Best time to visit, weather and climate Cartagena
Best time to visit Cartagena, Colombia

Best time to visit Cartagena, Colombia

The best time to visit Cartagena in Colombia is from january until september and november and december, when you will have a warm temperature and limited till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in Cartagena is 31°C in january and the lowest is 30°C in october. The water temperature is around 30°C. The weather and climate of Cartagena is suitable for a sun vacation.

The average climate figure for Cartagena is an 8,2. This is based on various factors, such as average temperatures, the chance of precipitation and weather experiences of others.

Cartagena has the tropical savanna climate prevailing. It is warm every month with both a wet and dry season. If you want to know what the average temperature is in Cartagena or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find an overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Climate Cartagena per month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
31°C 31°C 31°C 31°C 31°C 31°C 31°C 31°C 31°C 30°C 30°C 31°C
4
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3
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13
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55
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127
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103
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82
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130
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143
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207
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149
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40
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Climate Cartagena

Climate Cartagena


Climate Cartagena per Month

Climate Cartagena per Month

Cartagena has the tropical savanna climate prevailing. The average annual temperature for Cartagena is 31° degrees and there is about 1055 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 135 days a year with an average humidity of 76% and an UV-index of 7.

 
Day
Night
Water
Precip
Rain
days
Dry
days
Sun hours
per day
Wind force
in Bft
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day 31°C 31°C 31°C 31°C 31°C 31°C 31°C 31°C 31°C 30°C 30°C 31°C
Night 26°C 26°C 26°C 27°C 27°C 27°C 27°C 27°C 27°C 27°C 26°C 26°C
Water 29°C 29°C 29°C 29°C 30°C 31°C 31°C 31°C 30°C 31°C 30°C 29°C
Precip 4
mm
3
mm
13
mm
55
mm
127
mm
103
mm
82
mm
130
mm
143
mm
207
mm
149
mm
40
mm
Rain
days
3 3 8 18 24 20 19 23 25 28 24 11
Dry
days
28 25 23 12 7 10 12 8 5 3 6 20
Sun hours
per day
9 10 9 12 11 11 12 12 11 9 8 7
Wind force
in Bft
3 4 4 3 3 2 3 3 2 2 3 3
UV-index 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7
 


Climate Cartagena january

On average, it is maximum 31° in january in Cartagena and at least around 26° degrees. The sea temperature is around 29° degrees. In january there are 3 days of rainfall with a total of 4 mm and the it will be dry 28 days this month in Cartagena.

Climate Cartagena february

On average, it is maximum 31° in february in Cartagena and at least around 26° degrees. The sea temperature is around 29° degrees. In february there are 3 days of rainfall with a total of 3 mm and the it will be dry 25 days this month in Cartagena.

Climate Cartagena march

On average, it is maximum 31° in march in Cartagena and at least around 26° degrees. The sea temperature is around 29° degrees. In march there are 8 days of rainfall with a total of 13 mm and the it will be dry 23 days this month in Cartagena.

Climate Cartagena april

On average, it is maximum 31° in april in Cartagena and at least around 27° degrees. The sea temperature is around 29° degrees. In april there are 18 days of rainfall with a total of 55 mm and the it will be dry 12 days this month in Cartagena.

Climate Cartagena may

On average, it is maximum 31° in may in Cartagena and at least around 27° degrees. The sea temperature is around 30° degrees. In may there are 24 days of rainfall with a total of 127 mm and the it will be dry 7 days this month in Cartagena.

Climate Cartagena june

On average, it is maximum 31° in june in Cartagena and at least around 27° degrees. The sea temperature is around 31° degrees. In june there are 20 days of rainfall with a total of 103 mm and the it will be dry 10 days this month in Cartagena.

Climate Cartagena july

On average, it is maximum 31° in july in Cartagena and at least around 27° degrees. The sea temperature is around 31° degrees. In july there are 19 days of rainfall with a total of 82 mm and the it will be dry 12 days this month in Cartagena.

