August weather forecast
Tronadora, Costa Rica

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Weather in August

August in Tronadora continues the trend set by July, with steady levels of rain and warmth. As the month progresses, the levels of rainfall find their peak of 213mm (8.39"), making it one of the wettest months of the year. Unlike the earlier months, it is the period when the city becomes vibrantly green, signifying the might of the rainforest’s nature. Although numerous showers persist, outdoor enthusiasts can still find opportunities to explore in earlier parts of the day. Even with the increase in rain, the warmth remains relatively stable, balancing wet and mild conditions.

Temperature

Tronadora starts August with an average high-temperature of a still warm 29.4°C (84.9°F), hinting at a minimal fluctuation from July. During August, Tronadora records a consistent average nighttime temperature of 23.4°C (74.1°F).

Heat index

August's average heat index is appraised at a torrid 36°C (96.8°F). Take additional safety steps, risk of heat exhaustion and heat cramps is notable. Prolonged activity may cause heatstroke.
Data suggests that the heat index is set for environments in shade and with a light wind. A rise in the heat index by 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees may result from direct sunlight exposure.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'apparent temperature' or 'real feel', determines the feeling of heat when you account for the relative humidity. The impression of weather on a person can be swayed by additional aspects, including metabolic variations, pregnancy, and activity levels. Do note, being directly under sun rays can amplify the heat you feel, potentially raising the heat index by 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are extremely significant for children. Children often fail to understand the importance of rest and rehydration. Thirst is a late manifestation of dehydration - hence, it is crucial to stay hydrated, especially during ongoing physical activities.
To prevent overheating and help regulate its internal temperature, the human body sweat and rely on the evaporation to cool down. An increase in relative humidity hinders the body's normal cooling function by reducing evaporation, thereby decreasing the rate of body cooling and enhancing the sense of warmth. Inadequate heat shedding in the face of rising body temperatures hints at potential dehydration risks.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in August is 81%.

Rainfall

In August, in Tronadora, the rain falls for 26.4 days. Throughout August, 213mm (8.39") of precipitation is accumulated. In Tronadora, during the entire year, the rain falls for 218.6 days and collects up to 1456mm (57.32") of precipitation.

Daylight

The average length of the day in August in Tronadora is 12h and 28min.
On the first day of August, sunrise is at 05:28 and sunset at 18:03. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 05:30 and sunset at 17:49 CST.

Sunshine

In Tronadora, the average sunshine in August is 8.9h.

UV index

January through September and December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: A maximum UV index of 7 in August translates into the following recommendations:
Skirt overexposure. People with light complexions might get scorched in under 20 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. 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.
Updated: Jan 26, 2024 | Published by: Weather Atlas | About Us / Weather Forecasting / Data Sources

Frequently asked questions

How hot is August in Tronadora?

The average high-temperature and low-temperature in Tronadora during August are 29.4°C (84.9°F) and 23.4°C (74.1°F) respectively. The average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'felt air temperature'), which takes the relative humidity and factors it into the air temperature reading, in August is appraised at 36°C (96.8°F).

What is the average humidity in August in Tronadora?

The average relative humidity in August in Tronadora, Costa Rica, is 81%.

How much does it rain in Tronadora in August?

In Tronadora, during August, the rain falls for 26.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 213mm (8.39") of precipitation.

How many hours of daylight does Tronadora have in August?

In Tronadora, Costa Rica, the average day length in August is 12h and 28min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in August in Tronadora?

On the first day of August, sunrise is at 05:28 and sunset at 18:03. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 05:30 and sunset at 17:49 CST.

How long on average sun shines in August in Tronadora?

In Tronadora, Costa Rica, the average sunshine duration in August is 8.9h.

When is the highest UV index in Tronadora?

January through September and December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index.

What is the UV index reading in August in Tronadora?

In Tronadora, Costa Rica, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 7. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in August
Tronadora, Costa Rica

Average temperature in August - Tronadora, Costa Rica
  • Average high temperature in August: 29.4°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is March (32.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is October (28.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 23.4°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (24.6°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (21.9°C).

Average pressure in August
Tronadora, Costa Rica

Average pressure in August - Tronadora, Costa Rica
  • Average pressure in August: 1010.8mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1011.5mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is October (1010.5mbar).

Average wind speed in August
Tronadora, Costa Rica

Average wind speed in August - Tronadora, Costa Rica
  • Average wind speed in August: 5.8km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (11.1km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is September (5.5km/h).

Average humidity in August
Tronadora, Costa Rica

Average humidity in August - Tronadora, Costa Rica
  • Average humidity in August: 81%

The month with the highest relative humidity is October (83%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is March (63%).

Average rainfall in August
Tronadora, Costa Rica

Average rainfall in August - Tronadora, Costa Rica
  • Average rainfall in August: 213mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (330mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (3mm).

Average rainfall days in August
Tronadora, Costa Rica

Average rainfall days in August - Tronadora, Costa Rica
  • Average rainfall days in August: 26.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is September (27.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (3.1 days).

Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Tronadora, Costa Rica

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Tronadora, Costa Rica
  • Average daylight in August: 12h and 3min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12h and 42min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11h and 30min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 8h and 5min

The month with the most sunshine is March (Average sunshine: 9h and 54min).
The month with the least sunshine is October (Average sunshine: 8h and 0min).

Average sunshine days in August
Tronadora, Costa Rica

Average sunshine days in August - Tronadora, Costa Rica
  • Average sunshine days in August: 3.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (25.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is September (1.4 days).

Average UV index in August
Tronadora, Costa Rica

Average UV index in August - Tronadora, Costa Rica
  • Average UV index in August: 7

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

Average cloud cover in August
Tronadora, Costa Rica

Average cloud cover in August - Tronadora, Costa Rica
  • Average cloud cover in August: 41

The month with the most cloud cover is October (Cloud cover 46).
The month with the least cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 10).

Average visibility in August
Tronadora, Costa Rica

Average visibility in August - Tronadora, Costa Rica
  • Average visibility in August: 9km

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).

Tronadora, Costa Rica

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