Weather in Costa Rica in may 2021


Where to go in Costa Rica in may?

Where to go in Costa Rica in may: destination map

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Where should you go in Costa Rica in may when it comes to the weather?

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The climate in Costa Rica in may ranges from good to very bad depending on the region and city.

May is the beginning of the rainy season. Paradoxically, the rains do not refresh the atmosphere because the heat is still strongly felt. As some areas receive more rainfall than others, the climate throughout May in Costa Rica is partially suitable.

The Costa Rican East Coast in May

The temperature climbs a notch and the heat continues to be felt, especially in the middle of the day when the thermometer can reach 34° C. The days are still magnificent, but due to an increase in precipitation, sporadic rains occur without warning, especially in the evening. This can spoil night outings.

The Center of Costa Rica in May

If planning a trip to the capital, have waterproof clothing within reach. The weather in Costa Rica throughout May on the central plateau is characterized by misty mornings followed by rainy afternoons. At nightfall, the rains intensify to the point of influencing nocturnal outings.

The West Coast of Costa Rica in May

The peaceful coastline does not escape the pangs of nature. If on the north-west coast, the intensity of the rain is still acceptable; in the south, the rains that occur day and night are so frequent that one will have to be satisfied with the cloud thinnings to enjoy the sun.



Climate in Costa Rica in may

Climate in San Jose in may

In may, maximum temperature is 77°F and minimum temperature is 65°F (for an average temperature of 72°F). The climate quite nice there in this month. With 24.3in over 28 days, you will suffer the rain for your journey. Remember to bring rain clothes.

May
Average temperature 72°F
Highest temperature 77°F
Lowest temperature 65°F
Rainfall 24.3in
Number of days with rainfall 28 day(s)
(91%)
Humidity 91%
Daily sunshine hours 10
Cloud cover 58%
Length of day 12:34
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net very bad
more information about the climate in San Jose in may

Climate in Montezuma in may

In the month of may, the mean temperature in Montezuma is 85°F (maximum temperature is 90°F and minimum temperature is 79°F). The climate is very hot in this location in this month. With 11.3in over 27 days, rain is to be feared during your journey. Remember to bring adapted clothes.
With a correct weather, the month of may is okay (but not the best time) for traveling in this locality.

May
Average temperature 85°F
Highest temperature 90°F
Lowest temperature 79°F
Rainfall 11.3in
Number of days with rainfall 27 day(s)
(87%)
Humidity 83%
Daily sunshine hours 11
Cloud cover 35%
Length of day 12:34
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net tolerable
more information about the climate in Montezuma in may

Climate in Puerto Limón in may

In may, the mean temperature in Puerto Limón is 85°F (maximum temperature is 90°F and minimum temperature is 79°F). The climate is very hot in that area in this month. With 6.1in over 17 days, you risk getting wet slightly during your trip. But this is moderate and you will not be too bothered by it.
With a correct weather, may is okay (but not good time) for traveling there in Costa Rica.

May
Average temperature 85°F
Highest temperature 90°F
Lowest temperature 79°F
Sea temperature 84°F
Rainfall 6.1in
Number of days with rainfall 17 day(s)
(56%)
Humidity 76%
Daily sunshine hours 11
Cloud cover 33%
Length of day 12:35
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net good
more information about the climate in Puerto Limón in may

Climate in Puntarenas in may

In the month of may, the mean temperature in Puntarenas is 85°F (maximum temperature is 92°F and minimum temperature is 77°F). The climate is very hot in that area in the month of may. With 11.1in over 25 days, rain is to be feared during your journey. Consider to pack adapted clothes.
With a correct climate, the month of may is okay (but not good month) for traveling in Puntarenas.

May
Average temperature 85°F
Highest temperature 92°F
Lowest temperature 77°F
Sea temperature 85°F
Rainfall 11.1in
Number of days with rainfall 25 day(s)
(79%)
Humidity 80%
Daily sunshine hours 11
Cloud cover 35%
Length of day 12:34
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net tolerable
more information about the climate in Puntarenas in may

Climate in Tamarindo in may

In may, maximum temperature is 94°F and minimum temperature is 79°F (for an average temperature of 86°F). The climate is burning around this city in the month of may. With 7.2in over 19 days, rain may occur for your trip. But this is rather reasonably and you will not be too bothered by it.
With a correct climate, may is okay (but not good time) for traveling in this city in Costa Rica.

May
Average temperature 86°F
Highest temperature 94°F
Lowest temperature 79°F
Rainfall 7.2in
Number of days with rainfall 19 day(s)
(62%)
Humidity 81%
Daily sunshine hours 12
Cloud cover 32%
Length of day 12:36
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net good
more information about the climate in Tamarindo in may

All cities in Costa Rica in may

San Jose in mayvery bad weather
Montezuma in maytolerable weather
Puerto Limón in maygood weather
Puntarenas in maytolerable weather
Tamarindo in maygood weather
Alajuela in maytolerable weather
Escazu in mayvery bad weather
Heredia in mayvery bad weather
La Cruz in maygood weather
Liberia (Guanacaste) in maytolerable weather
Monteverde in maytolerable weather
Puerto Jiménez in maytolerable weather
Quepos in maytolerable weather
Uvita in mayvery bad weather
Atenas in maytolerable weather
Belen in maygood weather
Canas in maytolerable weather
Desamparados in maytolerable weather
Esparza in maytolerable weather
Guacimo in maygood weather
Guapiles in maygood weather
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Weather data for Costa Rica in may:

Weather data for Costa Rica in may 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 to go to Costa Rica.


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