January Sunshine Averages in Costa Rica

The table below gives January 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 January
Place Province Day Month
Alajuela Alajuela 9.1 282
Barva Alajuela 8.8 273
Buenos Aires Puntarenas 7.7 239
Cañas Guanacaste 8.8 273
Liberia Guanacaste 9.5 295
Limón Limón 5.1 158
Nicoya Guanacaste 8.7 270
Puntarenas Puntarenas 8.5 264
Quepos Puntarenas 7.6 236
San José San José 8.1 251
Turrialba Cartago 4.6 143
Upala Alajuela 5.0 155

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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