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Long-term weather forecast
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May weather forecast and climate
Panama City, Panama

An aerial panoramic shot of the Panama City in Panama, with its beautiful waterfront, and distant mountains and islands
An aerial panoramic shot of the Panama City in Panama, with its beautiful waterfront, and distant mountains and islands
May, the last month of the spring, in Panama City, is also a hot month, with average temperature varying between 21.1°C (70°F) and 34.5°C (94.1°F).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in April - a hot 34.5°C (94.1°F). The average low-temperature, in May, is 21.1°C (70°F).

Rainfall

In May, in Panama City, the rain falls for 15 days. Throughout May, 225.1mm (8.9") of precipitation is accumulated. In Panama City, during the entire year, the rain falls for 131 days and collects up to 1907.2mm (75.1") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In May, the average sea temperature in Panama City is 28.4°C (83.1°F).
Note: For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day in Panama City is 12.5h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Panama City is 3.5h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Panama City are February through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an extreme threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 12 translate into the following recommendations:
Practice all-important precautions. Light skin people may get burned in less than 5 minutes. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. A broad-spectrum sunscreen of SPF 30+ should be liberally applied and re-applied every two hours, and immediately after an outdoor workout or a swim. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What is the temperature in May in Panama City?

In Panama City, in May, the average high-temperature is 34.5°C (94.1°F), and the average low-temperature is 21.1°C (70°F).

How many days does it rain in May in Panama City?

In May, in Panama City, the rain falls for 15 days. Throughout May, 225.1mm (8.9") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the water temperature in May in Panama City?

In May, the average sea temperature in Panama City, Panama, is 28.4°C (83.1°F). Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

What is the average length of the day in May in Panama City?

The average length of the day in May in Panama City is 12.5h.

How many hours of sunshine does Panama City have in May?

In Panama City, Panama, the average sunshine in May is 3.5h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Panama City?

February through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Panama City, Panama.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Panama City?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Panama City is 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an excessive health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Panama City, Panama
  • Average high temperature in May: 34.5°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is April (35.4°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is October (32.6°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 21.1°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is June (21.3°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are February and March (18.4°C).

Average rainfall in May - Panama City, Panama
  • Average rainfall in May: 225.1mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (330.7mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (10.1mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Panama City, Panama
  • Average rainfall days in May: 15 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (20 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is February (1.3 days).

Average sea temperature in May - Panama City, Panama
  • Average sea temperature in May: 28.4°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is June (28.8°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (26.3°C).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Panama City, Panama
  • Average daylight in May: 12.5h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12.7h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.6h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 3.5h

The month with most sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 8.8h).
The month with least sunshine is September (Average sunshine: 3.3h).

Average UV index in May - Panama City, Panama
  • Average UV index in May: 12

Months with the highest UV index are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September and October (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 10).