August Sunshine Averages in Costa Rica

The table below gives August averages how much sun cities and towns in Costa Rica receive. Listed for each place are the average number of hours of bright sun daily, plus the total amount of bright sun this month.

The sunshine numbers are averages based on weather data collected over many years.

Average hours of bright sunshine in August
Place Province Day Month
Alajuela Alajuela 5.0 155
Barva Alajuela 4.4 136
Buenos Aires Puntarenas 3.9 121
Cañas Guanacaste 5.3 164
Liberia Guanacaste 6.0 186
Limón Limón 4.7 146
Nicoya Guanacaste 5.8 180
Puntarenas Puntarenas 5.4 167
Quepos Puntarenas 4.5 140
San José San José 4.2 130
Turrialba Cartago 4.2 130
Upala Alajuela 3.5 109

Kristel Heinrich Bettoni, Rafael Pacheco Cubero, Manuel Solera Flores and Minor Alfaro Hernandez. 2010. Series De Brillo Solar En Costa Rica. Ministerio del Ambiente, Energía y Telecomunicaciones. Instituto Meteorológico Nacional.

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