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Bastimentos weather in December (Bocas del Toro, Panama)

Curious about the December weather in Bastimentos? This guide provides all the details you need.

Temperatures

In December, Bastimentos typically experiences high temperatures and heavy rainfall. Throughout the daytime, temperatures often hover around 28°C. However, as the sun sets and evening approaches, there's a noticeable cool-down, with temperatures gently dropping to a more temperate 24°C.

Precipitation

Bastimentos in December falls under the rainy season with heavy rainfall, averaging around 341 mm for the month. When we look at the climate data from the last 30 years, we can expect around 18 days of rain.

Average sunshine

With around 220 hours of sunshine, the days are mostly sunny. It gives a pleasant and vibrant feel to the area.

If you're looking for dry conditions and comfortable temperatures, December may not be the ideal month to visit Bastimentos. February, March and April typically offer the most agreeable circumstances. On the other hand, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December tend to be characterized by conditions that may not be as optimal.

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

 

Bastimentos, monthly averages in December

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 24°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 28°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 59%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 341 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 18 days  
HumidityHumidity 76% *  
SunshineSunshine 220 hours *  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine *  
* Data from: Boquete, Panama (67 KM, 41 Miles).

Where to go in Panama in December

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

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Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
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 this month?

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.

Swimming
8/10
Cycling
7/10
Walking
7/10
Camping
6/10
Outdoor sports
7/10

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