Panama City weather in May (Panama, Panama)
Curious about the May weather in Panama City? Wondering if it's an optimal time for a visit? This page provides detailed information on the weather conditions for that month.
In May, Panama City typically experiences
very high temperatures
and heavy rainfall.
Throughout the day, temperatures typically settle at around 87°F (show in °C).
But by evening, they drop to around 77°F.
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.
Panama City in May falls under the rainy season with heavy rainfall, averaging around 9 inches (show in mm) for the month. Based on our climate data of the past 30 years, about 18 days of rain are anticipated.
The city usually sees around 110 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 Panama City. January, February and March typically offer the best circumstances. While May, June, July, August, September and October tend to showcase less optimal conditions.
For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Panama City climate page with graphs.
Panama City, monthly averages in May
Where to go in Panama in MayFind out more about the weather in Panama in May and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.
So, what should you wear in Panama City 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.
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