Best time to go to, climate and weather Colombia

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Best time to visit and weather Colombia

Best time to visit and weather Colombia

The best time to go to Colombia is in january and june until september, in which you have a pleasant temperature and mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in Colombia is 21° in january and the lowest is 18° in july.

If you want to know what the average temperature is in Colombia or when most rain or snow falls, you can find it quickly below. That way you are well prepared.

Average temperature and rainfall per month for Colombia
  Max temp Precipchance Precip
Jan 21° 149 mm
Feb 20° 208 mm
Mar 19° 348 mm
Apr 19° 427 mm
May 19° 301 mm
Jun 19° 157 mm
Jul 18° 128 mm
Aug 19° 101 mm
Sep 21° 136 mm
Oct 19° 338 mm
Nov 18° 410 mm
Dec 20° 245 mm
  • No or hardly any rainfall
  • Little rainfall
  • Sometimes rainfall
  • Regular rainfall
  • Often rainfall
  • Almost always rainfall

Want to know more about the climate of Colombia? Go to the full climate information about Colombia


Best travel months

What a nice travel month for someone is can vary per type of traveler. That is why we also have the best time to go to Colombia indicated per type of trip. Do you like warm or cold, sun or snow? Below you will immediately find the most suitable travel months for Colombia.

Best travel months
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Holiday Colombia

Holiday Colombia

Hotels and apartments in Colombia

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Climate Colombia

Climate Colombia

In Colombia there are 2 types of climates prevailing, namely the tropical rainforest climate and hot desert climate. The average annual temperature for Colombia is 19° degrees and there is 2949 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 12 days a year with an average humidity of 85% and an UV-index of 4.

Below you can find the average temperature, rainfall and the number of dry and sunny days for Bogotá in Colombia per month.

  Average
max °C
Average
min °C
MM
rain
Rain
days
Dry
days
Wind force
in Bft
Average
UV-index
Jan 21° 11° 149 mm 21 10 1 4
Feb 20° 12° 208 mm 25 3 1 3
Mar 19° 12° 348 mm 30 1 1 4
Apr 19° 13° 427 mm 29 1 1 4
May 19° 12° 301 mm 31 0 1 4
Jun 19° 12° 157 mm 29 1 2 3
Jul 18° 11° 128 mm 29 2 2 3
Aug 19° 12° 101 mm 28 3 2 4
Sep 21° 12° 136 mm 24 6 2 4
Oct 19° 13° 338 mm 30 1 1 4
Nov 18° 13° 410 mm 30 0 1 3
Dec 20° 12° 245 mm 27 4 1 4

Climate per month

Weather in january
On average, it is maximum 21° in january in Colombia and at least around 11° degrees. In january there are 21 days of rainfall with a total of 149 mm and the it will be dry 10 days this month in Colombia.

Weather in february
On average, it is maximum 20° in february in Colombia and at least around 12° degrees. In february there are 25 days of rainfall with a total of 208 mm and the it will be dry 3 days this month in Colombia.

Weather in march
On average, it is maximum 19° in march in Colombia and at least around 12° degrees. In march there are 30 days of rainfall with a total of 348 mm and the it will be dry 1 day this month in Colombia.

Weather in april
On average, it is maximum 19° in april in Colombia and at least around 13° degrees. In april there are 29 days of rainfall with a total of 427 mm and the it will be dry 1 day this month in Colombia.

Weather in may
On average, it is maximum 19° in may in Colombia and at least around 12° degrees. In may there are 31 days of rainfall with a total of 301 mm

Weather in june
On average, it is maximum 19° in june in Colombia and at least around 12° degrees. In june there are 29 days of rainfall with a total of 157 mm and the it will be dry 1 day this month in Colombia.

Weather in july
On average, it is maximum 18° in july in Colombia and at least around 11° degrees. In july there are 29 days of rainfall with a total of 128 mm and the it will be dry 2 days this month in Colombia.

Weather in august
On average, it is maximum 19° in august in Colombia and at least around 12° degrees. In august there are 28 days of rainfall with a total of 101 mm and the it will be dry 3 days this month in Colombia.

Suitable month for:  road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in september
On average, it is maximum 21° in september in Colombia and at least around 12° degrees. In september there are 24 days of rainfall with a total of 136 mm and the it will be dry 6 days this month in Colombia.

Weather in october
On average, it is maximum 19° in october in Colombia and at least around 13° degrees. In october there are 30 days of rainfall with a total of 338 mm and the it will be dry 1 day this month in Colombia.

