Tortuguero weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Tortuguero

The best time to visit in Tortuguero in Costa Rica is from January until October, when you will have a warm temperature and limited till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Tortuguero is 31°C in September and the lowest is 28°C in January.

Tortuguero has the tropical rainforest climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Tortuguero 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 Tortuguero by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 28 28 29 30 30 30 29 30 31 30 29 28
Precipitation (mm) 138 104 116 47 84 109 137 106 52 98 171 166

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14 day weather forecast Tortuguero

The weather for in Tortuguero will be 28° till 27° degrees in the next 14 days with every day chance of light rain showers till heavy rain.

Weather forecast this week

Thursday 2 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
22°
5.3 mm 65% 2 m/s 1
Friday 3 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
22°
34.4 mm 90% 1 m/s 1
Saturday 4 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
23°
10.6 mm 80% 1 m/s 2
Sunday 5 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
22°
4.2 mm 60% 2 m/s 2
Monday 6 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
22°
14.8 mm 85% 1 m/s 2
Tuesday 7 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
22°
8.1 mm 75% 2 m/s 2
Wednesday 8 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
23°
3.3 mm 50% 2 m/s 2

Weather forecast next week

Thursday 9 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
23°
2.9 mm 50% 2 m/s 2
Friday 10 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
22°
7.1 mm 70% 2 m/s 2
Saturday 11 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
23°
1.5 mm 35% 2 m/s 2
Sunday 12 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
22°
1.6 mm 35% 2 m/s 2
Monday 13 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
23°
7.3 mm 70% 2 m/s 2
Tuesday 14 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
22°
15.3 mm 85% 2 m/s 2
Wednesday 15 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
22°
25.4 mm 90% 2 m/s 2

Climate Tortuguero

Tortuguero has the tropical rainforest climate prevailing. It is usually (very) warm, humid and rainy all year round. The average annual temperature for Tortuguero is 29° degrees and there is about 1327 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 144 days a year with an average humidity of 77% and an UV-index of 7.

Climate table of Tortuguero

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 28 28 29 30 30 30 29 30 31 30 29 28
Night temp. (°C) 22 22 23 24 25 25 24 24 25 24 24 23
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 138 104 116 47 84 109 137 106 52 98 171 166
Days with rain 18 17 19 14 14 16 22 16 14 15 21 20
Dry days 13 11 12 16 17 14 9 15 16 16 9 11
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 7 8 7 9 9 8 7 8 9 9 7 7
Wind force (Bft) 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
UV-index 6 6 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 6 6

Tortuguero weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Tortuguero? 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 Tortuguero?

Tortuguero is located in Costa Rica. It lies in a straight line at 16,128 km from Manila.

The coordinates of Tortuguero are:

  • Latitude: 10.541429
  • Longitude: -83.502108

The GPS coordinates are 10° 32' N, 83° 30' W

How long is the flight to Tortuguero?

The flight time from Manila International Airport to Tortuguero is approximately 20 h. 20 min.

What are the nearest airports to Tortuguero?

These are the airports closests to Tortuguero:

  • Aerotortuguero Airport (18 km) – Roxana
  • Limon International Airport (83 km) – Puerto Limón
  • Tobias Bolanos International Airport (95 km) – San José

How big is Tortuguero?

The area of Tortuguero is around 4 km².

What is the currency of Tortuguero?

In Tortuguero 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 Tortuguero?

The area code to call Tortuguero is +506.