Santa Elena, located 1,400 meters high in elevation is located within the Talamanca Mountains. Weather here is affected by both the Caribbean and Pacific Ocean, though more so by the Pacific. Due to elevation and cloud forests the area is usually covered with thick fog and cloud cover equating to a lot of precipitation. The best weather is usually from December through April, July and August. Below you will see current Santa Elena weather conditions and the upcoming forecast.
The closest weather center to Santa Elena is in nearby Tilaran, which is much lower in elevation. As it is lower in elevation, Tilaran is generally around 10 degrees F warmer than Santa Elena. It is also much rainier in Santa Elena.
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