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Medellín Climate by Month

The graphs below provide an overview of the climate in Medellín (Antioquia), Colombia. They present long-term patterns and averages of weather conditions over a 30-year period.

Average day and night temperature

The mean minimum and maximum temperatures over the year.

Monthly precipitation

The mean monthly precipitation over the year, including rain, snow, hail etc.

Forecast for Medellín

Sat   Jul 20
30°C | 18°C
E 25 km/h
0.6 mm
partly cloudy and small chance of slight rain

partly cloudy and small chance of slight rain

Sun   Jul 21
30°C | 17°C
W 18 km/h
4.7 mm
broken clouds and thunder

broken clouds and thunder

Mon   Jul 22
29°C | 18°C
SW 18 km/h
10 mm
broken clouds and thunder

broken clouds and thunder

The best time of year to visit Medellín in Colombia

Medellín in Colombia officially features a trade-wind tropical rainforest climate. The driest period is from December until February. The city is located about 1500 meters (4921 ft) above sea level. That's why Medellín has an average temperature ranging between 17°C and 30°C which means lower temperatures than other cities with this type of climate. This makes the tropical rainforest in Medellín much easier to handle.

The average rainfall figures in Medellín are quite high. Throughout the year, you have a chance of prolonged precipitation. So no matter what time of year you go, you will always have to deal with a high number of rainy days. This makes it more challenging to point out the best time of year to visit. If we needed to pick one month we would choose July which is the sunniest month of the year.

Other facts from our historical weather data:

  • Which is the warmest month in Medellín?
    August has an average maximum temperature of 26°C and is the warmest month of the year.
  • Which is the coldest month in Medellín?
    The coldest month is July with an average maximum temperature of 24°C.
  • Which is the wettest month in Medellín?
    May tops the wettest month list with 349 mm of rainfall.
  • Which is the driest month in Medellín?
    January is the driest month with 136 mm of precipitation.
  • Which is the sunniest month in Medellín?
    July is the sunniest month with an average of 201 hours of sunshine.

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