Nosara, Costa Rica: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Nosara, Costa Rica

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

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

January

January here can be excruciatingly hot and extremely rainy. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day. It rains most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

In February, Nosara is sizzling 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 Nosara, with most of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you are traveling to Nosara in April, you will notice that it is sizzling and extremely rainy. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the high 90s F (high 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May can be sizzling and extremely rainy. Temperatures average in the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day. It rains most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June for Nosara is consistently hot and extremely rainy. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in Nosara is extremely 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).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you vacation in Nosara during August, you are likely to find that it is really hot and extremely rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (low 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

In September, Nosara is extremely hot and extremely rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (low 30s C) range.

At night, lows are in the 70s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Nosara, with most of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in Nosara is consistently hot and extremely 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:

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

November

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Nosara is consistently hot and extremely rainy. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Nosara, Costa Rica

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Nosara, 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 Nosara
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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