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

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Traveling to Colon, Panama? If you're planning to go to Colon, we've got 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 Colon, Panama

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

Important essentials for Colon, Panama

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance

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  • Kids' KN95 masks

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


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection you can have.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently wear away. An unreadable vaccine card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry plane-friendly option.

General health necessities

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

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January

If you go to Colon in January, you will notice that it is hot. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

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February

February in Colon is hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

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March

If you go to Colon in March, you will notice that it is hot and dry with little rain. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

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April

April in Colon can be very hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

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May

Traveling to Colon in May, you will notice that it can be sweltering and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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June

June in Colon is consistently hot and very rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C).

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July

In July, Colon is pretty consistently hot and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 70s F (mid 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Colon, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

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August

August in Colon is hot and very rainy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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September

In September, Colon can be very hot and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 80s F (low 30s C) and once in a while jump into the low 90s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the 70s F (mid 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Colon, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

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October

Traveling to Colon in October, you will notice that it is constantly hot and very rainy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

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November

If you go to Colon in November, you will notice that it is hot and very rainy. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

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December

December in Colon is extremely warm and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C).

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Activities for Colon, Panama

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

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