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Playa Flamingo weather in May (Guanacaste, Costa Rica)

Looking to travel to Playa Flamingo in May? Wondering if it's an optimal time for a visit? This page provides detailed information on the weather conditions for that month.

Temperatures

In May, Playa Flamingo typically experiences very high temperatures and heavy rainfall. Anticipate daytime temperatures around 31°C, while night temperatures can drop to 26°C. Bear in mind, these are average temperatures, and it can get even warmer on particular days. Make sure to choose clothing that accommodates the warmth.

Precipitation

Playa Flamingo in May usually receives heavy rainfall, averaging around 217 mm for the month. When we look at the climate data from the last 30 years, we can expect around 17 days of rain.

Average sunshine

The city usually sees around 204 hours of sunlight, indicating many sunny days.

If you're looking for dry conditions and comfortable temperatures, May may not be the ideal month to visit Playa Flamingo. January, February, March, April and December typically offer the most agreeable circumstances. On the other hand, May, June, August, September and October tend to be characterized by conditions that may not be as optimal.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Playa Flamingo climate page with graphs.

 

Playa Flamingo, monthly averages in May

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 26°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 31°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 57%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 217 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 17 days  
HumidityHumidity 73% *  
SunshineSunshine 204 hours *  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine *  
* Data from: Liberia, Costa Rica (44 KM, 27 Miles).

Where to go in Costa Rica in May

Find out more about the weather in Costa Rica and which places have the best travel conditions in this month.

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in this month?

It's going to be warm! Consider airy clothing, t-shirts, and other summer clothes. Shorts for men made of cotton or linen are good options for staying cool. However, there's a good chance of rain, so bring a raincoat just in case.

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do.

Swimming
8/10
Cycling
7/10
Walking
7/10
Camping
7/10
Outdoor sports
7/10

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