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 have 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.

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some rural areas may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's important to have an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great choice.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

Activities for Colon, Panama

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

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

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January

Traveling to Colon in January, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

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February

Traveling to Colon in February, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

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March

If you visit Colon during March, you may see that it is extremely warm and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

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April

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

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May

May can be sweltering and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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June

June for Colon is extremely hot and very rainy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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July

In July, Colon is 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

In August, 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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September

September is really hot and very rainy. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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October

Traveling to Colon in October, you will notice that it can be sweltering 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

In November, Colon is hot and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 70s F (low 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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December

If you visit Colon during December, you may notice that it is pretty consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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