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Visiting Panama in January

January is one of the best months to visit Panama for the best beach weather. It has the most sunshine and best sunbathing and swimming conditions of the year.

January has average maximum temperatures of 31°C (87°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 61.3% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.1hrs making the days quite long and bright. January has total rainfall of 0.2cm (0.1inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 5.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. Sea temperatures are a very warm 27°C (81°F). January is an excellent month for swimming in Panama with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

Also consider visiting Panama in one of the other best months of February, March, April, for the best beach weather.

Also consider one of our other suggestions for January.

Can you sunbathe in Panama in January?

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

January has average maximum temperatures of 31°C (87°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 61.3% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.1hrs making the days quite long and bright. January has total rainfall of 0.2cm (0.1inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 5.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

More about January temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Panama in January?

Yes, January is an excellent month for swimming in Panama with very warm sea temperatures 27°C (81°F).

More about January sea temperatures.

Is January a good time to holiday in Panama?

Yes, January is a great time for a holiday in Panama.

January has average maximum temperatures of 31°C (87°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 61.3% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.1hrs making the days quite long and bright. January has total rainfall of 0.2cm (0.1inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 5.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. Sea temperatures are a very warm 27°C (81°F). January is an excellent month for swimming in Panama with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

More about the January temperatures and sunshine.

Is Panama warm in January?

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

The average maximum temperature in Panama in January is 31°C (87°F). The average maximum temperature is 30°C (86°) in the previous month and 31°C (87°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Panama in January is 27°C (81°F). The average temperature is 27°C (80°F) in the previous month and 27°C (81°F) in the next month.

More info about the January temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Panama in January?

The average day light hours per day in Panama in January are 11.6. The sunshine percentage is 61.3% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.1hrs making the days quite long and bright.

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Temperature in Panama in January

The average maximum temperature in Panama in January is 31°C (87°F). The average maximum temperature is 30°C (86°F) in the previous month and 31°C (87°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Panama in January is 27°C (81°F). The average temperature is 27°C (80°F) in the previous month and 27°C (81°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Panama in January is 24°C (75°F). The minimum temperature is 24°C (75°F) in the previous month and 24°C (75°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Panama in January

During January the average day light hours are 11.6 per day in Panama. The sunshine percentage is 61.3% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.1hrs making the days quite long and bright.

The ultraviolet index in Panama in January is typically 11.5 during January. 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 January

The average sea water temperature in Panama in January is 27.1°C (80.8°F) which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in Panama in January

The average total rainfall in Panama in January is 0.2cm (0.1inches) and on average there are 5.5 rainy days in January making it a quite rainy time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Panama in January

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Panama in January is 24°C (74°F) which is very humid and quite uncomfortable for most unless you are on a beach. At night you would most likely require a fan. The dew point is 24°C (75°F) in the previous month and 23°C (23°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Panama in January is typically 90.5%. The maximum relative humidity is 92.5% in the previous month and 88.5% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Panama in January is typically 75.1%. The average relative humidity is 79.1% in the previous month and 73.1% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Panama in January

The average maximum wind speed in Panama in January is typically 20KM/H (13MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 18KM/H (11MPH) in the previous month and 21KM/H (13MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Panama in January is typically 8KM/H (5MPH). The average wind speed is 7KM/H (4MPH) in the previous month and 8KM/H (5MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Panama in January is from the South West.

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