Puntarenas, Costa Rica: Best time to go and average weather

Discover the very best time to visit Puntarenas in Costa Rica from average climate conditions, below.

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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 and December
  • On average, the warmest months are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September and December
  • January is the driest month
  • The rainiest months are June, July, September 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:

Month Our opinion View Details
good weather Puntarenas in january
good weather Puntarenas in february
good weather Puntarenas in march
tolerable weather Puntarenas in april
tolerable weather Puntarenas in may
tolerable weather Puntarenas in june
tolerable weather Puntarenas in july
tolerable weather Puntarenas in august
tolerable weather Puntarenas in september
tolerable weather Puntarenas in october
tolerable weather Puntarenas in november
good weather Puntarenas in december

Weather and climate in Puntarenas

  • Between january and march the climate is beautiful. By early evening, the temperature averages 30°C and it rains about 25mm each month.
  • From april to may the climate is correct. It is for example 34°C as maximum temperature in may and it rains about 294mm each month.
  • Between june and october the climate is very unfavorable. At lunchtime, it's 32°C in average and it rains about 453mm each month.
  • Between november and december the climate is good. The temperature rises to 33°C and you can expect to have 36mm of rainfall/month during this period.

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Chart: temperature and rainfall in Puntarenas

The chart below allows you to look at the following seasonal norms for the city of Puntarenas: minimum and maximum temperatures, and the monthly volume of precipitation for each month of the year.

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