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Weather In Costa Rica Costa Rica is a small country situated north of the equator. It experiences the diverse and wide- ranging temperate tropical climate demonstrated by two seasons , the dry and the wet. Though this country is around the vicinity of the equator, Costa Rica has no real winter or summer period, which is sunny there more often than not. The sun rises earlier at around 5 am, and usually sets about 6 pm constantly the whole time of the year, which makes upward almost 12 hours of sunshine each day. The dry period in Costa Rica is believed to be during the months of December all through April. Costa Rica experiences little or no rain at this period. Meanwhile the wet season is during the months of might to November, which has a temperature of 21 to 27 degrees Celsius or 70 to 80 degrees Fahrenheit. The country experiences heaviest rainfall mostly during September and October. Costa Rica is divided into six climatic zones: northern Zone, Central area , North Pacific, central Pacific, South off-shore , and Caribbean. The variety of elevations at which different parts of the country is located is the reason for the diversity in Costa Rica's weather. Northern Zone may be the countryside part of the region , which is quite less populated that includes the provinces of Guanacaste, Alajuela and Limon. The larger parts of this region have an average temperature around mid to upper teens Celsius, as the lower parts have mid to upper 20's Celsius throughout the year. Rainfall in the lowland averages to about 100 inches, while in the mountains it is about a hundred and forty inches. Central area region includes the provinces of San Jose, Cartago, Heredia and Alajuela. The climate in this area runs from warm to dry to damp and chilly that will depend on where you are located. The high elevations such as on the foothills of the Poas Volcano that averages to a temperature of seventeen.4 degrees Celsius or 62 degrees Fahrenheit. The rain fall in this side of the valley is one hundred and twenty-seven inches year round. North Pacific includes the main province of Guanacaste, the western section of Alajuela, and the northern section of the Puntarenas Province. This region is considered to be the sunniest region and something of the most visited due to its amazing beaches. NOrth Pacific experiences annual temperature of 28 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 heat of 32 degrees Celsius throughout the year. The dry season finishes from January to March, which makes el born area experience very warm temperature until the month of May. The South Pacific region includes the parts of Puntarenas. This the main region has a varied dry and wet season. The heat averages from upper 20's to low 30's degrees Celsius throughout the year. October may be the wettest month of the season , while February may be the driest. Caribbean is easily the most humid and rainiest area of Costa Rica. Due to the humidity caused by someplace sunny and warm Sea, heavy showers sporadically last for a couple of days. The average temperature within the coastal area is in the upper 20's diploma Celsius or low 80's degree Fahrenheit. This area experiences the greatest temperature on the months of May, 06 and October, while lower temperatures throughout December through february. Uvita Costa Rica
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