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

How are weather conditions in Costa Rica in january? Is it a good time to go to Puerto Jiménez and Heredia? Check this with weather averages and advices on this page.

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Weather in Costa Rica in january 2019

Below, you have access to the weather forecast for the month of january for most popular cities in Costa Rica. These datas are statistics for the month of january from weather reports for many years. The percentage indicates the possibility of having the weather mentioned.

Average weather in january in San Jose

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 14°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
52% of time

Partly Cloudy20%

Fog15%

Moderate rain at times10%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 26°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
56% of time

Moderate rain at times26%

Partly Cloudy15%

Heavy rain4%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 20°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
29% of time

Partly Cloudy20%

Clear/Sunny20%

Fog16%

More information about the weather in San Jose in january

Average weather in january in Montezuma

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 24°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
83% of time

Partly Cloudy10%

Moderate rain at times7%

Heavy rain1%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 23°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
87% of time

Partly Cloudy13%

Moderate rain at times2%

Fog1%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 30°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
87% of time

Partly Cloudy14%

Heavy rain1%

More information about the weather in Montezuma in january

Average weather in january in Puerto Limón

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 23°C

Partly CloudyPartly Cloudy
34% of time

Clear/Sunny29%

Moderate rain at times19%

Heavy rain11%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 31°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
52% of time

Partly Cloudy22%

Moderate rain at times20%

Heavy rain7%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 25°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
44% of time

Moderate rain at times20%

Heavy rain18%

Partly Cloudy17%

More information about the weather in Puerto Limón in january

Average weather in january in Puntarenas

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 22°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
87% of time

Partly Cloudy11%

Moderate rain at times3%

Heavy rain1%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 33°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
82% of time

Partly Cloudy17%

Moderate rain at times1%

Cloudy1%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 28°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
57% of time

Partly Cloudy27%

Moderate rain at times15%

Cloudy2%

More information about the weather in Puntarenas in january

Average weather in january in Tamarindo

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 23°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
76% of time

Partly Cloudy24%

Heavy rain1%

Cloudy1%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 32°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
87% of time

Partly Cloudy14%

Heavy rain1%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 28°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
84% of time

Partly Cloudy13%

Moderate rain at times3%

Cloudy1%

More information about the weather in Tamarindo in january

Average weather in january in Alajuela

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 15°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
63% of time

Partly Cloudy18%

Moderate rain at times11%

Fog7%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 27°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
62% of time

Moderate rain at times22%

Partly Cloudy14%

Heavy rain3%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 21°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
31% of time

Clear/Sunny27%

Partly Cloudy25%

Heavy rain12%

More information about the weather in Alajuela in january

Average weather in january in Escazu

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 14°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
52% of time

Partly Cloudy20%

Fog15%

Moderate rain at times10%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 26°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
56% of time

Moderate rain at times26%

Partly Cloudy15%

Heavy rain4%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 20°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
29% of time

Partly Cloudy20%

Clear/Sunny20%

Fog16%

More information about the weather in Escazu in january

Average weather in january in Heredia

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 14°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
52% of time

Partly Cloudy20%

Fog15%

Moderate rain at times10%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 26°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
56% of time

Moderate rain at times26%

Partly Cloudy15%

Heavy rain4%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 20°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
29% of time

Partly Cloudy20%

Clear/Sunny20%

Fog16%

More information about the weather in Heredia in january

Average weather in january in La Cruz

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 24°C

Partly CloudyPartly Cloudy
48% of time

Moderate rain at times23%

Clear/Sunny15%

Cloudy14%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 31°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
63% of time

Moderate rain at times20%

Partly Cloudy17%

Heavy rain1%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 29°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
56% of time

Partly Cloudy30%

Moderate rain at times15%

More information about the weather in La Cruz in january

Average weather in january in Liberia (Guanacaste)

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 22°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
60% of time

Partly Cloudy37%

Fog3%

Moderate rain at times1%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 32°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
86% of time

Partly Cloudy15%

Heavy rain1%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 27°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
83% of time

Partly Cloudy14%

Moderate rain at times4%

Cloudy1%

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

Average weather in january in Monteverde

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 22°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
87% of time

Partly Cloudy11%

Moderate rain at times3%

Heavy rain1%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 33°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
82% of time

