Panama
Weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Panama

The best time to visit Panama is from January until April, September and December, when you will have a warm temperature and limited till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Panama is 30°C in January and the lowest is 29°C in June.

Panama has the tropical rainforest climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in Panama or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average Panama weather by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 30 30 30 30 30 29 29 29 29 29 29 29
Precipitation (mm) 30 14 25 101 200 154 194 173 124 176 190 90

Climate data from city: Panama City




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Panama weather

The Panama weather for will be 25° till 28° degrees in the next 14 days with every day chance of quite a few rain showers till heavy rain. The water temperature is 23°C.

The Panama weather forecast is based on the weather conditions in the city of Panama City.

Panama 14 day weather forecast

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
Water
UV
Saturday
21 may
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27°C
20°C
18.5 mm
85%
1 Bft
SSW
23°C
2
Sunday
22 may
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27°C
20°C
14.4 mm
85%
1 Bft
WNW
23°C
3
Monday
23 may
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27°C
20°C
24.3 mm
90%
1 Bft
WSW
23°C
4
Tuesday
24 may
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25°C
20°C
25.8 mm
90%
1 Bft
WSW
23°C
4
Wednesday
25 may
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26°C
20°C
20.6 mm
85%
1 Bft
WSW
23°C
3


Climate Panama

Panama has the tropical rainforest climate prevailing. It is usually (very) warm, humid and rainy all year round. The average annual temperature for Panama is 29° degrees and there is about 1471 mm 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. (°C) 30 30 30 30 30 29 29 29 29 29 29 29
Night temp. (°C) 24 24 24 25 25 25 25 24 24 24 24 24
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 30 14 25 101 200 154 194 173 124 176 190 90
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

Climate data from city: 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 3,640 km 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.

What are the largest airports in Panama?

These are the largest airports in Panama:

  • Enrique Adolfo Jimenez Airport – Colón
  • Enrique Malek International Airport – David
  • Alonso Valderrama Airport – Chitré
  • Cap Manuel Niño International Airport – Changuinola
  • Marcos A. Gelabert International Airport – Albrook
  • Tocumen International Airport – Tocumen

How many inhabitants are there in Panama?

Panama has approximately 4,098,135 inhabitants.

How big is Panama?

The area of Panama is around 78,201 km². It is 3,5x 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) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 21 May 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.