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Santa Marta weather in December (Magdalena, Colombia)

Curious about the December weather in Santa Marta? Check out this comprehensive weather guide.

Temperatures

In Santa Marta the weather in December is generally perfect, characterized by high temperatures and moderate rainfall. Throughout the daytime, temperatures often hover around 29°C. However, as the sun sets and evening approaches, there's a noticeable cool-down, with temperatures gently dropping to a more temperate 25°C.

Precipitation

Santa Marta in December usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 66 mm for the month. Delving into the climate records from the past 30 years, one can predict that nearly 2 days of the month will see rainfall.

Average sunshine

With around 271 hours of sunshine, the days are mostly sunny. It gives a pleasant and vibrant feel to the area.

So this is a great month to visit if you prefer dry days with pleasant temperatures. January, February, March and December typically offer the most optimal weather. In contrast, October tends to have less optimal conditions.

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

 

Santa Marta, monthly averages in December

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 25°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 29°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 8%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 66 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 2 days  
HumidityHumidity 76%  
SunshineSunshine 271 hours  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine  

Where to go in Colombia in December

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?

It's going to be warm! Consider airy clothing, t-shirts, and other summer clothes. Shorts for men made of cotton or linen are good options for staying cool.

What To Do

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

Swimming
9/10
Cycling
8/10
Walking
8/10
Camping
7/10
Outdoor sports
8/10

Interested in more climate information?

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