Weather in Costa Rica: the weather forecast for Cartago this December 11

In the age of climate change, a hot summer day can quickly turn into a heavy rain that causes flooding in just a few minutes, so it is increasingly common for people to try to be prepared in the face of temperature fluctuations.

Below is the weather report expected in the next few hours for Cartago:

The weather for this Sunday in Cartago will reach 24 degrees, while the minimum temperature It will be 16 degrees. The UV index forecast is 7.

As for the rain the probability of precipitation for said city it will be 25%, with a cloudiness of 55%, during the day; and 25%, with a cloudiness of 81%, throughout the night.

Meanwhile, the gusts of wind will reach 37 kilometers per hour during the day and 26 kilometers per hour at night.

(Municipality of Cartago)

In the province of Carthage There are two climatic subregions identified by the National Meteorological Institute (IMN): the Caribbean Region and the Central Valley.

The central valley It covers the northwestern part of the province, where the city of Cartago is located, which in turn is divided into two main regions, the Eastern Central Valley and the Western Central Valley.

In the Eastern Central Valley the weather is affected by the conditions of the Pacific and the Caribbean, with equatorial and trade winds, with cloudiness and light rains, with average temperatures ranging from 10 to 20 degrees.

While in the Western Central Valley the climate depends on the altitude, since In the lower parts the climate is dry, in the middle it is temperate and in the upper parts it is cold and rainy.with average temperatures from 16 to 26 degrees.

In both valleys, rainfall falls from April to November, with a small decrease in June. December to March is the dry season.

The Caribbean Region includes the eastern part of the department of Cartago and is characterized for being one of the most humid regions of the country, with constant rains and average temperatures ranging from 20 to 30 degrees.

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

What is the weather like in Costa Rica?

Costa Rica It is very close to the Tropic of Cancer, which places the Central American country in a tropical zone.

Nevertheless, The tropical climate in Costa Rican lands is modified 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 rainy periods 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 goes from December to March, while the rainy season occurs between May and October. The precipitations are present regularly in the afternoons and at night.


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