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

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

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.

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

January

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Dresses

February

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses

March

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts

April

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts
  • Dresses

May

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Dresses

June

Traveling to Puerto Limón in June, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

July

If you are 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).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion

August

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals

September

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals

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).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts

November

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts

December

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals

Year-round what to wear/what to pack 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.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types A and B
  • A SIM card that works in Puerto Limón
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing

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