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Monday, March 27, 2017

For this beginning of weeks stable conditions are expected in the country. This is due to a dry mass air over the national territory, facilitating a few clouds thru the morning. This condition, added to the fact that the intensity of the wind will be weak, will register warm temperatures. However, sea breeze and orography could cause afternoon rainfall near the mountains of both the South Pacific and the Caribbean, even on the Central Valley.

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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, Monday, March 27, 2017

Sale y Pone el sol

Sunrise

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:36
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Sunset

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:47
p.m.

Sale y Pone la luna

Moonrise

05

:15
a.m.

Moonset

05

:38
p.m.

Fase lunar

Moon phase

Luna
nueva

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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The National Meteorological Institute, offers a range of services that can be ordered online in the next section of the site.

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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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