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Tuesday, January 17, 2017

For this Tuesday will continue the dry and stable conditions in the atmosphere over the country. Against this background, there are mostly sunny skies in coastal areas and plains throughout the day, which will favor the occurrence of high temperatures in these sectors. On the other hand, the trade winds will continue moderate, being perceived particularly in the Central Valley and the North Pacific. Possible short-term rainfall is estimated at night time in the Caribbean near the coast.


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.


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.


Topic of the year 2015

Since 1961, the World Meteorological Day is celebrated on March 23, as a consideration of the contribution of the National Meteorological and Hydrological Services to the safety and welfare of society. Each event focuses on a topical issue; therefore, for this year 2016 the chosen slogan is "Hotter, drier and wetter. Face the future. "


San José, Tuesday, January 17, 2017

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Saturday, November 19, 2016

Desde tempranas horas de este sábado la actividad lluviosa prevalece en gran parte del Valle Central, como efecto de fuertes lluvias que desde la medianoche del sábado afectan el Caribe. El...

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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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