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

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

When to go to Potrero, Costa Rica

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

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

January

If you are traveling to Potrero in January, you will notice that it can be very hot. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage

February

Traveling to Potrero in February, you will notice that it is really hot and dry with little rain. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear

March

If you visit Potrero during March, you are likely to find that it is constantly hot and dry with little rain.

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 (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Shorts

April

If you vacation in Potrero during April, you are likely to find that it is blindingly hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (mid 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 sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Tank tops
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light shorts
  • Light dresses
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals

May

If you vacation in Potrero during May, you are likely to find that it is constantly hot. 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 (mid 20s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion

June

June in this region is extremely hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella

July

If you visit Potrero during July, you are likely to find that it is extremely 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).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals

August

If you go to Potrero in August, you will notice that it is extremely hot. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage

September

September for Potrero is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage

October

October in Potrero is extremely warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) to 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts

November

In November, Potrero is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (high 20s C) range.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses

December

December here is really hot. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Potrero, 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 Potrero

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