San Rafael weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit San Rafael

The best time to visit in San Rafael in Costa Rica is from January until April and December, when you will have a warm or hot temperature and limited till little rainfall. The highest average temperature in in San Rafael is 34°C in March and the lowest is 29°C in October.

San Rafael has the tropical savanna climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in San Rafael or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average weather San Rafael by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 31 33 34 34 32 30 30 31 30 29 29 30
Precipitation (mm) 5 5 6 58 187 208 179 182 222 353 168 32

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14 day weather forecast San Rafael

The weather for in San Rafael will be around 28° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers.

Weather forecast this week

Thursday 2 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
21°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 2
Friday 3 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
21°
2.9 mm 50% 2 m/s 2
Saturday 4 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
21°
1.8 mm 40% 2 m/s 2
Sunday 5 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
21°
0.1 mm 20% 1 m/s 2
Monday 6 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
22°
2.1 mm 40% 1 m/s 2
Tuesday 7 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
22°
1.5 mm 35% 1 m/s 2
Wednesday 8 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
22°
3.8 mm 55% 1 m/s 2

Weather forecast next week

Thursday 9 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
22°
0.2 mm 20% 1 m/s 2
Friday 10 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
22°
1.1 mm 25% 1 m/s 2
Saturday 11 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
23°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 2
Sunday 12 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
22°
0.8 mm 20% 1 m/s 2
Monday 13 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
23°
2.4 mm 45% 1 m/s 2
Tuesday 14 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
22°
1.1 mm 25% 2 m/s 2
Wednesday 15 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
22°
1.6 mm 35% 2 m/s 2

Climate San Rafael

San Rafael has the tropical savanna climate prevailing. It is warm every month with both a wet and dry season. The average annual temperature for San Rafael is 31° degrees and there is about 1605 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 123 days a year with an average humidity of 77% and an UV-index of 7.

Climate table of San Rafael

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 31 33 34 34 32 30 30 31 30 29 29 30
Night temp. (°C) 21 22 23 24 25 23 23 23 23 22 22 21
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 5 5 6 58 187 208 179 182 222 353 168 32
Days with rain 4 3 5 15 26 28 27 28 29 30 24 11
Dry days 27 25 26 15 5 2 4 3 1 1 6 20
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 7 8 10 10 9 10 10 9 8 7 8 10
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 1 2 2 3
UV-index 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 6 6 7

San Rafael weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for San Rafael? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.

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Frequently asked questions

Where is San Rafael?

San Rafael is located in Costa Rica. It lies in a straight line at 16,034 km from Manila.

The coordinates of San Rafael are:

  • Latitude: 9.972693
  • Longitude: -85.264151

The GPS coordinates are 9° 58' N, 85° 15' W

How long is the flight to San Rafael?

The flight time from Manila International Airport to San Rafael is approximately 20 h. 10 min.

What are the nearest airports to San Rafael?

These are the airports closests to San Rafael:

How big is San Rafael?

The area of San Rafael is around 84 km².

What is the currency of San Rafael?

In San Rafael the Costa Rican colon (CRC) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 2 December 2021

  • 1 Costa Rican colon = 12.60 Philippine piso
  • 1 Philippine piso = 0.079 Costa Rican colon
  • 10 Costa Rican colon = 126.00 Philippine piso
  • 10 Philippine piso = 0.79 Costa Rican colon
  • 100 Costa Rican colon = 1,260.02 Philippine piso
  • 100 Philippine piso = 7.94 Costa Rican colon

What is the area code of San Rafael?

The area code to call San Rafael is +506.