Costa Rica is a small country in Central America of about 4.5.million people. It is located in the tropical area and has a hot climate, but cooler along the coasts and in the mountains up to 2000m altitude. Or (up to 2000m high)? Climate change will bring more hot days, changing rain patterns and possibly more violent weather events. The specific projections for this country are shown here. Costa Rica is part of V20, the Climate Vulnerable Forum.