The best time to visit Panama is December-March
In summer, the daytime temperatures in central Panama City, Panama can reach a top of 32℃ (90℉). The average Panama City temperatures in winter reach lows of around 24℃ (75℉), while the coldest it gets down to is about 23℃ (73℉). Other areas in Panama can sometimes get even colder than this – You can check out the climates of other popular destinations below.
If you’re keen to see the sights of Panama during the day, the sun stays up the longest around May. To stay dry, avoid travelling to Panama in May – It’s the wettest month of the year.Keep reading to learn more about the best times to go to Panama, including the most popular destinations, detailed weather information, and tools to help you find and book great deals on your travel.
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Before you plan your trip, it’s important to know when the seasons are as they may be different to yours depending on where you’re travelling from. Panama is in the Northern hemisphere, so the seasons fall on:
|Summer||June to August|
|Autumn/fall||September to November|
|Winter||December to February|
|Spring||March to May|
Best time to visit the top destinations in Panama
We’ve put together a breakdown of the average minimum and maximum temperatures by month, as well as the best times to visit for each. To learn more about these destinations including detailed climate breakdowns and much more, click or tap the city/destination name below.
|City||Best time to visit||Jan||Feb||Mar||Apr||May||Jun||Jul||Aug||Sep||Oct||Nov||Dec|
|Bocas Del Toro||February-March||↑↓||26℃23℃||26℃23℃||27℃23℃||28℃25℃||28℃25℃||28℃26℃||28℃25℃||28℃25℃||29℃25℃||28℃25℃||28℃25℃||27℃24℃|
Check out these guides for the top must-see destinations in Panama: