August weather forecast and climate
Bernabela, Costa Rica

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is also a hot month in Bernabela, Costa Rica, with average temperature fluctuating between 22.9°C (73.2°F) and 30.3°C (86.5°F).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in July - a still tropical 30.3°C (86.5°F). In Bernabela, Costa Rica, in August, the average low-temperature is 22.9°C (73.2°F).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is calculated to a very hot 39.9°C (103.8°F). Take extra precautions, as heat cramps and heat exhaustion are possible. Sustained activity may result in heatstroke.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. With the exposure to direct sunlight, the heat index may be increased by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'apparent temperature', 'real feel', 'felt air temperature', or 'feels like', is an index that combines air temperature and relative humidity to determine the human-perceived temperature equivalent. Additional factors like activity, pregnancy, differences in body mass, height, and shape, and metabolic differences affect individual temperature impact. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact, and may raise the heat index additionally, by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are particularly important for children. Young children are generally more endangered than adults, as they usually less sweat. And also, due to larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production as a result of their activity.
The human body normally cools itself by perspiration, as evaporated sweat carries heat away from the body. High relative humidity reduces the evaporation rate, resulting in a lower heat removal rate from the body, causing the perception of being overheated. When heat gain exceeds the level the body can remove, body temperature begins to rise, and heat-related illnesses and disorders may develop.

Humidity

In Bernabela, the average relative humidity in August is 84%.

Rainfall

In Bernabela, during 28.3 rainfall days, 265mm (10.43") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 236.6 rainfall days, and 1996mm (78.58") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day is 12.4h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Bernabela is 8.8h.

UV index

January through September and December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 7 in August interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in August in Bernabela?

In August, in Bernabela, Costa Rica, the average high-temperature is 30.3°C (86.5°F), and the average low-temperature is 22.9°C (73.2°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'felt air temperature'), that factores the actual air temperature with the relative humidity, in August is calculated to 39.9°C (103.8°F).

What is the average humidity in August in Bernabela?

The average relative humidity in August in Bernabela, Costa Rica, is 84%.

How much does it rain in Bernabela in August?

In Bernabela, Costa Rica, in August, it is raining for 28.3 days, with typically 265mm (10.43") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the average length of the day in August in Bernabela?

In August, the average length of the day in Bernabela, Costa Rica, is 12.4h.

How many hours of sunshine does Bernabela have in August?

The average sunshine in August is 8.8h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Bernabela?

Months with the highest UV index in Bernabela are January through September and December, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

How high is the UV index in August in Bernabela?

In Bernabela, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in August
Bernabela, Costa Rica

Average temperature in August - Bernabela, Costa Rica
  • Average high temperature in August: 30.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is April (34.4°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is October (28.7°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 22.9°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (24.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (21°C).

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Average pressure in August
Bernabela, Costa Rica

Average pressure in August - Bernabela, Costa Rica
  • Average pressure in August: 1010.5mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1011mbar).
Months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are May, October and November (1010.2mbar).

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Average wind speed in August
Bernabela, Costa Rica

Average wind speed in August - Bernabela, Costa Rica
  • Average wind speed in August: 6.1km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (15km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is September (5.3km/h).

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Average humidity in August
Bernabela, Costa Rica

Average humidity in August - Bernabela, Costa Rica
  • Average humidity in August: 84%

The month with the highest relative humidity is October (88%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is March (61%).

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Average rainfall in August
Bernabela, Costa Rica

Average rainfall in August - Bernabela, Costa Rica
  • Average rainfall in August: 265mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (427mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are February and March (5mm).

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Average rainfall days in August
Bernabela, Costa Rica

Average rainfall days in August - Bernabela, Costa Rica
  • Average rainfall days in August: 28.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (30.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (3.5 days).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Bernabela, Costa Rica

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Bernabela, Costa Rica
  • Average daylight in August: 12.4h

Months with the longest days are June and July (Average daylight: 12.7h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.5h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 8.8h

The month with the most sunshine is March (Average sunshine: 9.9h).
The month with the least sunshine is October (Average sunshine: 6.9h).

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Average sunshine days in August
Bernabela, Costa Rica

Average sunshine days in August - Bernabela, Costa Rica
  • Average sunshine days in August: 2.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (25.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is October (0.5 days).

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Average UV index in August
Bernabela, Costa Rica

Average UV index in August - Bernabela, Costa Rica
  • Average UV index in August: 7

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September and December (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are October and November (UV index 6).

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Average cloud cover in August
Bernabela, Costa Rica

Average cloud cover in August - Bernabela, Costa Rica
  • Average cloud cover in August: 44

The month with the most cloud cover is October (Cloud cover 52).
The month with the least cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 11).

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Average visibility in August
Bernabela, Costa Rica

Average visibility in August - Bernabela, Costa Rica
  • Average visibility in August: 8km

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March and April (10km).
The month with the lowest visibility is October (7km).

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