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Bogotá weather in April (Colombia)

What can you expect from the weather in Bogotá during April? This guide provides all the details you need.

Temperatures

In April, Bogotá generally has pleasant temperatures and heavy rainfall. Throughout the daytime, temperatures often hover around 20°C. However, as the sun sets and evening approaches, there's a noticeable cool-down, with temperatures gently dropping to a more temperate 11°C.

Precipitation

Bogotá in April falls under the rainy season with heavy rainfall, averaging around 237 mm for the month. Rain is expected on roughly 18 days.

Average sunshine

The area experiences limited sunny days, amounting to roughly 88 hours of sunshine. This makes it perfect for those who lean towards cooler, cloudier settings rather than intense sunlit days

If you're looking for dry conditions and comfortable temperatures, April may not be the ideal month to visit Bogotá. June, July and August generally stand out with the best circumstances. While February, March, April, October and November tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Bogotá climate page with graphs.

 

Bogotá, monthly averages in April

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 11°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 20°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 60%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 237 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 18 days  
HumidityHumidity 77%  
SunshineSunshine 88 hours  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine 24%  

Where to go in Colombia in April

Find out more about the weather in Colombia and which places have the best travel conditions in this month.

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Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in this month?

For visitors traveling to Bogotá, we recommend wearing layers. So maybe a skirt, t-shirt, shorts for during the day and jeans and a warm jacket for some days and evenings. Bring a rain jacket in case it rains during your stay. Plan on layering your clothes.

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do.

Swimming
4/10
Camping
6/10

Interested in more climate information?

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