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Weather forecast

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Unstable conditions are expected during this Wednesday in the country, which is due to a disturbance in high levels of the atmosphere and the proximity of the Intertropical Convergence Zone, leading to the recurrence of rainfall. During the morning it is expected cloudiness and rains in the Caribbean and the North Zone, part of the cloud cover can extend to other points of the national territory and generate weak rains, especially in mountainous sectors. For the afternoon and the first hours of the night, the rainy and electric activity will be concentrated in the regions of the Pacific, Central Valley, as well as in the mountains of the North Zone and the Caribbean.

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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.


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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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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 ...


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News

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Extremely hot temperatures have been recorded in the country, with maximums in GAM between 25-31 ° C and, higher, in coastal areas and plains; which, together with the entrance of marine breezes,...


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Services

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

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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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