The climate of Panama is tropical with little seasonal variation. Temperatures are usually high as is the humidity. The average low temperature felt in Panama is 21˚C (69.8˚F) while the average high temperature is 34˚C (93.4˚F). On the Pacific side of the country, temperatures are slightly lower than what is experienced on the Caribbean side. Areas that are located at a higher altitude often encounter cooler temperatures and in the Cordillera de Talamanca in western Panama frost sometimes occurs.
Panama’s rainy season usually runs from May to November and is characterized by short bursts of rain that are followed by sunshine. While thunderstorms are common during this time of year, Panama itself is outside of the hurricane belt. The Caribbean side of Panama can experience rainfall year-round. The country’s dry season runs from December to April and is characterized by northeasterly trade winds, and Panama can go weeks without rain.
Panama Travel Information
At Goway we believe that a well-informed traveller is a safer traveller. With this in mind, we have compiled an easy-to-navigate travel information section dedicated to Panama.
Learn about the history and culture of Panama, the must-try food and drink, and what to pack in your suitcase. Read about Panama's nature and wildlife, weather and geography, along with 'Country Quickfacts' compiled by our travel experts. Our globetrotting tips, as well as our visa and health information, will help ensure you're properly prepared for a safe and enjoyable trip. The only way you could possibly learn more is by embarking on your journey and discovering Panama for yourself. Start exploring… book one of our Panama tours today!
Extend Your Trip
After your Panama Tour, why not consider another of Goway's Latin America tours. These include a large selection of other exciting countries in Central and South America. We offer Chile vacation packages and Easter Island tours, Ecuador vacation packages which include Galapagos cruises, Peru vacation packages which include Machu Picchu tours and Brazil tours including Iguassu Falls tours among many others.
Goway’s Latin American Experts offer many ways to explore, experience and enjoy Panama. You can choose from a simple stopover to a 7-day touring experience Island stays to all-inclusive beach holidays for sun seekers and snowbirds. We want to be your first choice when next you go globetrotting.
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