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

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Traveling to Portobelo, Panama? If you're planning to go to Portobelo, 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 Portobelo, Panama

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

Important essentials 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.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Hand sanitizer

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


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may become worn. An unreadable vaccine card can have 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).

General health necessities

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

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January

January for Portobelo is consistently hot. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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February

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

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March

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

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April

If you are traveling to Portobelo in April, 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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May

Traveling to Portobelo in May, 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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June

If you go to Portobelo in June, 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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July

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

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August

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

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September

September 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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October

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

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November

If you go to Portobelo in November, 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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December

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

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Activities for Portobelo, Panama

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

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