Mal País, Costa Rica: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Mal País, Costa Rica? If you're planning to go to Mal País, this 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 Mal País, Costa Rica

Based on the climate and weather in Mal País, the best time to go is February. See below for details.

Important essentials for Mal País, Costa Rica

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some rural areas may have unreliable tap water, so it's important to take an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a good kit.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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Activities for Mal País, Costa Rica

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Mal País.

We also recommend these top tours in and around Mal País.

    What to wear/what to pack for Mal País, Costa Rica by month

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    January

    If you vacation in Mal País during January, you will probably see 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 70s F (mid 20s C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day.

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    February

    If you are traveling to Mal País in February, you will notice that it is constantly hot. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

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    March

    If you are traveling to Mal País in March, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

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    April

    If you are traveling to Mal País in April, you will notice that it is consistently hot. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

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    May

    May in this region can be sweltering. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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    June

    June in Mal País can be very hot. 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 go to Mal País in July, you will notice that it is really hot. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

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    August

    August in Mal País can be sweltering. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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    September

    September in Mal País can be very hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C).

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    October

    October in Mal País can be sweltering. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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    November

    If you visit Mal País during November, you will probably find that it is really hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day.

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    December

    Traveling to Mal País in December, you will notice that it is constantly hot. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

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