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Visiting Playa Grande, Tamarindo Bay, Costa Rica in April

April has average maximum temperatures of 35°C (95°F) which is scorching hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days, though you may want to only go to the beach early or late to avoid the midday sun. The sunshine percentage is 69% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.5hrs making the days long and bright. April has total rainfall of 1.8cm (0.7inches) making it extremely dry with very few light showers and most days are rain free. There are just 2.2 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between. It is a good time for sunbathing in Playa Grande. Sea temperatures are a very warm 29°C (83°F). April is an excellent month for swimming in Playa Grande with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

Consider visiting Playa Grande in the months of January, February, March, December, for the best beach weather.

April is another excellent month to visit Playa Grande, as the dry season continues to provide sunny days and clear skies. Swimming, sunbathing, and beach activities are enjoyable during this time. Surfing, windsurfing, and kitesurfing remain popular, as the water is warm and the waves are consistent. Also consider one of our other suggestions for April.

Can you sunbathe in Playa Grande in April?

Yes, April is a good time for sunbathing in Playa Grande.

April has average maximum temperatures of 35°C (95°F) which is scorching hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days, though you may want to only go to the beach early or late to avoid the midday sun. The sunshine percentage is 69% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.5hrs making the days long and bright. April has total rainfall of 1.8cm (0.7inches) making it extremely dry with very few light showers and most days are rain free. There are just 2.2 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between.

More about April temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Playa Grande in April?

Yes, April is an excellent month for swimming in Playa Grande with very warm sea temperatures 29°C (83°F).

More about April sea temperatures.

Is April a good time to holiday in Playa Grande?

Yes, April is a great time for a holiday in Playa Grande.

April has average maximum temperatures of 35°C (95°F) which is scorching hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days, though you may want to only go to the beach early or late to avoid the midday sun. The sunshine percentage is 69% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.5hrs making the days long and bright. April has total rainfall of 1.8cm (0.7inches) making it extremely dry with very few light showers and most days are rain free. There are just 2.2 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between. It is a good time for sunbathing in Playa Grande. Sea temperatures are a very warm 29°C (83°F). April is an excellent month for swimming in Playa Grande with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

More about the April temperatures and sunshine.

Is Playa Grande warm in April?

Yes, Playa Grande is scorching hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days, though you may want to only go to the beach early or late to avoid the midday sun in April.

The average maximum temperature in Playa Grande in April is 35°C (95°F). The average maximum temperature is 34°C (94°) in the previous month and 33°C (92°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Playa Grande in April is 29°C (84°F). The average temperature is 29°C (83°F) in the previous month and 28°C (83°F) in the next month.

More info about the April temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Playa Grande in April?

The average day light hours per day in Playa Grande in April are 12.4. The sunshine percentage is 69% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.5hrs making the days long and bright.

More about April sunshine.

Crowds in Playa Grande in April

April sees a slight decrease in crowds at Playa Grande, as the Spring Break season comes to an end. However, it is still part of the dry season, so the beach remains popular among tourists. The weather is still warm and sunny, but the beach is not as crowded as in the previous months.

Temperature in Playa Grande in April

The average maximum temperature in Playa Grande in April is 35°C (95°F). The average maximum temperature is 34°C (94°F) in the previous month and 33°C (92°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Playa Grande in April is 29°C (84°F). The average temperature is 29°C (83°F) in the previous month and 28°C (83°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Playa Grande in April is 24°C (74°F). The minimum temperature is 23°C (73°F) in the previous month and 24°C (75°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Playa Grande in April

During April the average day light hours are 12.4 per day in Playa Grande. The sunshine percentage is 69% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.5hrs making the days long and bright.

The ultraviolet index in Playa Grande in April is typically 14.9 during April. An ultraviolet index reading above 11 indicates an extreme risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 10 minutes. Take all precautions because unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm but only with a good application of sun screen. For those with sensitive skin stay in the shade and wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Playa Grande in April

The average sea water temperature in Playa Grande in April is 28.6°C (83.5°F) which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in Playa Grande in April

The average total rainfall in Playa Grande in April is 1.8cm (0.7inches) and on average there are 2.2 rainy days in April making it a very dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Playa Grande in April

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Playa Grande in April is 21°C (69°F) which is somewhat uncomfortable for most people in cities but fine on a beach. The dew point is 19°C (67°F) in the previous month and 23°C (23°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Playa Grande in April is typically 77.8%. The maximum relative humidity is 73.2% in the previous month and 88.8% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Playa Grande in April is typically 49.8%. The average relative humidity is 46.7% in the previous month and 66.1% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Playa Grande in April

The average maximum wind speed in Playa Grande in April is typically 29KM/H (18MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 34KM/H (21MPH) in the previous month and 24KM/H (15MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Playa Grande in April is typically 14KM/H (9MPH). The average wind speed is 19KM/H (12MPH) in the previous month and 10KM/H (6MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Playa Grande in April is from the East-Northeast.

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