Weather in Caribbean Coast, Costa Rica in May

So you're interested in going to Caribbean Coast, Costa Rica in May

May is a hot and slightly rainy time for sunbathing in Caribbean Coast. May is an excellent month for swimming in Caribbean Coast with very warm sea temperatures. Consider visiting Caribbean Coast in the months of January, February, March, April, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for May.

Temperature in Caribbean Coast in May

The average maximum temperature in Caribbean Coast in May is 32°. The average maximum temperature is 34° in the previous month and 31° in the next month.

The average temperature in Caribbean Coast in May is 28°. The average temperature ranges is 28° in the previous month and 27° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Caribbean Coast in May is 24°. The minimum temperature is 23° in the previous month and 24° in the next month.

Sunshine in Caribbean Coast in May

The average day light hours per day in Caribbean Coast in May are 12.6 and there are 5.6 hours of sunshine per day on average during May making it a sunny month that is overcast at times.

The ultraviolet index in Caribbean Coast in May is typically 14.1 during May. An ultraviolet index reading above 11 indicates an extreme risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 10 minutes. Take all precautions because unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm but only with a good application of sun screen. For those with sensitive skin stay in the shade and wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Caribbean Coast in May

The average sea water temperature in Caribbean Coast in May is 28.2° which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in Caribbean Coast in May

The average total rainfall in Caribbean Coast in May is 13.9cm and on average there are 13.3 rainy days in May making it a slightly wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Caribbean Coast in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Caribbean Coast in May is 23° which is very humid and quite uncomfortable for most unless you are on a beach. At night you would most likely require a fan. The dew point is 21° in the previous month and 24° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Caribbean Coast in May is typically 90.5%. The maximum relative humidity is 81.3% in the previous month and 93.5% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Caribbean Coast in May is typically 70.3%. The average relative humidity is 57.2% in the previous month and 76.8% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Caribbean Coast in May

The average maximum wind speed in Caribbean Coast in May is typically 22kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 26kmh in the previous month and 19kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Caribbean Coast in May is typically 9kmh. The average wind speed is 12kmh in the previous month and 7kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Caribbean Coast in May is from the South East.

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