The best times to visit Poá for ideal weather are
April 23rd to November 18th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Poá Travel Guide
Weather in Poá
Average temperatures in Poá vary very little and are temperate for about half of the year. The area is in the top 55 percent of tourist destinations for pleasant weather. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Poá, the hottest months are February, January, and then March. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid-February where highs are regularly around 88.3°F (31.3°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 73.7°F (23.2°C) at night.
Poá Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Poá Temperatures (Celsius)
The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.
Poá Perceived Temperature (F)
Poá Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Poá Temperatures by Month
Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.
Chance of Precipitation
The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Poá.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Poá (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
Poá has slightly high to average humidity compared to most tourist destinations. The least humid month is February (69.7% relative humidity), and the most humid month is June (74.2%).
Wind in Poá is usually moderate. The windiest month is November, followed by December and January. November’s average wind speed of around 4.8 knots (5.5 MPH or 8.9 KPH) is considered “light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in mid-January where average top sustained speeds reach 10.6 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Poá.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
Average Wind Speeds
Show Wind Speeds
All wind speeds are in knots.
|Month||Avg. Wind||Meaning (Beaufort)||Avg. Maximum Sustained Wind||Meaning (Beufort)|
|Jan||4.6||a light breeze||9.7||a gentle breeze|
|Feb||4||a light breeze||9||a gentle breeze|
|Mar||4||a light breeze||8.9||a gentle breeze|
|Apr||3.5||light air||8.5||a gentle breeze|
|May||3.4||light air||8.5||a gentle breeze|
|Jun||3.1||light air||8||a gentle breeze|
|Jul||3.2||light air||8.2||a gentle breeze|
|Aug||3.7||light air||8.9||a gentle breeze|
|Sep||4.4||a light breeze||9.4||a gentle breeze|
|Oct||4.6||a light breeze||9.5||a gentle breeze|
|Nov||4.8||a light breeze||9.5||a gentle breeze|
|Dec||4.7||a light breeze||9.6||a gentle breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Poá?
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Overall Poá Travel Experience by Season
Fall (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 86.1°F (30.1°C) and 75°F (23.9°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Fall is slow/unreported for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.
Winter (June through August)
The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. June – August is slow/unreported season for tourism in Poá, so lodging and other accommodations may cost as much as usual.
Spring (September through November)
Spring daily highs range from 81.7°F (27.6°C) and 73.7°F (23.2°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. Tourism is slow/unreported during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be normally priced.
Summer (December through February)
Weather is perfect this time of year in Poá to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 88.3°F (31.3°C) and 82°F (27.8°C). These times of year are slow/unreported with tourists.