Santa Marta weather in December (Magdalena, Colombia)

This month is known as a warm month. The average maximum daytime temperature in Santa Marta in December lies at 26.9°C (80.42°F). The average minimum temperature goes down to around 16.9°C (62.42°F) (often the minimum temperature is noted at night).

Rainfall during December is moderate with an average of 48mm (1.9 inches). There are generally around 5 rainy days. If you enjoy blue skies and sunshine, then this is a great time to go to Santa Marta with 271 hours of sun during the entire month.


Santa Marta, monthly averages in December

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Min Temperature 16 °C  
Max Temperature 26 °C  
Chance of Rain 17%  
Precipitation 47mm  
Rainy days 5 days  
Humidity 76% *  
Sunshine 271 hrs *  

Where to stay in Santa Marta

Where to go in Colombia in December

Find out more about the weather in Colombia in December 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 December? Visitors traveling to Santa Marta might want to wear airy clothing, t-shirts and other summer cloths. Shorts for men made of cotton or linen are good options for staying cool on a hot day.

What To Do

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

Outdoor sports

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