Weather In Costa Rica


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Weather In Costa Rica

  1. 1. Weather In Costa RicaCosta Rica is a small country located north of the equator. It experiences a diverse and wide-rangingtemperate tropical climate demonstrated by two seasons , the dry and the wet. Though this particularcountry is around the actual vicinity of the equator, Costa Rica has no real winter or summer period,and it is sunny there more often than not. The sun rises early at around five am, and usually modelsabout 6 pm constantly the whole period of the year, which makes upward almost 12 several hours ofsunshine each day.The dry period in Costa Rica is actually believed to be during the months of December all throughApril. Costa Rica encounters little or no rain only at that period. Meanwhile the actual wet season isthroughout the months of may to November, which has a temperature of twenty one to 27 levelsCelsius or seventy to 80 levels Fahrenheit. The country encounters heaviest rainfall mainly duringSeptember as well as October.Costa Rica is divided into six 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 within Costa Ricas climate.Northern Zone may be the countryside part of the area , which is quite less filled that includes theprovinces of Guanacaste, Alajuela and Limon. The larger parts of this area have an averagetemperature around mid to upper teens Celsius, as the lower parts possess mid to upper 20s Celsiusthroughout the year. Rainfall in the lowland averages to about 100 inches, whereas in the mountainsit is about a hundred and forty inches.Central area region includes the actual provinces of San Jose, Cartago, Heredia and Alajuela. Theactual climate in this area runs from warm to dry to humid and chilly that will depend on where youare located. The high elevations such as on the foothills of the Poas Volcano that averages to atemperature of 17.4 degrees Celsius or 62 levels Fahrenheit. The rain fall in this side from the valleyis 127 inches year round.North Pacific includes part of the province of Guanacaste, the western area of Alajuela, and the northsection of the Puntarenas Province. This area is considered to be the actual sunniest region and oneof the most visited because of its amazing beaches. NOrth Pacific experiences annual temperature oftwenty-eight degrees Celsius or 82 degrees Fahrenheit.The coastal area of Central off-shore includes parts of the actual provinces of Puntarenas and SanJose, as well as the beaches Jaco, Dominical, Uvita, as well as Quepos. This area usually has anaverage heat of 32 levels Celsius throughout the year. The actual dry season ends from January toMarch, which makes el born area experience very warm temperature until the 30 days of May.The South Pacific area includes the parts of Puntarenas. This part of the region has a varied dry andrainy season. The heat averages from upper 20s to reduced 30s degrees Celsius throughout theyear. October may be the wettest month of the year , while February may be the driest.Caribbean is easily the most humid and rainiest area of Costa Rica. Due to the humidity caused bythe caribbean Sea, heavy bathrooms sporadically last for a couple of days. The average temperature
  2. 2. within the coastal area is incorporated in the upper 20s degree Celsius or reduced 80s degreeFahrenheit. This area experiences the greatest temperature on the months of May, june and October,while lower temperatures during December through february.Uvita Costa Rica