate in Puntarenas in December

Climate in Tamarindo in December

In the month of december, the mean temperature in Tamarindo is 28°C (maximum temperature is 32°C and minimum temperature is 24°C). The climate is burning here in december. It rains very rarely during december. You will not get wet for your stay!
With good weather conditions, december is an advisable month to go in this locality.

December
Average temperature 28°C
Highest temperature 32°C
Lowest temperature 24°C
Rainfall 14mm
Number of days with rainfall 3 day(s)
(8%)
Humidity 83%
Cloud cover 17%
Length of day 11:32
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net good

more information about the climate in Tamarindo in December

Weather data for Costa Rica in december:

Weather data for Costa Rica in december is derived from an average of the weather forecast since 2009 in Costa Rica. There is a margin of error and these forecasts are to be considered as general information only. The weather in Costa Rica can vary slightly from year to year, but these predictions should limit surprises. So you can pack your bags and check when is the best time of year to visit Costa Rica.


All cities in Costa Rica in december

San Jose in decembertolerable weather
Montezuma in decembergood weather
Puerto Limón in decembertolerable weather
Puntarenas in decembergood weather
Tamarindo in decembergood weather
Alajuela in decembertolerable weather
Escazu in decembertolerable weather
Heredia in decembertolerable weather
La Cruz in decembergood weather
Liberia (Guanacaste) in decembergood weather
Monteverde in decembergood weather
Puerto Jiménez in decembertolerable weather
Quepos in decembergood weather
Uvita in decembertolerable weather
Atenas in decembertolerable weather
Belen in decembergood weather
Canas in decembergood weather
Desamparados in decembertolerable weather
Esparza in decembergood weather
Guacimo in decembertolerable weather

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