Climate and monthly weather forecast
Santa Marta, Colombia

The best time to visit Santa Marta

The best months for a swim in Santa Marta, 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, the same as December, is a moderately hot winter month in Santa Marta, Colombia, with an average temperature fluctuating between 27.1°C (80.8°F) and 24°C (75.2°F). An excellent water temperature of 26.7°C (80.1°F) and only 4.7 rainfall days, with 7mm (0.28") of accumulated rainfall, makes January a prime for swimming and other water activities. Weather in January »

Weather in February

The last month of the winter, February, is another warm month in Santa Marta, Colombia, with an average temperature fluctuating between 23.8°C (74.8°F) and 27°C (80.6°F). The perfect water temperature of 25.7°C (78.3°F) with 7mm (0.28") of accumulated rainfall and only 3.8 rainfall days, makes February a great period for swimming and other water activities. Weather in February »

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is also a moderately hot month in Santa Marta, Colombia, with an average temperature varying between 27.1°C (80.8°F) and 24.1°C (75.4°F). In Santa Marta, the average high-temperature in March is relatively the same as in February - a still moderately hot 27.1°C (80.8°F). Weather in March »

Weather in April

April, the same as March, is a moderately hot spring month in Santa Marta, Colombia, with an average temperature ranging between min 24.6°C (76.3°F) and max 27.4°C (81.3°F). In April, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in March - a still warm 27.4°C (81.3°F). Weather in April »

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is another warm month in Santa Marta, Colombia, with an average temperature varying between 27.8°C (82°F) and 25.3°C (77.5°F). May is the warmest month, with an average high-temperature of 27.8°C (82°F) and an average low-temperature of 25.3°C (77.5°F). In May, the average heat index is evaluated at a tropical 32°C (89.6°F). Weather in May »

Weather in June

June, the first month of the summer in Santa Marta, is also a moderately hot month, with an average temperature varying between 25.2°C (77.4°F) and 27.7°C (81.9°F). In June, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in May - a still warm 27.7°C (81.9°F). Weather in June »

Weather in July

July, the same as June, is a moderately hot summer month in Santa Marta, Colombia, with an average temperature varying between 27.6°C (81.7°F) and 25°C (77°F). In July, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in June - a still moderately hot 27.6°C (81.7°F). Weather in July »

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is also a moderately hot month in Santa Marta, Colombia, with an average temperature ranging between max 27.4°C (81.3°F) and min 25.3°C (77.5°F). In Santa Marta, the average high-temperature in August is relatively the same as in July - a still moderately hot 27.4°C (81.3°F). Weather in August »

Weather in September

The first month of the autumn, September, is still a warm month in Santa Marta, Colombia, with an average temperature fluctuating between 25.3°C (77.5°F) and 27.5°C (81.5°F). In Santa Marta, the average high-temperature in September is almost the same as in August - a still moderately hot 27.5°C (81.5°F). Weather in September »

Weather in October

October, the same as September, is another warm autumn month in Santa Marta, Colombia, with an average temperature ranging between min 25.4°C (77.7°F) and max 27.5°C (81.5°F). In Santa Marta, the average high-temperature in October remains the same as in September - a still warm 27.5°C (81.5°F). Weather in October »

Weather in November

November, the last month of the autumn in Santa Marta, is also a moderately hot month, with an average temperature varying between 27.5°C (81.5°F) and 25.2°C (77.4°F). In November, the average high-temperature remains the same as in October - a still moderately hot 27.5°C (81.5°F). Weather in November »

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter in Santa Marta, is still a warm month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 27.2°C (81°F) and an average low of 24.6°C (76.3°F). In December, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in November - a still moderately hot 27.2°C (81°F). Weather in December »
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FAQ

What is the least humid month in Santa Marta?

January and February, with an average relative humidity of 76%, are the least humid months in Santa Marta.

What is the driest month in Santa Marta?

January and February are months with the least rain when the rain falls for 4.7 days and typically aggregates up to 7mm (0.28") of rain.

How much does it rain in Santa Marta?

Throughout the year, in Santa Marta, there are 211.9 rainfall days, and 605mm (23.82") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Santa Marta?

January and December, with an average of 7.6h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine in Santa Marta, Colombia.

When is the lowest UV index in Santa Marta?

The month with the lowest UV index in Santa Marta, Colombia, is January, with an average maximum UV index of 6.

What is the coldest month in Santa Marta?

With an average high-temperature of 27°C (80.6°F) and an average low-temperature of 23.8°C (74.8°F), February is the coldest month in Santa Marta, Colombia.

What month is the sea coldest in Santa Marta?

February is the month with the coldest seawater, with an average sea temperature of 25.7°C (78.3°F).

When is the highest UV index in Santa Marta?

The months with the highest UV index in Santa Marta are February through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

What month has the most sunshine in Santa Marta?

The month with the most sunshine in Santa Marta is April, with an average of 11.9h of sunshine.

What is the warmest month in Santa Marta?

May is the warmest month in Santa Marta, Colombia, with an average high-temperature of 27.8°C (82°F) and an average low-temperature of 25.3°C (77.5°F).

When are the longest days in Santa Marta?

The month with the longest days is June, with an average of 12h and 46min of daylight.

What is the most humid month in Santa Marta?

August is the most humid month, with an average relative humidity of 81%.

What is the wettest month in Santa Marta?

The month with the most rainfall is August, when the rain falls for 26.5 days and typically aggregates up to 95mm (3.74") of precipitation.

When is the sea warmest in Santa Marta?

With an average sea temperature of 29.5°C (85.1°F), October is the month with the warmest seawater in Santa Marta.

What is the month with the shortest days in Santa Marta?

December has the shortest days of the year, with an average of 11h and 29min of daylight.

Is there Daylight Saving Time (DST) in Santa Marta?

Santa Marta does not utilize Daylight Saving Time (DST). -05 timezone is used throughout the entire year.

Average temperature
Santa Marta, Colombia

Average temperature - Santa Marta, Colombia

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is May (27.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is February (27°C).

The month with the highest average low temperature is October (25.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (23.8°C).

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Average pressure
Santa Marta, Colombia

Average pressure - Santa Marta, Colombia

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1010.7mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is November (1009.5mbar).

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Average wind speed
Santa Marta, Colombia

Average wind speed - Santa Marta, Colombia

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (28.5km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is October (13.1km/h).

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Average humidity
Santa Marta, Colombia

Average humidity - Santa Marta, Colombia

The month with the highest relative humidity is August (81%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are January and February (76%).

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Average rainfall
Santa Marta, Colombia

Average rainfall - Santa Marta, Colombia

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (95mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are January and February (7mm).

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Average rainfall days
Santa Marta, Colombia

Average rainfall days - Santa Marta, Colombia

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (26.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (3.8 days).

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Average sea temperature
Santa Marta, Colombia

Average sea temperature - Santa Marta, Colombia

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is October (29.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (25.7°C).

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Average daylight / Average sunshine
Santa Marta, Colombia

Average daylight / Average sunshine - Santa Marta, Colombia

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12h and 46min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11h and 29min).

The month with the most sunshine is April (Average sunshine: 11h and 54min).
The months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 7h and 36min).

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Average sunshine days
Santa Marta, Colombia

Average sunshine days - Santa Marta, Colombia

The month with the most sunshine days is January (17.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is September (0.6 days).

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Average UV index
Santa Marta, Colombia

Average UV index - Santa Marta, Colombia

The months with the highest UV index are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is January (UV index 6).

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Average visibility
Santa Marta, Colombia

Average visibility - Santa Marta, Colombia

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

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