Best time to go to Colombia for a perfect weather and where to go?

Find the best time to visit Colombia from seasonal averages in many locations like Barranquilla or Bogota, below.

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:

  • The best month to go to Bogota regarding the weather is January
  • On average, the warmest months in Bogota are January, February, March, April, May, June, August, September, October, November and December, and the coldest months are January, June, July and August
  • The rainiest months in this city are April and November
  • The cities with the best climate are Cúcuta and Valledupar, 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 Colombia for a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

Month
January 14°C to 30°C
53%
February 14°C to 31°C
57%
March 14°C to 31°C
71%
April 14°C to 31°C
82%
May 14°C to 32°C
86%
June 13°C to 32°C
78%
July 12°C to 32°C
74%
August 13°C to 32°C
75%
September 14°C to 32°C
78%
October 14°C to 31°C
84%
November 14°C to 31°C
83%
December 14°C to 31°C
66%
* weather varies across the country

Best time to travel to Colombia by cities

Bogota

Best time to go to Bogota

The best time to visit Bogota is january.

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 and march.

Armenia

Best time to go to Armenia

The best months to go to Armenia are january and february.

Barranquilla

Best time to go to Barranquilla

The best months to go to Barranquilla are january, february, march and december.

Leticia

Best time to go to Leticia

The best months to go to Leticia are may, june, july, august, september, october, november and december.


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Temperatures and rainfall in Colombia

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.

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Where to go in Colombia?

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.
Bogota21°C20°C20°C19°C19°C19°C19°C20°C21°C20°C19°C20°C
Medellin28°C28°C28°C27°C27°C29°C29°C30°C30°C27°C26°C27°C
Cartagena33°C33°C33°C34°C34°C34°C35°C34°C34°C33°C33°C33°C
Armenia25°C25°C25°C24°C24°C25°C26°C26°C26°C24°C22°C23°C
Barranquilla33°C33°C34°C34°C34°C35°C35°C35°C36°C35°C34°C34°C
Leticia31°C31°C31°C31°C31°C32°C33°C35°C35°C35°C33°C32°C
Manizales23°C23°C23°C22°C22°C24°C24°C25°C25°C22°C21°C22°C
Pereira27°C27°C27°C26°C26°C27°C28°C29°C28°C26°C25°C26°C
San Andrés Island28°C28°C28°C28°C29°C29°C29°C29°C29°C29°C29°C28°C
Santa Marta31°C31°C31°C32°C32°C32°C32°C33°C33°C33°C32°C32°C
Santiago de Cali28°C28°C28°C28°C28°C29°C29°C29°C29°C28°C28°C28°C
Tumaco30°C30°C31°C31°C31°C31°C30°C30°C30°C30°C30°C30°C
Apartado31°C31°C31°C31°C31°C32°C32°C32°C32°C31°C31°C31°C
Barrancabermeja37°C38°C37°C36°C35°C36°C36°C37°C36°C35°C34°C35°C
Bucaramanga27°C28°C27°C27°C26°C27°C27°C26°C26°C25°C25°C26°C
Buenaventura31°C31°C31°C31°C31°C31°C31°C31°C31°C31°C30°C30°C
Buga26°C26°C26°C26°C26°C27°C27°C27°C27°C26°C25°C25°C
Cartago30°C31°C31°C30°C31°C31°C32°C33°C33°C30°C29°C29°C
Caucasia35°C35°C35°C34°C33°C34°C35°C35°C34°C33°C33°C33°C
Cúcuta33°C34°C34°C35°C34°C34°C34°C36°C36°C35°C34°C33°C

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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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