Colombia weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Colombia

The best time to visit in Colombia is in January and February and September, when you will have a pleasant temperature and limited till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Colombia is 20°C in January and the lowest is 18°C in April.

Colombia has the oceanic climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Colombia or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average weather Colombia by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 20 20 19 18 19 18 18 19 20 19 18 19
Precipitation (mm) 79 104 183 173 107 45 39 25 33 157 172 99
Climate data from city: Bogotá

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14 day weather forecast Colombia

The weather for in Colombia will be 18° till 17° degrees in the next 14 days with every day chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

The weather forecast for Colombia is based on the weather conditions in the city of Bogotá.

Weather forecast this week

Sunday 19 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
18°
5.5 mm 85% 1 m/s 5
Monday 20 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
18°
5.3 mm 85% 1 m/s 8
Tuesday 21 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
17°
5.0 mm 85% 1 m/s 5
Wednesday 22 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
17°
4.8 mm 85% 2 m/s 6
Thursday 23 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
18°
5.2 mm 85% 1 m/s 7
Friday 24 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
13°
10.7 mm 90% 1 m/s 3
Saturday 25 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
11°
4.6 mm 80% 1 m/s 3

Weather forecast next week

Sunday 26 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
18°
3.1 mm 75% 1 m/s 5
Monday 27 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
19°
10°
10.1 mm 90% 1 m/s 8
Tuesday 28 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
16°
5.3 mm 85% 1 m/s 3
Wednesday 29 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
16°
6.8 mm 85% 1 m/s 3
Thursday 30 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
11°
9.9 mm 90% 1 m/s 3
Friday 1 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
15°
4.5 mm 80% 1 m/s 3
Saturday 2 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
17°
2.1 mm 65% 2 m/s 5

Climate Colombia

Colombia has the oceanic climate prevailing. There is rainfall during all months of the year. The average annual temperature for Colombia is 19° degrees and there is about 1216 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 38 days a year with an average humidity of 83% and an UV-index of 4.

Climate table of Colombia

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 20 20 19 18 19 18 18 19 20 19 18 19
Night temp. (°C) 10 11 11 11 11 10 10 10 10 10 11 10
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 79 104 183 173 107 45 39 25 33 157 172 99
Days with rain 23 25 29 29 27 24 25 18 19 25 28 26
Dry days 8 3 2 1 4 6 6 13 11 6 2 5
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 8 9 9 10 10 11 12 12 10 8 8 8
Wind force (Bft) 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 1 1 1 1
UV-index 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4
Climate data from city: Bogotá

Colombia weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Colombia? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Colombia?

Colombia lies in a straight line about 10,541 km from New Zealand (Cape Town → Bogotá).

How long is the flight to Colombia?

The flight time from Cape Town International Airport to Colombia is approximately 13 h. 10 min.

What are the largest airports in Colombia?

These are the largest airports in Colombia:

  • El Dorado International Airport – Bogotá
  • Enrique Olaya Herrera Airport – Medellín
  • Jose Maria Córdova International Airport – Medellín
  • Alfonso Bonilla Aragon International Airport – Cali
  • Ernesto Cortissoz International Airport – Barranquilla
  • Palonegro Airport – Bucaramanga
  • Rafael Nuñez International Airport – Cartagena
  • Camilo Daza International Airport – Cúcuta
  • Matecaña International Airport – Pereira
  • Simón Bolívar International Airport – Santa Marta
  • Gustavo Rojas Pinilla International Airport – San Andrés

How many inhabitants are there in Colombia?

Colombia has approximately 49,830,900 inhabitants.

How big is Colombia?

The area of Colombia is around 1,197,411 km². It is slightly smaller than New Zealand.

What is the capital of Colombia?

The capital of Colombia is Bogotá.

What is the currency of Colombia?

In Colombia the Colombian peso (COP) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 19 September 2021

  • 1 Colombian peso = 236.65 South African rand
  • 1 South African rand = 0.004 Colombian peso
  • 10 Colombian peso = 2,366.54 South African rand
  • 10 South African rand = 0.042 Colombian peso
  • 100 Colombian peso = 23,665.41 South African rand
  • 100 South African rand = 0.42 Colombian peso

What is the area code of Colombia?

The area code to call Colombia is +57.