January weather forecast and climate
Canas Dulces, Costa Rica

Weather in January

January in Canas Dulces, Costa Rica, is a hot winter month, with average temperature ranging between min 22°C (71.6°F) and max 30.8°C (87.4°F).

Temperature

In January, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in December - a tropical 30.8°C (87.4°F). In January, in Canas Dulces, the average low-temperature is 22°C (71.6°F).

Heat index

In January, the average heat index is calculated to a torrid 37.4°C (99.3°F). Take extra precautions, as heat cramps and heat exhaustion are possible. Sustained activity may result in heatstroke.
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 'felt air temperature', 'real feel', 'apparent temperature', or 'feels like', is what the temperature feels like to the human body when the air temperature is combined with the relative humidity. Additional factors like differences in body mass, height, and shape, pregnancy, clothing, and activity influence one's weather impression. 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 cools itself through perspiration, as excessive warmth is removed from the body through sweat evaporation. With a lot of moisture in the air, the evaporation process is not as effective, and the body does not cool down as efficiently, creating a perception of overheating. When heat gain surpasses the level the body can shed, body temperature begins to increase, and consequently, overheating and dehydration can occur, with varying severity.

Humidity

The average relative humidity is 71%.

Rainfall

In January, in Canas Dulces, the rain falls for 2.1 days. Throughout January, 4mm (0.16") of precipitation is accumulated. In Canas Dulces, during the entire year, the rain falls for 188.5 days and collects up to 1202mm (47.32") of precipitation.

Daylight

In Canas Dulces, the average length of the day is 11.6h.

Sunshine

Months with the least sunshine in Canas Dulces, Costa Rica, are January and October, with an average of 7.6h of sunshine.

UV index

January through October and December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 7 transform into the following instructions:
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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in January in Canas Dulces?

In Canas Dulces, in January, the average high-temperature is 30.8°C (87.4°F), and the average low-temperature is 22°C (71.6°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'feels like'), that represents influence of the relative humidity to air temperaure, in January is appraised at 37.4°C (99.3°F).

What is the average humidity in January in Canas Dulces?

In January, the average relative humidity is 71%.

How much does it rain in Canas Dulces in January?

In Canas Dulces, in January, during 2.1 rainfall days, 4mm (0.16") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Canas Dulces have in January?

In Canas Dulces, the average length of the day in January is 11.6h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Canas Dulces?

Months with the least sunshine in Canas Dulces are January and October, with an average of 7.6h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in January in Canas Dulces?

In Canas Dulces, the average sunshine in January is 7.6h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Canas Dulces?

Months with the highest UV index in Canas Dulces are January through October and December, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

What is the UV index intensity in January in Canas Dulces?

The average daily maximum UV index in January in Canas Dulces, Costa Rica, is 7. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in January
Canas Dulces, Costa Rica

Average temperature in January - Canas Dulces, Costa Rica
  • Average high temperature in January: 30.8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is April (34.9°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is October (29°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 22°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (24.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (22°C).

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Average pressure in January
Canas Dulces, Costa Rica

Average pressure in January - Canas Dulces, Costa Rica
  • Average pressure in January: 1011.3mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1011.3mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is October (1010.1mbar).

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Average wind speed in January
Canas Dulces, Costa Rica

Average wind speed in January - Canas Dulces, Costa Rica
  • Average wind speed in January: 20.5km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (21.4km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is September (6.8km/h).

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Average humidity in January
Canas Dulces, Costa Rica

Average humidity in January - Canas Dulces, Costa Rica
  • Average humidity in January: 71%

The month with the highest relative humidity is October (87%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (62%).

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Average rainfall in January
Canas Dulces, Costa Rica

Average rainfall in January - Canas Dulces, Costa Rica
  • Average rainfall in January: 4mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (274mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is March (1mm).

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Average rainfall days in January
Canas Dulces, Costa Rica

Average rainfall days in January - Canas Dulces, Costa Rica
  • Average rainfall days in January: 2.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is September (27.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (2 days).

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Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Canas Dulces, Costa Rica

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Canas Dulces, Costa Rica
  • Average daylight in January: 11.6h

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 January: 7.6h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.2h).
Months with the least sunshine are January and October (Average sunshine: 7.6).

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Average sunshine days in January
Canas Dulces, Costa Rica

Average sunshine days in January - Canas Dulces, Costa Rica
  • Average sunshine days in January: 28.1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is March (28.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is September (1.1 days).

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Average UV index in January
Canas Dulces, Costa Rica

Average UV index in January - Canas Dulces, Costa Rica
  • Average UV index in January: 7

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

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Average cloud cover in January
Canas Dulces, Costa Rica

Average cloud cover in January - Canas Dulces, Costa Rica
  • Average cloud cover in January: 12

The month with the most cloud cover is October (Cloud cover 46).
The month with the least cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 10).

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Average visibility in January
Canas Dulces, Costa Rica

Average visibility in January - Canas Dulces, Costa Rica
  • Average visibility in January: 10km

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May and December (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are September and October (8km).

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