Balboa, Panama: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Balboa, Panama? If you're planning to go to Balboa, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Balboa, Panama

Based on the climate and weather in Balboa, the best time to go is February. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Balboa, Panama by month

January

January is constantly hot. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts

February

If you go to Balboa in February, you will notice that it can be very hot. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Dresses

March

If you are traveling to Balboa in March, you will notice that it can be very hot. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses

April

If you visit Balboa during April, you are likely to find that it can be sweltering. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

Humidity is generally around 60 during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Rain boots
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Sunglasses
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Shorts

May

If you vacation in Balboa during May, you are likely to find that it is really hot and somewhat stormy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Rain boots
  • Skirts

June

If you are traveling to Balboa in June, you will notice that it is consistently hot and very stormy. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Rain boots
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining

July

Traveling to Balboa in July, you will notice that it is extremely hot and very stormy. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain boots
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion

August

If you visit Balboa during August, you are likely to find that it is really hot and very stormy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Rain boots

September

If you are traveling to Balboa in September, you will notice that it is consistently hot and very stormy. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Rain boots
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals

October

October can be sweltering and very stormy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Sandals
  • Rain boots
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts

November

November is consistently hot and somewhat stormy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Rain boots

December

If you visit Balboa during December, you are likely to find that it is really hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain boots
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Balboa, Panama

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Balboa, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types A and B
  • A SIM card that works in Balboa

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