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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.


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.


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.


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 ...



Monday, June 18, 2018

"Plantar árboles es proteger la vida misma", este fue el recordatorio que lanzó a todos los costarricenses la viceministra de Gestión Ambiental, Celeste López Quirós, en el marco de las...

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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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