Weather in Costa Rica: temperature and probability of rain for San José this January 13

Will it rain, will it be a sunny day or will it be cold this Friday?, here it is weather forecast for the next few hours in San José.

In San José it is forecast a maximum temperature of 27 degrees Celsius and a minimum of 18 degrees Celsius.

As for the rain the probability of precipitation for this city will be 5% during the day and 25% throughout the night.

In the same sense, the cloudiness will be 95% during the day and 100% during the night. While the gusts of wind will reach 54 kilometers per hour in the day and 54 kilometers per hour at night.

Beware of the sun, UV rays are expected to reach a level of up to 4.

Saint Joseph
(Municipality of San Jose)

Although the San José region is affected by the conditions of the Pacific, as well as by the influence of the Caribbean, The climate of the city is mainly temperate, this being in a middle area.

This means that San José boasts of pleasant temperatures being one of the coldest cities in Central America, strong winds, rainy occasions whose months of intensity go from July to September and clear mornings.

The National Meteorological Institute (IMN) places the Costa Rican city in the central region, defined as “Dos Valles”, since it is located between the Western Central Valley and Eastern Central Valley.

Costa Rica
The climate of Costa Rica is mainly tropical (Photo: File)

The two “climates” of Costa Rica

Costa Ricabeing a country located between the Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn, is defined as a tropical zone.

Nevertheless, The tropical climate in Costa Rican lands is altered by different factors such as the relief, that is, mountains, plains and plateaus; the isthmic condition; and the oceanic influence, such as winds or sea breezes, the temperature of sea currents and the general circulation of the atmosphere.

The IMN divides Costa Rica into two large climatic regions: the Pacific Regime and the Caribbean Regime.

The Caribbean Regime is characterized by having two periods of rainfall the first goes from May to August and the second from November to January. The rainiest month in this season is December, rainfall occurs more regularly in the morning and at night.

This area does not have a defined dry seasonbecause even in the less rainy months, the precipitation is considerable, which are February and March, as well as September and October.

For his part, the Pacific Regime has a defined dry and rainy season. The dry season begins in December and ends in March, while the rainy season occurs between May and October. Rainfall occurs regularly in the afternoons and at night.


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