Monthly weather forecast and climate
Puntarenas, Costa Rica

The best time to visit Puntarenas

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.

Weather in January

January, the same as December, in Puntarenas, Costa Rica, is another tropical winter month, with average temperature varying between 21.7°C (71.1°F) and 33.5°C (92.3°F). An excellent water temperature of 28°C (82.4°F) and only 1.8 rainfall days, with 5.5mm (0.22") of accumulated rainfall, makes January a prime for swimming and other water activities. Weather in January »

Weather in February

February, the last month of the winter, in Puntarenas, is another tropical month, with average temperature varying between 34.4°C (93.9°F) and 22.2°C (72°F). The ideal sea water temperature of 28.7°C (83.7°F) and only 1.9 rainfall days, with 4.1mm (0.16") of accumulated rainfall, makes February the best time for swimming and other water activities. Weather in February »

Weather in March

March, the first month of the spring, in Puntarenas, is also a hot month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 34°C (93.2°F) and an average low of 22.9°C (73.2°F). An excellent water temperature of 29.4°C (84.9°F) and only 2.9 rainfall days, with 4.9mm (0.19") of accumulated rainfall, makes March a prime for swimming and other water activities. Weather in March »

Weather in April

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

Weather in May

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

Weather in June

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

Weather in July

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

Weather in August

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

Weather in September

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

Weather in October

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). With an average high-temperature of 31.6°C (88.9°F) and an average low-temperature of 23.2°C (73.8°F), October is the coldest month. Weather in October »

Weather in November

November, the last month of the autumn, in Puntarenas, is also a hot month, with average temperature varying between 22.8°C (73°F) and 31.8°C (89.2°F). In Puntarenas, Costa Rica, the average high-temperature in November is relatively the same as in October - a still tropical 31.8°C (89.2°F). Weather in November »

Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is also a hot month in Puntarenas, Costa Rica, with average temperature varying between 22.1°C (71.8°F) and 32°C (89.6°F). The perfect water temperature of 28.2°C (82.8°F) with 27.7mm (1.09") of accumulated rainfall and only 5.7 rainfall days, makes December a great period for swimming and other water activities. Weather in December »
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FAQ

How much does it rain in Puntarenas?

In Puntarenas, Costa Rica, during the entire year, the rain falls for 163.5 days and collects up to 1599.9mm (62.99") of precipitation.

What is the driest month in Puntarenas?

February is the month with the least rainfall in Puntarenas, Costa Rica. Rain falls for 1.9 days and accumulates 4.1mm (0.16") of precipitation.

What is the month with the most sunshine in Puntarenas?

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

When is the sea warmest in Puntarenas?

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

What is the warmest month in Puntarenas?

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

When are the longest days in Puntarenas?

With an average of 12.7h of daylight, June has the longest days of the year in Puntarenas, Costa Rica.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Puntarenas?

The month with the least sunshine is June, with an average of 5.2h of sunshine.

What is the wettest 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 (11.66") of precipitation.

What is the coldest month in Puntarenas?

October is the coldest month in Puntarenas, 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 is the month with the coldest sea water 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?

The month with the shortest days in Puntarenas is December, with an average of 11.5h of daylight.

Average temperature
Puntarenas, Costa Rica

Average temperature - Puntarenas, Costa Rica

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is April (34.6°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is October (31.6°C).

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (24.1°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (21.7°C).

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Average rainfall
Puntarenas, Costa Rica

Average rainfall - Puntarenas, Costa Rica

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

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Average rainfall days
Puntarenas, Costa Rica

Average rainfall days - Puntarenas, Costa Rica

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

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Average sea temperature
Puntarenas, Costa Rica

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).

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Average daylight / Average sunshine
Puntarenas, Costa Rica

Average daylight / Average sunshine - Puntarenas, Costa Rica

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

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

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