Weather in Playa Blanca, Guanacaste Region, Costa Rica in January

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January is a hot and extremely dry time for sunbathing in Playa Blanca. January is an excellent month for swimming in Playa Blanca with very warm sea temperatures. Consider visiting Playa Blanca in the months of January, February, March, December, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for January.

Temperature in Playa Blanca in January

The average maximum temperature in Playa Blanca in January is 33°. The average maximum temperature is 32° in the previous month and 34° in the next month.

The average temperature in Playa Blanca in January is 28°. The average temperature ranges is 27° in the previous month and 28° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Playa Blanca in January is 23°. The minimum temperature is 22° in the previous month and 23° in the next month.

Sunshine in Playa Blanca in January

The average day light hours per day in Playa Blanca in January are 11.6 and there are 6 hours of sunshine per day on average during January making it a sunny month that is overcast at times.

The ultraviolet index in Playa Blanca 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 Blanca in January

The average sea water temperature in Playa Blanca in January is 27.6° which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in Playa Blanca in January

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

Humidity in Playa Blanca in January

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

The average maximum relative humidity in Playa Blanca 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 Blanca 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 Blanca in January

The average maximum wind speed in Playa Blanca in January is typically 33kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 28kmh in the previous month and 35kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Playa Blanca in January is typically 19kmh. The average wind speed is 14kmh in the previous month and 20kmh in the next month.

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

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