Bastimentos weather in August (Bocas del Toro, Panama)

Planning a trip to Bastimentos in August? Wondering if it's the right time to visit? Browse this page for a comprehensive overview of the weather conditions for that month.

In August, Bastimentos generally has high temperatures and heavy rainfall. Throughout the daytime, temperatures often hover around 30°C. However, as the sun sets and evening approaches, there's a noticeable cool-down, with temperatures gently dropping to a more temperate 25°C.

While these temperatures are typical, some days might be even hotter. Always be prepared for the unexpected spikes in warmth. Dressing in lightweight and breathable outfits will help you stay cool. Don't forget to stay hydrated and wear sun protection to handle the heat better.

Bastimentos in August falls under the rainy season with heavy rainfall, averaging around 306 mm for the month. Based on our climate data of the past 30 years, about 23 days of rain are anticipated.

The area experiences a moderate amount of sunshine, with approximately 150 hours of sunlight expected. This makes it neither too gloomy nor overly bright.

If you're looking for dry conditions and comfortable temperatures, August may not be the ideal month to visit Bastimentos. February, March and April typically offer the best circumstances. While May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Bastimentos climate page with graphs.

 

Bastimentos, monthly averages in August

Min Temperature 25°C  
Max Temperature 30°C  
Chance of Rain 76%  
Precipitation 306 mm  
Rainy days 23 days  
Humidity 82% *  
Sunshine 150 hours *  
Percentage Sunshine *  
* Data from: Boquete, Panama (67 KM, 41 Miles).

Where to go in Panama in August

Find out more about the weather in Panama in August and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in Bastimentos in August?

It's going to be warm! Consider airy clothing, t-shirts, and other summer clothes. Shorts for men made of cotton or linen are good options for staying cool. However, there's a good chance of rain, so bring a raincoat just in case.

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in August.

Swimming
7/10
Cycling
7/10
Walking
7/10
Camping
7/10
Outdoor sports
7/10

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