How is winter in Bogota Colombia

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Colombia climate

Colombia is a state in Northwest South America and has access to both the Caribbean and the Pacific. The country extends from the fourth to the twelfth degree of latitude with an extension from north to south over 2,900 kilometers and from east to west over around 1,800 kilometers. At the same time, Colombia rises to 5,800 meters above sea level.

The climate corresponds to its proximity to the equator tropical, With depending on the altitude very different forms. The temperature differences result less from the course of the year than from the altitude.

in the flat land the average temperatures in the year are 24 degrees, in the temperate zone At altitudes of around 1,000 to 2,000 meters, the average temperatures reach around 17 to 24 degrees, that is cold tropical climate at altitudes between 2,000 and 3,000 meters brings annual average temperatures of 12 to 17 degrees, at altitudes above it prevails high alpine glacier climate with average temperatures below twelve degrees.

In Colombia are two dry and two rainy seasons common. Rather dry show the months December to March as July and August. rain falls above all from April to June as well as in October and November.

However, the different regions in Colombia have very different average rainfall. in the west Colombia falls most rainfall. The humid clouds from the Pacific rain down on the Andes. In some regions, around 15,000 millimeters of precipitation is measured per year. In the high valleys in the rain shadow, on the other hand, there is only 1,000 millimeters of precipitation per year, while the trade winds on the Caribbean coast ensure low rainfall. Here it is pretty dry with around 500 millimeters of rain per year.


Weather colombia

Weather in Bogota, the capital of Colombia

Weather in Colombia: Temperatures and rainfall for Bogota in Colombia are taken from the website and provided by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation. The forecast is updated four times a day.


Best travel time for Colombia

A trip to the capital Bogota is quite during the all year round possible. Also a trip to the Caribbean coast can in all months occur. Even in the rainy season, the precipitation comes down here rather in short, regular and heavy showers, but it never rains for several days in a row.

Nevertheless, trips to Colombia are especially popular in the drier months (December - March, July and August) at. However, the holidays in Colombia should definitely be considered. Partly overcrowded it is in these times: mid-December to mid-January, Easter (Semana Santa) and mid-June to July.

Here you can find more information about climate & weather in Colombia and about the climate and the best travel time in the Andes.


Climate table Colombia

Climate in Colombia (center of the country): Bogota

Colombia Climate (North, Caribbean): Santa Marta

Climate in Colombia (south): Pasto

Here you can find more climate tables for Colombia.


Climate in South America

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