Map layers

  • Current weather
  • Aeronautical stations
  • Satellite images
      Opacity
  • Regional weather forecast
  • Weather forecast for cities
  • Marine forecast
  • Ultraviolet Index forecast
  • Climatic data

Weather forecast

Saturday, August 18, 2018

For this Saturday few rainfalls are forecast in the country. Although the Intertropical Convergence Zone is very close to Costa Rica, it will be very disorganized but adding humidity to the Pacific regions and the center of the country during the day. Scattered showers are expected accompanied by an electrical storm in the afternoon along the Pacific coast and in the Central Valley. On the other hand, in the regions of the North Zone and the Caribbean, although no significant precipitations are expected.

Twitter

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.


Go

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.


Go

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 ...


Go

News

Wednesday, August 08, 2018

Tres puestos de agua gratis, colocados el 1.° de agosto en el recorrido que hicieron los romeros hacia la basílica de los Ángeles, evitaron el uso de 11.260 botellas de plástico. ...


See More

Services

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

Go to services

Imagen cambio climático

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.


Go website Official emission factors Greenhouse gases inventory
Imagen sobre tema

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.


See more