January Rainfall Averages for Costa Rica





The tables below give January averages for rainfall at cities and other locations in Costa Rica. Each place has a total for how many days of wet weather it usually gets this month and for the normal amount of precipitation.

You can jump to a separate table for each region of the country: North – Central Costa Rica covering the provinces of Alajuela and Heredia, Western Costa Rica comprising Puntarenas and Guanacaste provinces, and Central & Eastern Costa Rica taking in San José, Cartago and Limón provinces.

The precipitation amounts are averages of weather data collected over many years.

North – Central Costa Rica

January rainfall averages
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
2 Alajuela 0.4 9
5 Barva 0.7 17
Heredia 0.8 21
21 Los Chiles 3.4 86
16 Quesada 12.7 323
21 Upala 4.1 105

Western Costa Rica

Average January precipitation
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
5 Buenos Aires 1.3 34
Cañas 0.2 4
Filadelfia 0.0 1
1 Liberia 0.1 1
2 Nicoya 0.1 1
2 Puntarenas 0.2 6
7 Quepos 2.3 59
11 Río Claro 5.3 134

Central & Eastern Costa Rica

Average amount of rain in January
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
17 Cartago 2.5 62
21 Guapiles 10.9 276
20 Limón 12.6 320
San Isidro 1.1 28
5 San José 0.5 13
Sixaola 8.6 217
Turrialba 6.8 172
Reference

Instituto Meteorológico Nacional De Costa Rica. Climatic Data..

World Meteorological Organization. World Weather Information Service. Costa Rica.

Costa Rica Precipitation
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