Weather in november
On average, it is maximum 18° in november in Colombia and at least around 13° degrees. In november there are 30 days of rainfall with a total of 410 mm

Weather in december
On average, it is maximum 20° in december in Colombia and at least around 12° degrees. In december there are 27 days of rainfall with a total of 245 mm and the it will be dry 4 days this month in Colombia.

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Weather statistics Colombia

Weather statistics Colombia

View all weather statistics from Colombia per month. In our graph you see the temperatures and the amount of rainfall on average in a given month. We also offer a comparison of the average temperatures and rainfall between Colombia and United Kingdom.




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Weather forecast Colombia

14 day weather forecast Colombia

The weather for Bogotá in Colombia will be 27° till 15° degrees in the next 14 days with every day chance of light rain showers or a quite a few rain.

Weather forecast this week
  Tu13 Nov We14 Nov Th15 Nov Fr16 Nov Sa17 Nov Su18 Nov Mo19 Nov
  Light doucheregen Bewolkt Bewolkt Bewolkt Regen Bewolkt Light doucheregen
Max (°C) 22° 27° 27° 25° 23° 24° 22°
Min (°C) 15° 15° 15° 15° 16° 16° 16°
Rainfall and quantity
Rainfall (%) 55% 20% 10% 20% 65% 40% 50%
Rainfall (mm) 6.8mm 1.3mm 0.6mm 1.6mm 10.4mm 4.1mm 5.4mm
UV-index
UV-index 3 6 4 3 4 3 3
Weather forecast next week
  Tu20 Nov We21 Nov Th22 Nov Fr23 Nov Sa24 Nov Su25 Nov Mo26 Nov
  Bewolkt Light doucheregen Light doucheregen Light doucheregen Bewolkt Light doucheregen Light doucheregen
Max (°C) 22° 20° 23° 16° 15° 15° 15°
Min (°C) 16° 15° 15° 15° 15° 14° 15°
Rainfall and quantity
Rainfall (%) 35% 60% 55% 45% 30% 55% 60%
Rainfall (mm) 3.0mm 8.3mm 6.8mm 5.2mm 2.9mm 7.5mm 8.6mm
UV-index
UV-index 3 3 3 1 1 1 1
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About Colombia

About Colombia

Colombia is in the continental part Zuid-Amerika and the capital is Bogotá. It is 1.197.411 km² with 3.208 km of coastline and has a population of 49.830.900. In terms of area, the country is 5x as big as United Kingdom. If you want to call Colombia you have to use +57 or 0057 before the phone number without the first 0 in the original phone number (if it occurs). If the normal number is 05012457809, for example, you can remove the first 0 and call +575012457809 or 00575012457809.


Colombia is in a straight line at 8.490 km distance from London. From London-Heathrow the flight time is about 11 hour and 45 min.

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Time difference Colombia

Time difference Colombia

In Colombia it is now 17:31 hour in the afternoon on tuesday 13 november 2018. That is 5 hour earlier than in United Kingdom. The time zone of Colombia is America/Bogota and the Greenwich time is UTC-05.

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Vaccinations Colombia

Vaccinations Colombia

Recommended vaccinations

  • DTP (Difterie, Tetanus en Polio)
  • Gele koorts
  • Hepatitis A (besmettelijke geelzucht)

Person and travel related vaccinations

These vaccinations may differ per person and / or be advised on the basis of the stay in Colombia.

  • Dengue (knokkelkoorts)
  • Hepatitis B
  • Rabiës
  • ZIKA-virus
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Reisadvies

Reisadvies Colombia

Reisadvies voor Colombia

Bron: Nederlandwereldwijd.nl - Rijksoverheid

In sommige gebieden van Colombia komen gewapende conflicten voor. De guerrillabeweging ELN en gewapende bendes (BACRIM) zijn daar actief. Er gelden dan ook verschillende adviezen voor de regio’s in het land. Zie de rubriek ‘onveilige gebieden’ voor een overzicht.

Bekijk het actuele reisadvies voor Colombia op de site van de Rijksoverheid.

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Currency Colombia

Currency Colombia

In Colombia the Colombiaanse peso is used to pay.

Exchange rate Colombiaanse peso op 13 november 2018

1 Colombiaanse peso = € 0,00 euro
100 Colombiaanse peso = € 0,03 euro

1 euro = 3.460,60 Colombiaanse peso
100 euro = 346.059,92 Colombiaanse peso

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It can be difficult to calculate the exchange rate yourself. Install an app on your phone that updates the exchange rate daily. By entering the local price you immediately see what the price is in Euro.

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