Monthly weather forecast and climate
Cartagena, Colombia

The Chiva Rumbera buildings and a skyscape of the city of Cartagena, Colombia
The Chiva Rumbera buildings and a skyscape of the city of Cartagena, Colombia

The best time to visit Cartagena

The best months for a swim in Cartagena, Colombia, are January and February, with a perfect temperature - varying between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F), and scarce rainfall.

Weather in January

January, like December, is another hot winter month in Cartagena, Colombia, with average temperature ranging between max 30.8°C (87.4°F) and min 25.8°C (78.4°F). The ideal sea water temperature of 27.8°C (82°F) and only 3.7 rainfall days, with 4mm (0.16") of accumulated rainfall, makes January the best time for swimming and other water activities. Weather in January »

Weather in February

February, the last month of the winter, in Cartagena, is also a hot month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 31.1°C (88°F) and an average low of 26.1°C (79°F). The ideal sea water temperature of 27.3°C (81.1°F) and only 2.6 rainfall days, with 3mm (0.12") of accumulated rainfall, makes February the best time for swimming and other water activities. Weather in February »

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is also a hot month in Cartagena, Colombia, with average temperature varying between 26.1°C (79°F) and 31°C (87.8°F). In March, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in February - a still hot 31°C (87.8°F). Weather in March »

Weather in April

April, the same as March, in Cartagena, Colombia, is another hot spring month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 26.8°C (80.2°F) and an average high of 31°C (87.8°F). In April, the average high-temperature remains equal as in March - a still hot 31°C (87.8°F). Weather in April »

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is another hot month in Cartagena, Colombia, with average temperature fluctuating between 26.8°C (80.2°F) and 30.8°C (87.4°F). In May, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in April - a still tropical 30.8°C (87.4°F). Weather in May »

Weather in June

The first month of the summer, June, is still a tropical month in Cartagena, Colombia, with average temperature fluctuating between 26.9°C (80.4°F) and 31.1°C (88°F). The warmest months are February, June and July, with an average high-temperature of 31.1°C (88°F). In June, the average heat index is appraised at a blistering 40.2°C (104.4°F). Weather in June »

Weather in July

July, the same as June, in Cartagena, Colombia, is a hot summer month, with average temperature fluctuating between 26.8°C (80.2°F) and 31.1°C (88°F). February, June and July, with an average high-temperature of 31.1°C (88°F), are the warmest months. The average heat index in July is evaluated at an extremely hot 40.2°C (104.4°F). Weather in July »

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is another tropical month in Cartagena, Colombia, with temperature in the range of an average high of 30.8°C (87.4°F) and an average low of 26.8°C (80.2°F). In August, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in July - a still tropical 30.8°C (87.4°F). Weather in August »

Weather in September

The first month of the autumn, September, is still a tropical month in Cartagena, Colombia, with temperature in the range of an average low of 26.8°C (80.2°F) and an average high of 30.5°C (86.9°F). In September, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in August - a still tropical 30.5°C (86.9°F). Weather in September »

Weather in October

October, the same as September, is a moderately hot autumn month in Cartagena, Colombia, with temperature in the range of an average low of 26.5°C (79.7°F) and an average high of 29.8°C (85.6°F). October and November, with an average high-temperature of 29.8°C (85.6°F), are the coldest months. In October, the average heat index is appraised at a torrid 36.5°C (97.7°F). Weather in October »

Weather in November

November, the last month of the autumn, in Cartagena, is also a moderately hot month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 26.4°C (79.5°F) and an average high of 29.8°C (85.6°F). October and November, with an average high-temperature of 29.8°C (85.6°F), are the coldest months. The average heat index is estimated at a torrid 36.8°C (98.2°F). Weather in November »

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter, in Cartagena, is a tropical month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 26.1°C (79°F) and an average high of 30.5°C (86.9°F). In December, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in November - a hot 30.5°C (86.9°F). Weather in December »
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FAQ

How much does it rain in Cartagena?

In Cartagena, during the entire year, the rain falls for 210.6 days and collects up to 1115mm (43.9") of precipitation.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Cartagena?

January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Cartagena?

Months with the lowest UV index in Cartagena, Colombia, are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

What are the warmest months in Cartagena?

Warmest months in Cartagena, Colombia, are February, June and July, with an average high-temperature of 31.1°C (88°F).

What is the least humid month in Cartagena?

February is the least humid month in Cartagena, with an average relative humidity of 71%.

What is the driest month in Cartagena?

February is the month with the least rainfall. Rain falls for 2.6 days and accumulates 3mm (0.12") of precipitation.

What month is the sea coldest in Cartagena?

With an average sea temperature of 27.3°C (81.1°F), February is the month with the coldest seawater.

What month has the most sunshine in Cartagena?

With an average of 11.3h of sunshine, April has the most sunshine of the year in Cartagena, Colombia.

When are the longest days in Cartagena?

Months with the longest days in Cartagena, Colombia, are June and July, with an average of 12.7h of daylight.

What is the month with the warmest sea water in Cartagena?

With an average sea temperature of 29.8°C (85.6°F), August is the month with the warmest seawater in Cartagena.

What are the coldest months in Cartagena?

October and November, with an average high-temperature of 29.8°C (85.6°F), are the coldest months in Cartagena.

What is the rainiest month in Cartagena?

The month with the most rainfall is October when the rain falls for 28.2 days and typically aggregates up to 221mm (8.7") of precipitation.

What is the most humid month in Cartagena?

November is the most humid month, with an average relative humidity of 79%.

What is the month with the shortest days in Cartagena?

December has the shortest days of the year, with an average of 11.5h of daylight.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Cartagena?

The month with the least sunshine in Cartagena, Colombia, is December, with an average of 7.4h of sunshine.

Average temperature
Cartagena, Colombia

Average temperature - Cartagena, Colombia

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are February, June and July (31.1°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are October and November (29.8°C).

The month with the highest average low temperature is June (26.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (25.8°C).

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Average pressure
Cartagena, Colombia

Average pressure - Cartagena, Colombia

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1009.6mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is November (1008.9mbar).

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Average wind speed
Cartagena, Colombia

Average wind speed - Cartagena, Colombia

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (22km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is October (10.9km/h).

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Average humidity
Cartagena, Colombia

Average humidity - Cartagena, Colombia

The month with the highest relative humidity is November (79%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is February (71%).

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Average rainfall
Cartagena, Colombia

Average rainfall - Cartagena, Colombia

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (221mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (3mm).

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Average rainfall days
Cartagena, Colombia

Average rainfall days - Cartagena, Colombia

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (28.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (2.6 days).

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Average sea temperature
Cartagena, Colombia

Average sea temperature - Cartagena, Colombia

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (29.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (27.3°C).

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Average daylight / Average sunshine
Cartagena, Colombia

Average daylight / Average sunshine - Cartagena, Colombia

Months with the longest days are June and July (Average daylight: 12.7h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.5h).

The month with the most sunshine is April (Average sunshine: 11.3h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 7.4h).

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Average sunshine days
Cartagena, Colombia

Average sunshine days - Cartagena, Colombia

The month with the most sunshine days is January (25.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is October (1.9 days).

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Average UV index
Cartagena, Colombia

Average UV index - Cartagena, Colombia

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (UV index 7).

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Average visibility
Cartagena, Colombia

Average visibility - Cartagena, Colombia

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, November and December (10km).
The month with the lowest visibility is October (9km).

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