Tag: Weather

Jun 11 2012

‘Tis the Season…for Mold and Mildew

Updated June 22, 2016 While we love living in the tropics, there are challenges, especially during the rainy season, when we get over 100 inches of rain each year. While the moisture in the air is great for our skin, it can lead to mold and mildew in our home. Because we love having our …

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Jun 04 2012

15 Days

15 Days get 70% of the rainfall in Costa Rica. I find this statistic to be incredible. Let’s put it into perspective. The rainy season is approximately 200 days long, and here on our mountain at 3950 feet elevation, we get about 100 inches during those 200 days. But 70 inches of it fall on …

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May 07 2012

Our Weather in San Ramón de Alajuela, Costa Rica – 2012

Paul’s Monthly Weather Report – January 2012 As you probably already know, there are two seasons in Costa Rica, a wet season (winter) from May to November, and a dry season (summer) from December to April.  Additionally, there are many micro-climates here that change the weather, usually depending on altitude and topography.  The climate is …

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Jan 05 2012

Our Weather in San Ramón de Alajuela, Costa Rica – 2011

Paul’s Monthly Weather Report – Overview (July 2011) As you probably already know, there are two seasons in Costa Rica, a wet season (winter) from May to November, and a dry season (summer) from December to April.  Additionally, there are many micro-climates here that change the weather, usually depending on altitude and topography.  The climate …

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Oct 18 2011

Gringos in the Mist – Day 11

The online newspaper, Inside Costa Rica,  reported today that “It’s been raining in Costa Rica for 11 days straight and the national weather service is forecasting a couple of days more before the sun begins to shine again. This is the one of the longest rainy periods in the history of the country.” Here at our …

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