There are three distinct tropical climate zones in the municipality (county) of San Ramón. The three zones vary in altitude and therefore have different weather and distinct flora and fauna.
FEV is located at an elevation of 1,200 meters (4,000 feet) above sea level and is classified as “semi-wet tropical” or “tropical cloud forest”. Daytime temperatures can reach the 80sF/27C during the months of January-May and drop into the 60sF/15.5C at night. During the rainy season (July – December) both the days and nights can be cool with daytime temperatures reaching the 70sF/21C and dropping as low as the high 40s F/4.5C at night (especially in November and December).
The town of San Ramón is at 750 meters (2,500 feet) above sea level and is classified as “semi-dry tropical” and is pleasantly warm in the rainy season and hot in March to May.
Nearby FEV and San Ramón are lower elevation areas classified as dry tropical – much warmer and dryer.