Best time to visit, weather and climate Panama

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 Panama is 30°C in january and the lowest is 29°C in june.

The average climate figure for Panama is an 7,4. This is based on various factors, such as average temperatures, the chance of precipitation and weather experiences of others.

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 an overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.



Climate Panama per month

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


Climate Panama

 
Day
Night
Precip
Rain
days
Dry
days
Sun hours
per day
Wind force
in Bft
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day 30°C 30°C 30°C 30°C 30°C 29°C 29°C 29°C 29°C 29°C 29°C 29°C
Night 24°C 24°C 24°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 24°C
Precip 30
mm
14
mm
25
mm
101
mm
200
mm
154
mm
194
mm
173
mm
124
mm
176
mm
190
mm
90
mm
Rain
days
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
Sun hours
per day
8 8 8 8 9 9 8 8 8 7 6 7
Wind force
in 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 Panama january

On average, it is maximum 30° in january in Panama and at least around 24° degrees. In january there are 14 days of rainfall with a total of 30 mm and the it will be dry 17 days this month in Panama.

Climate Panama february

On average, it is maximum 30° in february in Panama and at least around 24° degrees. In february there are 11 days of rainfall with a total of 14 mm and the it will be dry 17 days this month in Panama.

Climate Panama march

On average, it is maximum 30° in march in Panama and at least around 24° degrees. In march there are 16 days of rainfall with a total of 25 mm and the it will be dry 15 days this month in Panama.

Climate Panama april

On average, it is maximum 30° in april in Panama and at least around 25° degrees. In april there are 23 days of rainfall with a total of 101 mm and the it will be dry 7 days this month in Panama.

Climate Panama may

On average, it is maximum 30° in may in Panama and at least around 25° degrees. In may there are 29 days of rainfall with a total of 200 mm and the it will be dry 2 days this month in Panama.

Climate Panama june

On average, it is maximum 29° in june in Panama and at least around 25° degrees. In june there are 26 days of rainfall with a total of 154 mm and the it will be dry 4 days this month in Panama.

Climate Panama july

On average, it is maximum 29° in july in Panama and at least around 25° degrees. In july there are 28 days of rainfall with a total of 194 mm and the it will be dry 3 days this month in Panama.

Climate Panama august

On average, it is maximum 29° in august in Panama and at least around 24° degrees. In august there are 27 days of rainfall with a total of 173 mm and the it will be dry 4 days this month in Panama.

Climate Panama september

On average, it is maximum 29° in september in Panama and at least around 24° degrees. In september there are 24 days of rainfall with a total of 124 mm and the it will be dry 6 days this month in Panama.

Climate Panama october

On average, it is maximum 29° in october in Panama and at least around 24° degrees. In october there are 26 days of rainfall with a total of 176 mm and the it will be dry 5 days this month in Panama.

Climate Panama november

On average, it is maximum 29° in november in Panama and at least around 24° degrees. In november there are 28 days of rainfall with a total of 190 mm and the it will be dry 2 days this month in Panama.

Climate Panama december

On average, it is maximum 29° in december in Panama and at least around 24° degrees. In december there are 25 days of rainfall with a total of 90 mm and the it will be dry 6 days this month in Panama.

14 day weather forecast Panama

The weather for Panama City in Panama will be 31° till 29° degrees in the next 14 days with every day chance of quite a few rain showers till heavy rain.

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

Weather forecast this week

Dag Weer Max Min Water Precip Change Wind UV
Sa
26 Sep
Lichte regen 29°C 23°C 29°C 5.3 mm 65% 1m/s 10
Su
27 Sep
Regen 31°C 23°C 29°C 11 mm 80% 1m/s 9
Mo
28 Sep
Regen 30°C 23°C 29°C 14 mm 80% 2m/s 8
Tu
29 Sep
Zware Regen 30°C 23°C 29°C 23 mm 90% 2m/s 4
We
30 Sep
Regen 28°C 24°C 29°C 13 mm 80% 1m/s 5
Th
1 Oct
Regen 29°C 24°C 29°C 11 mm 80% 2m/s 3
Fr
2 Oct
Lichte regen 28°C 24°C 29°C 7.4 mm 70% 2m/s 3

Weather forecast next week

Dag Weer Max Min Water Precip Change Wind UV
Sa
3 Oct
Regen 28°C 23°C 29°C 12 mm 80% 2m/s 4
Su
4 Oct
Zware Regen 28°C 23°C 29°C 17 mm 85% 2m/s 3
Mo
5 Oct
Lichte regen 30°C 23°C 29°C 6.5 mm 70% 1m/s 5
Tu
6 Oct
Lichte regen 29°C 24°C 29°C 5.5 mm 65% 2m/s 4
We
7 Oct
Lichte regen 29°C 25°C 29°C 6.7 mm 70% 2m/s 7
Th
8 Oct
Lichte regen 29°C 24°C 29°C 5.1 mm 65% 2m/s 5
Fr
9 Oct
Regen 29°C 24°C 29°C 13 mm 80% 2m/s 5

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Hotels and apartments in Panama

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Flight tickets to Panama

Panama has 6 airports which you can fly to:

  • 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

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About Panama

Panama is in the continental part Central America and the capital is Panama City. The total surface is 78.201 km² with 2.490 km of coastline and the population consists of 4.098.135 inhabitants. In terms of area, the country is 3,5x as small as New Zealand. If you want to call Panama you have to use +507 or 00507 before the phone number without the first 0 in the original phone number (if it occurs). If the normal number is 05012457809, for example, you can remove the first 0 and call +5075012457809 or 005075012457809.

Panama is in a straight line at 11.836 km distance from Wellington. From Auckland Airport the flight time is about 14 hours50.

Currency Panama

In Panama the United States dollar and Panamanian balboa are used to pay.

Exchange rate United States dollar (USD) 26 september 2020

1 United States dollar = 1,53 New Zealand dollar
100 United States dollar = 153,00 New Zealand dollar

1 New Zealand dollar = 0,65 United States dollar
100 New Zealand dollar = 65,36 United States dollar

Exchange rate Panamanian balboa (PAB) 26 september 2020

1 Panamanian balboa = 1,53 New Zealand dollar
100 Panamanian balboa = 152,98 New Zealand dollar

1 New Zealand dollar = 0,65 Panamanian balboa
100 New Zealand dollar = 65,37 Panamanian balboa

Install exchange rate app

It can be difficult to calculate the exchange rate yourself. Install an app on your phone that updates the exchange rate daily. By entering the local price you immediately see what the price is in Euro.

Bring your credit card

Take a credit card along with your own bank card. If your bank card is not accepted then you have the credit card that you can use.

You can find the nearest ATM via various apps such as:

MasterCard ATM Hunter
Download Android
Download Apple

MasterCard Nearby
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Download Apple

Time difference Panama

In Panama it is now 22:25 o’clock in the evening on friday 25 september 2020. That is 17 hour earlier than in New Zealand. The time zone of Panama is America/Panama and the Greenwich time is UTC-05.

Vaccinations Panama

Recommended vaccinations

  • DTP (Difterie, Tetanus en Polio)
  • Gele koorts
  • Hepatitis A (besmettelijke geelzucht)

Person and travel related vaccinations

These vaccinations may differ per person and / or be advised on the basis of the stay in Panama.

  • Dengue (knokkelkoorts)
  • Hepatitis B
  • Rabiës
  • ZIKA-virus