January weather forecast
Quepos, Costa Rica

Weather in January

January, the same as December, is another warm winter month in Quepos, Costa Rica, with temperature in the range of an average high of 28.1°C (82.6°F) and an average low of 20.5°C (68.9°F).

Temperature

In Quepos, the average high-temperature in January is almost the same as in December - a still warm 28.1°C (82.6°F). In January, the average low-temperature is 20.5°C (68.9°F).

Heat index

In January, the average heat index is appraised at a tropical 30.9°C (87.6°F). Constant exposure and activity lead to possible fatigue. Prolonged exercise may result in heat cramps.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. With 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', 'real feel', 'feels like', or 'apparent temperature', is what the temperature feels like to the human body when the air temperature is combined with the relative humidity. Additional factors like metabolic differences, pregnancy, differences in body mass, height, and shape, and activity influence one's weather impression. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact and may raise the heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are especially crucial for babies and toddlers. Children are often less aware of the need to rest and re-hydrate. Thirst is a late sign of dehydration - it is vital to remain hydrated, particularly during prolonged physical activities.

Humidity

In Quepos, Costa Rica, the average relative humidity in January is 70%.

Rainfall

In Quepos, during January, the rain falls for 12.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 27mm (1.06") of precipitation. In Quepos, Costa Rica, during the entire year, the rain falls for 290 days and collects up to 2270mm (89.37") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Quepos, the average seawater temperature in January is 28.3°C (82.9°F).
Note: 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.

Daylight

The average length of the day in January is 11h and 39min.
On the first day of January, sunrise is at 05:52 and sunset at 17:27. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 05:58 and sunset at 17:41 CST.

Sunshine

In January, the average sunshine in Quepos is 9.7h.

UV index

The months with the highest UV index in Quepos are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 6. The months with the lowest UV index in Quepos are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high threat to health from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: In January, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. 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. 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in January in Quepos?

The average high-temperature, in January, in Quepos, is 28.1°C (82.6°F), while the average low-temperature is 20.5°C (68.9°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'real feel'), which combines air temperature and relative humidity, in January is appraised at 30.9°C (87.6°F).

What is the average humidity in January in Quepos?

In January, the average relative humidity in Quepos, Costa Rica, is 70%.

How many days does it rain in January in Quepos?

In Quepos, in January, it is raining for 12.8 days, with typically 27mm (1.06") of accumulated precipitation.

How warm is the water in January in Quepos?

In Quepos, Costa Rica, the average seawater temperature in January is 28.3°C (82.9°F). For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

What is the average length of the day in January in Quepos?

In Quepos, Costa Rica, the average day length in January is 11h and 39min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in January in Quepos?

On the first day of January in Quepos, sunrise is at 05:52 and sunset at 17:27. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 05:58 and sunset at 17:41 CST.

How many hours of sunshine does Quepos have in January?

In January, the average sunshine duration in Quepos is 9.7h.

When is the highest UV index in Quepos?

The months with the highest UV index in Quepos, Costa Rica, are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 6.

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

The months with the lowest UV index are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 6.

What is the UV index intensity in January in Quepos?

The average daily maximum UV index in January in Quepos, Costa Rica, is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high hazard to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in January
Quepos, Costa Rica

Average temperature in January - Quepos, Costa Rica
  • Average high temperature in January: 28.1°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is March (29.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is October (25.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 20.5°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is April (21.9°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January, February and December (20.5°C).

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Average pressure in January
Quepos, Costa Rica

Average pressure in January - Quepos, Costa Rica
  • Average pressure in January: 1011.8mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1011.8mbar).
The months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are October and November (1010.9mbar).

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Average wind speed in January
Quepos, Costa Rica

Average wind speed in January - Quepos, Costa Rica
  • Average wind speed in January: 7.2km/h

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are February and March (7.6km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is June (5.2km/h).

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Average humidity in January
Quepos, Costa Rica

Average humidity in January - Quepos, Costa Rica
  • Average humidity in January: 70%

The months with the highest relative humidity are September and October (86%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are February and March (68%).

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Average rainfall in January
Quepos, Costa Rica

Average rainfall in January - Quepos, Costa Rica
  • Average rainfall in January: 27mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (440mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (18mm).

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Average rainfall days in January
Quepos, Costa Rica

Average rainfall days in January - Quepos, Costa Rica
  • Average rainfall days in January: 12.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (30.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (9.7 days).

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Average sea temperature in January
Quepos, Costa Rica

Average sea temperature in January - Quepos, Costa Rica
  • Average sea temperature in January: 28.3°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is March (29.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is November (27.7°C).

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Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Quepos, Costa Rica

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Quepos, Costa Rica
  • Average daylight in January: 11h and 39min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12h and 40min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11h and 35min).

  • Average sunshine in January: 9.7h

The month with the most sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 9.8h).
The month with the least sunshine is October (Average sunshine: 7.5h).

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Average sunshine days in January
Quepos, Costa Rica

Average sunshine days in January - Quepos, Costa Rica
  • Average sunshine days in January: 13 days

The month with the most sunshine days is February (13.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is September (0.2 days).

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Average UV index in January
Quepos, Costa Rica

Average UV index in January - Quepos, Costa Rica
  • Average UV index in January: 6

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

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Average cloud cover in January
Quepos, Costa Rica

Average cloud cover in January - Quepos, Costa Rica
  • Average cloud cover in January: 18

The month with the most cloud cover is October (Cloud cover 49).
The month with the least cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 15).

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Average visibility in January
Quepos, Costa Rica

Average visibility in January - Quepos, Costa Rica
  • Average visibility in January: 10km

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April and December (10km).
The months with the lowest visibility are May, June, July, August, September, October and November (9km).

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