Weather in Playa Grande, Tamarindo Bay, Costa Rica in August

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Visiting Playa Grande, Tamarindo Bay, Costa Rica in August

August has average maximum temperatures of 32°C (89°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 50% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.2 hours of sunshine per day. August has total rainfall of 15.6cm (6.1inches) making it a bit rainy but with only moderate tropical showers. There are 15.8 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the clear days. It is a good time for sunbathing in Playa Grande. Sea temperatures are a very warm 27°C (81°F). August 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.

August brings more rain, but mornings are still sunny and clear, providing good conditions for swimming and sunbathing. Water sports like snorkeling, diving, and surfing can be enjoyed during this month, as the waves remain consistent and the water is warm. Also consider one of our other suggestions for August.

Can you sunbathe in Playa Grande in August?

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

August has average maximum temperatures of 32°C (89°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 50% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.2 hours of sunshine per day. August has total rainfall of 15.6cm (6.1inches) making it a bit rainy but with only moderate tropical showers. There are 15.8 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the clear days.

More about August temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Playa Grande in August?

Yes, August is an excellent month for swimming in Playa Grande with very warm sea temperatures 27°C (81°F).

More about August sea temperatures.

Is August a good time to holiday in Playa Grande?

Yes, August is a good time for a holiday in Playa Grande.

August has average maximum temperatures of 32°C (89°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 50% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.2 hours of sunshine per day. August has total rainfall of 15.6cm (6.1inches) making it a bit rainy but with only moderate tropical showers. There are 15.8 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the clear days. It is a good time for sunbathing in Playa Grande. Sea temperatures are a very warm 27°C (81°F). August is an excellent month for swimming in Playa Grande with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

More about the August temperatures and sunshine.

Is Playa Grande warm in August?

Yes, Playa Grande is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days in August.

The average maximum temperature in Playa Grande in August is 32°C (89°F). The average maximum temperature is 32°C (89°) in the previous month and 31°C (88°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Playa Grande in August is 27°C (81°F). The average temperature is 28°C (82°F) in the previous month and 27°C (80°F) in the next month.

More info about the August temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Playa Grande in August?

The average day light hours per day in Playa Grande in August are 12.5. The sunshine percentage is 50% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.2 hours of sunshine per day.

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Crowds in Playa Grande in August

August is another quiet month at Playa Grande, as the rainy season continues. The beach is not crowded, and visitors can enjoy a more peaceful experience. There are no major public holidays or special events during this month, so it is an ideal time for those who prefer a more tranquil beach holiday.

Temperature in Playa Grande in August

The average maximum temperature in Playa Grande in August is 32°C (89°F). The average maximum temperature is 32°C (89°F) in the previous month and 31°C (88°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Playa Grande in August is 27°C (81°F). The average temperature is 28°C (82°F) in the previous month and 27°C (80°F) in the next month.

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

Sunshine in Playa Grande in August

During August the average day light hours are 12.5 per day in Playa Grande. The sunshine percentage is 50% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.2 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Playa Grande in August is typically 13.6 during August. 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 August

The average sea water temperature in Playa Grande in August is 27.4°C (81.3°F) which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in Playa Grande in August

The average total rainfall in Playa Grande in August is 15.6cm (6.1inches) and on average there are 15.8 rainy days in August making it a wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Playa Grande in August

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Playa Grande in August is 24°C (76°F) which is very uncomfortable and fairly oppressive unless you are on a beach. At night you would most likely require airconditioning. The dew point is 24°C (75°F) in the previous month and 25°C (25°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Playa Grande in August is typically 94%. The maximum relative humidity is 91% in the previous month and 95.8% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Playa Grande in August is typically 75.4%. The average relative humidity is 72.8% in the previous month and 79.7% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Playa Grande in August

The average maximum wind speed in Playa Grande in August is typically 21KM/H (13MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 23KM/H (14MPH) in the previous month and 19KM/H (12MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Playa Grande in August is typically 8KM/H (5MPH). The average wind speed is 10KM/H (6MPH) in the previous month and 7KM/H (4MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Playa Grande in August is from the South East.

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