From July 2nd to 5th, 2020

General Review

For this weekend the rains will continue in much of the national territory. The Intertropical Convergence Zone will be over Costa Rica, providing atmospheric instability; in addition to the passage of three tropical waves these days.


Tropical Wave # 14 is expected to cross the country this Thursday, Tropical Wave # 15 on Friday, and Tropical Wave # 16 over the course of Saturday night and Sunday morning.


Due to the above, rains are possible during the early morning and early morning hours near the Limón coast. Moderate intensity rainfall accompanied by a thunderstorm is expected in the Pacific Slope, the Central Valley and the North Zone. The rains will continue at night on the Pacific coast and there is the possibility of night rains in the Caribbean regions.


Forecast

Mornings: Possible rains in coastal areas in the Caribbean from Friday. In the rest of the country, cloudiness varies from partial to total with a sultry environment.


Afternoons: Mostly cloudy with isolated showers with thunderstorms in the Valle Centra, the Pacific Slope and the North Zone. Scattered rains in the mountains of the North Caribbean.


Nights: Probability of rain near the Pacific coast and occasionally in the Central Valley. There is the possibility of scattered showers on the Caribbean plains, increasing the possibility on Saturday.


Temperature extremes in climatic regions of the country

REGION

TEMP MAX °C

TEMP MIN °C

Central Valley 32 15
North Pacific 34 19
Central Pacific 33

15

South Pacific 33 5
Caribbean 31 20
North Zone 32 18

 


Weekly weather trend from June 06-12, 2020

Next week it will maintain the ideal conditions for the presence of rainy and electrical activity during the afternoons and nights, mainly in the Pacific and Central Valley regions. On the other hand, in the North and Caribbean Zone, rainfall will have a more isolated behavior, manifesting itself especially in mountainous areas in the aforementioned periods.

J.D. NARANJO/ DMSA / IMN