San Jose, Costa Rica: Best time to go and average weather

Find the very best time to visit San Jose in Costa Rica from average climate conditions, right here.

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When is the best time to go to San Jose?

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

  • The best months for good weather in San Jose are January, February and March
  • On average, the warmest months are January, February, March, April, May, August and September
  • The rainiest months are June, September and October

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

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

Weather and climate in San Jose

  • Between january and march the climate is beautiful. In average, on the morning it is 15°C and it rains in march about 87mm.
  • In the month of april the climate is correct. By early evening, the temperature averages 22°C and it rains about 218mm each month.
  • Between may and october the climate is the worst possible. At lunchtime, it's 25°C in average and, in october, 30 days of rain are expected.
  • In november the climate is bad. It is for example 24°C as maximum temperature in november and it rains about 83% of the time in november.
  • In the month of december the climate is correct. It is for example 25°C as maximum temperature in december and it rains about 160mm each month.

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Chart: temperature and rainfall in San Jose

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

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