Average Weather in March in Esparza Costa Rica
In Esparza, the month of March is characterized by essentially constant daily high temperatures, with daily highs around 94°F throughout the month, rarely exceeding 98°F or dropping below 91°F. The highest daily average high temperature is 95°F on March 28.
Daily low temperatures are around 76°F, rarely falling below 73°F or exceeding 79°F.
For reference, on March 24, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Esparza typically range from 76°F to 95°F, while on October 2, the coldest day of the year, they range from 74°F to 88°F.
Average High and Low Temperature in March
The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the hourly average temperatures for the quarter of the year centered on March. 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 March
The month of March in Esparza experiences rapidly increasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy increasing from 43% to 55%.
The clearest day of the month is March 1, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 57% of the time.
For reference, on June 5, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 94%, while on January 1, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 67%.
Cloud Cover in March
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Esparza, the chance of a wet day over the course of March is essentially constant, remaining around 4% throughout.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 49% on October 7, and its lowest chance is 3% on February 9.
Probability of Precipitation in March
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during March in Esparza is essentially constant, remaining about 0.3 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 1.2 inches or falling below -0.0 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in March
Over the course of March in Esparza, the length of the day is gradually increasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day increases by 17 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 33 seconds, and weekly increase of 3 minutes, 52 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is March 1, with 11 hours, 56 minutes of daylight and the longest day is March 31, with 12 hours, 13 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in March
The latest sunrise of the month in Esparza is 5:52 AM on March 1 and the earliest sunrise is 16 minutes earlier at 5:36 AM on March 31.
The earliest sunset is 5:49 PM on March 1 and the latest sunset is 23 seconds later at 5:49 PM on March 12.
Daylight saving time is not observed in Esparza during 2017.
For reference, on June 21, the longest day of the year, the Sun rises at 5:19 AM and sets 12 hours, 43 minutes later, at 6:01 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 5:50 AM and sets 11 hours, 33 minutes later, at 5:23 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in March
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Esparza is rapidly increasing during March, rising from 27% to 42% over the course of the month.
For reference, on June 6, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 98% of the time, while on February 2, the least muggy day of the year, there are muggy conditions 21% of the time.
Humidity Comfort Levels in March
The average hourly wind speed in Esparza is gradually decreasing during March, decreasing from 3.4 miles per hour to 2.8 miles per hour over the course of the month.
For reference, on February 5, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 3.6 miles per hour, while on June 16, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 2.0 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in March
Wind Direction in March
Esparza 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 Esparza is essentially constant during March, remaining around 84°F throughout.
Average Water Temperature in March
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Esparza is essentially constant during March, remaining within 0.1 kWh of 6.8 kWh throughout.
The highest average daily incident shortwave solar energy during March is 6.9 kWh on March 22.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in March
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Esparza are 9.994 deg latitude, -84.665 deg longitude, and 627 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Esparza contains very significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 974 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 608 feet. Within 10 miles contains very significant variations in elevation (4,780 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (9,564 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Esparza is covered by grassland (56%) and trees (31%), within 10 miles by grassland (35%) and trees (32%), and within 50 miles by trees (34%) and water (30%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Esparza 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 Esparza.
At a distance of 50 kilometers from Esparza, 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 Esparza 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 .