August weather forecast and climate
Sámara, Costa Rica

August, the last month of the summer, in Sámara, is another hot month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 31°C (87.8°F) and an average low of 23°C (73.4°F).

Temperature

In Sámara, the average high-temperature is 31°C (87.8°F), and the average low-temperature is 23°C (73.4°F).

Rainfall

In Sámara, Costa Rica, in August, it is raining for 21 days, with typically 288mm (11.3") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Sámara, there are 173 rainfall days, and 2090mm (82.3") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Sámara, in August, the average water 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.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

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

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are February through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an excessive health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for 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. 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 strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.

What is the temperature in August in Sámara?

In Sámara, Costa Rica, in August, the average high-temperature is 31°C (87.8°F), and the average low-temperature is 23°C (73.4°F).

How much does it rain in Sámara in August?

In Sámara, in August, during 21 rainfall days, 288mm (11.3") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the sea water temperature in August in Sámara?

In Sámara, the average seawater temperature in August 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 Sámara?

The average length of the day in August in Sámara is 12.4h.

How long on average sun shines in August in Sámara?

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

When is the highest UV index in Sámara?

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

How high is the UV index in August in Sámara?

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Sámara is 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - Sámara, Costa Rica
  • Average high temperature in August: 31°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are February, March and April (33°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are September and October (30°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 23°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are February, March, April and May (24°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (22°C).

Average rainfall in August - Sámara, Costa Rica
  • Average rainfall in August: 288mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (398mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is January (0mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Sámara, Costa Rica
  • Average rainfall days in August: 21 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is September (23 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is March (5 days).

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

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is May (29.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is January (27.3°C).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Sámara, 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 January, February, March and April (Average sunshine: 8h).
Months with least sunshine are September and October (Average sunshine: 5).

Average UV index in August - Sámara, 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).

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