Panama weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Panama

The best time to visit in 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 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 weather Panama 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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14 day weather forecast Panama

The weather for in Panama will be around 29° degrees in the next 14 days with every day chance of light rain showers till heavy rain.

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

Weather forecast this week

Wednesday 22 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
23°
29° 12.0 mm 80% 2 m/s 4
Thursday 23 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
23°
29° 28.6 mm 90% 1 m/s 6
Friday 24 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
23°
29° 3.4 mm 55% 1 m/s 4
Saturday 25 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
23°
29° 1.9 mm 40% 1 m/s 8
Sunday 26 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
23°
29° 12.8 mm 80% 2 m/s 8
Monday 27 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
30°
23°
29° 17.8 mm 85% 2 m/s 3
Tuesday 28 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
23°
29° 13.8 mm 80% 2 m/s 3

Weather forecast next week

Wednesday 29 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
23°
29° 8.8 mm 75% 2 m/s 3
Thursday 30 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
24°
29° 7.2 mm 70% 2 m/s 5
Friday 1 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
24°
29° 5.9 mm 65% 2 m/s 9
Saturday 2 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
24°
29° 1.6 mm 35% 1 m/s 7
Sunday 3 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
24°
29° 10.6 mm 80% 1 m/s 3
Monday 4 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
23°
29° 10.2 mm 75% 2 m/s 4
Tuesday 5 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
23°
29° 6.6 mm 70% 2 m/s 5

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 table of 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 weather like in a given month for Panama? 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 16,496 km from Philippines (Manila → Panama City).

How long is the flight to Panama?

The flight time from Manila International Airport to Panama is approximately 20 h. 40 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 4x smaller than Philippines.

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 22 September 2021

  • 1 US dollar = 0.021 Philippine piso
  • 1 Philippine piso = 48.29 US dollar
  • 10 US dollar = 0.207 Philippine piso
  • 10 Philippine piso = 482.90 US dollar
  • 100 US dollar = 2.07 Philippine piso
  • 100 Philippine piso = 4,829.05 US dollar
  • 1 Panamanian balboa = 0.021 Philippine piso
  • 1 Philippine piso = 48.45 Panamanian balboa
  • 10 Panamanian balboa = 0.206 Philippine piso
  • 10 Philippine piso = 484.49 Panamanian balboa
  • 100 Panamanian balboa = 2.06 Philippine piso
  • 100 Philippine piso = 4,844.88 Panamanian balboa

What is the area code of Panama?

The area code to call Panama is +507.