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Visiting Playa Virador, Golfo de Papagayo, Costa Rica in January

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

January has average maximum temperatures of 33°C (91°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 78% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 9.0hrs making the days long and bright. January has total rainfall of 0.3cm (0.1inches) making it extremely dry with only very rare light showers. There are just 0.2 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 28°C (82°F). January is an excellent month for swimming in Playa Virador with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

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

The weather in January at Playa Virador is typically dry and sunny, making it an ideal time for beach activities. Swimming, sunbathing, and snorkeling are popular activities during this month due to calm waters and clear visibility. Windsurfing and kitesurfing may also be enjoyable as the winds are generally moderate. Also consider one of our other suggestions for January.

Can you sunbathe in Playa Virador in January?

Yes, January is a great time for sunbathing in Playa Virador.

January has average maximum temperatures of 33°C (91°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 78% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 9.0hrs making the days long and bright. January has total rainfall of 0.3cm (0.1inches) making it extremely dry with only very rare light showers. There are just 0.2 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 January temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Playa Virador in January?

Yes, January is an excellent month for swimming in Playa Virador with very warm sea temperatures 28°C (82°F).

More about January sea temperatures.

Is January a good time to holiday in Playa Virador?

Yes, January is a great time for a holiday in Playa Virador.

January has average maximum temperatures of 33°C (91°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 78% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 9.0hrs making the days long and bright. January has total rainfall of 0.3cm (0.1inches) making it extremely dry with only very rare light showers. There are just 0.2 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 28°C (82°F). January is an excellent month for swimming in Playa Virador with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

More about the January temperatures and sunshine.

Is Playa Virador warm in January?

Yes, Playa Virador is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days in January.

The average maximum temperature in Playa Virador in January is 33°C (91°F). The average maximum temperature is 32°C (89°) in the previous month and 34°C (92°F) in the next month.

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

More info about the January temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Playa Virador in January?

The average day light hours per day in Playa Virador in January are 11.6. The sunshine percentage is 78% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 9.0hrs making the days long and bright.

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Crowds in Playa Virador in January

January is one of the busiest months at Playa Virador, as it is the peak of the dry season and many tourists visit Costa Rica during this time. The beach can get quite crowded, especially during the first week of the month, when locals celebrate the New Year's holiday. The weather is sunny and warm, attracting many beachgoers.

Temperature in Playa Virador in January

The average maximum temperature in Playa Virador in January is 33°C (91°F). The average maximum temperature is 32°C (89°F) in the previous month and 34°C (92°F) in the next month.

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

The average minimum temperature in Playa Virador in January is 23°C (73°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 Virador in January

During January the average day light hours are 11.6 per day in Playa Virador. The sunshine percentage is 78% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 9.0hrs making the days long and bright.

The ultraviolet index in Playa Virador in January is typically 11.2 during January. 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 Playa Virador in January

The average sea water temperature in Playa Virador in January is 27.6°C (81.7°F) which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in Playa Virador in January

The average total rainfall in Playa Virador in January is 0.3cm (0.1inches) and on average there are 0.2 rainy days in January making it an extremely dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Playa Virador in January

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Playa Virador in January is 19°C (67°F) which is somewhat uncomfortable for most people in cities but fine on a beach. The dew point is 21°C (70°F) in the previous month and 19°C (19°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Playa Virador in January is typically 77.3%. The maximum relative humidity is 84.9% in the previous month and 74.7% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Playa Virador in January is typically 52.7%. The average relative humidity is 59.9% in the previous month and 48.9% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Playa Virador in January

The average maximum wind speed in Playa Virador in January is typically 33KM/H (21MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 28KM/H (17MPH) in the previous month and 35KM/H (21MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Playa Virador in January is typically 19KM/H (12MPH). The average wind speed is 14KM/H (8MPH) in the previous month and 20KM/H (12MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Playa Virador in January is from the East-Northeast.

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