Puntarenas weather in August

Are you planning a trip to Puntarenas in August and wondering what kind of weather to expect? This page has all the details you need.

What is the weather like in Puntarenas in August?

Puntarenas is a region in Costa Rica. August in Puntarenas generally has warm temperatures, with heavy precipitation.

The average maximum temperatures are warm and range from 26°C in San Vito to 29°C in Montaña Grande. Nighttime temperatures generally drop to 25°C in Montaña Grande and 19°C in San Vito.

In August, precipitation varies across different areas. From heavy rainfall in Santa Elena with an average of 249 mm to heavy rainfall in Dominical with 997 mm. Most areas experience a moderate amount of sunshine, with approximately 171 hours of sunlight expected in Jacó. This makes it neither too gloomy nor overly bright.

For a closer look at August's conditions in Puntarenas, see the map below. For a more detailed look at Puntarenas's yearly weather, check out our Puntarenas climate page.

Where to go in Puntarenas in August

Find the average weather conditions in August for the most popular destinations in Puntarenas on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

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Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
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).

Popular destinations in Puntarenas

What is the weather like in August for the 5 most popular destinations in Puntarenas?

Average weather in Jacó

In August Jacó generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 28°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 25°C and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Jacó
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   July July
<<  
28°C 
25°C 
164 hours 
559 mm 
21 days 
poor 
28°C 
25°C 
171 hours 
620 mm 
22 days 
poor 
28°C 
24°C 
159 hours 
579 mm 
22 days 
poor 
Climate in Jacó

Average weather in Herradura

In August Herradura generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 28°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 24°C and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Herradura
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   July July
<<  
28°C 
24°C 
164 hours 
557 mm 
21 days 
poor 
28°C 
24°C 
171 hours 
616 mm 
22 days 
poor 
28°C 
24°C 
159 hours 
577 mm 
22 days 
poor 
Climate in Herradura

Average weather in Santa Teresa

In August Santa Teresa generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 29°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 25°C and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Santa Teresa
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   July July
<<  
29°C 
25°C 
164 hours 
319 mm 
21 days 
poor 
29°C 
25°C 
171 hours 
355 mm 
21 days 
poor 
29°C 
25°C 
159 hours 
375 mm 
22 days 
poor 
Climate in Santa Teresa

Average weather in Monteverde

In August Monteverde generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 29°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 21°C and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are unpleasant that month.

Monteverde
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   July July
<<  
29°C 
21°C 
164 hours 
213 mm 
22 days 
29°C 
21°C 
171 hours 
250 mm 
23 days 
28°C 
21°C 
159 hours 
353 mm 
24 days 
poor 
Climate in Monteverde

Average weather in Uvita

In August Uvita generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 26°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 22°C and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Uvita
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   July July
<<  
26°C 
22°C 
150 hours 
825 mm 
22 days 
poor 
26°C 
22°C 
152 hours 
930 mm 
23 days 
poor 
26°C 
22°C 
153 hours 
836 mm 
22 days 
poor 
Climate in Uvita

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Is August the best time to visit Puntarenas?

In our opinion, August may not be the ideal time to visit Puntarenas due to the typically poor weather in Jacó.

On average, the best time to visit Puntarenas is in January and February with generally perfect weather in Jacó. On the other hand, the months of May, June, July, August, September, October and November tend to have poor weather conditions.

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