most regions have a rainy season (May – November) and a dry season (December – April)
temperature: around 72 degrees in the Central Valley, 82 degrees on the Atlantic coast and 89 degrees on the Pacific coast
FAUNA & FLORA
rich and abundant fauna, most admired territories on the planet when it comes to biodiversity.
more than 200 species of mammals, around 850 species of birds, almost 200 types of amphibians and 220 species of reptiles
extraordinary abundance of flora, including some 9000-plus species of "higher plants"
many more species of ferns in Costa Rica (about 800) than in the whole of North America. Of heliconias, members of the banana family more familiarly known as "birds of paradise," there are some 30 species.
COSTA RICA’S COASTS Pacific Coast (coastline of 780 miles, Osa Peninsula and Nicoya gulf) Carribean Coast (coastline of 132 miles)