Costa Rica Weather in November

November is a good time to go to Costa Rica, the rainforests are at peak lushness, and fewer foreign visitors.

November is a transition month between the rainy and dry season, it’s probably the least predictable month for weather in Costa Rica. Traveling to Costa Rica during the month of November could be a bet, because you could  On normal it’s a rainy season month on the Pacific and within the central mountains but in some cases (particularly with El Niño) the dry season comes early.

Costa Rica weather in November

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Best Costa Rica destinations to visit in November

The best area in Costa Rica to visit during November is the Pacific coasts of Guanacaste, since it features one of the driest climates in Costa Rica.  The best destinations in the north pacific zone of Costa Rica to visit in November are:

  1. Santa Teresa
  2.  Tamarindo
  3. Flamingo
  4. Nosara
  5. Samara
  6. Conchal
  7. and Playas del Coco. 

Costa Rica Average High and Low Temperature in November

Temperature comparison between Liberia, San José, Golfito, Jacó and Limón.

Costa Rica Average High and Low Temperature in November
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Costa Rica Average Monthly Rainfall in November

A comparison between Liberia, San José, Golfito, Jacó and Limón.

Average Monthly Rainfall in November
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Best things to do in November

 If you are visiting Costa Rica in November, you can enjoy everything the country has to offer outdoors: Rainforest canopy tours, zip lining and river rafting are just some of the exciting things that await. 

Also, I suggest you visit Manuel Antonio National Park, one of the country’s most famous destination, and the most children frindly. 

If you want to know more about the best things to do in Manuel Antonio, check our guide with the best tours in Manuel Antonio.

Below you can find some of our favorite activities to do in November.