When is the best time to go to Venezuela?

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

  • In Venezuela, the weather is good everywhere in January, February and December
  • The best months to go to Caracas are January, February, March, April and December
  • On average, it is hot all year round in Caracas
  • The rainiest months in this city are May, July, August, September, October and November
  • The cities with the best climate are Coro, Porlamar, Barquisimeto, Cumaná, Puerto Cabello and Punto Fijo, with good weather at least 11 months a year
  • The best months for swimming in Caracas are January, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December

Where and when to go based on the weather?

Mérida (Venezuela), San Cristóbal, Valera...

January, February and December
70°F to 88°F°C
4 to 10 days
March, June, July, August, September, October and November
70°F to 94°F°C
8 to 23 days
April and May
70°F to 90°F°C
13 to 24 days

Central Coast of Venezuela
Los Roques Archipelago, Maracay, Catia La Mar...

January and February
81°F to 86°F°C
1 to 8 days
79°F to 83°F
March, April, July, August, September, October and December
81°F to 88°F°C
3 to 23 days
81°F to 86°F
May, June and November
83°F to 86°F°C
6 to 20 days
83°F to 86°F

Santa Elena de Uairén, Ciudad Bolívar, Tucupita...

January, February, March, April, May and December
83°F to 99°F°C
0 to 21 days
June, September, October and November
85°F to 94°F°C
11 to 23 days
July and August
85°F to 92°F°C
18 to 26 days

Los Llanos
Caracas, San Fernando (Venezuela), Calabozo...

79°F to 95°F°C
0 to 7 days
February, March, April, November and December
79°F to 99°F°C
0 to 21 days
79°F to 85°F
May, June, July, August, September and October
81°F to 94°F°C
9 to 26 days
81°F to 85°F

North West of Venezuela
Coro, Maracaibo, Punto Fijo...

85°F to 94°F°C
0 to 2 days
79°F to 85°F
January, March, April, May, June, July, August, September and December
85°F to 95°F°C
0 to 15 days
81°F to 92°F
October and November
86°F to 94°F°C
4 to 19 days
85°F to 92°F

Northeast of Venezuela
Porlamar, Maturín, Carúpano...

January, February, March, April, May, November and December
83°F to 94°F°C
0 to 13 days
77°F to 83°F
June, July, August, September and October
85°F to 92°F°C
4 to 22 days
81°F to 86°F

Best time to travel to Venezuela by cities

Chargement en cours
Andes Andes Central Coast Central Coast Guayana Guayana Los Llanos Los Llanos North West North West Northeast Northeast

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Temperatures and rainfall in Venezuela

On these 3 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Venezuela and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Caracas, Coro, Los Roques Archipelago, Maracay and Mérida (Venezuela), as well as the month-by-month sea temperature for coastal cities.

Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Venezuela

Find out when Venezuela 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 Venezuela

The months with low numbers of tourists are: January, February, March, April, May, June, September, October and November. The number of visitors to Venezuela is high in: July, August and December.

  • Very low season in Venezuela: February.
  • Low season in Venezuela: January, March, April, May, June, September, October and November.
  • High season in Venezuela: July and August.
  • Peak season in Venezuela: December.

Figure: Visitor index for Venezuela month by month

Average price for flights to Venezuela

A return flight between London and Caracas is generally cheaper if you go in may ($ 938 on average): this is the best time for travellers on a tight budget. In contrast, you may end up paying $ 395 more for your airline ticket to Caracas if you go in december.

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Where to go in Venezuela?

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.
Los Roques Archipelago81°F81°F81°F81°F83°F83°F83°F85°F85°F85°F85°F83°F
Mérida (Venezuela)70°F70°F70°F70°F70°F70°F70°F72°F72°F70°F70°F70°F
Ciudad Bolívar92°F94°F95°F95°F94°F92°F90°F92°F94°F94°F92°F90°F
San Fernando (Venezuela)94°F97°F99°F95°F90°F86°F85°F86°F88°F88°F90°F92°F
Santa Elena de Uairén83°F85°F86°F86°F85°F85°F85°F86°F88°F88°F86°F83°F
Altagracia de Orituco81°F81°F83°F85°F85°F83°F83°F85°F86°F85°F83°F81°F


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Is this weather information for Venezuela reliable?

Climate data for Venezuela has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for Venezuela allows us to determine the average for each month in Caracas, Coro, Los Roques Archipelago, Maracay, Mérida (Venezuela), Ciudad Bolívar, Maracaibo, Maturín, and 29 other cities.

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

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