Weather In Costa Rica

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Weather In Costa Rica

  1. 1. Weather In Costa RicaCosta Rica is a small country situated north of the equator. It experiences a diverse and wide-rangingtemperate tropical climate demonstrated by two months , the dry and also the wet. Though thisparticular country is around the vicinity of the equator, Costa Rica has no real winter or summerperiod, which is sunny there more often than not. The sun rises early at around five am, and usuallysets about 6 pm constantly the whole period of the year, which makes up almost 12 several hours ofsunshine every day.The dry period in Costa Rica is actually believed to be during the months of December throughoutApril. Costa Rica experiences little or no rain at this period. Meanwhile the wet season is throughoutthe months of might to November, with a temperature of twenty one to 27 degrees Celsius or seventyto 80 degrees Fahrenheit. The country experiences heaviest rainfall mainly during September andOctober.Costa Rica is divided into 6 climatic zones: north Zone, Central area , North Pacific, central Pacific,South off-shore , and Caribbean. The variety of elevations at which different parts of the country islocated s the reason for the diversity in Costa Ricas weather.Northern Zone may be the countryside part of the region , which is quite less populated that includesthe provinces of Guanacaste, Alajuela and Limon. The larger parts of this region have an averagetemperature of about mid to higher teens Celsius, while the lower parts have mid to higher 20sCelsius throughout every season. Rainfall in the lowland averages to regarding 100 inches, while inthe mountains it is about 140 inches.Central area region includes the provinces of San Jose, Cartago, Heredia and Alajuela. The climatein this area ranges from warm to dry to damp and chilly that depends on where you are located. Thehigh elevations such as on the foothills of the Poas Volcano that averages to a temperature of 17.4degrees Celsius or 62 degrees Fahrenheit. The rainfall in this side of the valley is one hundred andtwenty-seven inches year round.North Pacific includes the main province of Guanacaste, the western section of Alajuela, and thenorth section of the Puntarenas Province. This region is considered to be the sunniest region andsomething of the most visited due to its amazing beaches. NOrth Pacific experiences annualtemperature of twenty-eight degrees Celsius or even 82 degrees Fahrenheit.The coastal region of Central off-shore includes parts of the provinces of Puntarenas and San Jose,as well as the beaches Jaco, Dominical, Uvita, and Quepos. This region usually has an average heatof 32 degrees Celsius throughout the year. The dry season finishes from January to March, whichmakes el born area experience very comfortable temperature until the month of May.The South Pacific region includes the parts of Puntarenas. This the main region has a varied dry andrainy season. The heat averages from higher 20s to reduced 30s degrees Celsius throughout theyear. October may be the wettest month of the season , while February may be the driest.Caribbean is the most humid and rainiest area of Costa Rica. Because of the humidity caused bysomeplace sunny and warm Sea, heavy showers sporadically last for a few days. The average
  2. 2. temperature within the coastal area is incorporated in the upper 20s diploma Celsius or reduced 80sdegree Fahrenheit. This area experiences the greatest temperature on the months of May, june andOctober, while lower temperatures throughout December through feb.Uvita Costa Rica

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