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

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

When to go to Playa Carrillo, Costa Rica

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

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

January

Traveling to Playa Carrillo in January, you will notice that it can be blisteringly hot and extremely rainy. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you vacation in Playa Carrillo during February, you are likely to find that it is blindingly hot and extremely rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 90s F (mid 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you go to Playa Carrillo in March, you will notice that it is unbearably hot and extremely rainy. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the high 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you are traveling to Playa Carrillo in April, you will notice that it is sweltering 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:

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

May

Traveling to Playa Carrillo in May, you will notice that it is a scorcher and extremely rainy. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

In June, Playa Carrillo can be sweltering 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 Playa Carrillo, with most of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in Playa Carrillo is constantly hot and extremely rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in Playa Carrillo 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:

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

September

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

In October, Playa Carrillo is really hot and extremely rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 80s F (low 30s C) range.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

In November, Playa Carrillo is constantly hot and extremely 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 Playa Carrillo, with most of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Playa Carrillo can be very 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:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Playa Carrillo, 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 Playa Carrillo

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