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MA weather in late August

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MA weather in late August

I am considering adding MA to my trip in August, but wondering how the weather will be that time of year...I know they tend to get pretty heavy rains in August, so not sure if it is worth driving down there. Any thoughts would be great.

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1. Re: MA weather in late August

I think it is still worth it if you want to see Manuel Antonio. In August, they usually still have nice mornings, with heavier rains in the late afternoon. The first half of the month will be less rainy. Everything is lush and beautiful at that time of the year, so if you are willing to take an afternoon siesta its worth the trip.

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2. Re: MA weather in late August

Chances are that you will get some showers but you still get many hours of sun during the day. It is a great Raniforest and beach area to visit. Very green, beautiful beaches.

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3. Re: MA weather in late August

Agree with the above. Weather is tricky here but sunny mornings and rain coming in the mid afternoon around 2 or 3 is the norm.

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4. Re: MA weather in late August

There were two hot sunny days in August of 2011. It might be raining heavily during the day. Yet the rain season is nothing similar to a monsoon season in Asia. However it surely is not worth driving from New York down to Manuel Antonio. Way too much driving, better beaches much closer in Mexico.

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5. Re: MA weather in late August

It's a great time of year to come. Sunny days, rain in the early evenings and thru the night, usually waking up to another gorgeous day. Best part....no crowds, better pricing!! Enjoy!

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