Cerro Punta weather in May (Chiriqui, Panama)

How is the weather in Cerro Punta in May? Check out this comprehensive weather guide.

In May, Cerro Punta typically experiences high temperatures and heavy rainfall. Daytime temperatures hover around 26°C (show in °F), while nights can cool down to about 18°C.

Cerro Punta in May falls under the rainy season with heavy rainfall, averaging around 433 mm (show in inches) for the month. Delving into the climate records from the past 30 years, one can predict that nearly 20 days of the month will see rainfall.

The city usually sees around 160 hours of sunlight, indicating a moderately sunny period.

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

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


Cerro Punta, monthly averages in May

Show in Fahrenheit
Min Temperature 18.4°C  
Max Temperature 25.6°C  
Chance of Rain 68%  
Precipitation 433 mm  
Rainy days 20 days  
Humidity 80% *  
Sunshine 160 hours *  
Percentage Sunshine *  
* Data from: Boquete, Panama (17 KM, 10 Miles).

Where to go in Panama in May

Find out more about the weather in Panama in May 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 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inches a month).

So, what should you wear in Cerro Punta in May?

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 May.

Outdoor sports

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