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    Costa Rica

    Puntarenas weather and climate

    Costa Rica

    Puntarenas weather and climate

    Day

    33 °C

    Night

    23 °C

    Sea

    29 °C

    Precipitation

    212 mm

    in month

    Rainy days

    14 days

    in month

    Daylight

    12 hours

    average

    Sunshine

    6 hours

    average

    Humidity

    83 %

    Weather charts for Puntarenas

    JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecTemperature (° C)1520253035Precipitation (mm)0320
    Weather overview
    JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecTemperature (° C)1520253035Precipitation (mm)0320
    Wet days chart
    JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecWet days051015205101520
    Sunhours per day chart
    JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecSunhours per day02468101224681012
    Wind chart
    JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecWind024682468
    Humidity chart
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    Weather overview for Puntarenas

    Weather overview

    Puntarenas (Costa Rica) in general has a tropical climate. The day temperatures range from 30.8 °C (87.4 °F) in October to 34.6 °C (94.3 °F) in March. The highest sea temperatures in Puntarenas are in April with 29.3 °C (84.8 °F) and the lowest in November with 27.7 °C (81.8 °F). The highest night temperatures could be experienced in April with 22.9 °C (73.2 °F), the lowest in January with 21.0 °C (69.8 °F). The driest month is February with just 2 days of rain, on the contrary, the month when it rains the most is September with 19 days of rain.

    January weather

    The day temperature rises similarly to the previous month, with its value being 32.8 °C (91.0 °F) in Puntarenas, while the night temperature reaches its minimum, with its value being 21.0 °C (69.8 °F). The tourist season is taking place this month. The descent of the rainfall amount can be observed, the value of this measure is 4 mm (0.17 in). The number of sun hours (without clouds) rises similarly to the previous month, the value of this measure is 8 hours. The maximum of the wind speed is observable in January.

    February weather

    The tourist season is close to its peak in Puntarenas, and the dry season is close to its peak too. The rise of the day temperature can be observed, its value is 33.7 °C (92.7 °F), while the night temperature starts to rise in February. The number of rainy days reaches its minimum, its value is 2 days, and the rainfall amount is on its minimum as well in this month.

    March weather

    The tourist season is close to its peak this month in Puntarenas. The rainfall amount starts to rise, with its value being 12 mm (0.47 in). The day temperature is on its maximum, the value of this measure is 34.6 °C (94.3 °F), while the night temperature rises similarly to the previous month, its value is 22.1 °C (71.8 °F). The minimum of the humidity is observable in March. The maximum of the number of sun hours (without clouds) can be noticed, its value is 8 hours.

    April weather

    The tourist season is taking place in Puntarenas, and there is pending dry season as well. The sea temperature is on its maximum, with its value being 29.3 °C (84.8 °F), and the night temperature is on its maximum as well, the value of this measure is 22.9 °C (73.2 °F). The number of rainy days rise's start could be observed, with its value of 6 days, while the rainfall amount continues to rise, the value of this measure is 42 mm (1.64 in).

    May weather

    There is pending tourist season in Puntarenas. The day temperature descent's start could be observed in this month. The rise of the rainfall amount can be observed, the value of this measure is 212 mm (8.35 in), and the number of rainy days rises similarly to the previous month as well, with its value of 14 days. The beginning of the descent of the number of sun hours (without clouds) could be noticed, the value of this measure is 6 hours.

    June weather

    The tourist season is taking place in Puntarenas. The day temperature descents similarly to the previous month, its value is 31.7 °C (89.1 °F), while the night temperature starts to descent in this month. The rise of the rainfall amount can be observed, with its value being 253 mm (9.96 in), and the rise of the number of rainy days can be observed too, with its value of 17 days. The descent of the number of sun hours (without clouds) can be observed, the value of this measure is 6 hours.

    July weather

    The tourist season is close to its peak in July in Puntarenas. The number of rainy days starts to descent, its value is 14 days, and the rainfall amount descent's start could be observed as well, its value is 170 mm (6.71 in).

