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Saturday, April 29, 2017

On Saturday morning, few to partial cloudiness is expected at the national level, allowing rapid rise in temperatures and warm conditions. A slight increase in the trade winds will lead to an isolated behavior in the afternoon rainfall in the Central Valley and the North Pacific; while in the Central and South Pacific rain and showers are forecast with a thunderstorm and can be extended to the early hours of the night. In the Caribbean and the North Zone there is possibility of scattered rains in the mountains.

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ENSO Bulletin

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.


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Climate Atlas

A climate atlas presents, in a graphical form, a synthesis of the climate knowledge of a country or region. The atlas here presented describes the main climatological features of Costa Rica. It contains color maps of climatic elements such as temperature, precipitation and sunshine. The Climate Atlas of Costa Rica is a project that provides weather information of great importance.


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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 ...


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Ephemeris
San José, Saturday, April 29, 2017

Sale y Pone el sol

Sunrise

05

:20
a.m.

Sunset

05

:48
p.m.

Sale y Pone la luna

Moonrise

08

:23
a.m.

Moonset

09

:20
p.m.

Fase lunar

Moon phase

Hacia
Cuarto
creciente

News

Monday, March 06, 2017

Con el fin de proteger y conservar los más de dos mil humedales que tiene el país, rehabilitar los que se encuentran en riesgo o están deteriorados y fortalecer las acciones que se realizan en...


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Climate change

One of the greatest challenges facing humanity is climate change. One issue that should concern us all. In this section you can view the climate change report or browse in our dedicated website for this importance issue.


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Atlas of clouds

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.


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