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What is the climate like in Colombia?

The climate of Colombia has an average yearly temperature of 21°C. Throughout the year, the average monthly temperature can drop to 19°C and rise to 21°C.

Annually, about 2294 mm of rain falls. This gives a good overview of how much rain to expect in Colombia.

The best time to visit Colombia is July and August. During this period, you will experience pleasant temperatures and not too much rain, making it ideal to visit Colombia.

The hurricane season in Colombia lasts from early June to late November.

Temperature 19 to 21°C
Rain 2294 mm
The climate of Colombia
  • Average yearly temperature: 21°C
  • Highest temperature: 21°C in January, February and March
  • Lowest temperature: 19°C in June and July
  • Rainfall: 2294 mm per year, averaging 191 mm by month
  • Driest months: 70 mm in August, 74 mm in July and 109 mm in June
  • Wettest months: 301 mm in March, 277 mm in November and 261 mm in April

Climate table Colombia

The climate table for Colombia shows the average temperatures, rainfall, and UV index by month.

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daytime temperature (°C) 21 21 21 20 20 19 19 20 20 20 20 20
Nighttime temperature (°C) 8 9 11 11 11 11 10 10 9 10 10 9
Rainfall (mm) 178 243 301 261 207 109 74 70 132 259 277 183
UV Index 8 8 7 7 7 7 7 8 8 8 7 7
Hurricane season Colombia Hurricane Hurricane Hurricane Hurricane Hurricane Hurricane
Best month No No No No No No Yes Yes No No No No

Temperature by month in Colombia

This graph shows the average high temperatures in degrees Celsius for each month in Colombia

Temperature by month in Colombia

Rainfall by month in Colombia

This graph shows the average monthly rainfall in millimeters in Colombia.

Rainfall by month in Colombia

UV index by month in Colombia

This graph shows the average UV index by month in Colombia.

UV index by month in Colombia

Yearly temperature in Colombia

This graph shows the average yearly temperature in Colombia, measured in degrees Celsius.

Yearly temperature in Colombia

Yearly total rainfall in Colombia

This graph shows the average yearly rainfall in millimeters in Colombia.

Rainfall per year in Colombia

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Average weather in Colombia by month

Click on a month below to see in detail how the weather typically is in Colombia and what to expect. Based on the historical weather data of Colombia, you can view the average temperature, rainfall, wind, and UV index for each day of the month.

Islands in Colombia