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Average Weather in Llorente Costa Rica

In Llorente, the wet season is humid and overcast, the dry season is partly cloudy, and it is warm year round. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 64°F to 83°F and is rarely below 61°F or above 86°F.


The temperature in Llorente varies so little throughout the year that it is not entirely meaningful to discuss hot and cold seasons.

Average High and Low Temperature

The daily average high (red line) and low (blue line) temperature, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands. The thin dotted lines are the corresponding average perceived temperatures.

The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the entire year of hourly average temperatures. The horizontal axis is the day of the year, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the color is the average temperature for that hour and day.

Average Hourly Temperature

Average Hourly Temperature in LlorenteJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec12 AM4 AM8 AM12 PM4 PM8 PM12 AMcoolwarmcomfortable
The average hourly temperature, color coded into bands: frigid < 15°F < freezing < 32°F < very cold < 45°F < cold < 55°F < cool < 65°F < comfortable < 75°F < warm < 85°F < hot < 95°F < sweltering. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.


In Llorente, the average percentage of the sky covered by clouds experiences extreme seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The clearer part of the year in Llorente begins around November 24 and lasts for 4.5 months, ending around April 9. On January 1, the clearest day of the year, the sky is clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 64% of the time, and overcast or mostly cloudy 36% of the time.

The cloudier part of the year begins around April 9 and lasts for 7.5 months, ending around November 24. On June 5, the cloudiest day of the year, the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy 95% of the time, and clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 5% of the time.

Cloud Cover Categories

Cloud Cover Categories in LlorenteclearerclearercloudierJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%10%90%20%80%30%70%40%60%50%50%60%40%70%30%80%20%90%10%100%0%Jan 164%Jan 164%Jun 55%Jun 55%Nov 2434%Nov 2434%Apr 934%Apr 934%mostly cloudyovercastclearmostly clearpartly cloudy
The percentage of time spent in each cloud cover band, categorized by the percentage of the sky covered by clouds: clear < 20% < mostly clear < 40% < partly cloudy < 60% < mostly cloudy < 80% < overcast.


A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. The chance of wet days in Llorente varies significantly throughout the year.

The wetter season lasts 6.8 months, from May 4 to November 28, with a greater than 28% chance of a given day being a wet day. The chance of a wet day peaks at 51% on October 7.

The drier season lasts 5.3 months, from November 28 to May 4. The smallest chance of a wet day is 6% on March 16.

Among wet days, we distinguish between those that experience rain alone, snow alone, or a mixture of the two. Based on this categorization, the most common form of precipitation throughout the year is rain alone, with a peak probability of 51% on October 7.

Daily Chance of Precipitation

Daily Chance of Precipitation in LlorentewetdrydryJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%10%20%30%40%50%60%70%80%90%100%Oct 751%Oct 751%Mar 166%Mar 166%Jan 112%Jan 112%May 428%May 428%Nov 2828%Nov 2828%rain
The percentage of days in which various types of precipitation are observed, excluding trace quantities: rain alone, snow alone, and mixed (both rain and snow fell in the same day).


To show variation within the months and not just the monthly totals, we show the rainfall accumulated over a sliding 31-day period centered around each day of the year. Llorente experiences extreme seasonal variation in monthly rainfall.

Rain falls throughout the year in Llorente. The most rain falls during the 31 days centered around October 11, with an average total accumulation of 6.5 inches.

The least rain falls around March 15, with an average total accumulation of 0.6 inches.

Average Monthly Rainfall

The average rainfall (solid line) accumulated over the course of a sliding 31-day period centered on the day in question, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands. The thin dotted line is the corresponding average liquid-equivalent snowfall.


The length of the day in Llorente does not vary substantially over the course of the year, staying within 42 minutes of 12 hours throughout. In 2017, the shortest day is December 21, with 11 hours, 33 minutes of daylight; the longest day is June 20, with 12 hours, 43 minutes of daylight.

