The best times to visit Central Pacific Coast for ideal weather are

December 3rd to April 15th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.


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Weather in Central Pacific Coast

Temperature

Average temperatures in Central Pacific Coast vary barely at all. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some hot weeks in the summer, with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 48th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Central Pacific Coast, the hottest months are April, March, and then February. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late March where highs are regularly around 88°F (31.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 65°F (18.3°C) at night.

Central Pacific Coast Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Central Pacific Coast Temperatures (Celsius)

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“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Central Pacific Coast Perceived Temperature (F)

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Central Pacific Coast Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Central Pacific Coast Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

MonthAvg. High (°F)Avg. Mean (°F)Avg. Low (°F)
Jan83.472.865.2
Feb84.973.364.6
Mar86.373.965
Apr8774.465.7
May84.673.165.9
Jun83.472.665.8
Jul8372.766.1
Aug83.272.165.1
Sep83.171.664.8
Oct81.57164.8
Nov81.771.464.5
Dec82.872.364.6

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan28.622.718.4
Feb29.422.918.1
Mar30.223.318.3
Apr30.623.618.7
May29.222.818.8
Jun28.622.618.8
Jul28.322.618.9
Aug28.422.318.4
Sep28.42218.2
Oct27.521.718.2
Nov27.621.918.1
Dec28.222.418.1


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Central Pacific Coast are January, March, and then February. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid January. For example, on the week of January 15th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid October with an average of 5 days of significant precipitation the week of October 15th.

When can you find snow in Central Pacific Coast? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Central Pacific Coast.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Central Pacific Coast (in).

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan1%00.1
Feb3%00.3
Mar3%00.2
Apr21%03.1
May40%07.7
Jun44%010.4
Jul36%06.9
Aug43%09.4
Sep59%012.5
Oct58%013.9
Nov33%07.2
Dec5%00.8

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan100.3
Feb300.8
Mar300.5
Apr2107.9
May40019.6
Jun44026.4
Jul36017.5
Aug43023.9
Sep59031.8
Oct58035.3
Nov33018.3
Dec502

 

Humidity and Wind

Central Pacific Coast has some extremely humid months, with other moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is February (49.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is October (81.5%).

Wind in Central Pacific Coast is usually moderate. The windiest month is January, followed by March and February. January’s average wind speed of around 10.9 knots (12.5 MPH or 20.2 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early to mid January where average top sustained speeds reach 18 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Central Pacific Coast.

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Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
Jan10.9Gentle breeze17.2Strong breeze
Feb10.2Gentle breeze16.7Significant breeze
Mar10.4Gentle breeze16.7Strong breeze
Apr7.5Gentle breeze13.8Significant breeze
May5.8Light breeze12.2Strong breeze
Jun5.4Light breeze11.9Significant breeze
Jul6.2Light breeze12.3Strong breeze
Aug5.3Light breeze11.7Significant breeze
Sep4.7Light breeze11.5Strong breeze
Oct4.4Light breeze10.8Gentle breeze
Nov6Light breeze12.1Strong breeze
Dec8.1Gentle breeze14.2Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan51.8%
Feb49.8%
Mar49.9%
Apr57.3%
May71%
Jun76.1%
Jul72.3%
Aug76%
Sep80.3%
Oct81.5%
Nov72.4%
Dec60.2%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Central Pacific Coast?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are travel warnings for Costa Rica; exercise a high degree of caution. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Aug 22, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Central Pacific Coast, Costa Rica is January, followed by February and March. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Central Pacific Coast in September. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month

 

Most Popular Months to Visit

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Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 58.4 in September means 58.4% of the tourists vs. January.


Overall Central Pacific Coast Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 88°F (31.1°C) and 82.8°F (28.2°C) with similar temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 1 to 12 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see moderate precipitation with 11 to 13 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Central Pacific Coast, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 83.4°F (28.6°C) and 80.2°F (26.8°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a great amount: 10 to 18 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is perfect this time of year in Central Pacific Coast to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 85.5°F (29.7°C) and 82.4°F (28°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 0 to 2 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.

 

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