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

May weather forecast and climate
Herradura, Costa Rica

May, the last month of the spring, in Herradura, is another hot month, with average temperature ranging between max 30°C (86°F) and min 23°C (73.4°F).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in April - a still tropical 30°C (86°F). In Herradura, the average low-temperature is 23°C (73.4°F).

Rainfall

In Herradura, during May, the rain falls for 17 days and regularly aggregates up to 331mm (13") of precipitation. In Herradura, 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 in Herradura 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

The average length of the day in Herradura is 12.6h.

Sunshine

In Herradura, the average sunshine in May is 7h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Herradura are February through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an ultimate health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 12 interpret into the following advice:
Practice all-important precautions. Light skin people may get burned in less than 5 minutes. 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. 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. Even on cloudy days, a sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should be generously applied and frequently re-applied, including after every swim or outdoor exercise. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in May in Herradura?

In May, in Herradura, Costa Rica, the average high-temperature is 30°C (86°F), and the average low-temperature is 23°C (73.4°F).

How much does it rain in Herradura in May?

In Herradura, in May, during 17 rainfall days, 331mm (13") 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.

What is the water temperature in May in Herradura?

In May, the average sea temperature is 29°C (84.2°F). 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.

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

In May, the average length of the day in Herradura is 12.6h.

How many hours of sunshine does Herradura have in May?

In Herradura, the average sunshine in May is 7h.

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

Months with the highest UV index in Herradura, Costa Rica, are February through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

How high is the UV index in May in Herradura?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Herradura, Costa Rica, is 12. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an excessive health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Herradura, Costa Rica
  • Average high temperature in May: 30°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 May: 23°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 May - Herradura, Costa Rica
  • Average rainfall in May: 331mm

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 May - Herradura, Costa Rica
  • Average rainfall days in May: 17 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 May - Herradura, Costa Rica
  • Average sea temperature in May: 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 May / Average sunshine in May - Herradura, Costa Rica
  • Average daylight in May: 12.6h

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 May: 7h

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 May - Herradura, Costa Rica
  • Average UV index in May: 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).