Climate and Average Weather in Panama

Panama has a tropical rainforest climate along the border with Costa Rica and Colombia and changes into a monsoon climate in the west. In Panama days are generally hot and nights are much cooler.

Temperatures 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.

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Please select the city below you wish to travel to, or the one closest to your destination. Each selected city will show you the following graphs:
1. Yearly average minimum and maximum temperatures
2. Monthly averages of precipitation throughout the year (rainfall, snow etc)
3. Monthly average hours of sunshine throughout the year

Additionally, some pages provide historical weather data such as humidity, wind speed, and water temperature.

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Islands of Panama

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