Climate and Average Weather in Panama

Panama has a tropical climate ranging from a tropical rainforest climate along the border with Costa Rica and Colombia to a monsoon climate in the west. In Panama days are hot and nights are much cooler. Temperatures usually range from 32 degrees Celsius (90° Fahrenheit) during the daytime to 21 degrees Celsius (70° Fahrenheit) in the evening. These temperatures are found practically year-round. However temperatures can vary according to geography.

The climate is less tropical at higher ground. In mountain areas the average annual temperature ranges from 10ºC to 19ºC (50-66ºF). Humidity is always very high at about 80 percent. The rainy season takes place between October and November, and the best months to visit are December until March.

Interested in more detailed Weather and Climate information?
Please select the city you wish to travel to, or the one closest to your destination. Each selected city will show you the following graphs:
1. Average minimum and maximum temperature over the year
2. Average monthly precipitation over the year (rainfall, snow)
3. Average monthly hours of sunshine over the year
On certain pages we also offer other historical weather data like humidity, wind speed and water temperature.

Places in Panama

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Islands of Panama

Regions in Panama