Fonseca, La Guajira, Colombia Climate

Weather: 22.39°C/72.3°F, Wind SW at 0.92 km/h, 96% Humidity, 0% Chance of rain

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Fonseca Climate Summary

Located at an elevation of 184.6 meters (605.64 feet) above sea level, Fonseca has a Tropical wet and dry or savanna climate (Classification: Aw). The district’s yearly temperature is 29.2ºC (84.56ºF) and it is 5.0% higher than Colombia’s averages. Fonseca typically receives about 147.16 millimeters (5.79 inches) of precipitation and has 219.58 rainy days (60.16% of the time) annually.

CountryColombia
CityLa Guajira
Longitude-72.851515
Latitude10.886123
Attitude/Elevation184.6m (605.64ft)
Local timeTuesday 12:29
Annual high temperature32.14ºC (89.85ºF)
Annual low temperature24.91ºC (76.84ºF)
Average annual precip.147.16mm (5.79in)
Warmest monthAugust (33.55ºC / 92.39ºF)
Coldest MonthJanuary (23.46ºC / 74.23ºF)
Wettest MonthOctober (336.99mm / 13.27in)
Driest MonthFebruary (16.59mm / 0.65in)
Number of days with rainfall (≥ 1.0 mm)219.58 days (60.16%)
Days with no rain145.42 days (39.84%)
Humidity70.39%

Climate Fonseca: Weather By Month

MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepNovOctDecYear
Record high °C (°F)34.81(94.66)35.81(96.46)36.8(98.24)36.8(98.24)35.81(96.46)35.81(96.46)35.81(96.46)37.8(100.04)36.8(98.24)36.8(98.24)34.81(94.66)33.82(92.88)37.8(100.04)
Average high °C (°F)30.71(87.28)31.55(88.79)31.98(89.56)32.6(90.68)32.68(90.82)32.72(90.9)32.77(90.99)33.55(92.39)33.31(91.96)32.17(89.91)31.18(88.12)30.42(86.76)32.14(89.85)
Daily mean °C (°F)27.69(81.84)28.33(82.99)28.91(84.04)29.67(85.41)29.86(85.75)29.93(85.87)29.93(85.87)30.49(86.88)30.23(86.41)29.21(84.58)28.34(83.01)27.74(81.93)29.19(84.54)
Average low °C (°F)23.46(74.23)23.61(74.5)24.4(75.92)25.36(77.65)25.72(78.3)25.74(78.33)25.51(77.92)26.01(78.82)25.85(78.53)24.95(76.91)24.25(75.65)23.98(75.16)24.91(76.84)
Record low °C (°F)20.89(69.6)20.89(69.6)20.89(69.6)22.88(73.18)23.87(74.97)21.88(71.38)23.87(74.97)22.88(73.18)21.88(71.38)21.88(71.38)20.89(69.6)20.89(69.6)20.89(69.6)
Average precipitation mm (inches)36.56(1.44)16.59(0.65)64.96(2.56)111.53(4.39)192.45(7.58)110.34(4.34)116.46(4.59)182.83(7.2)235.44(9.27)336.99(13.27)227.43(8.95)134.31(5.29)147.16(5.79)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm)7.514.711.6716.6422.1517.0916.7322.5226.9529.4825.7718.3518.29
Average relative humidity (%)70.9667.8467.0767.2169.6569.3668.7567.5570.1474.5276.4775.0670.38
Mean monthly sunshine hours8.448.8211.8412.3612.4712.6512.6212.411.0510.8510.799.3411.14

Climate Graph

The chart below shows the mean monthly temperature and precipitation of Fonseca in recent years.

Fonseca

Fonseca Temperature by Month

August
30.49°C | 86.88°F
September
30.23°C | 86.41°F
June
29.93°C | 85.87°F
July
29.93°C | 85.87°F
May
29.86°C | 85.75°F
April
29.67°C | 85.41°F
October
29.21°C | 84.58°F
March
28.91°C | 84.04°F
November
28.34°C | 83.01°F
February
28.33°C | 82.99°F
December
27.74°C | 81.93°F
January
27.69°C | 81.84°F

Historical Data

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TemperatureMaxAverageMin
Max Temperature33.82°C (92.88°F)31.0°C (87.8°F)27.85°C (82.13°F)
Avg Temperature29.84°C (85.71°F)28.12°C (82.62°F)25.86°C (78.55°F)
Min Temperature24.87°C (76.77°F)23.77°C (74.79°F)21.88°C (71.38°F)
Dew PointMaxAverageMin
Dew Point23.87°C (74.97°F)22.45°C (72.41°F)20.89°C (69.6°F)
PrecipitationMaxAverageMinSum
Precipitation20.19mm | 0.79in9.2mm | 0.36in0.6mm | 0.02in276.03mm | 10.87in
Snowdepth0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in
WindMaxAverageMin
Wind11.94kmh | 7.42mph6.86kmh | 4.26mph3.98kmh | 2.47mph
Gust Wind18.9kmh | 11.74mph11.11kmh | 6.9mph5.97kmh | 3.71mph
Sea Level PressureMaxAverageMin
Sea Level Pressure20.19mb9.2mb0.6mb
Fonseca

