Wednesday, June 20, 2018
For today it is estimated that rain conditions are again present in the country. In this way, a variable cloudiness tomorrow is expected in most of the national territory with the possibility of some scattered rains in the Caribbean. Regarding the afternoon period, it is expected cloudy with rains and downpours of variable intensity accompanied by thunderstorms in the Central Valley, the Pacific regions, the North Zone and the mountains of the Caribbean. Finally, in the early hours of the night rain and possible thunderstorms are anticipated in the Pacific and Northern regions, while intermittent rains are expected in the Central Valley and the Caribbean mountains.
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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