Annual average weather for Ballena Bay, Nicoya Peninsula, Costa Rica

Annual Temperature for Ballena Bay

The hottest month in Ballena Bay is April when the average maximum temperature is 30°, average temperature is 24° and average minimum temperature is 19°.

The coolest month in Ballena Bay is November when the average maximum temperature is 27°, average temperature is 22° and average minimum temperature is 18°.

Annual Sunshine for Ballena Bay

The longest days in Ballena Bay are in June, with an average of 12.7 hours of daylight per day. January has the shortest days with an average of 11.6 hours of daylight per day.

The sunniest days in Ballena Bay are in January which has the most hours of sunshine per day with an average of 5.7 hours of sunshine per day, making it a sunny month that is overcast at times. October has the least sunshine with an average of 3.8 hours of sunshine per day, making it not a particularly sunny month.

The ultraviolet index is the highest in April when it reaches 15.4 and lowest in December when it reaches 11.

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.

Annual Sea Temperature for Ballena Bay

The warmest sea water temperatures in Ballena Bay are found in March when they peak at 29° and lowest in October when they dip to 27°.

The sea is excellent for swimming all year round as the water temperature is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Annual Rainfall for Ballena Bay

The wettest month in Ballena Bay is October with 8.3cm of rain and September has the most days of rain with 27.2 days with some rain, a very wet time to visit the beach.

The driest month in Ballena Bay is January with 0cm of rain and the least days of rain with 2.6 days with some rain, a very dry time to visit the beach.

Annual Humidity for Ballena Bay

The most humid month in Ballena Bay is June with a dew point (an indicator of humidity) of 22° 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 least humid month in Ballena Bay is February with a dew point of 17° which is OK for most but slightly uncomfortable for some.

Annual Wind Speed for Ballena Bay

The most windy month in Ballena Bay is March when the average maximum windspeed is 33kmh and the average wind speed is 19kmh.

The least windy month in Ballena Bay is October when the average maximum windspeed is 21kmh and the average wind speed is 8kmh.

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