Climate in San Jose: when to go

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Average Annual Climate in San Jose

We offer you a summary of the climatic averages over the whole year in San José:

  • Minimum annual temperature: 18°C
  • Average annual temperature: 24°C
  • Maximum annual temperature: 29°C
  • Precipitation: 252 mm/month (with 21 rainy days/month)

Monthly climate normals

Min / Max Precipitation
January 18 ° / 29 ° -
february 18 ° / 29 ° -
March 18 ° / 30 ° -
April 19 ° / 31 ° -
may 19 ° / 29 ° 249mm / 21 days
June 19 ° / 29 ° 256mm / 21 days
July 19 ° / 29 ° 186mm / 19 days
August 18 ° / 29 ° 247mm / 21 days
September 18 ° / 29 ° 293mm / 21 days
October 18 ° / 28 ° 329mm / 23 days
November 18 ° / 28 ° 205mm / 19 days
December 18 ° / 28 ° -

These weather averages have been generated using values ​​from the JUAN SANTAMARIA INTL weather station. This station is located in Costa Rica, 15 km from San José and is at an altitude of 921 meters.





The best time to go (and the worst)

Here are some additional statistics that should allow you to choose which are the best times to go, or which months to avoid.


Which are the warmest months in San Jose?

In San José, the months of the year with the highest maximum temperatures are:
April (with 31°C), March (with 30°C), July (with 29°C), …

What are the coldest months?

The months of the year with the lowest average temperatures in San José are:
November (with 23°C), December (with 23°C), October (with 23°C), …

Which are the driest months in San Jose?

In San José, the months of the year with the fewest rainy days are:
November (with 19 rainy days/month), July (with 19 rainy days/month), June (with 21 rainy days/month), …


What are the rainiest months?

The months with the most rainy days in San Jose are:
October (with 23 rainy days/month), June (with 21 rainy days/month), September (with 21 rainy days/month), …

What is the weather around?

Nearby cities with a similar climate

These other cities near San Jose could record a fairly similar climate:
San Francisco (8 km from San Jose), Alajuela (17 km), Paradise (26 km), Curridabat (6 km), Purral (6 km), San Miguel (7 km), San Rafael Down (25 km), Ipís (9 km), Cartago (20 km), Mercedes (10 km), ...

Around San Jose

You might also be interested in these cities:
Puerto Limón (115 km from San Jose), Liberia (167 km),

Au Costa Rica

Check the climate forecasts for other major cities in Costa Rica:
Puerto Limón (115 km from San Jose), Liberia (167 km),

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