Panama
weather, climate and best time to visit


Best time to visit Panama

To go to Panama, the best time to visit is January through March and December. In this period you have a warm temperature and little precipitation. In Panama, March is the warmest month with 87°F and the most cold month is 84°F in July.

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In the table below you can quickly find the average weather per month in Panama, the monthly temperatures or the most rainfall. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Climate Panama by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°F) 85 86 87 87 85 85 84 84 85 84 84 85
Precipitation (inch) 12 6 10 40 79 61 76 68 49 69 75 35

Weather data from: Panama City




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Panama weather

The weather for Panama over the next 14 days will be 79°F till 86° with every day chance of light rain showers till heavy rain. The water temperature will be 68°F.

The weather forecast for Panama is based on the weather in Panama City.

5-day weather forecast Panama

Weather
Max/min
Water
Rain
Wind
Sunday
25 september
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84°F
75°F
68°F
8.2 in
2 m/s
Monday
26 september
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86°F
77°F
68°F
6.5 in
4 m/s
Tuesday
27 september
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84°F
77°F
68°F
4.8 in
5 m/s
Wednesday
28 september
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84°F
75°F
68°F
1.5 in
3 m/s
Thursday
29 september
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82°F
75°F
68°F
4.1 in
2 m/s

View the 14 day weather forecast for Panama


Climate Panama

Panama has a tropical rainforest climate. It is usually (very) warm, humid and rainy all year round. The average annual temperature for Panama is 56° degrees and there is about 579 inch of rain in a year. It is dry for 57 days a year with an average humidity of 84% and an UV-index of 7.

Panama

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°F) 85 86 87 87 85 85 84 84 85 84 84 85
Night temp. (°F) 75 75 75 76 77 77 76 76 76 75 75 75
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (inch) 12 6 10 40 79 61 76 68 49 69 75 35
Days with rain 14 11 16 23 29 26 28 27 24 26 28 25
Dry days 17 17 15 7 2 4 3 4 6 5 2 6
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 8 8 8 8 9 9 8 8 8 7 6 7
Wind force (Bft) 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
UV-index 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7

Weather data from: Panama City

Panama weather by month

What is the average Panama weather like in a given month? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.


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Frequently asked questions

Where is Panama?

Panama lies in a straight line about 2,262 miles from United States (New York → Panama City).

How long is the flight to Panama?

The flight time from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Panama is approximately 7 h. 30 min.

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What are the largest airports in Panama?

These are the largest airports in Panama:

  • Enrique Adolfo Jimenez Airport (ONX) in Colón
  • Enrique Malek International Airport (DAV) in David
  • Alonso Valderrama Airport (CTD) in Chitré
  • Cap Manuel Niño International Airport (CHX) in Changuinola
  • Marcos A. Gelabert International Airport (PAC) in Albrook
  • Tocumen International Airport (PTY) in Tocumen
  • Bocas Del Toro International Airport (BOC)

How many inhabitants does Panama have?

Panama has 4,098,135 inhabitants.

How big is Panama?

The surface area of Panama is 48,594 mi². It is 5x smaller than United States.

What is the capital of Panama?

The capital of Panama is Panama City.

What is the currency of Panama?

In Panama, the US dollar (USD), Panamanian balboa (PAB) are used for payment.

Exchange rates on 25 September 2022

  • 1 US dollar = 1.00 Panamanian balboa
  • 1 Panamanian balboa = 1.00 US dollar
  • 100 US dollar = 99.67 Panamanian balboa
  • 100 Panamanian balboa = 100.33 US dollar

What is the area code of Panama?

The area code to call Panama is +507.