The hottest month in Praia da Costa is February when the average maximum temperature is 32°, average temperature is 28° and average minimum temperature is 24°.
The coolest month in Praia da Costa is July when the average maximum temperature is 27°, average temperature is 23° and average minimum temperature is 19°.
The longest days in Praia da Costa are in December, with an average of 13.4 hours of daylight per day. June has the shortest days with an average of 10.9 hours of daylight per day.
The sunniest days in Praia da Costa are in February which has the most hours of sunshine per day with an average of 5 hours of sunshine per day, making it a sunny month that is overcast at times. June has the least sunshine with an average of 2.9 hours of sunshine per day, making it not a particularly sunny month.
The ultraviolet index is the highest in January when it reaches 15.4 and lowest in June when it reaches 6.5.
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.
The warmest sea water temperatures in Praia da Costa are found in February when they peak at 28° and lowest in August when they dip to 23°.
The sea is best for swimming between November and May when the temperature is above 25° which is warm and pleasant for relaxing and swimming for long periods.
The wettest month in Praia da Costa is December with 46.8cm of rain and November has the most days of rain with 16 days with some rain, a wet time to visit the beach.
The driest month in Praia da Costa is May with 3.3cm of rain and the least days of rain with 8.1 days with some rain, a dry time to visit the beach.
The most humid month in Praia da Costa is March with a dew point (an indicator of humidity) of 24° 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 Praia da Costa is August with a dew point of 20° which is somewhat uncomfortable for most people in cities but fine on a beach.
The most windy month in Praia da Costa is January when the average maximum windspeed is 33kmh and the average wind speed is 14kmh.
The least windy month in Praia da Costa is June when the average maximum windspeed is 23kmh and the average wind speed is 9kmh.