Darien National Park, Panama: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Darien National Park, Panama? If you're planning to go to Darien National Park, the following is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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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 Darien National Park, Panama

Based on the climate and weather in Darien National Park, the best time to go is January. See below for details.

Important essentials for Darien National Park, Panama

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a superb value.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

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


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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What to wear/what to pack for Darien National Park, Panama by month

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January

If you go to Darien National Park in January, you will notice that it is consistently hot. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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February

February in this region is really hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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March

Traveling to Darien National Park in March, you will notice that it is really hot. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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April

Traveling to Darien National Park in April, you will notice that it is extremely hot. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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May

Traveling to Darien National Park in May, you will notice that it is consistently hot. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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June

June in this region can be very hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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July

July in this region is constantly hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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August

August for Darien National Park is really hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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September

September can be very hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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October

If you are traveling to Darien National Park in October, you will notice that it is constantly hot. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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November

If you are traveling to Darien National Park in November, you will notice that it can be very hot. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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December

December here is constantly hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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