Wednesday, February 21, 2018
On Wednesday the stable and windy weather conditions on Costa Rica persist. The high pressure system over Bermuda remains stationary and extends over the Caribbean Sea, causing the Trade Winds in Central America to be strong. At the same time, an dry mass air over Costa Rica makes the atmosphere very stable, causing fair weather with no significant rainfalli for this day. Most of the clouds will be over the mountain ranges, leaving the coasts and plains with few clouds.
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.
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