Category: Costa Rica Weather

13 Tips for the Costa Rica Rainy Season

Estimated Reading Time: 6 Minutes Would you like to break an arm or a leg walking into a Costa Rican shopping mall when it rains? I bet you don’t. The rainy season, or the green season as we the marketing specialists call it, is a phenomenon to have respect for. When it rains in Costa…

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When is a good time to list a property in Costa Rica for sale?

When keeping up with international real estate news, I always see great international articles about when to list a property. Some experts like Catherine Sherman at Zillow say that it is best to list a property early in the year. Others have very different opinions. Maggie Wilson at Real Estate Daily says it’s best to…

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5 Cities in Costa Rica with the best temperatures

Moving to paradise is not easy. It’s even more difficult to figure it all out if you are looking for best temperatures and less rain. But, what are the best temperatures for you? Eskimos probably think that the best temperatures are under zero. On the other hand, residents of Atenas, Costa Rica believe their town…

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Do we really get a lot of sunshine in Costa Rica?

Is there a lot of sunshine in Costa Rica? When they read that Costa Rica has the best climate in the world, some think it’s all advertising techniques. Is it for real? Is the climate in Costa Rica really so good? Or doesn’t have the number of sunshine hours so much to do with the…

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Winter in the US and Canada vs Winter in Costa Rica

Estimated Reading Time: 8 Minutes I hate winter, don’t you? But, unfortunately, it seems never to stop being cold up north, even the realtors on Google+ complain about it almost every day, and we’re almost in May! It never rains in Southern California is a lie because it does. Although we get hail once every…

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Costa Rica is a tropical country – some weather observations

Did you know that Costa Rica is a tropical country? And that there a few things you should know about living in a tropical country before you move? You may have already guessed, I’m from the West Coast. A second-generation native Californian, in fact. Both sides of my family lived In California for about a…

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Hail and Lightning in Costa Rica

Yes, we have hail and lightning in Costa Rica. Real estate agents always write about the beautiful weather in Costa Rica, but this time I wanted to write about bad weather in Costa Rica, in fact, about hail and lightning in Costa Rica. The girl in the photo below is not in Denver, Colorado. She…

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Weather considerations before moving to Costa Rica

Before you pick where to live in Costa Rica, you need to have some weather considerations. If you decide on the wrong location, it’s possible you end up hating it, which might oblige you to move elsewhere. Or return where you came from! November-April is the high season—or the dry season or tourist season. Ticos…

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Costa Rica weather and temperatures – Our main attractions

I’m pretty sure you already know that the Costa Rica weather is one of the most attractive advantages that the country has to offer. I just received some very cold looking photos of snow-covered roads, rooftops, and cars from a friend. And I am sitting here at my desk, looking over my computer monitor. I…

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Who says it does not get cold in Costa Rica?

Of course it gets cold in Costa Rica. It just depends on what you call cold. I call 14°C 0r 57°F pretty cold. Many of us who have moved to Costa Rica come from cold places. Most of us relocated because of the nice weather in Costa Rica, amongst the best in the world. I…

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