Average Weather in January in Paquera Costa Rica
Daily high temperatures are around 92°F, rarely falling below 88°F or exceeding 96°F.
Daily low temperatures are around 79°F, rarely falling below 76°F or exceeding 82°F.
For reference, on March 18, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Paquera typically range from 80°F to 94°F, while on October 2, the coldest day of the year, they range from 77°F to 88°F.
Average High and Low Temperature in January
The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the hourly average temperatures for the quarter of the year centered on January. The horizontal axis is the day, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the color is the average temperature for that hour and day.
Average Hourly Temperature in January
Nai Harn, Thailand (11,213 miles away); Klang, Malaysia (11,459 miles); and Surabaya, Indonesia (11,228 miles) are the far-away foreign places with temperatures most similar to Paquera (view comparison).
The month of January in Paquera experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 34% throughout the month. The lowest chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 32% on January 1.
The clearest day of the month is January 1, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 68% of the time.
For reference, on June 5, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 93%, while on January 1, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 68%.
Cloud Cover Categories in January
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Paquera, the chance of a wet day over the course of January is essentially constant, remaining around 2% throughout.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 48% on October 7, and its lowest chance is 2% on January 25.
Probability of Precipitation in January
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during January in Paquera is essentially constant, remaining about 0.2 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 0.7 inches or falling below -0.0 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in January
Over the course of January in Paquera, the length of the day is essentially constant. The shortest day of the month is January 1, with 11 hours, 34 minutes of daylight and the longest day is January 31, with 11 hours, 42 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in January
The earliest sunrise of the month in Paquera is 5:56 AM on January 1 and the latest sunrise is 6 minutes later at 6:02 AM on January 27.
The earliest sunset is 5:30 PM on January 1 and the latest sunset is 14 minutes later at 5:44 PM on January 31.
Daylight saving time is not observed in Paquera during 2018.
For reference, on June 21, the longest day of the year, the Sun rises at 5:20 AM and sets 12 hours, 42 minutes later, at 6:02 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 5:51 AM and sets 11 hours, 33 minutes later, at 5:24 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in January
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Paquera is rapidly decreasing during January, falling from 69% to 57% over the course of the month.
For reference, on September 23, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 100% of the time, while on February 10, the least muggy day of the year, there are muggy conditions 56% of the time.
Humidity Comfort Levels in January
The average hourly wind speed in Paquera is gradually increasing during January, increasing from 6.1 miles per hour to 6.9 miles per hour over the course of the month.
For reference, on February 27, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 7.0 miles per hour, while on July 23, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 4.7 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in January
Wind Direction in January
Paquera is located near a large body of water (e.g., ocean, sea, or large lake). This section reports on the wide-area average surface temperature of that water.
The average surface water temperature in Paquera is essentially constant during January, remaining around 83°F throughout.
Average Water Temperature in January
Temperatures in Paquera are sufficiently warm year round that it is not entirely meaningful to discuss the growing season in these terms. We nevertheless include the chart below as an illustration of the distribution of temperatures experienced throughout the year.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in January
The average accumulated growing degree days in Paquera are very rapidly increasing during January, increasing by 1,000°F, from 1°F to 1,001°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in January
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Paquera is gradually increasing during January, rising by 0.7 kWh, from 5.7 kWh to 6.3 kWh, over the course of the month.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in January
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Paquera are 9.820 deg latitude, -84.935 deg longitude, and 112 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Paquera contains significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 689 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 127 feet. Within 10 miles contains significant variations in elevation (2,444 feet). Within 50 miles contains large variations in elevation (7,641 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Paquera is covered by trees (38%), grassland (18%), water (14%), and cropland (11%), within 10 miles by water (55%) and trees (24%), and within 50 miles by water (49%) and trees (22%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Paquera year round, based on a statistical analysis of historical hourly weather reports and model reconstructions from January 1, 1980 to December 31, 2016.
Temperature and Dew Point
There is only a single weather station, Juan Santamaría International Airport, in our network suitable to be used as a proxy for the historical temperature and dew point records of Paquera.
At a distance of 82 kilometers from Paquera, closer than our threshold of 150 kilometers, this station is deemed sufficiently nearby to be relied upon as our primary source for temperature and dew point records.
The station records are corrected for the elevation difference between the station and Paquera according to the International Standard Atmosphere , and by the relative change present in the MERRA-2 satellite-era reanalysis between the two locations.
Please note that the station records themselves may additionally have been back-filled using other nearby stations or the MERRA-2 reanalysis.
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .