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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.

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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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Public Consultation

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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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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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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