Weather in Nicoya Peninsula, Costa Rica in December

So you're interested in going to Nicoya Peninsula, Costa Rica in December

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

Temperature in Nicoya Peninsula in December

The average maximum temperature in Nicoya Peninsula in December is 31°. The average maximum temperature is 30° in the previous month and 32° in the next month.

The average temperature in Nicoya Peninsula in December is 26°. The average temperature ranges is 26° in the previous month and 27° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Nicoya Peninsula in December is 21°. The minimum temperature is 21° in the previous month and 22° in the next month.

Sunshine in Nicoya Peninsula in December

The average day light hours per day in Nicoya Peninsula in December are 11.6 and there are 6.3 hours of sunshine per day on average during December making it a quite sunny month with some cloud cover.

The ultraviolet index in Nicoya Peninsula in December is typically 10.8 during December. An ultraviolet index reading of 8 to 10 indicates a very high risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 15 minutes. Take extra precautions because unprotected skin and eyes will be damaged and can burn quickly. 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 Nicoya Peninsula in December

The average sea water temperature in Nicoya Peninsula in December is 26.7° which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in Nicoya Peninsula in December

The average total rainfall in Nicoya Peninsula in December is 1cm and on average there are 2.7 rainy days in December making it a very dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Nicoya Peninsula in December

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

The average maximum relative humidity in Nicoya Peninsula in December is typically 85.1%. The maximum relative humidity is 92.4% in the previous month and 77.7% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Nicoya Peninsula in December is typically 61.1%. The average relative humidity is 72.1% in the previous month and 54.1% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Nicoya Peninsula in December

The average maximum wind speed in Nicoya Peninsula in December is typically 28kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 23kmh in the previous month and 33kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Nicoya Peninsula in December is typically 14kmh. The average wind speed is 9kmh in the previous month and 19kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Nicoya Peninsula in December is from the East.

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