    August weather

    The beginning of the rise of the number of rainy days could be noticed, with its value being 15 days in Puntarenas, and the rainfall amount rise's start could be observed as well in this month. There is pending tourist season.

    September weather

    The wet season is about to start in Puntarenas. The beginning of the descent of the day temperature could be noticed, with its value being 31.2 °C (88.2 °F). The maximum of the number of rainy days is observable, with its value being 19 days, while the rise of the rainfall amount can be observed. The minimum of the wind speed is observable. The number of sun hours (without clouds) descent's start could be observed, its value is 5 hours.

    October weather

    The minimum of the day temperature is observable in Puntarenas, while the sea temperature starts to descent in this month. The maximum of the rainfall amount can be noticed in October. The wet season is taking place this month. The humidity reaches its maximum, its value is 87 %. The minimum of the number of sun hours (without clouds) can be noticed, with its value being 5 hours.

    November weather

    The sea temperature reaches its minimum in Puntarenas. The tourist season slowly starts. The number of rainy days continues to descent, with its value being 12 days, while the rainfall amount descent's start could be observed in November. The beginning of the rise of the number of sun hours (without clouds) could be noticed, with its value being 6 hours.

    December weather

    The ongoing tourist season is noticeable in Puntarenas. The number of rainy days descents similarly to the previous month, with its value of 6 days, and the rainfall amount continues to descent as well, its value is 24 mm (0.93 in). The day temperature starts to rise, with its value being 31.9 °C (89.4 °F), on the contrary the beginning of the descent of the night temperature could be noticed, its value is 21.1 °C (70.0 °F). The number of sun hours (without clouds) continues to rise, with its value of 7 hours.

    FAQs

    What temperature can I expect during the day in Puntarenas in January?

    In Puntarenas in January, the average daily temperatures will be 32.8 °C (91.0 °F). The great temperature for lying by the sea or pool and sunbathing, everywhere else you will probably be a bit hot. Don't forget to drink during the day, in these temperatures you should hydrate yourself a lot.

    What is the sea temperature in February in Puntarenas?

    In February in Puntarenas expect the sea to be warm at 28.7 °C (83.6 °F). This temperature is someone's dream come true, while for someone it may no longer be ideal for the purpose of refreshment.

    Are there good conditions to visit in March in Puntarenas?

    March is the best month to visit Puntarenas. The temperature of the sea will be perfect at 29.1 °C (84.3 °F). At night, temperatures hover around a pleasant 22.1 °C (71.8 °F). You can expect just 2 days of rain during the month, taking an umbrella is not necessary. Some people will find 34.6 °C (94.3 °F) temperature high, while others will enjoy it.

    How many rainy days can I expect in Puntarenas in April?

    In April in Puntarenas, we can expect 6 days to be rainy, that is, days when precipitation exceeds 2 mm (0.08 in). Converted to days of the week, this means that it will occur on an average of 1.3 days of the week, or in general - 18 % days.

    Is May part of the wet season in Puntarenas?

    No, there is no wet season in Puntarenas in May - you can expect 14 days of rain during the month.

    What is the humidity in Puntarenas in June?

    Humidity in June in Puntarenas is 84 %. This humidity is rather above average, but except for sensitive individuals, it should not be a problem.

    How windy is Puntarenas in July?

    An average wind scale that can be expected in July in Puntarenas is 3.0.

    What is the night temperature in Puntarenas in August?

    The average night temperature in August in Puntarenas is 21.9 °C (71.4 °F). A very pleasant temperature for long evening walks, fun over a drink outside, or doing sports in the morning. If possible, look for a hotel with air conditioning.

    Is October part of the dry season in Puntarenas?

    No, October is not a dry month in Puntarenas, expect rain approximately 19 days in a month.

    How many hours of sun to expect in Puntarenas in November?

    In November in Puntarenas, you can expect around 6 hours of sunshine.

    Is it hot in December in Puntarenas?

    In Puntarenas in December, you will enjoy nice warm weather, but it will also be pleasant and you probably won't feel hot.