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Visiting Playa Flamingo, Brasilito Bay, Costa Rica in December

December is one of the best months to visit Playa Flamingo for the best beach weather. It has the most sunshine and best sunbathing and swimming conditions of the year.

December has average maximum temperatures of 32°C (89°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 71% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.2hrs making the days long and bright. December has total rainfall of 1.2cm (0.5inches) making it extremely dry with only very rare light showers. There are just 1.9 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between. Sea temperatures are a very warm 26°C (80°F). December is an excellent month for swimming in Playa Flamingo with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

Also consider visiting Playa Flamingo in one of the other best months of January, February, March, for the best beach weather.

December marks the return of the dry season, with sunny and dry weather at Playa Flamingo. Beach activities like sunbathing and swimming become more popular, and snorkeling and diving conditions improve with clearer waters. Windsurfing and kitesurfing enthusiasts can also enjoy more consistent winds during this month. Also consider one of our other suggestions for December.

Can you sunbathe in Playa Flamingo in December?

Yes, December is a great time for sunbathing in Playa Flamingo.

December has average maximum temperatures of 32°C (89°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 71% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.2hrs making the days long and bright. December has total rainfall of 1.2cm (0.5inches) making it extremely dry with only very rare light showers. There are just 1.9 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between.

More about December temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Playa Flamingo in December?

Yes, December is an excellent month for swimming in Playa Flamingo with very warm sea temperatures 26°C (80°F).

More about December sea temperatures.

Is December a good time to holiday in Playa Flamingo?

Yes, December is a great time for a holiday in Playa Flamingo.

December has average maximum temperatures of 32°C (89°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 71% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.2hrs making the days long and bright. December has total rainfall of 1.2cm (0.5inches) making it extremely dry with only very rare light showers. There are just 1.9 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between. Sea temperatures are a very warm 26°C (80°F). December is an excellent month for swimming in Playa Flamingo with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

More about the December temperatures and sunshine.

Is Playa Flamingo warm in December?

Yes, Playa Flamingo is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days in December.

The average maximum temperature in Playa Flamingo in December is 32°C (89°F). The average maximum temperature is 31°C (88°) in the previous month and 33°C (91°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Playa Flamingo in December is 27°C (80°F). The average temperature is 26°C (80°F) in the previous month and 28°C (82°F) in the next month.

More info about the December temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Playa Flamingo in December?

The average day light hours per day in Playa Flamingo in December are 11.5. The sunshine percentage is 71% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.2hrs making the days long and bright.

More about December sunshine.

Crowds in Playa Flamingo in December

December marks the beginning of the high season in Costa Rica, and the number of tourists visiting Playa Flamingo and Brasilito Bay increases significantly. The beaches are quite crowded, especially during the last two weeks of the month, when many people take their holiday vacations. Christmas and New Year's celebrations also contribute to the influx of visitors.

Temperature in Playa Flamingo in December

The average maximum temperature in Playa Flamingo in December is 32°C (89°F). The average maximum temperature is 31°C (88°F) in the previous month and 33°C (91°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Playa Flamingo in December is 27°C (80°F). The average temperature is 26°C (80°F) in the previous month and 28°C (82°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Playa Flamingo in December is 22°C (71°F). The minimum temperature is 22°C (71°F) in the previous month and 23°C (73°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Playa Flamingo in December

During December the average day light hours are 11.5 per day in Playa Flamingo. The sunshine percentage is 71% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.2hrs making the days long and bright.

The ultraviolet index in Playa Flamingo in December is typically 10.4 during December. An ultraviolet index reading of 8 to 10 indicates a very high risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 15 minutes. Take extra precautions because unprotected skin and eyes will be damaged and can burn quickly. 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 Playa Flamingo in December

The average sea water temperature in Playa Flamingo in December is 26.4°C (79.5°F) which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in Playa Flamingo in December

The average total rainfall in Playa Flamingo in December is 1.2cm (0.5inches) and on average there are 1.9 rainy days in December making it an extremely dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Playa Flamingo in December

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Playa Flamingo in December is 21°C (70°F) which is somewhat uncomfortable for most people in cities but fine on a beach. The dew point is 23°C (73°F) in the previous month and 19°C (19°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Playa Flamingo in December is typically 84.9%. The maximum relative humidity is 92.2% in the previous month and 77.3% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Playa Flamingo in December is typically 59.9%. The average relative humidity is 70.9% in the previous month and 52.7% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Playa Flamingo in December

The average maximum wind speed in Playa Flamingo in December is typically 28KM/H (17MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 22KM/H (14MPH) in the previous month and 33KM/H (21MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Playa Flamingo in December is typically 14KM/H (8MPH). The average wind speed is 9KM/H (6MPH) in the previous month and 19KM/H (12MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Playa Flamingo in December is from the East.

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