Puerto Limón, Costa Rica: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Puerto Limón, Costa Rica? If you're planning to go to Puerto Limón, we'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 Puerto Limón, Costa Rica

Based on the climate and weather in Puerto Limón, the best time to go is September. See below for details.

Important essentials for Puerto Limón, Costa Rica

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • A vaccine card protector

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


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly product.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks aren't sold for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection you can have.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great option.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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

Already know when you're traveling?

January

January for Puerto Limón is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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February

February in Puerto Limón is hot. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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March

March is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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April

April is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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May

May for Puerto Limón is constantly hot. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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June

June can be sweltering. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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July

Traveling to Puerto Limón in July, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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August

Traveling to Puerto Limón in August, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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September

Traveling to Puerto Limón in September, you will notice that it is really hot. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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October

If you go to Puerto Limón in October, you will notice that it is hot. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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November

If you are traveling to Puerto Limón in November, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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December

December in this region is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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