Chirripo National Park, Costa Rica: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Chirripo National Park, Costa Rica? If you're planning to go to Chirripo National Park, we've got some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Chirripo National Park, Costa Rica

Based on the climate and weather in Chirripo National Park, the best time to go is January. See below for details.

Important essentials for Chirripo National Park, Costa Rica

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Chirripo National Park, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may wear out. An unreadable card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Travel insurance

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  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly product.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Chirripo National Park, Costa Rica by month

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January

If you vacation in Chirripo National Park during January, you may see that it is extremely warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

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February

If you go to Chirripo National Park in February, you will notice that it is extremely hot. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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March

If you visit Chirripo National Park during March, you will probably find that it is constantly hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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April

April in Chirripo National Park is extremely hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) to 80s F (low 20s C).

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May

If you are traveling to Chirripo National Park in May, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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June

June in Chirripo National Park is extremely warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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July

If you are traveling to Chirripo National Park in July, you will notice that it is hot. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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August

If you visit Chirripo National Park during August, you will probably see that it is extremely warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

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September

If you visit Chirripo National Park during September, you might see that it is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

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October

Traveling to Chirripo National Park in October, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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November

If you are traveling to Chirripo National Park in November, you will notice that it is hot. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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December

December in Chirripo National Park is extremely warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) to low 80s F (high 20s C).

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Activities for Chirripo National Park, Costa Rica

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Chirripo National Park.

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