When is the best time to go to Colombia?

When is the best time to go to Colombia? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • In Columbia, the weather is good across more than 38% of the territory for: January and February
  • The best months to go to Bogota are July, August and September
  • On average, the warmest months in Bogota are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December, and the coldest months are January, February, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December
  • The rainiest months in this city are March and April
  • The cities with the best climate are Cúcuta and Yopal, with good weather at least 11 months a year
  • The sea temperature is suitable for swimming all year round in Cartagena

For information about the climate and the weather city by city in Columbia for a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 56°F to 90°F
45%
February 58°F to 92°F
48%
March 58°F to 92°F
62%
April 56°F to 88°F
72%
May 56°F to 88°F
73%
June 56°F to 88°F
63%
July 54°F to 90°F
60%
August 56°F to 90°F
61%
September 56°F to 88°F
67%
October 56°F to 86°F
77%
November 56°F to 86°F
75%
December 56°F to 88°F
56%
* weather varies across the country

Best time to travel to Colombia by cities

Bogota

Best time to go to Bogota

The best months to go to Bogota are july, august and september.

Medellin

Best time to go to Medellin

The best months to go to Medellin are january, february, march, april, may, june, july, august, september, october, november and december.

Cartagena

Best time to go to Cartagena

The best months to go to Cartagena are january, february, march, april, july and december.

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Temperatures and rainfall in Columbia

On these 3 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Colombia and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Bogota, Medellin, Cartagena, Armenia and Barranquilla, as well as the month-by-month sea temperature for coastal cities.


Where to go in Columbia?

This table allows you to see the maximum temperature for each city and our opinion on the weather month by month (see colour legend below the table).

Cities jan.feb.mar.apr.mayjun.jul.aug.sep.oct.nov.dec.
Bogota68°F68°F68°F67°F67°F67°F67°F67°F68°F67°F67°F67°F
Medellin76°F76°F76°F74°F74°F76°F76°F77°F76°F74°F72°F74°F
Cartagena88°F90°F88°F88°F88°F90°F90°F88°F88°F86°F86°F88°F
Armenia74°F74°F74°F72°F72°F74°F74°F74°F74°F70°F70°F70°F
Barranquilla88°F88°F88°F90°F90°F90°F90°F90°F90°F88°F88°F88°F
Leticia86°F88°F88°F86°F86°F88°F88°F92°F94°F92°F90°F88°F
Manizales72°F72°F72°F70°F70°F72°F72°F74°F72°F70°F68°F70°F
Pereira76°F76°F76°F74°F74°F76°F76°F76°F76°F72°F72°F72°F
San Andrés Island83°F83°F83°F83°F85°F85°F85°F85°F85°F85°F85°F83°F
Santa Marta81°F81°F83°F83°F83°F83°F83°F83°F83°F83°F83°F83°F
Santiago de Cali79°F79°F79°F79°F79°F79°F79°F81°F81°F79°F77°F77°F
Tumaco83°F83°F83°F85°F85°F83°F83°F83°F83°F83°F83°F83°F
Apartado86°F86°F86°F86°F86°F86°F86°F86°F86°F86°F86°F86°F
Barrancabermeja97°F99°F97°F95°F94°F95°F95°F97°F95°F94°F92°F94°F
Bucaramanga77°F79°F77°F76°F74°F76°F76°F76°F74°F74°F74°F76°F
Buenaventura85°F85°F86°F85°F85°F85°F85°F85°F85°F83°F83°F83°F
Buga74°F74°F74°F74°F74°F76°F76°F76°F76°F74°F72°F72°F
Cartago83°F83°F83°F81°F83°F83°F83°F85°F85°F81°F79°F81°F
Caucasia94°F95°F95°F92°F92°F94°F94°F94°F94°F92°F90°F92°F
Cúcuta90°F90°F90°F90°F90°F90°F90°F94°F94°F92°F88°F88°F

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Is this weather information for Colombia reliable?

Climate data for Colombia has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for Colombia allows us to determine the average for each month in Bogota, Medellin, Cartagena, Armenia, Barranquilla, Leticia, Manizales, Pereira, and 39 other cities.

So yes: this data is reliable except in cases of temporary climate disruption in the region.

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