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Costa Rica

What data is expected?

3-day forecasts of temperature, precipitation and wind. Forecasts have to be provided for several regions in the country. Short-term weather forecasts are relevant for the general public to plan activities, while also being reliable. See our methodology section for more information.

  • Temperature extremes
  • Temperature average
  • Wind speed
  • Wind direction
  • Precipitation Amount
  • Precipitation Probability
  • Forecast for current day and four following days

How open is the data?

All answers

Question Answer Comment
In an open and machine-readable format
Publicly available No
Collected by government Yes
collector_name Instituto Meteorológico Nacional
Controlled access No
The original submission by Ignacio Alfaro Marín was not accepted because the data found online did not qualify. Forecast data is available from the Instituto Meteorológico Nacional at It should be noted that the Spanish version of the website could not be opened at the time of the review (date: February 28, 2017). The website provides temperature, cloud coverage, precipitation amount, and wind forecasts for the current day. Yet, forecasts are only made available for current day and the following first day, and include only some required characteristics. Data is available in HTML, there is no download function. The data can be requested at, but it is not sure which data are provided through it.

Original submission by Ignacio Alfaro Marín. Thank you for contributing to the Global Open Data Index.

Meta data

Data location   Unknown
Data licence   Unknown
Data format   Unknown
Reviewer   Danny Lämmerhirt
Submitters   anonymous
Last modified   Tue Feb 28 2017 07:35:17 GMT+0000 (UTC)