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Bastimentos weather in May (Bocas del Toro, Panama)

Curious about the May weather in Bastimentos? Wondering if it's an optimal time for a visit? This page provides detailed information on the weather conditions for that month.

Temperatures

In May, Bastimentos typically experiences high temperatures and heavy rainfall. Anticipate daytime temperatures around 30°C, while night temperatures can drop to 25°C. Remember, these are typical temperatures, and certain days could be even hotter. Ensure you wear appropriate clothing to handle the warmth.

Precipitation

Bastimentos in May falls under the rainy season with heavy rainfall, averaging around 310 mm for the month. Delving into the climate records from the past 30 years, one can predict that nearly 18 days of the month will see rainfall.

Average sunshine

The area enjoys a balanced 160 hours of sunlight. Ensuring it's neither too overcast nor too sunny.

If you're looking for dry conditions and comfortable temperatures, May may not be the ideal month to visit Bastimentos. February, March and April generally stand out with 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 May

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 25°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 30°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 59%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 310 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 18 days  
HumidityHumidity 80% *  
SunshineSunshine 160 hours *  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine *  
* Data from: Boquete, Panama (67 KM, 41 Miles).

Where to go in Panama in May

Find out more about the weather in Panama and which places have the best travel 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 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
7/10
Cycling
7/10
Walking
7/10
Camping
7/10
Outdoor sports
7/10

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