Panama

Average temperature, rainfall and snowfall information is available for the following climate stations in Panama

Official name:Republic of Panama
Capital:Panama
Area:total: 78,200 sq km
water: 2,210 sq km
land: 75,990 sq km
Climate:tropical maritime; hot, humid, cloudy; prolonged rainy season (May to January), short dry season (January to May)
Location:Middle America, bordering both the Caribbean Sea and the North Pacific Ocean, between Colombia and Costa Rica
Geographic coordinates:9 00 N, 80 00 W
Comparative Area:slightly smaller than South Carolina
Land boundaries:total: 555 km
border countries: Colombia 225 km, Costa Rica 330 km
Coastline:2,490 km
Terrain:interior mostly steep, rugged mountains and dissected, upland plains; coastal areas largely plains and rolling hills
Elevation extremes:lowest point: Pacific Ocean 0 m
highest point: Volcan de Chiriqui 3,475 m

Map of Panama

Map of Panama

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