Partly Cloudy17%

Moderate rain at times1%

Cloudy1%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 28°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
57% of time

Partly Cloudy27%

Moderate rain at times15%

Cloudy2%

More information about the weather in Monteverde in january

Average weather in january in Puerto Jiménez

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 20°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
80% of time

Partly Cloudy13%

Fog5%

Moderate rain at times4%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 31°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
65% of time

Moderate rain at times24%

Partly Cloudy11%

Heavy rain2%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 25°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
57% of time

Heavy rain25%

Clear/Sunny10%

Partly Cloudy8%

More information about the weather in Puerto Jiménez in january

Average weather in january in Quepos

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 19°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
87% of time

Partly Cloudy10%

Moderate rain at times5%

Heavy rain1%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 32°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
76% of time

Partly Cloudy16%

Moderate rain at times10%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 26°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
54% of time

Clear/Sunny23%

Partly Cloudy18%

Heavy rain4%

More information about the weather in Quepos in january

Average weather in january in Uvita

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 14°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
68% of time

Partly Cloudy21%

Moderate rain at times9%

Fog3%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 29°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
67% of time

Moderate rain at times22%

Partly Cloudy8%

Heavy rain3%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 22°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
63% of time

Heavy rain12%

Partly Cloudy10%

Clear/Sunny9%

More information about the weather in Uvita in january

Average weather in january in Atenas

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 18°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
68% of time

Partly Cloudy14%

Moderate rain at times13%

Heavy rain3%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 27°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
62% of time

Moderate rain at times22%

Partly Cloudy15%

Heavy rain3%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 21°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
37% of time

Moderate rain at times32%

Partly Cloudy17%

Heavy rain10%

More information about the weather in Atenas in january

Average weather in january in Belen

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 23°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
76% of time

Partly Cloudy24%

Heavy rain1%

Cloudy1%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 32°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
87% of time

Partly Cloudy14%

Heavy rain1%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 28°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
84% of time

Partly Cloudy13%

Moderate rain at times3%

Cloudy1%

More information about the weather in Belen in january

Average weather in january in Canas

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 21°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
79% of time

Partly Cloudy16%

Fog6%

Heavy rain1%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 32°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
85% of time

Partly Cloudy15%

Moderate rain at times1%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 27°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
67% of time

Partly Cloudy21%

Moderate rain at times10%

Heavy rain3%

More information about the weather in Canas in january

Average weather in january in Desamparados

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 18°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
68% of time

Partly Cloudy14%

Moderate rain at times13%

Heavy rain3%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 27°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
62% of time

Moderate rain at times22%

Partly Cloudy15%

Heavy rain3%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 21°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
37% of time

Moderate rain at times32%

Partly Cloudy17%

Heavy rain10%

More information about the weather in Desamparados in january

Average weather in january in Esparza

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 22°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
87% of time

Partly Cloudy11%

Moderate rain at times3%

Heavy rain1%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 33°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
82% of time

Partly Cloudy17%

Moderate rain at times1%

Cloudy1%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 28°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
57% of time

Partly Cloudy27%

Moderate rain at times15%

Cloudy2%

More information about the weather in Esparza in january

Average weather in january in Guacimo

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 23°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
27% of time

Cloudy26%

Partly Cloudy24%

Heavy rain14%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 30°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
36% of time

Moderate rain at times30%

Partly Cloudy22%

Heavy rain12%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 26°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
38% of time

Moderate rain at times21%

Heavy rain20%

Partly Cloudy19%

More information about the weather in Guacimo in january

Weather details in january

The entire Costa Rican territory enjoys a perfect association between heat and sporadic presence of rain. Whatever the destination, one will enjoy a climate throughout January in Costa Rica that is conducive to practicing all kinds of activities. Only the locality of Puerto Jiménez is disadvantaged by a high humidity.

Costa Rican East Coast in January

Sunny, warm and bright days will liven up any stay in Eastern Costa Rica. With temperatures ranging from 23° C to 31° C and favoring a pleasantly warm sea, one can enjoy the warmest hours to cool off at the sea or on the beach.

Central Costa Rica in January

Morning temperatures are cool and comfortable and heat is present the rest of the day: this is what characterizes the climate in Costa Rica throughout January. Because of its geographical configuration, the localities in the center of the country are subject to showers that occur in the afternoon or evening. For this reason, arrange to avoid the rain during nocturnal excursions.

