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Costa Rica Climate & Weather

Costa Rica Climate and Weather


Costa Rica has a typically tropical climate which means that the seasons are not distinct and there is little difference in temperature throughout the year. There is a lot of rainfall, particularly from May to November, and it can rain at any time of the year. However, December to April gets significantly less rain. Temperatures along the coast are hotter, averaging 89ºF (32ºC), although they are tempered down by welcome sea breezes. The highland areas are warm during the day and can be quite cool at night. The sun shines year round in Costa Rica and there is no real winter which makes it a year-round holiday destination. The coolest months of the year are November, December and January and the hottest months of the year are March, April and May, but there is not a big difference ultimately. Peak tourist season in Costa Rica is from November to April but the best time to visit Costa Rica is any time at all. Travellers all have different favorite months and where you are planning to go and what you want to do in the country should determine when you travel there.


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