May weather forecast and climate
Esquinas, Costa Rica

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring, in Esquinas, is also a moderately hot month, with average temperature varying between 29.3°C (84.7°F) and 22.7°C (72.9°F).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in April - a warm 29.3°C (84.7°F). In May, in Esquinas, the average low-temperature is 22.7°C (72.9°F).

Heat index

In May, the average heat index is estimated at a sweltering 36.3°C (97.3°F). Take special precautions - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are expected. Heatstroke may occur with lengthy activity.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. 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', 'felt air temperature', or 'real feel', is a calculated temperature value of how hot it feels when the moisture in the air is factored in. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (clothing, pregnancy, differences in body mass, height, and shape). 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. Excessive warmth is eliminated from the body by evaporation of sweat. A higher relative humidity affects normal body cooling by reducing the evaporation rate, subsequently lowering the rate at which the body cools and increasing the perception of heat. 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 May, the average relative humidity is 83%.

Rainfall

In Esquinas, Costa Rica, in May, it is raining for 29 days, with typically 256mm (10.08") of accumulated precipitation. In Esquinas, during the entire year, the rain falls for 309.5 days and collects up to 2106mm (82.91") of precipitation.

Daylight

In Esquinas, the average length of the day is 12.5h.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine in Esquinas is 8.4h.

UV index

March through May, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in Esquinas. A UV Index estimate 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 7 in May transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. 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 May in Esquinas?

In May, the average high-temperature is 29.3°C (84.7°F), and the average low-temperature is 22.7°C (72.9°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature'), that factores the actual air temperature with the relative humidity, in May is calculated to 36.3°C (97.3°F).

What is the average humidity in May in Esquinas?

In Esquinas, Costa Rica, the average relative humidity in May is 83%.

How much does it rain in Esquinas in May?

In May, in Esquinas, Costa Rica, the rain falls for 29 days. Throughout May, 256mm (10.08") of precipitation is accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Esquinas have in May?

In May, the average length of the day in Esquinas, Costa Rica, is 12.5h.

How many hours of sunshine does Esquinas have in May?

In Esquinas, Costa Rica, the average sunshine in May is 8.4h.

When is the highest UV index in Esquinas?

March through May, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in Esquinas, Costa Rica.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Esquinas?

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

Average temperature in May
Esquinas, Costa Rica

Average temperature in May - Esquinas, Costa Rica
  • Average high temperature in May: 29.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is March (31.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is October (27.6°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 22.7°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (22.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (20.5°C).

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Average pressure in May
Esquinas, Costa Rica

Average pressure in May - Esquinas, Costa Rica
  • Average pressure in May: 1011.1mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1011.6mbar).
Months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are October and November (1010.8mbar).

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Average wind speed in May
Esquinas, Costa Rica

Average wind speed in May - Esquinas, Costa Rica
  • Average wind speed in May: 4.9km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (6km/h).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (4.5km/h).

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Average humidity in May
Esquinas, Costa Rica

Average humidity in May - Esquinas, Costa Rica
  • Average humidity in May: 83%

Months with the highest relative humidity are October and November (86%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is March (72%).

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Average rainfall in May
Esquinas, Costa Rica

Average rainfall in May - Esquinas, Costa Rica
  • Average rainfall in May: 256mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (286mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (34mm).

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Average rainfall days in May
Esquinas, Costa Rica

Average rainfall days in May - Esquinas, Costa Rica
  • Average rainfall days in May: 29 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (30.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (14.3 days).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Esquinas, Costa Rica

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Esquinas, Costa Rica
  • Average daylight in May: 12.5h

Months with the longest days are June and July (Average daylight: 12.6h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.6h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8.4h

The month with the most sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 9.6h).
The month with the least sunshine is October (Average sunshine: 7.6h).

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Average sunshine days in May
Esquinas, Costa Rica

Average sunshine days in May - Esquinas, Costa Rica
  • Average sunshine days in May: 0.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (9.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (0.1 days).

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Average UV index in May
Esquinas, Costa Rica

Average UV index in May - Esquinas, Costa Rica
  • Average UV index in May: 7

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

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Average cloud cover in May
Esquinas, Costa Rica

Average cloud cover in May - Esquinas, Costa Rica
  • Average cloud cover in May: 42

The month with the most cloud cover is October (Cloud cover 49).
The month with the least cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 19).

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Average visibility in May
Esquinas, Costa Rica

Average visibility in May - Esquinas, Costa Rica
  • Average visibility in May: 9km

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March and April (10km).
The month with the lowest visibility is November (8km).

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