Santa Marta weather in August (Magdalena, Colombia)

This month is known as a warm month. The average maximum daytime temperature in Santa Marta in August lies at 28.0°C (82.4°F). The average minimum temperature goes down to around 18.2°C (64.76°F) (often the minimum temperature is noted at night).

August is part of the rainy season with an average precipitation of 177mm (6.9 inches). There are generally around 10 rainy days. If you enjoy blue skies and sunshine, then this is a great time to go to Santa Marta with 220 hours of sun during the entire month.


Santa Marta, monthly averages in August

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Min Temperature 64 °F  
Max Temperature 82 °F  
Chance of Rain 33%  
Precipitation 7 in  
Rainy days 10 days  
Humidity 78% *  
Sunshine 220 hrs *  

Where to stay in Santa Marta

Where to go in Colombia in August

Find out more about the weather in Colombia in August 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 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inches a month).

So what to wear in August? Visitors traveling to Santa Marta should plan on bringing a totally waterproof coat since it will often be raining. However, also bring your summer cloths because it can be very warm or even hot.

What To Do

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

Outdoor sports

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