February weather forecast and climate
Ortega, Costa Rica

Weather in February

The last month of the winter, February, is another hot month in Ortega, Costa Rica, with temperature in the range of an average low of 21.5°C (70.7°F) and an average high of 33°C (91.4°F).

Temperature

In Ortega, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in January - a still tropical 33°C (91.4°F). In Ortega, the average low-temperature is 21.5°C (70.7°F).

Heat index

In February, the average heat index is appraised at a blistering 41°C (105.8°F). Beware - heat cramps and heat exhaustion are very likely. Heatstroke is imminent with prolonged activity.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. With the exposure to direct sunlight, the heat index may be increased by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature', 'real feel', or 'feels like', is a measure that combines both air temperature and relative humidity into a single value that indicates how hot the weather feels. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (pregnancy, wind, 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.
Perspiration is the human body's physiological response to high temperatures and is an attempt to lower body temperature through evaporation of sweat. When the relative humidity is high, the evaporation rate is reduced. The warmth is removed from the body at a lower rate, causing the body to retain more heat than it would in dry air. 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

In Ortega, the average relative humidity in February is 64%.

Rainfall

Months with the least rainfall are February and March Rain falls for 3.5 days and accumulates 5mm (0.2") of rain.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Ortega is 11.8h.

Sunshine

In Ortega, the average sunshine in February is 8.2h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Ortega are January through September and December, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 7 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. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in February in Ortega?

In Ortega, in February, the average high-temperature is 33°C (91.4°F), and the average low-temperature is 21.5°C (70.7°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'feels like'), that takes the relative humidity and factores it into the air temperature reading, in February is evaluated at 41°C (105.8°F).

What is the average humidity in February in Ortega?

In February, the average relative humidity in Ortega, Costa Rica, is 64%.

How many days does it rain in February in Ortega?

In Ortega, Costa Rica, during February, the rain falls for 3.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 5mm (0.2") of precipitation.

What is the driest month in Ortega?

February and March are months with the least rain when the rain falls for 3.5 days and typically aggregates up to 5mm (0.2") of rain.

What is the average length of the day in February in Ortega?

In Ortega, Costa Rica, the average length of the day in February is 11.8h.

How long on average sun shines in February in Ortega?

In February, the average sunshine in Ortega is 8.2h.

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

Months with the highest UV index in Ortega, Costa Rica, are January through September and December, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

What is the UV index reading in February in Ortega?

The average daily maximum UV index in February in Ortega is 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in February
Ortega, Costa Rica

Average temperature in February - Ortega, Costa Rica
  • Average high temperature in February: 33°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is April (34.4°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is October (28.7°C).

  • Average low temperature in February: 21.5°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (24.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (21°C).

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Average pressure in February
Ortega, Costa Rica

Average pressure in February - Ortega, Costa Rica
  • Average pressure in February: 1010.7mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1011mbar).
Months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are May, October and November (1010.2mbar).

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Average wind speed in February
Ortega, Costa Rica

Average wind speed in February - Ortega, Costa Rica
  • Average wind speed in February: 15km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (15km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is September (5.3km/h).

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Average humidity in February
Ortega, Costa Rica

Average humidity in February - Ortega, Costa Rica
  • Average humidity in February: 64%

The month with the highest relative humidity is October (88%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is March (61%).

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Average rainfall in February
Ortega, Costa Rica

Average rainfall in February - Ortega, Costa Rica
  • Average rainfall in February: 5mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (427mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are February and March (5mm).

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Average rainfall days in February
Ortega, Costa Rica

Average rainfall days in February - Ortega, Costa Rica
  • Average rainfall days in February: 3.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (30.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (3.5 days).

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Average daylight in February /
Average sunshine in February
Ortega, Costa Rica

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Ortega, Costa Rica
  • Average daylight in February: 11.8h

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 February: 8.2h

The month with the most sunshine is March (Average sunshine: 9.9h).
The month with the least sunshine is October (Average sunshine: 6.9h).

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Average sunshine days in February
Ortega, Costa Rica

Average sunshine days in February - Ortega, Costa Rica
  • Average sunshine days in February: 23.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (25.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is October (0.5 days).

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Average UV index in February
Ortega, Costa Rica

Average UV index in February - Ortega, Costa Rica
  • Average UV index in February: 7

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

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Average cloud cover in February
Ortega, Costa Rica

Average cloud cover in February - Ortega, Costa Rica
  • Average cloud cover in February: 11

The month with the most cloud cover is October (Cloud cover 52).
The month with the least cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 11).

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Average visibility in February
Ortega, Costa Rica

Average visibility in February - Ortega, Costa Rica
  • Average visibility in February: 10km

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March and April (10km).
The month with the lowest visibility is October (7km).

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