Annual average weather for Playa Corcovado, Corcovado National Park, Costa Rica

Annual Temperature for Playa Corcovado

The hottest month in Playa Corcovado is March when the average maximum temperature is 33°, average temperature is 29° and average minimum temperature is 24°.

The coolest month in Playa Corcovado is January when the average maximum temperature is 32°, average temperature is 27° and average minimum temperature is 23°.

Annual Sunshine for Playa Corcovado

The longest days in Playa Corcovado are in June, with an average of 12.6 hours of daylight per day. December has the shortest days with an average of 11.6 hours of daylight per day.

The sunniest days in Playa Corcovado are in January which has the most hours of sunshine per day with an average of 6.2 hours of sunshine per day, making it a quite sunny month with some cloud cover. October has the least sunshine with an average of 3.9 hours of sunshine per day, making it not a particularly sunny month.

The ultraviolet index is the highest in March when it reaches 15.2 and lowest in December when it reaches 11.1.

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 Playa Corcovado

The warmest sea water temperatures in Playa Corcovado are found in April when they peak at 29° and lowest in September when they dip to 19°.

The sea is best for swimming between December and August when the temperature is above 26° which is warm and pleasant for relaxing and swimming for long periods.

Annual Rainfall for Playa Corcovado

The wettest month in Playa Corcovado is May with 5.6cm of rain and September has the most days of rain with 18.3 days with some rain, a wet time to visit the beach.

The driest month in Playa Corcovado is January with 0cm of rain and February has the fewest days of rain with 1.5 days with some rain, an extremely dry time to visit the beach.

Annual Humidity for Playa Corcovado

The most humid month in Playa Corcovado is June with a dew point (an indicator of humidity) of 25° which is very uncomfortable and fairly oppressive unless you are on a beach. At night you would most likely require airconditioning.

The least humid month in Playa Corcovado is February with a dew point of 23° which is very humid and quite uncomfortable for most unless you are on a beach. At night you would most likely require a fan.

Annual Wind Speed for Playa Corcovado

The most windy month in Playa Corcovado is March when the average maximum windspeed is 26kmh and the average wind speed is 9kmh.

The least windy month in Playa Corcovado is September when the average maximum windspeed is 16kmh and the average wind speed is 4kmh.

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