Cartago weather in December

Considering a trip to Cartago this December and wondering about the expected weather conditions? Find all the crucial information you need right here, addressing your question:

What is the weather like in Cartago in December?

Cartago is a region in Costa Rica. December in Cartago generally has warm temperatures, with precipitation levels ranging from high to heavy.

You can expect warm maximum daytime temperatures of around 23°C and nighttime temperatures around 15°C in Turrialba.

In December, precipitation varies across different areas. From high rainfall in Orosí with an average of 143 mm to heavy rainfall in Turrialba with 254 mm. Meanwhile, Turrialba enjoys approximately 244 hours of sunshine, offering a mostly sunny climate that adds a pleasant and vibrant feel to the month.

For a closer look at December's conditions in Cartago, see the map below. For a more detailed look at Cartago's yearly weather, check out our Cartago climate page.

Where to go in Cartago in December

Find the average weather conditions in December for the most popular destinations in Cartago on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

Popular destinations in Cartago

What is the weather like in December for the 5 most popular destinations in Cartago?

Average weather in Turrialba

In December Turrialba generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 23°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 15°C and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are unpleasant that month.

Turrialba
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
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sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
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23°C 
16°C 
178 hours 
381 mm 
19 days 
poor 
23°C 
15°C 
244 hours 
254 mm 
17 days 
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22°C 
14°C 
283 hours 
181 mm 
12 days 
Climate in Turrialba

Average weather in Orosí

In December Orosí generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 22°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 14°C and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Orosí
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
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sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
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22°C 
15°C 
178 hours 
311 mm 
19 days 
poor 
22°C 
14°C 
244 hours 
143 mm 
16 days 
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22°C 
13°C 
283 hours 
82 mm 
12 days 
Climate in Orosí

Average weather in Cachí

In December Cachí generally has pleasant temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 22°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 14°C and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Cachí
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
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sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
22°C 
15°C 
178 hours 
324 mm 
19 days 
poor 
22°C 
14°C 
244 hours 
170 mm 
16 days 
January   >> January
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22°C 
13°C 
283 hours 
107 mm 
12 days 
Climate in Cachí

Average weather in La Suiza

In December La Suiza generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 23°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 14°C and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are unpleasant that month.

La Suiza
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sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
23°C 
16°C 
178 hours 
365 mm 
19 days 
poor 
23°C 
14°C 
244 hours 
235 mm 
16 days 
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22°C 
13°C 
283 hours 
162 mm 
12 days 
Climate in La Suiza

Average weather in Paraíso

In December Paraíso generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 22°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 14°C and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Paraíso
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
22°C 
15°C 
178 hours 
325 mm 
19 days 
poor 
22°C 
14°C 
244 hours 
163 mm 
16 days 
January   >> January
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22°C 
13°C 
283 hours 
99 mm 
12 days 
Climate in Paraíso

Is your destination not in the list? Have a look at other destinations in Cartago, in Costa Rica.

Is December the best time to visit Cartago?

Given the typically unpleasant weather conditions in Turrialba, December may not be the ideal time to visit Cartago.

On average, the best time to visit Cartago is in February, March and April with generally pleasant weather in Turrialba. On the other hand, the weather in May, June, July, August, September, October and November tend to be poor.

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