Portobelo, Panama: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Portobelo, Panama? If you're planning to go to Portobelo, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Portobelo, Panama

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

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

January

Traveling to Portobelo in January, you will notice that it is constantly hot. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals

February

February is consistently hot. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunglasses

March

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Dresses

April

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses

May

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals

June

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion

July

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Skirts

August

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion

September

September in Portobelo is consistently hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Dresses

October

Traveling to Portobelo in October, you will notice that it can be very hot. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts

November

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion

December

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Portobelo, Panama

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

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types A and B
  • A SIM card that works in Portobelo
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear

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