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

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Traveling to Corcovado National Park, Costa Rica? If you're planning to go to Corcovado National Park, below is 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 Corcovado National Park, Costa Rica

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

Important essentials for Corcovado National Park, Costa Rica

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Corcovado 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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  • Travel insurance

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  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may get worn. An unreadable vaccination card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly product.


  • 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).

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

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January

In January, Corcovado National Park is extremely hot and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 60s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Corcovado National Park, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

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February

In February, Corcovado National Park is extremely hot and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 90s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Corcovado National Park, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

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March

March here is unbearably hot and very rainy. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day. It rains most days.

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April

If you visit Corcovado National Park during April, you will probably find that it can be very hot and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain most days.

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May

If you vacation in Corcovado National Park during May, you may see that it can be very hot and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain most days.

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June

June in Corcovado National Park is constantly hot and very rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to high 80s F (low 30s C).

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July

If you visit Corcovado National Park during July, you will probably find that it can be sweltering and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain most days.

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August

If you vacation in Corcovado National Park during August, you are likely to see that it can be very hot and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain most days.

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September

If you vacation in Corcovado National Park during September, you will probably notice that it can be sweltering and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain most days.

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October

October in Corcovado National Park is really hot and very rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (mid 20s C) to high 80s F (low 30s C).

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November

In November, Corcovado National Park can be sweltering and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Corcovado National Park, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

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December

December in Corcovado National Park can be very hot and very rainy. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains most days.

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Activities for Corcovado National Park, Costa Rica

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

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