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Rain?

West Des Moines...
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Rain?

I have been watching the forecast for the last month and it seems like it is raining everyday? Is this normal? Does it really rain all day or just a normal Caribbean rain shower than sun? Little nervous to arrive in a few weeks if its raining everyday.

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Roatan, Honduras
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2,257 posts
3 reviews
1. Re: Rain?

This has been a very wet rainy season, Today was nice, just some light showers, We have not had 2 days of bright sunny days in a row since end of September. A simple search of the forms for Rain or Weather will yield tons of good information

MidWest USA
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116 posts
74 reviews
2. Re: Rain?

Kick back,relax, it won't be snowing here like it is today in Wisconsin. We play dominoes, sequence, cards or just sit on the porch over looking Half Moon Bay and relax. Message us if you want to play a game. It will be cool tonight, like 68 or so and only mid 70's & windy during the day today. Enjoy your stay.

Edited: 14 January 2018, 17:37
Utila, Honduras
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for Utila
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3,091 posts
334 reviews
3. Re: Rain?

october - january is rainy season. its rainy season every year during these months, october and november are the wettest months of the year but a simple google search saying "roatan, average monthly rainfall" prior to booking a vacation would ..drum roll .....show the average monthly rainfall

Edited: 14 January 2018, 18:35
I wander the world
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4,740 posts
25 reviews
4. Re: Rain?

The weather the world over has been wackadoo, including Roatan with it's very wet rainy season.

I mean really, when was the last time you ever heard of a thing called a bomb cyclone?

Roatan, Honduras
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2,257 posts
3 reviews
5. Re: Rain?

Never have heard of a bomb cyclone till reading your post , Sure, conditions may vary but historically they have been very constant with what months are the wettest and which are driest. In the past 20 years the biggest issue is whether October or November gets more rain, Now after the previous post I learned 'bomb cyclone' refers to a phenomenon expected to occur as a weather event unfolds. The official term is explosive cyclogenesis, or bombogenesis which—in addition to being my new favorite word—is actually really common.

VERY COMMON They say

Edited: 14 January 2018, 18:51
I wander the world
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4,740 posts
25 reviews
6. Re: Rain?

Very common yet you've never heard of it, there was recently a bomb Cyclone wreaking havoc on the East Coast of the United States.

Right historical this, historical that and yet weather the world has been very odd indeed including Roatan being very very wet this year.

Roatan, Honduras
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2,257 posts
3 reviews
7. Re: Rain?

Different terminology, Who heard of El Nino 30 years ago? How many nerd meteorologists called it a explosive cyclogenesis or bombogenesis instead of a bomb cyclone? Doesn't Bomb Cyclone sound bigger and badder and help with sensationalizing a rain storm

Edited: 14 January 2018, 19:31
Roatan, Honduras
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2,257 posts
3 reviews
8. Re: Rain?

Roatan has been very wet this year BUT it has been very wet during the rainy season, so weather patterns remain the same, just a little more proof in the pudding that October through January are RAINY season

Montreal, Canada
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1,710 posts
70 reviews
9. Re: Rain?

This forum should be renamed. The will and george forum.

Calypso, North...
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1 review
10. Re: Rain?

That might work. But we'll just call it Reality Island....you could post on the Happy Valley Cay Forum.

Happy, happy, happy. Sunshine and lollipops, Unicorns for transport, and perfect weather 365.

It never rains in Roatan during the rainy season, that's Unicorn tinkle.

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