Tortuguero in January - Tours in Costa Rica


Contrary to the Central Valley and the Pacific slope, in the Caribbean the climate is reversed, and that is why December and January can be the rainiest months of the year.

Weather and temperature in Tortuguero during January.


The temperature is around 28°c and at night it feels 22°c. In January, Tortuguero receives 366,83 mm of rain in aproximately 11 days with rainfall. Humidity is around 79%.

For most of the year, Tortuguero is a destination with abundant rainfall, with the exception of the months of July and August, which are considered the driest months of the year.

Tortuguero gets a lot of rainfall, second only to the Osa Peninsula, which slightly exceeds it, something typical of tropical equatorial zones.

What to do in Tortuguero in January


January like the rest of the months presents the opportunity to explore the canals of the national park, visit the town or take one of the optional tours offered in the area, among these hikes, visit the Cerro de Tortuguero or navigate the canals in canoes.

Sea Turtles in Tortuguero during January


January is a month during which sea turtles cannot be seen nesting, nor hatching.

However, this magnificent area is still very attractive for those who wish to visit one of the most beautiful lowland rainforest national parks in the world, with natural canals, and an unparalleled tropical rainforest.