December weather forecast
Monteverde, Costa Rica

The vast hilly Monteverde National Park in Costa Rica
The vast hilly Monteverde National Park in Costa Rica

Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is still a warm month in Monteverde, Costa Rica, with an average temperature fluctuating between 18°C (64.4°F) and 26°C (78.8°F).

Temperature

The coldest months are January, June through December, with an average high-temperature of 26°C (78.8°F).

Rainfall

In December, the rain falls for 14 days. Throughout December, 184mm (7.24") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 202 rainfall days, and 2787mm (109.72") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

December has the shortest days of the year in Monteverde, with an average of 11h and 32min of daylight.
On the first day of December in Monteverde, sunrise is at 05:41 and sunset at 17:15. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 05:56 and sunset at 17:28 CST.

Sunshine

The months with the least sunshine are June through December, with an average of 6h of sunshine.

UV index

With an average maximum UV index of 10, December is the month with the lowest UV index in Monteverde. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high threat to health from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 10 in December transform into the following instructions:
Take special precautions, as unprotected eyes and skin can be burned and damaged quickly. 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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the 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 coldest month in Monteverde?

The coldest months in Monteverde are January, June through December, with an average high-temperature of 26°C (78.8°F).

What is the temperature in December in Monteverde?

In December, in Monteverde, Costa Rica, the average high-temperature is 26°C (78.8°F), and the average low-temperature is 18°C (64.4°F).

How much does it rain in Monteverde in December?

In Monteverde, Costa Rica, during December, the rain falls for 14 days and regularly aggregates up to 184mm (7.24") of precipitation.

What is the month with the shortest days in Monteverde?

The month with the shortest days in Monteverde, Costa Rica, is December, with an average of 11h and 32min of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Monteverde have in December?

In Monteverde, Costa Rica, the average day length in December is 11h and 32min.

When are sunrise and sunset in December in Monteverde?

On the first day of December, sunrise is at 05:41 and sunset at 17:15. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 05:56 and sunset at 17:28 CST.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Monteverde?

June through December, with an average of 6h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in December in Monteverde?

In Monteverde, Costa Rica, the average sunshine duration in December is 6h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Monteverde?

The month with the lowest UV index is December, with an average maximum UV index of 10.

What is the UV index intensity in December in Monteverde?

The average daily maximum UV index in December in Monteverde is 10. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
Average rainfall days
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Average temperature in December
Monteverde, Costa Rica

Average temperature in December - Monteverde, Costa Rica
  • Average high temperature in December: 26°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is April (29°C).
The months with the lowest average high temperature are January, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (26°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 18°C

The months with the highest average low temperature are April, May, June, July, August and September (19°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January, February, March, October, November and December (18°C).

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Average rainfall in December
Monteverde, Costa Rica

Average rainfall in December - Monteverde, Costa Rica
  • Average rainfall in December: 184mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (423mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is March (46mm).

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Average rainfall days in December
Monteverde, Costa Rica

Average rainfall days in December - Monteverde, Costa Rica
  • Average rainfall days in December: 14 days

The months with the highest number of rainy days are June and September (24 days).
The month with the least rainy days is March (7 days).

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Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Monteverde, Costa Rica

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Monteverde, Costa Rica
  • Average daylight in December: 11h and 32min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12h and 43min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11h and 32min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 6h

The month with the most sunshine is March (Average sunshine: 8h).
The months with the least sunshine are June, July, August, September, October, November and December (Average sunshine: 6h).

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Average UV index in December
Monteverde, Costa Rica

Average UV index in December - Monteverde, Costa Rica
  • Average UV index in December: 10

The 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).

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