Average Weather in May in Chacarita Costa Rica
In Chacarita, the month of May is characterized by gradually falling daily high temperatures, with daily highs decreasing by 4°F, from 95°F to 91°F over the course of the month, and rarely exceeding 98°F or dropping below 87°F.
Daily low temperatures are around 79°F, rarely falling below 76°F or exceeding 82°F. The highest daily average low temperature is 80°F on May 1.
For reference, on March 23, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Chacarita typically range from 79°F to 97°F, while on October 2, the coldest day of the year, they range from 77°F to 90°F.
Average High and Low Temperature in May
The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the hourly average temperatures for the quarter of the year centered on May. 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 May
The month of May in Chacarita experiences increasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy increasing from 83% to 93%.
The clearest day of the month is May 1, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 17% 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 68%.
Cloud Cover in May
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Chacarita, the chance of a wet day over the course of May is very rapidly increasing, starting the month at 19% and ending it at 37%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 47% on October 7, and its lowest chance is 2% on January 25.
Probability of Precipitation in May
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during May in Chacarita is very rapidly increasing, starting the month at 2.3 inches, when it rarely exceeds 4.5 inches or falls below 0.4 inches, and ending the month at 5.1 inches, when it rarely exceeds 8.8 inches or falls below 1.6 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in May
Over the course of May in Chacarita, the length of the day is essentially constant. The shortest day of the month is May 1, with 12 hours, 29 minutes of daylight and the longest day is May 31, with 12 hours, 40 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in May
The latest sunrise of the month in Chacarita is 5:21 AM on May 1 and the earliest sunrise is 5 minutes earlier at 5:16 AM on May 29.
The earliest sunset is 5:50 PM on May 1 and the latest sunset is 6 minutes later at 5:56 PM on May 31.
Daylight saving time is not observed in Chacarita 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 6:02 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 5:23 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in May
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Chacarita is rapidly increasing during May, rising from 86% to 99% over the course of the month.
For reference, on September 23, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 99% of the time, while on February 10, the least muggy day of the year, there are muggy conditions 35% of the time.
Humidity Comfort Levels in May
The average hourly wind speed in Chacarita is essentially constant during May, remaining within 0.2 miles per hour of 2.5 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on February 5, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 4.0 miles per hour, while on June 25, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 2.3 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in May
Wind Direction in May
Chacarita 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 Chacarita is essentially constant during May, remaining around 84°F throughout.
The highest average surface water temperature during May is 85°F on May 4.
Average Water Temperature in May
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Chacarita is decreasing during May, falling by 1.5 kWh, from 5.4 kWh to 4.0 kWh, over the course of the month.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in May
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Chacarita are 9.984 deg latitude, -84.779 deg longitude, and 13 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Chacarita is essentially flat, with a maximum elevation change of 95 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 18 feet. Within 10 miles is essentially flat (3,114 feet). Within 50 miles contains large variations in elevation (9,564 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Chacarita is covered by water (43%), mangroves (24%), grassland (17%), and trees (13%), within 10 miles by water (41%) and grassland (24%), and within 50 miles by water (33%) and trees (31%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Chacarita 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 Chacarita.
At a distance of 62 kilometers from Chacarita, 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 Chacarita 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 .