Daily Observations

TimeTemperatureDew PointHumidityWind SpeedPressurePrecipitation
November° C | ° F° C | ° F%Kph | MphHg | MbTotal (mm/in)
2011-11-0127.85 | 82.1322.88 | 73.18794.97 | 3.0929.67 | 1004.652.09 | 0.08
2011-11-0229.84 | 85.7122.88 | 73.18766.96 | 4.3229.64 | 1003.659.05 | 0.36
2011-11-0329.84 | 85.7122.88 | 73.18765.97 | 3.7129.64 | 1003.659.85 | 0.39
2011-11-0429.84 | 85.7122.88 | 73.18744.97 | 3.0929.61 | 1002.661.89 | 0.07
2011-11-0529.84 | 85.7122.88 | 73.18774.97 | 3.0929.64 | 1003.659.95 | 0.39
2011-11-0629.84 | 85.7122.88 | 73.18764.97 | 3.0929.64 | 1003.6510.44 | 0.41
2011-11-0728.85 | 83.9322.88 | 73.18785.97 | 3.7129.61 | 1002.6614.82 | 0.58
2011-11-0828.85 | 83.9323.87 | 74.97794.97 | 3.0929.61 | 1002.6610.15 | 0.4
2011-11-0928.85 | 83.9322.88 | 73.18795.97 | 3.7129.64 | 1003.656.07 | 0.24
2011-11-1028.85 | 83.9322.88 | 73.18814.97 | 3.0929.64 | 1003.6513.13 | 0.52
2011-11-1128.85 | 83.9322.88 | 73.18794.97 | 3.0929.67 | 1004.6515.02 | 0.59
2011-11-1228.85 | 83.9322.88 | 73.18789.95 | 6.1829.67 | 1004.6511.64 | 0.46
2011-11-1327.85 | 82.1322.88 | 73.18798.95 | 5.5629.7 | 1005.649.85 | 0.39
2011-11-1427.85 | 82.1321.88 | 71.38769.95 | 6.1829.67 | 1004.653.68 | 0.14
2011-11-1526.86 | 80.3522.88 | 73.188010.94 | 6.829.64 | 1003.6518.9 | 0.74
2011-11-1627.85 | 82.1321.88 | 71.38778.95 | 5.5629.64 | 1003.659.15 | 0.36
2011-11-1727.85 | 82.1320.89 | 69.6735.97 | 3.7129.64 | 1003.650.6 | 0.02
2011-11-1827.85 | 82.1321.88 | 71.38773.98 | 2.4729.67 | 1004.655.47 | 0.22
2011-11-1927.85 | 82.1321.88 | 71.38778.95 | 5.5629.7 | 1005.645.67 | 0.22
2011-11-2027.85 | 82.1321.88 | 71.38788.95 | 5.5629.7 | 1005.6410.74 | 0.42
2011-11-2126.86 | 80.3521.88 | 71.38795.97 | 3.7129.7 | 1005.6420.19 | 0.79
2011-11-2227.85 | 82.1321.88 | 71.38786.96 | 4.3229.7 | 1005.646.86 | 0.27
2011-11-2327.85 | 82.1321.88 | 71.38779.95 | 6.1829.7 | 1005.648.45 | 0.33
2011-11-2427.85 | 82.1322.88 | 73.187811.94 | 7.4229.7 | 1005.6411.34 | 0.45
2011-11-2527.85 | 82.1322.88 | 73.18827.96 | 4.9529.67 | 1004.6513.43 | 0.53
2011-11-2627.85 | 82.1322.88 | 73.18803.98 | 2.4729.64 | 1003.658.95 | 0.35
2011-11-2725.86 | 78.5521.88 | 71.38844.97 | 3.0929.61 | 1002.665.47 | 0.22
2011-11-2826.86 | 80.3521.88 | 71.38794.97 | 3.0929.61 | 1002.6610.05 | 0.4
2011-11-2925.86 | 78.5521.88 | 71.38846.96 | 4.3229.64 | 1003.656.27 | 0.25
2011-11-3026.86 | 80.3521.88 | 71.38835.97 | 3.7129.67 | 1004.656.86 | 0.27

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