Turrialba is a land of poets, and the aroma of its coffee is like a poem. The climate of the Atlantic watershed region and the eastern Central Valley causes the cherry to ripen early.
Turrialba has a longer rainy season than other regions, with total precipitation levels averaging 118 inches over a 245-day period. Relative humidity is close to 87.5%.
Given these rainfall and humidity levels, the coffee beans produced in Turrialba are not as hard as in other regions, but they grow to a good size.
The average temperature in Turrialba is 22º C (72º F); annual sunlight levels average 37.5% over 1,640 hours. The largest area ruins of an indigenous culture in the country (Guayabo National Park) is located in Turrialba.
Altitude: 600 a 900 m. (aprox. 1,970-2,960 feet)
Picking season: July to late December
Source: ICAFE – icafe.go.cr