San Blas Islands, Panama: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to San Blas Islands, Panama

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

What to wear/what to pack for San Blas Islands, Panama by month

January

Traveling to San Blas Islands in January, you will notice that it can be very hot. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you are traveling to San Blas Islands in February, you will notice that it can be very hot. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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:

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

April

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you are traveling to San Blas Islands in May, you will notice that it is consistently hot. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in San Blas Islands 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:

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

July

If you are traveling to San Blas Islands in July, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August 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:

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

September

If you are traveling to San Blas Islands in September, you will notice that it is consistently hot. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you are traveling to San Blas Islands in November, 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:

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

December

If you go to San Blas Islands in December, 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:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for San Blas Islands, Panama

Here are some general tips on what to wear in San Blas Islands, 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 San Blas Islands

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