Tuesday, August 20, 2019
On this day, favorable conditions for rainy activity are expected in different parts of the country, favored by the proximity of the Intertropical Convergence Zone and the passage of the tropical wave # 26. During the morning rainfall is expected in regions of the Caribbean and the North Zone; while in the afternoon it will be in the Pacific and Central Valley where downpours and thunderstorms occur. Evening rainfall can spread early in the evening.
This scientific document, produced by the Department of Climatology, provides information on the current and upcoming state of El Niño or La Niña events in a national context. This newsletter is published at the end or beginning of each month. Previous issues are also available.
The Ministry of Environment and Energy (MINAE), the Climate Change Department (DCC), submits a draft of the "National Policy for Adaptation to Climate Change in Costa Rica" to the institutions and the public in general.
Topic of the year 2015
Clouds play a pivotal role in weather forecasts and warnings. They help to drive the water cycle and the entire climate system. Throughout history, they have inspired artists, poets, musicians, photographers and countless other enthusiasts. Understanding Clouds is the theme of World Meteorological Day 2017 to highlight the enormous importance ...
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Extremely hot temperatures have been recorded in the country, with maximums in GAM between 25-31 ° C and, higher, in coastal areas and plains; which, together with the entrance of marine breezes,...
Reigning time depends on the type of clouds that form in the sky and, therefore, forecasters are interested in the study of their structure and evolution. Learn more about this fascinating subject.