Weather in October in Panama

Many people wonder what the weather conditions are in October in Panama. Is this month a good time to go to Panama? To answer that question we created this page with all the information you need.

What is the weather like in Panama in October?

The weather in Panama in October ranges from poor to pleasant depending on the destination.

During October in Panama, the temperature ranges from high in Boquete with 27°C (81°F) to very high temperatures in Bocas Town with 32°C (89°F). Minimum nighttime temperatures generally drop to 22°C (72°F) in Bocas Town and 16°C (61°F) in Boquete. These night and day temperatures are an average and some days may be even warmer. So be prepared and bring light clothes.

Precipitation in October ranges from high in Bocas Town with an average of 151mm (5.9inch) rainfall to heavy in Boquete with 401mm (16inch). It is the wettest month of the year in Panama City. It is also generally a moderate sunny month with an average of 105 hours of sunshine in Panama City during the whole month.

We invite you to have a look at the map below to find out more about the different weather conditions per location in Panama.

Where to go in Panama in October

Find the average weather conditions in October for the most popular destinations in Panama on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inch a month).

Popular destinations in Panama

What is the weather like in October for the 5 most popular destinations in Panama?

Average weather in Panama City

In October Panama City generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 30°C (85°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 25°C (76°F) and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Panama City
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
30°C / 86°F 
25°C / 76°F 
100 hours 
255mm / 10inch 
17 days 
poor 
30°C / 85°F 
25°C / 76°F 
105 hours 
333mm / 13inch 
19 days 
poor 
30°C / 86°F 
25°C / 76°F 
141 hours 
254mm / 10inch 
16 days 
poor 
Climate in Panama City

Average weather in Bocas Town

In October Bocas Town generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 32°C (89°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 22°C (72°F) and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are tolerable that month.

Bocas Town
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
32°C / 89°F 
22°C / 72°F 
312mm / 12inch 
16 days 
poor 
32°C / 89°F 
22°C / 72°F 
151mm / 5.9inch 
16 days 
32°C / 89°F 
22°C / 71°F 
292mm / 11inch 
17 days 
poor 
Climate in Bocas Town

Average weather in Boquete

In October Boquete generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 27°C (81°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 16°C (61°F) and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Boquete
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Weather conditions Weather
27°C / 81°F 
16°C / 61°F 
140 hours 
410mm / 16inch 
poor 
27°C / 81°F 
16°C / 61°F 
140 hours 
401mm / 16inch 
poor 
27°C / 81°F 
16°C / 61°F 
150 hours 
297mm / 12inch 
poor 
Climate in Boquete

Average weather in Bastimentos

In October Bastimentos generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 32°C (89°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 22°C (72°F) and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are tolerable that month.

Bastimentos
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
32°C / 89°F 
22°C / 72°F 
312mm / 12inch 
16 days 
poor 
32°C / 89°F 
22°C / 72°F 
151mm / 5.9inch 
16 days 
32°C / 89°F 
22°C / 71°F 
292mm / 11inch 
17 days 
poor 
Climate in Bastimentos

Average weather in Playa Blanca

In October Playa Blanca generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 30°C (85°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 25°C (76°F) and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Playa Blanca
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
30°C / 86°F 
25°C / 76°F 
100 hours 
255mm / 10inch 
17 days 
poor 
30°C / 85°F 
25°C / 76°F 
105 hours 
333mm / 13inch 
19 days 
poor 
30°C / 86°F 
25°C / 76°F 
141 hours 
254mm / 10inch 
16 days 
poor 
Climate in Playa Blanca

Is your destination not in the list? Have a look at other destinations in Panama.

Is October the best time to go to Panama?

In our opinion October is not the best time to visit Panama with commonly poor weather in Panama City.

On average the best time to visit Panama is in January, February and March with generally perfect weather in Panama City. The worst months are May, June, August, September, October and November that can have poor weather conditions.

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