Corcovado National Park, Costa Rica: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Corcovado National Park, Costa Rica? If you're planning to go to Corcovado National Park, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

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.

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

January

If you are traveling to Corcovado National Park in January, you will notice that it can be very hot and very rainy. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion

February

If you are traveling to Corcovado National Park in February, you will notice that it is consistently hot and very rainy. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunglasses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

March

March in Corcovado National Park is unbearably hot and very rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Tank tops
  • Light dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light shorts
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses

April

In April, Corcovado National Park can be sweltering 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts
  • Skirts

May

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat

June

If you are traveling to Corcovado National Park in June, you will notice that it is constantly hot and very rainy. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion

July

July 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 (high 20s C) to high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

August

August can be sweltering and very rainy. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses

September

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts
  • Umbrella
  • Sunglasses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals

October

In October, Corcovado National Park can be very hot 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts

November

November is extremely hot and very rainy. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts
  • Umbrella
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunglasses

December

December is really hot and very rainy. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts

Year-round what to wear/what to pack 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.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types A and B
  • A SIM card that works in Corcovado National Park

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