Central Panama, Panama: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Central Panama, Panama? If you're planning to go to Central Panama, this article contains some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Central Panama, Panama

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

Important essentials for Central Panama, Panama

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection possible.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly product.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks aren't sold for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently get worn. An unreadable card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General health necessities

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

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January

If you vacation in Central Panama during January, you are likely to see that it is extremely hot. 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.

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February

If you go to Central Panama in February, you will notice that it is consistently hot. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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March

If you go to Central Panama in March, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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April

April in Central Panama is constantly hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to high 80s F (low 30s C).

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May

Traveling to Central Panama in May, you will notice that it can be very hot and somewhat stormy. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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June

June in Central Panama is really hot and very stormy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to 80s F (low 30s C).

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July

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

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August

August is extremely hot and very stormy. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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September

If you vacation in Central Panama during September, you will probably find that it is consistently hot and very stormy. 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 around 80 during the day.

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October

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

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November

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

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December

December in this region is extremely hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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Activities for Central Panama, Panama

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Central Panama.

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