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

October has average maximum temperatures of 30°C (86°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 44% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.2 hours of sunshine per day. October has total rainfall of 24.9cm (9.8inches) making it quite rainy but mostly with moderate tropical showers. There are 20.1 days with some rainfall so there are few clear days to enjoy the beach. It is not an optimal time for sunbathing but it is possible on clearer days in Playa Virador. Sea temperatures are a warm 22°C (71°F). October is a good month for swimming in Playa Virador with comfortable temperatures for most people.

Consider visiting Playa Virador in the months of January, February, March, December, for the best beach weather.

October continues the rainy season at Playa Virador, with fewer sunny days for beach activities. Swimming and sunbathing can still be enjoyed on sunny days, but snorkeling may be less ideal due to reduced water clarity. Surfing, windsurfing, and kitesurfing can be more challenging due to the changing weather conditions, but are still possible on some days. Also consider one of our other suggestions for October.

Can you sunbathe in Playa Virador in October?

Yes, October is not an optimal time for sunbathing but it is possible on clearer days in Playa Virador.

October has average maximum temperatures of 30°C (86°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 44% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.2 hours of sunshine per day. October has total rainfall of 24.9cm (9.8inches) making it quite rainy but mostly with moderate tropical showers. There are 20.1 days with some rainfall so there are few clear days to enjoy the beach.

More about October temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Playa Virador in October?

Yes, October is a good month for swimming in Playa Virador with warm sea temperatures 22°C (71°F).

More about October sea temperatures.

Is October a good time to holiday in Playa Virador?

Yes, October is a good time for a holiday in Playa Virador.

October has average maximum temperatures of 30°C (86°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 44% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.2 hours of sunshine per day. October has total rainfall of 24.9cm (9.8inches) making it quite rainy but mostly with moderate tropical showers. There are 20.1 days with some rainfall so there are few clear days to enjoy the beach. It is not an optimal time for sunbathing but it is possible on clearer days in Playa Virador. Sea temperatures are a warm 22°C (71°F). October is a good month for swimming in Playa Virador with comfortable temperatures for most people.

More about the October temperatures and sunshine.

Is Playa Virador warm in October?

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

The average maximum temperature in Playa Virador in October is 30°C (86°F). The average maximum temperature is 31°C (88°) in the previous month and 31°C (88°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Playa Virador in October is 26°C (80°F). The average temperature is 27°C (80°F) in the previous month and 26°C (80°F) in the next month.

More info about the October temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Playa Virador in October?

The average day light hours per day in Playa Virador in October are 11.9. The sunshine percentage is 44% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.2 hours of sunshine per day.

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Crowds in Playa Virador in October

October is another quiet month at Playa Virador, with the rainy season still in full swing. The weather can be quite wet, and rainstorms are common. There are no major public holidays or events during this month, so the beach is generally not crowded.

Temperature in Playa Virador in October

The average maximum temperature in Playa Virador in October is 30°C (86°F). The average maximum temperature is 31°C (88°F) in the previous month and 31°C (88°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Playa Virador in October is 26°C (80°F). The average temperature is 27°C (80°F) in the previous month and 26°C (80°F) in the next month.

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

Sunshine in Playa Virador in October

During October the average day light hours are 11.9 per day in Playa Virador. The sunshine percentage is 44% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.2 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Playa Virador in October is typically 12.6 during October. 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 October

The average sea water temperature in Playa Virador in October is 21.9°C (71.4°F) which is comfortable for swimming though some may prefer warmer water.

Rainfall in Playa Virador in October

The average total rainfall in Playa Virador in October is 24.9cm (9.8inches) and on average there are 20.1 rainy days in October making it a very wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Playa Virador in October

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Playa Virador in October is 24°C (75°F) which is very uncomfortable and fairly oppressive unless you are on a beach. At night you would most likely require airconditioning. The dew point is 25°C (76°F) in the previous month and 23°C (23°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Playa Virador in October is typically 96.2%. The maximum relative humidity is 95.8% in the previous month and 92.2% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Playa Virador in October is typically 81.3%. The average relative humidity is 79.7% in the previous month and 70.9% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Playa Virador in October

The average maximum wind speed in Playa Virador in October is typically 17KM/H (11MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 19KM/H (12MPH) in the previous month and 22KM/H (14MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Playa Virador in October is typically 7KM/H (4MPH). The average wind speed is 7KM/H (4MPH) in the previous month and 9KM/H (6MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Playa Virador in October is from the South-Southwest.

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