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John Gilbert of PanamaKeys – Best Places In The World To Retire User Account
Gilbert children in the eternal spring of the Chiriqui highlands, Panama – Best Places In The World To Retire – International LivingThe weather in Volcán is the main reason people move here. Volcán is just a hidden gem in Panama, and people simply haven’t discovered it yet in large numbers, but the weather here in Volcán is spectacular. 
 
The temperature in Volcán is 75-77 Fahrenheit every day of the year, whether it’s rainy or dry season. At night, it can get to 46-55 Fahrenheit. In Volcán, we have crisp, cold mornings and evenings, and it warms up fast. For example, at 7 o’clock this morning, it was approximately 60 Fahrenheit, and right now, at 9 AM, it’s already over 70 Fahrenheit on its way to 75-77. The weather in Volcán is just absolutely gorgeous, and the wildlife is amazing. I’ve never seen so many different colors in the birds here. It’s just gorgeous. 
 
We get less rain here in the Volcán microclimate than they do in other places in the Highlands and in the province of Chiriquí. At 4,600 - 4,800 feet in altitude, Volcán is a little bit higher than Boquete, which stands at 3,800 feet altitude. Volcán is just a little bit cooler and more arid than Boquete, with a little less rainfall.
 
You can drive down 20 minutes from Volcán and experience more rainfall than almost any place I’ve ever been in my life. The microclimates are a true experience here in Panama. You can travel 15-20 minutes to any direction and get to a different climate. Volcán just happens to have our perfect idea of a climate.
 
(Gilbert children in the eternal spring of the Chiriqui highlands, Panama, pictured.)
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Cerra Punta  Swiss house – Best Places In The World To Retire – International LivingThe weather in Volcán and Cerro Punta is similar to Boquete or maybe cooler because it's more elevated. The average temperature is 70 °F in the day and 60°F at night. In the winter, which is from April to November, you'll have cloudy skies and experience an hour or two of rain every day and some mist once in a while. In the summer, the temperature is the same with clearer skies, some mist, but no rain. 
 
A lot of people like the weather in Volcán and Cerro Punta because it's not too hot. Some Americans enjoy their life in Volcán and Cerro Punta because they don't see many people and they have a big house in the Chiriquí Highlands. They spend all the time with the flowers and if they want to see something different, they travel to David.
 
The travel time from Volcán to David is about an hour and about 30 to 40 minutes to Boquete. It's not too far, which is why most of the people go to David if they need to go to a larger hospital, movie theater, etc.
 
(House in the highlands of Cerra Punta that reflects the architecture brought by the early Swiss settlers, pictured.)
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Cerro Punta is located 2,000 meters (about 6,500 feet) above sea level.  Therefore, although the climate is tropical in Cerro Punta and Volcan like in the rest of Panama, the average temperatures in Volcan and Cerro Punta are about 15°C (about 60°F).
 

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