The best times to visit Puerto Jimenez for ideal weather are
December 17th to March 25th
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Weather in Puerto Jimenez
Average temperatures in Puerto Jimenez vary very little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot all year with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is far less temperate than some — in the 10th 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 Puerto Jimenez, the hottest months are March, February, and then April. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid March where highs are regularly around 94.4°F (34.7°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 73.7°F (23.2°C) at night.
Puerto Jimenez Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Puerto Jimenez Temperatures (Celsius)
Puerto Jimenez Perceived Temperature (F)
Puerto Jimenez Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Puerto Jimenez Temperatures by Month
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Puerto Jimenez 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 early to mid October with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of October 8th.
When can you find snow in Puerto Jimenez? 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 Puerto Jimenez.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Puerto Jimenez (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
Puerto Jimenez has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is March (52.7% relative humidity), and the most humid month is October (79.6%).
Wind in Puerto Jimenez is usually calm. The windiest month is March, followed by February and January. March’s average wind speed of around 7.1 knots (8.2 MPH or 13.1 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 March where average top sustained speeds reach 17.1 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Puerto Jimenez.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
Average Wind Speeds
Show Wind Speeds
All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.
|Month||Avg. Wind||Avg. Wind Feel||Sustained High Wind||High Wind Feel|
|Jan||5.9||Light breeze||12.8||Significant breeze|
|Feb||6.5||Light breeze||13.5||Significant breeze|
|Mar||7.1||Gentle breeze||14.3||Significant breeze|
|Apr||4.5||Light breeze||11.4||Significant breeze|
|May||3.6||Barely noticeable||10.4||Significant breeze|
|Jun||3.3||Barely noticeable||9.8||Gentle breeze|
|Jul||3.5||Barely noticeable||10||Significant breeze|
|Aug||3.5||Barely noticeable||9.9||Gentle breeze|
|Sep||3.6||Barely noticeable||10||Significant breeze|
|Oct||3.7||Barely noticeable||10.3||Gentle breeze|
|Nov||3.5||Barely noticeable||9.8||Significant breeze|
|Dec||3.9||Barely noticeable||9.9||Gentle breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Puerto Jimenez?
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 Puerto Jimenez, Costa Rica is June, followed by March and July. 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 Puerto Jimenez in November. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.
Estimated Tourism by Month
Most Popular Months to Visit
Overall Puerto Jimenez Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 94.4°F (34.7°C) and 88.2°F (31.2°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 1 to 14 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the 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 quite warm. These months see moderate precipitation with 11 to 15 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Puerto Jimenez, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 88.2°F (31.2°C) and 85.7°F (29.8°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a great amount: 12 to 16 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 Puerto Jimenez to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 93°F (33.9°C) and 87.5°F (30.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 1 to 5 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.