January weather forecast and climate
Altos Aguacate, Costa Rica

Weather in January

January, like December, in Altos Aguacate, Costa Rica, is another warm winter month, with average temperature fluctuating between 28.1°C (82.6°F) and 20.5°C (68.9°F).

Temperature

In Altos Aguacate, Costa Rica, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in December - a still warm 28.1°C (82.6°F). In January, the average low-temperature is 20.5°C (68.9°F).

Heat index

In January, the average heat index is calculated to a tropical 30.9°C (87.6°F). Exhaustion is likely with prolonged exposure and activity. Sustaining activity may result in heat cramps.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'apparent temperature', 'feels like', 'real feel', or 'felt air temperature', is a measure that combines both air temperature and relative humidity into a single value that indicates how hot the weather feels. Additional factors like metabolic differences, clothing, wind, and activity influence one's weather impression. Bear in mind that direct sunshine exposure increases weather impact, and may raise heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are particularly important for children. Children are often less aware of the need to rest and re-hydrate. Thirst is a late sign of dehydration - it is vital to remain hydrated, particularly during prolonged physical activities.

Humidity

In January, the average relative humidity in Altos Aguacate is 70%.

Rainfall

In Altos Aguacate, Costa Rica, during January, the rain falls for 12.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 27mm (1.06") of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Altos Aguacate, Costa Rica, there are 290 rainfall days, and 2270mm (89.37") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

January and December, with an average of 11.6h of daylight, are months with the shortest days.

Sunshine

In Altos Aguacate, the average sunshine in January is 9.7h.

UV index

January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index. January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye damage is required. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in January in Altos Aguacate?

The average high-temperature, in January, in Altos Aguacate, is 28.1°C (82.6°F), while the average low-temperature is 20.5°C (68.9°F). In January, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'feels like'), that combines air temperature and relative humidity, is appraised at 30.9°C (87.6°F).

What is the average humidity in January in Altos Aguacate?

The average relative humidity in January in Altos Aguacate is 70%.

How many days does it rain in January in Altos Aguacate?

In Altos Aguacate, in January, during 12.8 rainfall days, 27mm (1.06") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days in Altos Aguacate?

Months with the shortest days in Altos Aguacate, Costa Rica, are January and December, with an average of 11.6h of daylight.

What is the average length of the day in January in Altos Aguacate?

The average length of the day in January in Altos Aguacate, Costa Rica, is 11.6h.

How long on average sun shines in January in Altos Aguacate?

The average sunshine in January in Altos Aguacate is 9.7h.

When is the highest UV index in Altos Aguacate?

January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index in Altos Aguacate.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Altos Aguacate?

January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the lowest UV index in Altos Aguacate.

How high is the UV index in January in Altos Aguacate?

The average daily maximum UV index in January in Altos Aguacate is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in January
Altos Aguacate, Costa Rica

Average temperature in January - Altos Aguacate, Costa Rica
  • Average high temperature in January: 28.1°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is March (29.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is October (25.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 20.5°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is April (21.9°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January, February and December (20.5°C).

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Average pressure in January
Altos Aguacate, Costa Rica

Average pressure in January - Altos Aguacate, Costa Rica
  • Average pressure in January: 1011.8mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1011.8mbar).
Months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are October and November (1010.9mbar).

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Average wind speed in January
Altos Aguacate, Costa Rica

Average wind speed in January - Altos Aguacate, Costa Rica
  • Average wind speed in January: 7.2km/h

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are February and March (7.6km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is June (5.2km/h).

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Average humidity in January
Altos Aguacate, Costa Rica

Average humidity in January - Altos Aguacate, Costa Rica
  • Average humidity in January: 70%

Months with the highest relative humidity are September and October (86%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are February and March (68%).

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Average rainfall in January
Altos Aguacate, Costa Rica

Average rainfall in January - Altos Aguacate, Costa Rica
  • Average rainfall in January: 27mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (440mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (18mm).

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Average rainfall days in January
Altos Aguacate, Costa Rica

Average rainfall days in January - Altos Aguacate, Costa Rica
  • Average rainfall days in January: 12.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (30.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (9.7 days).

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Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Altos Aguacate, Costa Rica

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Altos Aguacate, Costa Rica
  • Average daylight in January: 11.6h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12.7h).
Months with the shortest days are January and December (Average daylight: 11.6h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 9.7h

The month with the most sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 9.8h).
The month with the least sunshine is October (Average sunshine: 7.5h).

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Average sunshine days in January
Altos Aguacate, Costa Rica

Average sunshine days in January - Altos Aguacate, Costa Rica
  • Average sunshine days in January: 13 days

The month with the most sunshine days is February (13.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is September (0.2 days).

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Average UV index in January
Altos Aguacate, Costa Rica

Average UV index in January - Altos Aguacate, Costa Rica
  • Average UV index in January: 6

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (UV index 6).

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Average cloud cover in January
Altos Aguacate, Costa Rica

Average cloud cover in January - Altos Aguacate, Costa Rica
  • Average cloud cover in January: 18

The month with the most cloud cover is October (Cloud cover 49).
The month with the least cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 15).

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Average visibility in January
Altos Aguacate, Costa Rica

Average visibility in January - Altos Aguacate, Costa Rica
  • Average visibility in January: 10km

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April and December (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are May, June, July, August, September, October and November (9km).

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