Nicoya City, Costa Rica: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

Traveling to Nicoya City, Costa Rica? If you're planning to go to Nicoya City, I've got some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

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 Nicoya City, Costa Rica

Based on the climate and weather in Nicoya City, the best time to go is December. See below for details.

Important essentials for Nicoya City, Costa Rica

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection possible.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly choice.


  • 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).


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may become worn. An unreadable vaccine card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Nicoya City, Costa Rica by month

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January

In January, Nicoya City is a scorcher and extremely rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 90s F (mid 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Nicoya City, with most of the days of the month having rain.

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February

In February, Nicoya City can be blisteringly hot and extremely rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 90s F (mid 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Nicoya City, with most of the days of the month having rain.

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March

If you visit Nicoya City during March, you are likely to see that it is blindingly hot and extremely rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (low 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain most days.

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April

If you vacation in Nicoya City during April, you will probably find that it can be excruciatingly hot and extremely rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 90s F (high 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain most days.

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May

May here is blindingly hot and extremely rainy. Temperatures average in the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day. It rains most days.

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June

In June, Nicoya City is consistently hot and extremely rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 90s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the 70s F (mid 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Nicoya City, with most of the days of the month having rain.

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July

July in Nicoya City is really hot and extremely rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

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August

If you go to Nicoya City in August, you will notice that it is constantly hot and extremely rainy. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

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September

Traveling to Nicoya City in September, you will notice that it is really hot and extremely rainy. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

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October

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

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November

If you go to Nicoya City in November, you will notice that it can be sweltering and extremely rainy. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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December

Traveling to Nicoya City in December, you will notice that it is consistently hot and extremely rainy. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

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Activities for Nicoya City, Costa Rica

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Nicoya City.

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