When is the best time to go to Medellin?

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

  • The best months in Medellin are January, February, July, August and December
  • On average, the warmest months are January, February, March, May, June, July, August, September, October and December
  • The rainiest months are March, April, May and October

Annual weather in Medellin

For full information about the climate and weather in Medellin a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 59°F/79°F
February 59°F/79°F
March 61°F/77°F
April 61°F/76°F
May 61°F/77°F
June 61°F/79°F
July 59°F/79°F
August 59°F/81°F
September 61°F/79°F
October 61°F/76°F
November 61°F/76°F
December 59°F/77°F

Weather and climate in Medellin

Medellin enjoys an equatorial (or tropical rainforest) climate in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Medellin is 77°F (ranging from 76°F in november to 81°F in august). Annual rainfall is 204.3in, with a minimum of 8.8in in january and a maximum of 25.8in in april.
  • In january the climate is correct. The record temperature this month is 90°F and it rains about 46% of the time in january.
  • Between the months of february and may the climate is the worst possible. In average, on the morning it is 61°F.
  • Between june and july the climate is not good, but still OK. In average, on the morning it is 59°F and it rains about 12.5in each month.
  • In the month of august the climate is very unfavorable. the thermometer goes up to 81°F°C.
  • In september the climate is correct. At lunchtime, it's 79°F in average and it rains in september about 15.2in.
  • In the month of october the climate is very unfavorable. The record temperature this month is 88°F and, in october, 25 days of rain are expected.
  • In the month of november the climate is bad. It is for example 76°F as maximum temperature in november and you can expect to have 20.6in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • In december the climate is very unfavorable. In average, on the morning it is 61°F.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Medellin

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Medellin: the minimum and maximum outdoor temperature, the risk and amount of monthly rainfall, daily average sunshine, and relative humidity for each month of the year.

Outside temperature

Precipitation (rainfall)

Daily sunshine hours


Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Medellin

Find out when Medellin has its high tourist season (the period when the influx of tourists is highest) and off-peak tourist season using our data and figures.

Tourist seasons in Medellin

  • Very low season in Medellin
    The months with the lowest number of tourists are: March, April and May.
  • Low season in Medellin
    The months with low numbers of tourists are: January, February, June, July, September, October and November.
  • High season in Medellin
    The number of visitors to Medellin is high in: August.
  • Peek season in Medellin
    The largest number of tourists visiting Medellin is during: December.

Figure: Visitor index for Medellin month by month

Best time for low prices in Medellin

Average prices of hotels in Medellin month by month

Generally, February is the month with the lowest hotel prices in Medellin. So this is a great time to save on your holiday! In contrast, August is statistically the most expensive month of the year for hotels.

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Average price of hiring a car in Medellin

On average, it costs $ 23 per day to hire a car in Medellin. This price varies by $ 8.4 depending on the month. In october, hiring a car costs an average of $ 18 per 24 hours, so this is the best time to save money! In contrast, the average price in april is $ 27.

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