Weather in Ballena Bay, Nicoya Peninsula, Costa Rica in May

So you're interested in going to Ballena Bay, Nicoya Peninsula, Costa Rica in May

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

Temperature in Ballena Bay in May

The average maximum temperature in Ballena Bay in May is 28°. The average maximum temperature is 30° in the previous month and 28° in the next month.

The average temperature in Ballena Bay in May is 23°. The average temperature ranges is 24° in the previous month and 23° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Ballena Bay in May is 19°. The minimum temperature is 19° in the previous month and 19° in the next month.

Sunshine in Ballena Bay in May

The average day light hours per day in Ballena Bay in May are 12.6 and there are 4.1 hours of sunshine per day on average during May making it a sunny month that is overcast at times.

The ultraviolet index in Ballena Bay in May is typically 14.4 during May. 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 Ballena Bay in May

The average sea water temperature in Ballena Bay in May is 28.4° which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in Ballena Bay in May

The average total rainfall in Ballena Bay in May is 8cm and on average there are 23.4 rainy days in May making it a very wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Ballena Bay in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Ballena Bay in May is 21° which is somewhat uncomfortable for most people in cities but fine on a beach. The dew point is 19° in the previous month and 22° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Ballena Bay in May is typically 94.6%. The maximum relative humidity is 85.5% in the previous month and 96.8% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Ballena Bay in May is typically 78.9%. The average relative humidity is 66.2% in the previous month and 82.4% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Ballena Bay in May

The average maximum wind speed in Ballena Bay in May is typically 25kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 29kmh in the previous month and 23kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Ballena Bay in May is typically 10kmh. The average wind speed is 14kmh in the previous month and 9kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Ballena Bay in May is from the South East.

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