Climate Cartagena august

On average, it is maximum 31° in august in Cartagena and at least around 27° degrees. The sea temperature is around 31° degrees. In august there are 23 days of rainfall with a total of 130 mm and the it will be dry 8 days this month in Cartagena.

Climate Cartagena september

On average, it is maximum 31° in september in Cartagena and at least around 27° degrees. The sea temperature is around 30° degrees. In september there are 25 days of rainfall with a total of 143 mm and the it will be dry 5 days this month in Cartagena.

Climate Cartagena october

On average, it is maximum 30° in october in Cartagena and at least around 27° degrees. The sea temperature is around 31° degrees. In october there are 28 days of rainfall with a total of 207 mm and the it will be dry 3 days this month in Cartagena.

Climate Cartagena november

On average, it is maximum 30° in november in Cartagena and at least around 26° degrees. The sea temperature is around 30° degrees. In november there are 24 days of rainfall with a total of 149 mm and the it will be dry 6 days this month in Cartagena.

Climate Cartagena december

On average, it is maximum 31° in december in Cartagena and at least around 26° degrees. The sea temperature is around 29° degrees. In december there are 11 days of rainfall with a total of 40 mm and the it will be dry 20 days this month in Cartagena.

14 day weather forecast Cartagena

14 day weather forecast Cartagena

The weather for Cartagena in Colombia will be 32° till 31° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers till heavy rain.

Weather forecast this week

Dag Weer Max Min Precip Change Wind UV
Th
4 Jun
Broken wolken 31°C 24°C 0.9 mm 25% 2m/s 4
Fr
5 Jun
Broken wolken 32°C 25°C 3.9 mm 55% 2m/s 5
Sa
6 Jun
Regen 31°C 26°C 8.1 mm 75% 2m/s 3
Su
7 Jun
Zware Regen 30°C 25°C 17 mm 85% 3m/s 6
Mo
8 Jun
Lichte Regen 30°C 25°C 14 mm 80% 3m/s 5
Tu
9 Jun
Lichte Regen 29°C 24°C 10 mm 75% 2m/s 3
We
10 Jun
Zware Regen 26°C 23°C 25 mm 90% 2m/s 3

Weather forecast next week

Dag Weer Max Min Precip Change Wind UV
Th
11 Jun
Broken wolken 30°C 23°C 0.2 mm 20% 2m/s 6
Fr
12 Jun
Lichte Regen 30°C 24°C 11 mm 80% 2m/s 3
Sa
13 Jun
Bewolkt 31°C 24°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 5
Su
14 Jun
Bewolkt 30°C 24°C 0.4 mm 10% 2m/s 1
Mo
15 Jun
Bewolkt 31°C 24°C 3.1 mm 50% 2m/s 1
Tu
16 Jun
Bewolkt 29°C 24°C 3.9 mm 55% 2m/s 1
We
17 Jun
Bewolkt 31°C 26°C 2.3 mm 45% 2m/s 2
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About Cartagena

About Cartagena

Cartagena lies in Colombia in the province Bolívar and the population consists of 887.000 inhabitants. If you want to call Cartagena 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.

Cartagena is in a straight line at 8.095 km distance from London. From London-Heathrow the flight time is about 11 hours10.

The coordinates of Cartagena, Colombia are latitude: 10.399722 en longitude: -75.514444

The GPS coordinates are N 10° 23' 58.9200" en W 75° 30' 51.8400"

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Currency Cartagena

Currency Cartagena

In Cartagena the Colombian peso is used to pay.

Exchange rate Colombian peso (COP) 4 june 2020

1 Colombian peso = 0,00 United States dollar
100 Colombian peso = 0,03 United States dollar

1 United States dollar = 3.607,00 Colombian peso
100 United States dollar = 360.700,00 Colombian peso

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Time difference Cartagena

Time difference Cartagena

In Cartagena it is now 17:07 o’clock in the afternoon on thursday 4 june 2020. That is 1 hour earlier than in United States. The time zone of Cartagena is America/Bogota and the Greenwich time is UTC-05.

Vaccinations Cartagena

Vaccinations Cartagena

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 Cartagena.

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