Weather In Costa Rica


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Weather In Costa Rica

  1. 1. Weather In Costa RicaCosta Rica is really a small country situated north of the equator. It experiences a diverse and wide-ranging temperate tropical climate manifested by two months , the dry and the wet. Though thiscountry 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 earlier at around five am, and usually setsabout 6 pm hours constantly the whole period of the year, which makes upward almost 12 severalhours of sunshine 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 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 degreesCelsius or 70 to 80 degrees Fahrenheit. The country experiences heaviest rainfall mainly duringSeptember as well as October.Costa Rica is divided into six climatic zones: northern Zone, Central valley , North Pacific, mainPacific, South off-shore , and Caribbean. The variety of elevations at which different parts of thecountry is located s the reason for the diversity within Costa Ricas climate.Northern Zone may be the countryside part of the area , which is quite less populated that includesthe provinces of Guanacaste, Alajuela and Limon. The larger parts of this area have an averagetemperature of about mid to higher teens Celsius, while the lower parts have mid to higher 20sCelsius throughout the year. Rainfall in the lowland averages to regarding 100 inches, whereas in themountains it is about a hundred and forty inches.Central valley region includes the actual provinces of San Jose, Cartago, Heredia and Alajuela. Theactual climate in this area ranges from warm in order to dry to humid and chilly that depends onwhere you are situated. The high elevations such as on the foothills of the Poas Volcano thataverages to some temperature of seventeen.4 degrees Celsius or 62 degrees Fahrenheit. The rainfallin this side of the valley is one hundred and twenty-seven inches year round.North Pacific includes part of the province of Guanacaste, the western area of Alajuela, and thenorthern section of the Puntarenas Province. This area is considered to be the actual sunniest regionand one of the most visited due to its amazing beaches. NOrth Pacific experiences yearlytemperature of twenty-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 degrees Celsius throughout the year. The actual dry season ends from January inorder to March, which makes el born area experience very warm temperature until the 30 days ofMay.The South Pacific area includes the parts of Puntarenas. This part of the region has a varied dry andwet season. The heat averages from higher 20s to low 30s degrees Celsius throughout the year.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 by the
  2. 2. caribbean Sea, heavy bathrooms sporadically last for a couple of days. The average temperature inthe coastal area is incorporated in the upper 20s degree Celsius or low 80s degree Fahrenheit. Thisarea experiences the greatest temperature on the months of May, june and October, while lowertemperatures during December through feb.Uvita Costa Rica