Rain in Panamá
Panamá is an excellent example of a rainforest paradise. With primary and secondary forests, Panamá attracts visitors and science lovers from all over the world, offering one of the best biodiversity locations anywhere to any person seeking information on fauna and flora, unique ways of relaxing, writing, or simply being in contact with nature.
One of the most picturesque places on the Isthmus of Panamá is the town of El Valle ( located in Antón), about 2 and a half hours driving from the city of Panamá. With thousands of birds species, plants, flowers, the golden frogs sanctuary, the fresh fruits and vegetables public market, hammocks, thermal pools, spas, modern and local hotels and restaurants for all budgets, and all the charms that a town can offer, El Valle is a special place to relax and have a very happy family-oriented way of life, either permanently or just for a visit.
When we talk about rain in Panamá, including El Valle, it is very difficult to define it. The reason is that the rain in Panamá sometimes can be very heavy, but graciously, most of the times it goes away in minutes, or sometimes some hours, and you get the most beautiful rainbow after that. On very few occasions, the rain can be a real blessing all day long, causing the temperature to drop several degrees and Panamanians to say "it´s cold", and run to find sweaters to wear.
Panamá only have two "seasons": RAIN and NON RAINY. Fortunately we do not have snow, earthquakes or any other major disasters; just some very occasional "shakings" here and there in mountain volcanic areas, but very rarely, and sometimes, in a rainy season, maybe some minor flooding, as Panamá has many rivers. The occasional flooding is the reason why houses should never be built very close to a river.
Because Panamá is blessed with so much water, it is green all year round, except from January through April, when there are breezes and heavy sunshine. By the way, January through April is considered "peak season" for visitors.
But one thing that makes Panamá unique is the weather, and having a morning coffee by a terrace, with birds singing for you (for free) and that beautiful sunrise.....these things are priceless.