When is the best time to go to Puntarenas?

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

  • The best months for good weather in Puntarenas are January, February, March, April, November and December
  • On average, the warmest months are January, February, March, April, May, June and July
  • January is the driest month
  • The rainiest months are June and October
  • The sea temperature is suitable for swimming all year round

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

January 77°F/92°F
February 77°F/94°F
March 74°F/95°F
April 77°F/95°F
May 77°F/92°F
June 76°F/88°F
July 76°F/90°F
August 76°F/88°F
September 76°F/88°F
October 74°F/86°F
November 74°F/86°F
December 72°F/88°F

Weather and climate in Puntarenas

  • Between january and march the climate is beautiful. By early evening, the temperature averages 85°F and it rains about 0.9in each month.
  • From april to may the climate is correct. It is for example 92°F as maximum temperature in may and it rains about 11.1in each month.
  • Between june and october the climate is very unfavorable. At lunchtime, it's 86°F in average and it rains about 18.3in each month.
  • Between november and december the climate is good. The temperature rises to 88°F and you can expect to have 1.3in of rainfall/month during this period.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Puntarenas

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

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Daily sunshine hours

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