Herradura
Costa Rica
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Herradura, Costa Rica

August, the last month of the summer, in Herradura, is another warm month, with average temperature varying between 29°C (84.2°F) and 22°C (71.6°F).

Temperature

June through December, with an average high-temperature of 29°C (84.2°F), are the coldest months.

Rainfall

In Herradura, during August, the rain falls for 22 days and regularly aggregates up to 359mm (14.1") of precipitation. In Herradura, Costa Rica, during the entire year, the rain falls for 185 days and collects up to 2471mm (97.3") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

Months with the warmest seawater are March through August, with an average sea temperature of 29°C (84.2°F).
Note: For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine in Herradura is 6h.

UV index

February through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Herradura. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an excessive health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 12 translate into the following recommendations:
Practice all-important precautions. Light skin people may get burned in less than 5 minutes. 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. A broad-spectrum sunscreen of SPF 30+ should be liberally applied and re-applied every two hours, and immediately after an outdoor workout or a swim. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What is the coldest month in Herradura?

The coldest months are June through December, with an average high-temperature of 29°C (84.2°F).

What is the temperature in August in Herradura?

In August, in Herradura, Costa Rica, the average high-temperature is 29°C (84.2°F), and the average low-temperature is 22°C (71.6°F).

How many days does it rain in August in Herradura?

In Herradura, in August, during 22 rainfall days, 359mm (14.1") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What months are the sea warmest in Herradura?

March through August, with an average sea temperature of 29°C (84.2°F), are months with the warmest seawater in Herradura.

What is the sea water temperature in August in Herradura?

In August, the average sea temperature in Herradura, Costa Rica, is 29°C (84.2°F). Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

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

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

How many hours of sunshine does Herradura have in August?

In Herradura, Costa Rica, the average sunshine in August is 6h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Herradura?

February through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index.

What is the UV index reading in August in Herradura?

The average daily maximum UV index in August is 12. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - Herradura, Costa Rica
  • Average high temperature in August: 29°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are March and April (32°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are June, July, August, September, October, November and December (29°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 22°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are March and April (24°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is November (21°C).

Average rainfall in August - Herradura, Costa Rica
  • Average rainfall in August: 359mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (464mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are January and February (0mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Herradura, Costa Rica
  • Average rainfall days in August: 22 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are June, August and September (22 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are February and March (7 days).

Average sea temperature in August - Herradura, Costa Rica
  • Average sea temperature in August: 29°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are March, April, May, June, July and August (29°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January, February, September, October, November and December (28°C).

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

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

  • Average sunshine in August: 6h

Months with most sunshine are February, March and April (Average sunshine: 8h).
Months with least sunshine are September and October (Average sunshine: 5).

Average UV index in August - Herradura, Costa Rica
  • Average UV index in August: 12

Months with the highest UV index are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September and October (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 10).