Nosara weather in May (Guanacaste, Costa Rica)

Planning a trip to Nosara in May? Wondering if it's a favorable time for a visit? This page provides detailed information on the weather conditions for that month.

In May, Nosara generally has very high temperatures and heavy rainfall. Daytime temperatures hover around 87°F (show in °C), while nights can cool down to about 77°F. Bear in mind, these are average temperatures, and it can get even warmer on particular days. Make sure to choose clothing that accommodates the warmth.

Nosara in May falls under the rainy season with heavy rainfall, averaging around 14 inches (show in mm) for the month. Typically around 17 days of rainfall is expected.

If you prefer dry weather with pleasant temperatures, May may not be the ideal month to visit Nosara. January, February and March typically offer the most favorable weather. In contrast, May, June, July, August, September, October and November tend to have less favorable conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly weather and climate conditions, visit our specialized Nosara climate page with graphs.


Nosara, monthly averages in May

Show in Celsius
Min Temperature 76.8°F  
Max Temperature 86.5°F  
Chance of Rain 57%  
Precipitation 14 inches  
Rainy days 17 days  

Where to go in Costa Rica in May

Find out more about the weather in Costa Rica in May and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inches a month).

So, what should you wear in Nosara in May?

​ It's going to be warm! Consider airy clothing, t-shirts, and other summer clothes. Shorts for men made of cotton or linen are good options for staying cool. However, there's a good chance of rain, so bring a raincoat just in case. ​ ​

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in May.

Outdoor sports

Interested in more climate information?

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