Cartagena
Colombia
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

Monthly weather forecast and climate
Cartagena, Colombia

A skyscape of the city of Cartagena, Colombia, with a close view of the Chiva Rumbera buildings
A skyscape of the city of Cartagena, Colombia, with a close view of the Chiva Rumbera buildings
The best months for a swim in Cartagena, Colombia, are January through April and December, with a perfect temperature - varying between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F), and scarce rainfall.
January, the same as December, in Cartagena, Colombia, is another hot winter month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 31°C (87.8°F) and an average low of 22.7°C (72.9°F). The ideal sea water temperature of 27.8°C (82°F) and only 1 rainfall days, with 4.4mm (0.2") of accumulated rainfall, make January the best time for swimming and other water activities. Weather in January »

The last month of the winter, February, is also a hot month in Cartagena, Colombia, with temperature in the range of an average low of 23°C (73.4°F) and an average high of 31°C (87.8°F). The ideal sea water temperature of 27.3°C (81.1°F) and 0.9mm (0") of accumulated rainfall make February the best time for swimming and other water activities. Weather in February »

The first month of the spring, March, is also a hot month in Cartagena, Colombia, with average temperature fluctuating between 31.1°C (88°F) and 23.6°C (74.5°F). The ideal sea water temperature of 27.8°C (82°F) and only 1 rainfall days, with 1.5mm (0.1") of accumulated rainfall, make March the best time for swimming and other water activities. Weather in March »

April, like March, is a hot spring month in Cartagena, Colombia, with average temperature fluctuating between 31.5°C (88.7°F) and 24.5°C (76.1°F). The ideal sea water temperature of 27.8°C (82°F) and only 3 rainfall days, with 21.9mm (0.9") of accumulated rainfall, make April the best time for swimming and other water activities. Weather in April »

The last month of the spring, May, is another hot month in Cartagena, Colombia, with average temperature varying between 24.9°C (76.8°F) and 31.7°C (89.1°F). In Cartagena, Colombia, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in April - a still tropical 31.7°C (89.1°F). Weather in May »

The first month of the summer, June, is still a tropical month in Cartagena, Colombia, with average temperature ranging between min 25°C (77°F) and max 31.9°C (89.4°F). In June, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in May - a still tropical 31.9°C (89.4°F). Weather in June »

July, the same as June, in Cartagena, Colombia, is a hot summer month, with average temperature ranging between max 32°C (89.6°F) and min 24.7°C (76.5°F). July is the warmest month, with an average high-temperature of 32°C (89.6°F) and an average low-temperature of 24.7°C (76.5°F). Weather in July »

August, the last month of the summer, in Cartagena, is another tropical month, with average temperature varying between 31.9°C (89.4°F) and 24.8°C (76.6°F). In Cartagena, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in July - a still tropical 31.9°C (89.4°F). Weather in August »

September, the first month of the autumn, in Cartagena, is still a hot month, with average temperature varying between 24.7°C (76.5°F) and 31.7°C (89.1°F). In Cartagena, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in August - a still hot 31.7°C (89.1°F). Weather in September »

October, the same as September, in Cartagena, Colombia, is another hot autumn month, with average temperature ranging between max 31.2°C (88.2°F) and min 24.4°C (75.9°F). In October, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in September - a still tropical 31.2°C (88.2°F). Weather in October »

November, the last month of the autumn, in Cartagena, is another tropical month, with average temperature ranging between min 24.4°C (75.9°F) and max 31.4°C (88.5°F). In November, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in October - a still tropical 31.4°C (88.5°F). Weather in November »

December, the first month of the winter, in Cartagena, is still a hot month, with average temperature varying between 23.4°C (74.1°F) and 31.4°C (88.5°F). The ideal sea water temperature of 28.4°C (83.1°F) and only 3 rainfall days, with 34.8mm (1.4") of accumulated rainfall, make December the best time for swimming and other water activities. Weather in December »

What are the coldest months in Cartagena?

January and February, with an average high-temperature of 31°C (87.8°F), are the coldest months.

How many days does it rain in Cartagena?

Throughout the year, in Cartagena, there are 92 rainfall days, and 912.5mm (35.9") of precipitation is accumulated.

What month has the most sunshine in Cartagena?

The month with the most sunshine in Cartagena, Colombia, is January, with an average of 9h of sunshine.

What is the driest month in Cartagena?

The month with the least rainfall in Cartagena, Colombia, is February when 0.9mm (0") of precipitation is typically aggregated.

What month is the sea coldest in Cartagena?

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

When is the highest UV index in Cartagena?

February through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Cartagena, Colombia.

When are the longest days in Cartagena?

June and July, with an average of 12.7h of daylight, are months with the longest days.

What is the warmest month in Cartagena?

The warmest month in Cartagena is July, with an average high-temperature of 32°C (89.6°F) and an average low-temperature of 24.7°C (76.5°F).

When is the sea warmest 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 is the wettest month in Cartagena?

The month with the most rainfall in Cartagena, Colombia, is October when the rain falls for 16 days and typically aggregates up to 198.3mm (7.8") of precipitation.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Cartagena?

The month with the least sunshine in Cartagena is October, with an average of 5.6h of sunshine.

What is the month with the shortest days in Cartagena?

The month with the shortest days in Cartagena, Colombia, is December, with an average of 11.5h of daylight.

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

December is the month with the lowest UV index in Cartagena, Colombia, with an average maximum UV index of 10.
Average temperature - Cartagena, Colombia
Average rainfall - Cartagena, Colombia

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (198.3mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (0.9mm).

Average rainfall days - 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).

Average daylight / Average sunshine - Cartagena, Colombia

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

The month with most sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 9h).
The month with least sunshine is October (Average sunshine: 5.6h).

Average UV index - Cartagena, Colombia

Months with the highest UV index are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September and October (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 10).