Hours of Daylight and Twilight

The number of hours during which the Sun is visible (black line). From bottom (most yellow) to top (most gray), the color bands indicate: full daylight, twilight (civil, nautical, and astronomical), and full night.

The earliest sunrise is at 5:14 AM on May 29, and the latest sunrise is 45 minutes later at 5:59 AM on January 27. The earliest sunset is at 5:11 PM on November 16, and the latest sunset is 51 minutes later at 6:02 PM on July 11.

Daylight saving time (DST) is not observed in Llorente during 2017.

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in LlorenteJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec12 AM2 AM4 AM6 AM8 AM10 AM12 PM2 PM4 PM6 PM8 PM10 PMMay 295:14 AMMay 295:14 AM6:02 PMJul 116:02 PMJul 11Nov 165:11 PMNov 165:11 PM5:59 AMJan 275:59 AMJan 27daynightnightnightnightSolarMidnightSolarMidnightSolarNoonSunriseSunset
The solar day over the course of the year 2017. From bottom to top, the black lines are the previous solar midnight, sunrise, solar noon, sunset, and the next solar midnight. The day, twilights (civil, nautical, and astronomical), and night are indicated by the color bands from yellow to gray.


We base the humidity comfort level on the dew point, as it determines whether perspiration will evaporate from the skin, thereby cooling the body. Lower dew points feel drier and higher dew points feel more humid. Unlike temperature, which typically varies significantly between night and day, dew point tends to change more slowly, so while the temperature may drop at night, a muggy day is typically followed by a muggy night.

Llorente experiences extreme seasonal variation in the perceived humidity.

The muggier period of the year lasts for 7.8 months, from April 16 to December 8, during which time the comfort level is muggy, oppressive, or miserable at least 18% of the time. The muggiest day of the year is June 4, with muggy conditions 62% of the time.

The least muggy day of the year is January 24, with muggy conditions 3% of the time.

Humidity Comfort Levels

Humidity Comfort Levels in LlorentemuggyJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%10%20%30%40%50%60%70%80%90%100%Jan 243%Jan 243%Jun 462%Jun 462%Apr 1618%Apr 1618%Dec 818%Dec 818%humidhumiddrydrymuggymuggycomfortablecomfortableoppressiveoppressive
The percentage of time spent at various humidity comfort levels, categorized by dew point: dry < 55°F < comfortable < 60°F < humid < 65°F < muggy < 70°F < oppressive < 75°F < miserable.


This section discusses the wide-area hourly average wind vector (speed and direction) at 10 meters above the ground. The wind experienced at any given location is highly dependent on local topography and other factors, and instantaneous wind speed and direction vary more widely than hourly averages.

The average hourly wind speed in Llorente experiences mild seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The windier part of the year lasts for 4.3 months, from December 4 to April 14, with average wind speeds of more than 3.0 miles per hour. The windiest day of the year is February 5, with an average hourly wind speed of 4.1 miles per hour.

The calmer time of year lasts for 7.7 months, from April 14 to December 4. The calmest day of the year is September 18, with an average hourly wind speed of 1.9 miles per hour.

Average Wind Speed

Average Wind Speed in LlorentewindywindyJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0.0 mph0.5 mph1.0 mph1.5 mph2.0 mph2.5 mph3.0 mph3.5 mph4.0 mph4.5 mph5.0 mph5.5 mph6.0 mphFeb 54.1 mphFeb 54.1 mphSep 181.9 mphSep 181.9 mphDec 43.0 mphDec 43.0 mphApr 143.0 mphApr 143.0 mph
The average of mean hourly wind speeds (dark gray line), with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

The predominant average hourly wind direction in Llorente varies throughout the year.

The wind is most often from the west for 3.6 weeks, from September 20 to October 15, with a peak percentage of 35% on September 30. The wind is most often from the east for 11 months, from October 15 to September 20, with a peak percentage of 66% on January 1.