The West Coast of Costa Rica in January

The coastline bordering the Pacific enjoys a superb weather in Costa Rica throughout January. Not only is the heat pleasant, but the rarity of the rain also allows to have beautiful sunny days for entertainment. However, if traveling through Puerto Jiménez, expect nocturnal showers that may spoil the evenings.




Where to go in Costa Rica in january?

Where to go in Costa Rica in january: destination map

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warning in january the weather is different depending on the city and regions of the country.

In january the weather in Costa Rica is perfect. It concerns the city of Liberia (Guanacaste) only. Thus, in Liberia (Guanacaste) these ideal weather conditions will allow you to enjoy 100% your trip: the sun is here, it rains very little and the humidity is not too high. It is therefore the ideal month to go to this city!

Please note that the weather is still good in the cities of Escazu, Alajuela, Puntarenas, Uvita, Puerto Limón, Montezuma, Tamarindo, Monteverde, San Jose, Quepos and Heredia. In these cities, temperatures are still suitable and allow you to visit - and why not do a bit of sunbathing in the sun!

If you do not go the sun and blue sky, but, for example for cultural tours or hiking, the city of Puerto Jiménez have a ok but correct weather for this kind of activity in january.


Climate in Costa Rica in january

Climate in San Jose in January

In the month of january, the mean temperature in San Jose is 20°C (maximum temperature is 26°C and minimum temperature is 14°C). The climate quite good in that area in january. With 74mm over 10 days, rain may occur throughout your stay. But this is pretty reasonably and it will not be continuous.
With a good weather, the month of january is a recommended month to go in this city.

January
Average temperature 20°C
Highest temperature 26°C
Lowest temperature 14°C
Rainfall 74mm
Number of days with rainfall 10 day(s)
(33%)
Humidity 88%
Cloud cover 36%
Length of day 11:36
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Climate in Montezuma in January

In the month of january, maximum temperature is 32°C and minimum temperature is 23°C (for an average temperature of 27°C). The climate is very hot here in january. With just 9mm over 2 days, it rains very little for your trip.
With a good climate, the month of january is a good time to go in Montezuma.

January
Average temperature 27°C
Highest temperature 32°C
Lowest temperature 23°C
Rainfall 9mm
Number of days with rainfall 2 day(s)
(8%)
Humidity 78%
Cloud cover 14%
Length of day 11:38
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Climate in Puerto Limón in January

In the month of january, the mean temperature in Puerto Limón is 27°C (maximum temperature is 31°C and minimum temperature is 23°C). The climate is burning here in january. With 202mm over 13 days, rainfall can happen throughout your vacations. But this is pretty reasonably and it will not be continuous.
With good weather conditions, the month of january is a good time to go there in Costa Rica.

January
Average temperature 27°C
Highest temperature 31°C
Lowest temperature 23°C
Sea temperature 27.5°C
Rainfall 202mm
Number of days with rainfall 13 day(s)
(41%)
Humidity 76%
Cloud cover 40%
Length of day 11:36
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Climate in Puntarenas in January

In january, the mean temperature in Puntarenas is 30°C (maximum temperature is 34°C and minimum temperature is 26°C). The climate is burning in this location in the month of january. It's raining really exceptionally during january. You will not get wet for your stay!
With good weather conditions, the month of january is an advisable month to go there.

January
Average temperature 30°C
Highest temperature 34°C
Lowest temperature 26°C
Sea temperature 28°C
Rainfall 8mm
Number of days with rainfall 1 day(s)
(5%)
Humidity 64%
Cloud cover 14%
Length of day 11:36
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Climate in Tamarindo in January

In the month of january, maximum temperature is 32°C and minimum temperature is 28°C (for an average temperature of 30°C). The climate is very warm there in january. It rains very rarely during this month. You will therefore be at the shelter from rain during your vacations!
With a good weather, january is an advisable month to go in this locality in Costa Rica.

January
Average temperature 30°C
Highest temperature 32°C
Lowest temperature 28°C
Rainfall 2mm
Number of days with rainfall 0 day(s)
(1%)
Humidity 68%
Cloud cover 12%
Length of day 11:36
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Weather data for Costa Rica in january:

Weather data for Costa Rica in january 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 january

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

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