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

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Traveling to Gamboa, Panama? If you're planning to go to Gamboa, I'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 Gamboa, Panama

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

Important essentials for Gamboa, Panama

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Gamboa, 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.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often wear out. An unreadable vaccine card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • 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 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.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent TSA-friendly product.

General health necessities

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

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January

If you vacation in Gamboa during January, you are likely to notice that it is really 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 60s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally around 60 during the day.

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February

If you are traveling to Gamboa in February, you will notice that it is constantly hot. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

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March

March in Gamboa can be sweltering. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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April

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

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May

If you visit Gamboa during May, you are likely to notice that it can be sweltering 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 low 70s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day.

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June

June in this region is constantly hot and very stormy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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July

If you vacation in Gamboa during July, you will probably see that it can be very 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 between 70 and 80% during the day.

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August

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

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September

September in Gamboa is constantly hot and very stormy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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October

If you are traveling to Gamboa in October, you will notice that it is hot and very stormy. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

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November

If you go to Gamboa in November, you will notice that it is extremely hot and somewhat stormy. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

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December

December in Gamboa can be very hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C).

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Activities for Gamboa, Panama

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

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