Best time to visit, weather and climate Colombia

Best time to visit Colombia

The best time to visit 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 Colombia is 20°C in january and the lowest is 18°C in april.

The average climate figure for Colombia is an 6,8. This is based on various factors, such as average temperatures, the chance of precipitation and weather experiences of others.

Colombia has the oceanic climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in Colombia 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 Colombia per month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
20°C 20°C 19°C 18°C 19°C 18°C 18°C 19°C 20°C 19°C 18°C 19°C
79
mm
104
mm
183
mm
173
mm
107
mm
45
mm
39
mm
25
mm
33
mm
157
mm
172
mm
99
mm

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 Colombia

 
Day
Night
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 20°C 20°C 19°C 18°C 19°C 18°C 18°C 19°C 20°C 19°C 18°C 19°C
Night 10°C 11°C 11°C 11°C 11°C 10°C 10°C 10°C 10°C 10°C 11°C 10°C
Precip 79
mm
104
mm
183
mm
173
mm
107
mm
45
mm
39
mm
25
mm
33
mm
157
mm
172
mm
99
mm
Rain
days
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
Sun hours
per day
8 9 9 10 10 11 12 12 10 8 8 8
Wind force
in 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 Colombia january

On average, it is maximum 20° in january in Colombia and at least around 10° degrees. In january there are 23 days of rainfall with a total of 79 mm and the it will be dry 8 days this month in Colombia.

Climate Colombia february

On average, it is maximum 20° in february in Colombia and at least around 11° degrees. In february there are 25 days of rainfall with a total of 104 mm and the it will be dry 3 days this month in Colombia.

Climate Colombia march

On average, it is maximum 19° in march in Colombia and at least around 11° degrees. In march there are 29 days of rainfall with a total of 183 mm and the it will be dry 2 days this month in Colombia.

Climate Colombia april

On average, it is maximum 18° in april in Colombia and at least around 11° degrees. In april there are 29 days of rainfall with a total of 173 mm and the it will be dry 1 day this month in Colombia.

Climate Colombia may

On average, it is maximum 19° in may in Colombia and at least around 11° degrees. In may there are 27 days of rainfall with a total of 107 mm and the it will be dry 4 days this month in Colombia.

Climate Colombia june

On average, it is maximum 18° in june in Colombia and at least around 10° degrees. In june there are 24 days of rainfall with a total of 45 mm and the it will be dry 6 days this month in Colombia.

Climate Colombia july

On average, it is maximum 18° in july in Colombia and at least around 10° degrees. In july there are 25 days of rainfall with a total of 39 mm and the it will be dry 6 days this month in Colombia.

Climate Colombia august

On average, it is maximum 19° in august in Colombia and at least around 10° degrees. In august there are 18 days of rainfall with a total of 25 mm and the it will be dry 13 days this month in Colombia.

Climate Colombia september

On average, it is maximum 20° in september in Colombia and at least around 10° degrees. In september there are 19 days of rainfall with a total of 33 mm and the it will be dry 11 days this month in Colombia.

Climate Colombia october

On average, it is maximum 19° in october in Colombia and at least around 10° degrees. In october there are 25 days of rainfall with a total of 157 mm and the it will be dry 6 days this month in Colombia.

Climate Colombia november

On average, it is maximum 18° in november in Colombia and at least around 11° degrees. In november there are 28 days of rainfall with a total of 172 mm and the it will be dry 2 days this month in Colombia.

Climate Colombia december

On average, it is maximum 19° in december in Colombia and at least around 10° degrees. In december there are 26 days of rainfall with a total of 99 mm and the it will be dry 5 days this month in Colombia.

14 day weather forecast Colombia

The weather for Bogotá in Colombia will be 14° till 18° 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 in Bogotá.

Weather forecast this week

Dag Weer Max Min Precip Change Wind UV
Tu
29 Sep
Bewolkt 14°C 8°C 2.1 mm 65% 2m/s 4
Tu
29 Sep
Bewolkt 14°C 8°C 2.1 mm 65% 2m/s 4
We
30 Sep
Bewolkt 19°C 8°C 2.5 mm 70% 2m/s 5
We
30 Sep
Bewolkt 19°C 8°C 2.5 mm 70% 2m/s 5
Th
1 Oct
Bewolkt 19°C 7°C 1.3 mm 55% 2m/s 4
Th
1 Oct
Bewolkt 19°C 7°C 1.3 mm 55% 2m/s 4
Fr
2 Oct
Bewolkt 20°C 8°C 1.4 mm 60% 2m/s 3

Weather forecast next week

Dag Weer Max Min Precip Change Wind UV
Fr
2 Oct
Bewolkt 20°C 8°C 1.4 mm 60% 2m/s 3
Sa
3 Oct
Lichte regen 17°C 10°C 5.4 mm 85% 1m/s 3
Sa
3 Oct
Lichte regen 17°C 10°C 5.4 mm 85% 1m/s 3
Su
4 Oct
Lichte regenbuien 17°C 7°C 4.1 mm 80% 2m/s 4
Su
4 Oct
Lichte regenbuien 17°C 7°C 4.1 mm 80% 2m/s 4
Mo
5 Oct
Bewolkt 18°C 6°C 0.4 mm 30% 2m/s 3
Mo
5 Oct
Bewolkt 18°C 6°C 0.4 mm 30% 2m/s 3

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Hotels and apartments in Colombia

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Flight tickets to Colombia

You can fly to Colombia at these well-known airports:

  • 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

If you want to fly to an island of Colombia you can go to:

  • Gustavo Rojas Pinilla International Airport
    San Andrés

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About Colombia

Colombia is in the continental part South America and the capital is Bogotá. The total surface is 1.197.411 km² with 3.208 km of coastline and the population consists of 49.830.900 inhabitants. In terms of area, the country is 4,5x as big as New Zealand. 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 12.082 km distance from Wellington. From Auckland Airport the flight time is about 15 hours15.

Islands Colombia

Currency Colombia

In Colombia the Colombian peso is used to pay.

Exchange rate Colombian peso (COP) 29 september 2020

1 Colombian peso = 0,00 New Zealand dollar
100 Colombian peso = 0,04 New Zealand dollar

1 New Zealand dollar = 2.540,92 Colombian peso
100 New Zealand dollar = 254.092,13 Colombian peso

Install exchange rate app

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.

Bring your credit card

Take a credit card along with your own bank card. If your bank card is not accepted then you have the credit card that you can use.

You can find the nearest ATM via various apps such as:

MasterCard ATM Hunter
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Download Apple

MasterCard Nearby
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Time difference Colombia

In Colombia it is now 00:35 o’clock at night on tuesday 29 september 2020. That is 18 hour earlier than in New Zealand. The time zone of Colombia is America/Bogota and the Greenwich time is UTC-05.

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