Rincón de la Vieja Volcano National Park, Costa Rica: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Rincón de la Vieja Volcano National Park, Costa Rica? If you're planning to go to Rincón de la Vieja Volcano National Park, this article contains 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 Rincón de la Vieja Volcano National Park, Costa Rica

Based on the climate and weather in Rincón de la Vieja Volcano National Park, the best time to go is December. See below for details.

Important essentials for Rincón de la Vieja Volcano National Park, Costa Rica

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Rincón de la Vieja Volcano National Park, 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


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly product.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

  • (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


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can wear away. An unreadable vaccine card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • N95 masks

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

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great value.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Rincón de la Vieja Volcano National Park, Costa Rica by month

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January

January here can be blisteringly hot and very rainy. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time.

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February

February in this region is unbearably hot and very rainy. Temperatures average in the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day. It rains most days.

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March

If you vacation in Rincón de la Vieja Volcano National Park during March, you might see that it is scorchingly hot and very 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.

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April

April for Rincón de la Vieja Volcano National Park is sweltering and extremely rainy. Temperatures average in the high 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day. It rains most days.

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May

May in Rincón de la Vieja Volcano National Park can be sizzling and extremely rainy. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day. It rains most days.

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June

In June, Rincón de la Vieja Volcano National Park can be very 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 Rincón de la Vieja Volcano National Park, with most of the days of the month having rain.

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July

July in this region is constantly hot and extremely rainy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains most days.

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August

August in Rincón de la Vieja Volcano National Park 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 80s F (low 30s C).

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September

If you vacation in Rincón de la Vieja Volcano National Park during September, you might find that it can be sweltering and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 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.

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October

October in Rincón de la Vieja Volcano National Park can be sweltering and very rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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November

November in this region can be very hot and very rainy. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains most days.

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December

If you are traveling to Rincón de la Vieja Volcano National Park in December, you will notice that it can be sweltering and very rainy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

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