Colombia Climatic Classifications

CodeDescriptionGroupNumber of states/regionsStates/regions
AfTropical rainforestTropical13 Amazonas Caquetá Cauca Chocó Guainía Guaviare Huila Putumayo Risaralda Santander Tolima Valle del Cauca Vaupés
AwTropical wet and dry or savannaTropical10 Arauca Atlántico Bolivar Casanare Cesar Córdoba Cundinamarca La Guajira Magdalena Sucre
CfbMarine west coast, warm summerTemperate5 Boyacá Caldas Distrito Capital de Bogotá Norte de Santander Quindío
AmTropical monsoonTropical4 Antioquia Meta San Andrés y Providencia Vichada
CsbMediterranean, warm summerTemperate1 Nariño

Summary: Most regions (13) in Colombia lie in the Tropical rainforest climate zone (Köppen: Af). The mean average of annual temperatures range from a high of 31.01°C (87.82°F) in Magdalena to a low of 13.06°C (55.51°F) in Boyacá.

Climate Colombia: Weather By Month

MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepNovOctDecYear
Record high °C (°F)37.13(98.83)38.63(101.53)38.63(101.53)37.79(100.02)35.92(96.66)36.48(97.66)37.15(98.87)36.95(98.51)35.66(96.19)34.29(93.72)33.38(92.08)34.94(94.89)38.63(101.53)
Average high °C (°F)28.81(83.86)29.26(84.67)28.95(84.11)27.97(82.35)27.52(81.54)27.37(81.27)27.51(81.52)28.45(83.21)28.65(83.57)27.79(82.02)27.26(81.07)27.56(81.61)28.09(82.56)
Daily mean °C (°F)24.41(75.94)24.96(76.93)24.96(76.93)24.38(75.88)24.0(75.2)23.71(74.68)23.68(74.62)24.33(75.79)24.59(76.26)24.02(75.24)23.67(74.61)23.69(74.64)24.2(75.56)
Average low °C (°F)17.93(64.27)18.7(65.66)19.18(66.52)19.14(66.45)18.76(65.77)18.27(64.89)18.03(64.45)18.29(64.92)18.52(65.34)18.38(65.08)18.26(64.87)17.91(64.24)18.45(65.21)
Record low °C (°F)7.57(45.63)8.45(47.21)9.3(48.74)9.68(49.42)9.11(48.4)8.35(47.03)8.12(46.62)7.9(46.22)8.25(46.85)8.43(47.17)8.72(47.7)7.72(45.9)7.57(45.63)
Average precipitation mm (inches)187.6(7.39)215.19(8.47)355.24(13.99)464.91(18.3)473.27(18.63)340.3(13.4)323.23(12.73)316.54(12.46)343.45(13.52)466.75(18.38)438.22(17.25)263.96(10.39)349.06(13.74)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm)17.318.0123.4525.7227.1724.6724.7624.6125.5627.9326.4121.7923.95
Average relative humidity (%)73.072.3775.6980.3382.2880.5978.9476.8777.3381.2383.2579.2578.43
Mean monthly sunshine hours10.1610.7410.7911.0611.1411.4211.3911.5811.1310.5710.329.6910.83

Colombia Climate Graph

Colombia

Colombia’s Cities by Temperature

Colombia’s states/regions ranking by average yearly temperature:

Magdalena
31.01°C | 87.82°F
Bolivar
30.37°C | 86.67°F
Atlántico
30.06°C | 86.11°F
Sucre
29.86°C | 85.75°F
La Guajira
29.35°C | 84.83°F
Córdoba
28.88°C | 83.98°F
Tolima
28.27°C | 82.89°F
San Andrés y Providencia
27.77°C | 81.99°F
Vichada
27.62°C | 81.72°F
Norte de Santander
27.5°C | 81.5°F
Cesar
27.44°C | 81.39°F
Amazonas
27.43°C | 81.37°F
Arauca
27.43°C | 81.37°F
Guainía
27.02°C | 80.64°F
Vaupés
26.64°C | 79.95°F
Guaviare
26.04°C | 78.87°F
Chocó
25.41°C | 77.74°F
Santander
25.26°C | 77.47°F
Putumayo
24.71°C | 76.48°F
Caldas
23.97°C | 75.15°F
Meta
23.96°C | 75.13°F
Caquetá
23.39°C | 74.1°F
Casanare
22.29°C | 72.12°F
Valle del Cauca
21.44°C | 70.59°F
Quindío
20.52°C | 68.94°F
Risaralda
18.91°C | 66.04°F
Antioquia
18.49°C | 65.28°F
Huila
18.32°C | 64.98°F
Nariño
18.14°C | 64.65°F
Cauca
17.85°C | 64.13°F
Distrito Capital de Bogotá
16.12°C | 61.02°F
Cundinamarca
14.04°C | 57.27°F
Boyacá
13.06°C | 55.51°F

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