Costa Rica Weather in August:
Costa Rica’s temperatures and rainfall range in August—some years are cool and dry, others are rainy and hot. The Pacific coast tends to be rainier than the Caribbean coast.
Costa Rica Events in August:
- Virgin of Los Angeles: On August 2nd, Costa Rica celebrates the appearance of La Negrita (the Black Virgin), Costa Rica's patron saint, at the Basilica in Cartago with a nationwide pilgrimage and religious processions.
- Mother’s Day: In Costa Rica, Mother’s Day (Dia de la Madre) is celebrated August 15, also called Assumption Day.
Tips on Traveling to Costa Rica in August:
August is an unpredictable month in Costa Rica, when it comes to both weather and influx of tourists. Bring a poncho or a pocket umbrella, and waterproof your shoes, backpack, and luggage—but bring sunscreen and a bikini as well!
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Source: National Weather Services of Costa Rica