When is the best time to go to Tamarindo?

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

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

Annual weather in Tamarindo

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

January 76°F/88°F
February 76°F/90°F
March 76°F/92°F
April 79°F/94°F
May 79°F/90°F
June 79°F/88°F
July 77°F/86°F
August 77°F/86°F
September 77°F/86°F
October 77°F/85°F
November 76°F/85°F
December 76°F/86°F

Weather and climate in Tamarindo

Tamarindo enjoys a tropical savanna climate (with dry winter) in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Tamarindo is 88°F (ranging from 85°F in october to 94°F in april). Annual rainfall is 63.7in, with a minimum of 0.1in in january and a maximum of 14.1in in october.
  • Between the months of january and march the climate is beautiful. The record temperature this month is 95°F and it rains about 0.1in each month.
  • Between the months of april and august the climate is not good, but still OK. It is for example 86°F as maximum temperature in august and you can expect to have 8.5in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • In the month of september the climate is very unfavorable. At lunchtime, it's 86°F in average and it rains about 10.7in each month.
  • In october the climate is okay. The temperature rises to 85°F and it rains about 64% of the time in october.
  • Between the months of november and december the climate is favorable. The record temperature this month is 92°F and it rains in december about 0.7in.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Tamarindo

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Tamarindo: 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.

Outside temperature

Precipitation (rainfall)

Daily sunshine hours

Sea temperature


Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Tamarindo

Find out when Tamarindo has its high tourist season (the period when the influx of tourists is highest) and off-peak tourist season using our data and figures.

Tourist seasons in Tamarindo

  • Very low season in Tamarindo
    The months with the lowest number of tourists are: May, June, September and October.
  • Low season in Tamarindo
    The months with low numbers of tourists are: April, July, August and November.
  • High season in Tamarindo
    The number of visitors to Tamarindo is high in: January, February and March.
  • Peak season in Tamarindo
    The largest number of tourists visiting Tamarindo is during: December.

Figure: Visitor index for Tamarindo month by month

Best time for low prices in Tamarindo

Average prices of hotels in Tamarindo month by month

Generally, September is the month with the lowest hotel prices in Tamarindo. So this is a great time to save on your holiday! In contrast, March is statistically the most expensive month of the year for hotels.

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Average price of hiring a car in Tamarindo

On average, it costs $ 48 per day to hire a car in Tamarindo. This price varies by $ 25 depending on the month. In june, hiring a car costs an average of $ 36 per 24 hours, so this is the best time to save money! In contrast, the average price in december is $ 61.

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