Puntarenas
Costa Rica
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

Monthly weather forecast and climate
Puntarenas, Costa Rica

The best months for a swim in Puntarenas, Costa Rica, are January through March and December, with a perfect temperature - varying between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F), and scarce rainfall.

January, like December, is another tropical winter month in Puntarenas, Costa Rica, with temperature in the range of an average high of 33.5°C (92.3°F) and an average low of 21.7°C (71.1°F). The ideal sea water temperature of 28°C (82.4°F) and only 1.8 rainfall days, with 5.5mm (0.2") of accumulated rainfall, make January the best time for swimming and other water activities. Weather in January »

The last month of the winter, February, is another hot month in Puntarenas, Costa Rica, with average temperature varying between 22.2°C (72°F) and 34.4°C (93.9°F). The ideal sea water temperature of 28.7°C (83.7°F) and only 1.9 rainfall days, with 4.1mm (0.2") of accumulated rainfall, make February the best time for swimming and other water activities. Weather in February »

March, the first month of the spring, in Puntarenas, is also a hot month, with average temperature ranging between min 22.9°C (73.2°F) and max 34°C (93.2°F). The ideal sea water temperature of 29.4°C (84.9°F) and only 2.9 rainfall days, with 4.9mm (0.2") of accumulated rainfall, make March the best time for swimming and other water activities. Weather in March »

April, the same as March, in Puntarenas, Costa Rica, is a hot spring month, with average temperature varying between 23.7°C (74.7°F) and 34.6°C (94.3°F). April is the warmest month, with an average high-temperature of 34.6°C (94.3°F) and an average low-temperature of 23.7°C (74.7°F). Weather in April »

The last month of the spring, May, is also a hot month in Puntarenas, Costa Rica, with average temperature ranging between max 33.1°C (91.6°F) and min 24.1°C (75.4°F). In Puntarenas, the average high-temperature in May is essentially the same as in April - a still tropical 33.1°C (91.6°F). Weather in May »

June, the first month of the summer, in Puntarenas, is also a hot month, with average temperature ranging between max 32.2°C (90°F) and min 23.6°C (74.5°F). In Puntarenas, the average high-temperature in June is essentially the same as in May - a still hot 32.2°C (90°F). Weather in June »

July, the same as June, in Puntarenas, Costa Rica, is another hot summer month, with average temperature fluctuating between 23.2°C (73.8°F) and 32.2°C (90°F). In Puntarenas, the average high-temperature remains equal as in June - a still hot 32.2°C (90°F). Weather in July »

August, the last month of the summer, in Puntarenas, is also a hot month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 23.1°C (73.6°F) and an average high of 32.2°C (90°F). In Puntarenas, the average high-temperature remains the same as in July - a still tropical 32.2°C (90°F). Weather in August »

September, the first month of the autumn, in Puntarenas, is also a hot month, with average temperature varying between 23.1°C (73.6°F) and 31.9°C (89.4°F). In September, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in August - a still tropical 31.9°C (89.4°F). Weather in September »

October, the same as September, in Puntarenas, Costa Rica, is a hot autumn month, with average temperature fluctuating between 23.2°C (73.8°F) and 31.6°C (88.9°F). The coldest month is October, with an average high-temperature of 31.6°C (88.9°F) and an average low-temperature of 23.2°C (73.8°F). Weather in October »

November, the last month of the autumn, in Puntarenas, is another hot month, with average temperature ranging between min 22.8°C (73°F) and max 31.8°C (89.2°F). In November, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in October - a still hot 31.8°C (89.2°F). Weather in November »

The first month of the winter, December, is also a hot month in Puntarenas, Costa Rica, with temperature in the range of an average high of 32°C (89.6°F) and an average low of 22.1°C (71.8°F). The ideal sea water temperature of 28.2°C (82.8°F) and only 5.7 rainfall days, with 27.7mm (1.1") of accumulated rainfall, make December the best time for swimming and other water activities. Weather in December »

How many days does it rain in Puntarenas?

In Puntarenas, during the entire year, the rain falls for 163.5 days and collects up to 1599.9mm (63") of precipitation.

What is the driest month in Puntarenas?

February is the month with the least rainfall. Rain falls for 1.9 days and accumulates 4.1mm (0.2") of precipitation.

What are the months with the most sunshine in Puntarenas?

Months with the most sunshine in Puntarenas are February and March, with an average of 9.1h of sunshine.

What is the month with the warmest sea water in Puntarenas?

March is the month with the warmest seawater in Puntarenas, Costa Rica, with an average sea temperature of 29.4°C (84.9°F).

What is the warmest month in Puntarenas?

April is the warmest month, with an average high-temperature of 34.6°C (94.3°F) and an average low-temperature of 23.7°C (74.7°F).

When are the longest days in Puntarenas?

The month with the longest days in Puntarenas is June, with an average of 12.7h of daylight.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Puntarenas?

With an average of 5.2h of sunshine, June has the least sunshine of the year in Puntarenas.

What is the rainiest month in Puntarenas?

The month with the most rainfall in Puntarenas, Costa Rica, is September when the rain falls for 24.3 days and typically aggregates up to 296.1mm (11.7") of precipitation.

What is the coldest month in Puntarenas?

The coldest month in Puntarenas, Costa Rica, is October, with an average high-temperature of 31.6°C (88.9°F) and an average low-temperature of 23.2°C (73.8°F).

What month is the sea coldest in Puntarenas?

November is the month with the coldest seawater, with an average sea temperature of 27.8°C (82°F).

What is the month with the shortest days in Puntarenas?

December has the shortest days of the year, with an average of 11.5h of daylight.
Average temperature - Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Average rainfall - Puntarenas, Costa Rica

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (296.1mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (4.1mm).

Average rainfall days - Puntarenas, Costa Rica

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (24.5 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is January (1.8 days).

Average sea temperature - Puntarenas, Costa Rica

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is March (29.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is November (27.8°C).

Average daylight / Average sunshine - Puntarenas, Costa Rica

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12.7h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.5h).

Months with most sunshine are February and March (Average sunshine: 9.1h).
The month with least sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 5.2h).