Wind Direction

Wind Direction in LlorenteEWEJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%20%80%40%60%60%40%80%20%100%0%eastwestnorthsouth
The percentage of hours in which the mean wind direction is from each of the four cardinal wind directions (north, east, south, and west), excluding hours in which the mean wind speed is less than 1 mph. The lightly tinted areas at the boundaries are the percentage of hours spent in the implied intermediate directions (northeast, southeast, southwest, and northwest).

Water Temperature

Llorente 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 water temperature does not vary significantly over the course of the year, remaining within 1°F of 83°F throughout.

Average Water Temperature

The daily average water temperature (purple line), with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

Solar Energy

This section discusses the total daily incident shortwave solar energy reaching the surface of the ground over a wide area, taking full account of seasonal variations in the length of the day, the elevation of the Sun above the horizon, and absorption by clouds and other atmospheric constituents. Shortwave radiation includes visible light and ultraviolet radiation.

The average daily incident shortwave solar energy experiences significant seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The brighter period of the year lasts for 2.4 months, from February 4 to April 15, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter above 6.2 kWh. The brightest day of the year is March 23, with an average of 6.8 kWh.

The darker period of the year lasts for 5.9 months, from May 21 to November 16, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter below 4.4 kWh. The darkest day of the year is October 11, with an average of 3.8 kWh.

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in LlorentebrightdarkJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 kWh1 kWh2 kWh3 kWh4 kWh5 kWh6 kWh7 kWh8 kWhMar 236.8 kWhMar 236.8 kWhOct 113.8 kWhOct 113.8 kWhFeb 46.2 kWhFeb 46.2 kWhMay 214.4 kWhMay 214.4 kWhNov 164.4 kWhNov 164.4 kWh
The average daily shortwave solar energy reaching the ground per square meter (orange line), with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.


For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Llorente are 9.998 deg latitude, -84.154 deg longitude, and 3,402 ft elevation.

The topography within 2 miles of Llorente contains significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 794 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 3,409 feet. Within 10 miles contains significant variations in elevation (7,710 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (11,447 feet).

The area within 2 miles of Llorente is covered by grassland (71%) and trees (23%), within 10 miles by grassland (47%) and trees (38%), and within 50 miles by trees (53%) and grassland (17%).

Data Sources

This report illustrates the typical weather in Llorente, 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 Llorente.

At a distance of 6 kilometers from Llorente, 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 Llorente 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.

Other Data

All data relating to the Sun's position (e.g., sunrise and sunset) are computed using astronomical formulas from the book, Astronomical Tables of the Sun, Moon and Planets , by Jean Meeus.

All other weather data, including cloud cover, precipitation, wind speed and direction, and solar flux, come from NASA's MERRA-2 Modern-Era Retrospective Analysis . This reanalysis combines a variety of wide-area measurements in a state-of-the-art global meteorological model to reconstruct the hourly history of weather throughout the world on a 50-kilometer grid.

Land Use data comes from the Global Land Cover SHARE database , published by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.

Elevation data comes from the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) , published by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

Names, locations, and time zones of places and some airports come from the GeoNames Geographical Database .

Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .

Maps are © Esri, with data from National Geographic, Esri, DeLorme, NAVTEQ, UNEP-WCMC, USGS, NASA, ESA, METI, NRCAN, GEBCO, NOAA, and iPC.


The information on this site is provided as is, without any assurances as to its accuracy or suitability for any purpose. Weather data is prone to errors, outages, and other defects. We assume no responsibility for any decisions made on the basis of the content presented on this site.

We draw particular cautious attention to our reliance on the MERRA-2 model-based reconstructions for a number of important data series. While having the tremendous advantages of temporal and spatial completeness, these reconstructions: (1) are based on computer models that may have model-based errors, (2) are coarsely sampled on a 50 km grid and are therefore unable to reconstruct the local variations of many microclimates, and (3) have particular difficulty with the weather in some coastal areas, especially small islands.