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Santa Marta weather in July (Magdalena, Colombia)

Looking to travel to Santa Marta in July? Wondering if it's the right time to visit? Browse this page for a comprehensive overview of the weather conditions for that month.

Temperatures

In July, Santa Marta generally has high temperatures and high rainfall. Anticipate daytime temperatures around 29°C, while night temperatures can drop to 26°C.

While these temperatures are typical, some days might be even hotter. Always be prepared for the unexpected spikes in warmth. Dressing in lightweight and breathable outfits will help you stay cool. Don't forget to stay hydrated and wear sun protection to handle the heat better.

Precipitation

Santa Marta in July usually receives high rainfall, averaging around 152 mm for the month. Delving into the climate records from the past 30 years, one can predict that nearly 7 days of the month will see rainfall.

Average sunshine

The city usually sees around 235 hours of sunlight, indicating many sunny days.

If your ideal day consists of dry skies and moderate temperatures January, February, March and December generally stand out with the best circumstances. While October tends to showcase 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 July

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 26°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 29°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 23%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 152 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 7 days  
HumidityHumidity 77%  
SunshineSunshine 235 hours  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine  

Where to go in Colombia in July

Find out more about the weather in Colombia and which places have the best travel 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?

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. However, there's a good chance of rain, so bring a raincoat just in case.

What To Do

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

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

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