How Hot Do Shipping Containers Get?
And what can you do about it.
Generally, all shipping containers that are made of steel get extremely hot at times.
The ones we have in Costa Rica measures temperatures up to 120 degrees on the roof and on the side panels. This is at the peak of the day when the temperatures are the hottest. But we are located in a generally cool mountain valley, so what do they measure at the beach?
The third had no insulation but did have a roof reflecting the sun, the temperature registered at 99 degrees. The last one was a Reefer, a refrigerated container with 3” of insulation in the walls, the temperature registered at 85 degrees.
Some of the best ways to keep a shipping container, in Costa Rica, cool.