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Visiting Panama in May

May has average maximum temperatures of 31°C (88°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 40.3% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.0 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 0.5cm (0.2inches) making it mostly dry but with short lived occasional showers. There are only 11.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. It is a good time for sunbathing in Panama. Sea temperatures are a very warm 25°C (78°F). May is an excellent month for swimming in Panama with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

Consider visiting Panama in the months of January, February, March, April, for the best beach weather.

Also consider one of our other suggestions for May.

Can you sunbathe in Panama in May?

Yes, May is a good time for sunbathing in Panama.

May has average maximum temperatures of 31°C (88°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 40.3% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.0 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 0.5cm (0.2inches) making it mostly dry but with short lived occasional showers. There are only 11.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days.

More about May temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Panama in May?

Yes, May is an excellent month for swimming in Panama with very warm sea temperatures 25°C (78°F).

More about May sea temperatures.

Is May a good time to holiday in Panama?

Yes, May is a good time for a holiday in Panama.

May has average maximum temperatures of 31°C (88°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 40.3% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.0 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 0.5cm (0.2inches) making it mostly dry but with short lived occasional showers. There are only 11.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. It is a good time for sunbathing in Panama. Sea temperatures are a very warm 25°C (78°F). May is an excellent month for swimming in Panama with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

More about the May temperatures and sunshine.

Is Panama warm in May?

Yes, Panama is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days in May.

The average maximum temperature in Panama in May is 31°C (88°F). The average maximum temperature is 31°C (88°) in the previous month and 31°C (87°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Panama in May is 28°C (82°F). The average temperature is 28°C (82°F) in the previous month and 28°C (82°F) in the next month.

More info about the May temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Panama in May?

The average day light hours per day in Panama in May are 12.6. The sunshine percentage is 40.3% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.0 hours of sunshine per day.

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Temperature in Panama in May

The average maximum temperature in Panama in May is 31°C (88°F). The average maximum temperature is 31°C (88°F) in the previous month and 31°C (87°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Panama in May is 28°C (82°F). The average temperature is 28°C (82°F) in the previous month and 28°C (82°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Panama in May is 25°C (77°F). The minimum temperature is 25°C (76°F) in the previous month and 25°C (76°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Panama in May

During May the average day light hours are 12.6 per day in Panama. The sunshine percentage is 40.3% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.0 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Panama in May is typically 13.9 during May. An ultraviolet index reading above 11 indicates an extreme risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 10 minutes. Take all precautions because unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm but only with a good application of sun screen. For those with sensitive skin stay in the shade and wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Panama in May

The average sea water temperature in Panama in May is 25.4°C (77.7°F) which is warm and pleasant for relaxing and swimming for long periods.

Rainfall in Panama in May

The average total rainfall in Panama in May is 0.5cm (0.2inches) and on average there are 11.5 rainy days in May making it a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Panama in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Panama in May is 25°C (77°F) which is very uncomfortable and fairly oppressive unless you are on a beach. At night you would most likely require airconditioning. The dew point is 24°C (76°F) in the previous month and 25°C (25°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Panama in May is typically 91.4%. The maximum relative humidity is 89.8% in the previous month and 92% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Panama in May is typically 78.6%. The average relative humidity is 75.3% in the previous month and 79.4% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Panama in May

The average maximum wind speed in Panama in May is typically 15KM/H (9MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 18KM/H (11MPH) in the previous month and 15KM/H (9MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Panama in May is typically 5KM/H (3MPH). The average wind speed is 6KM/H (4MPH) in the previous month and 5KM/H (3MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Panama in May is from the West.

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