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Best time to visit Quepos, Costa Rica

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The best time to visit Quepos is December-March

Based on all the essential things any traveller needs to know about visiting Quepos such as the cost of travel, weather, peak travel seasons and many more, December-March is the best time of year to go.

During the warmer months, temperatures in Quepos can rise to a maximum of 32℃ (89℉). The average low temperatures in winter float around 20℃ (69℉), while the coldest it gets down to is about 19℃ (67℉).

If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Quepos, or you’re just afraid of the dark, the days in January are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset. October sees the most amount of rain in a month if you’re ok with chancing getting drenched, so if you’re looking to stay dry, visit in February instead.

For more information about when to travel to Quepos, the monthly weather breakdown and the best information and tools to book your trip, continue reading below.

Warmest month

April

Least rainfall

February

Most daylight

January

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Quepos seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Quepos as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Quepos is in the Northern Hemisphere, so the seasons fall during these months:

Season Months
Summer June to August
Autumn/fall September to November
Winter December to February
Spring March to May

Average temperatures in Quepos

If the temperature is a big factor for you to help you decide when to visit, the chart below shows the average minimum and maximum temperatures in Quepos for each month side-by-side so you can easily see the difference in weather throughout the year. To see the temperatures in both Celsius (°C) and Fahrenheit (°F), hover or tap the shaded boxes on the graph.

Quepos climate by month

If you already have a rough idea about which months you might want to travel, the section below shows a detailed breakdown of the climate in Quepos for each month so you can see if it all suits your wants and needs. Scroll down, or use the quick menu below to jump to your preferred month.

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Quepos in January

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (69℉)
  • Average humidity: 70%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 27mm (1") over 13 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Quepos in January, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Quepos in February

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (69℉)
  • Average humidity: 68%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 18mm (1") over 10 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Quepos in February, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Quepos in March

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average humidity: 68%
  • Average sunny days: 11 days
  • Average rainfall: 30mm (1") over 15 days
11 days
of pure sunshine
15 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Quepos in March, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Quepos in April

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (83℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 4 days
  • Average rainfall: 103mm (4") over 24 days
4 days
of pure sunshine
24 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Quepos in April, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Quepos in May

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average humidity: 82%
  • Average sunny days: 1 days
  • Average rainfall: 268mm (11") over 30 days
1 days
of pure sunshine
30 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Quepos in May, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Quepos in June

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (71℉)
  • Average humidity: 85%
  • Average sunny days: 1 days
  • Average rainfall: 260mm (10") over 29 days
1 days
of pure sunshine
29 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Quepos in June, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Quepos in July

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (74℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average humidity: 84%
  • Average sunny days: 1 days
  • Average rainfall: 267mm (11") over 30 days
1 days
of pure sunshine
30 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Quepos in July, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Quepos in August

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (74℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average humidity: 84%
  • Average sunny days: 0 days
  • Average rainfall: 243mm (10") over 30 days
0 days
of pure sunshine
30 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Quepos in August, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Quepos in September

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average humidity: 86%
  • Average sunny days: 0 days
  • Average rainfall: 267mm (11") over 30 days
0 days
of pure sunshine
30 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Quepos in September, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.

Quepos in October

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (78℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average humidity: 86%
  • Average sunny days: 0 days
  • Average rainfall: 440mm (17") over 30 days
0 days
of pure sunshine
30 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Quepos in October, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Quepos in November

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average humidity: 84%
  • Average sunny days: 1 days
  • Average rainfall: 174mm (7") over 28 days
1 days
of pure sunshine
28 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Quepos in November, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Quepos in December

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (69℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 7 days
  • Average rainfall: 67mm (3") over 21 days
7 days
of pure sunshine
21 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Quepos in December, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Quepos is usually April, where temperatures tend to rise to around 29℃ (85℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Quepos is generally around February. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in February first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Quepos is generally around October, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of October too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Quepos, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in January are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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