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Shai Gold of International-Triage Medical Networks – Best Places In The World To Retire User Account
Marbella is a neighborhood in Panama-City (I live there).  It is a "live-able" part of town that is favored by expats who do business in Panama. Marbella encompasses most of  the banking district with a mix of modern high rises, older mid rise buildings, strip shopping centers, many medical offices, clinics and a mid-size hospital (CMP).
 
Panama City is on the Pacific side of the country and the average rainfall is about 12 ft per-year.  The dry season parallels the dry season in Miami (Nov-April).  In recent years, the rainy season has not started untill mid-May and because 40% of Panama's electric power is from hydro-electric dams, the longer than usual dry season resulted in power rationing.
 
Power rationing does not effect essential services, such as hospitals, hotels, elevators, or water supply.  It is a voluntary cutback of power use in public areas, and businesses must shut off the air conditioning from 11 AM to 3 PM.
 
The biggest issue with the rainy season (anywhere in Panama) are the mosquitos that carry the dreaded Dengue disease.
 
Hope this response helps you make a decision about living in Panama.    
Ricki-Lee Joyce of Panama Travel Unlimited – Best Places In The World To Retire User Account
Marbella is in Panama City, Panama, so it has the same weather as other parts of the city.  Panama City's rainy reason is from April to November.  The dry season is from November to April.
 
In rainy season, it rains most afternoons, which could be anything from a light drizzly to a thunderstorm, and often it's a heavy downpour for an hour, which then lightens off or stops. June and July are normally the worse months. 
 
Most mornings are full of sun, so the best advice during rainy season is to plan all outside activities for the morning!

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