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Bogotá weather in March (Colombia)

Looking to travel to Bogotá in March? This guide provides all the details you need.

In March, Bogotá generally has pleasant temperatures and heavy rainfall. Throughout the daytime, temperatures often hover around 21°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.

Bogotá in March falls under the rainy season with heavy rainfall, averaging around 244 mm for the month. In this month, the heaviest downpours of the year are not uncommon. Carrying a poncho might be your best bet to stay dry. Based on our climate data of the past 30 years, about 14 days of rain are anticipated.

The city usually sees around 107 hours of sunlight, indicating a moderately sunny period.

If you're looking for dry conditions and comfortable temperatures, March 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 March

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 11°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 21°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 45%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 244 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 14 days  
HumidityHumidity 75%  
SunshineSunshine 107 hours  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine 29%  

Where to go in Colombia in March

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

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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 in March.

Swimming
6/10
Camping
6/10

Interested in more climate information?

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