Weather in August in Colombia

Many people wonder what the weather conditions are in August in Colombia. Is this month a good time to go to Colombia? To answer that question we created this page with all the information you need.

What is the weather like in Colombia in August?

The weather in Colombia in August ranges from poor to perfect depending on the destination.

During August in Colombia the average maximum daytime temperatures are very high and range from 31°C (87°F) in Cartago to 36°C (96°F) in Valledupar. Minimum nighttime temperatures generally drop to 24°C (76°F) in Valledupar and 19°C (66°F) in Cartago.

Precipitation in August ranges from moderate in Cartago with an average of 83mm (3.3inch) rainfall to heavy in Quibdó with 850mm (33inch). It is also generally a moderate sunny month with an average of 117 hours of sunshine in Bogotá during the whole month.

We invite you to have a look at the map below to find out more about the different weather conditions per location in Colombia.

Where to go in Colombia in August

Find the average weather conditions in August for the most popular destinations in Colombia on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
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 / 3.5inch a month).

Popular destinations in Colombia

What is the weather like in August for the 5 most popular destinations in Colombia?

Average weather in Bogotá

In August Bogotá generally has pleasant temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 19°C (66°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 9°C (48°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Bogotá
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   July July
<<  
19°C / 65°F 
9°C / 49°F 
114 hours 
35mm / 1.4inch 
15 days 
19°C / 66°F 
9°C / 48°F 
117 hours 
49mm / 1.9inch 
14 days 
19°C / 67°F 
9°C / 48°F 
111 hours 
73mm / 2.9inch 
15 days 
Climate in Bogotá

Average weather in Cartagena

In August Cartagena generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 32°C (90°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 26°C (79°F) and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are tolerable that month.

Cartagena
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   July July
<<  
32°C / 90°F 
26°C / 79°F 
209 hours 
122mm / 4.8inch 
11 days 
32°C / 90°F 
26°C / 79°F 
198 hours 
130mm / 5.1inch 
13 days 
32°C / 89°F 
26°C / 78°F 
173 hours 
146mm / 5.7inch 
15 days 
Climate in Cartagena

Average weather in Santa Marta

In August Santa Marta generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 33°C (91°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 25°C (76°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Santa Marta
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   July July
<<  
33°C / 91°F 
25°C / 76°F 
235 hours 
55mm / 2.2inch 
10 days 
33°C / 91°F 
25°C / 76°F 
220 hours 
70mm / 2.8inch 
13 days 
33°C / 91°F 
24°C / 76°F 
202 hours 
88mm / 3.5inch 
13 days 
Climate in Santa Marta

Average weather in San Andrés

In August San Andrés generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 30°C (86°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 25°C (77°F) and low monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

San Andrés
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Weather conditions Weather
<<   July July
<<  
29°C / 84°F 
25°C / 77°F 
186 hours 
204mm / 8inch 
30°C / 86°F 
25°C / 77°F 
208 hours 
20mm / 0.8inch 
30°C / 86°F 
25°C / 77°F 
194 hours 
234mm / 9.2inch 
poor 
Climate in San Andrés

Average weather in Medellín

In August Medellín generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 29°C (83°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 17°C (63°F) and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Medellín
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   July July
<<  
29°C / 83°F 
17°C / 63°F 
201 hours 
132mm / 5.2inch 
17 days 
29°C / 83°F 
17°C / 63°F 
186 hours 
138mm / 5.4inch 
18 days 
28°C / 82°F 
17°C / 63°F 
150 hours 
180mm / 7.1inch 
20 days 
Climate in Medellín

Is your destination not in the list? Have a look at other destinations in Colombia.

Is August the best time to go to Colombia?

In our opinion August is a good time to visit Colombia with commonly pleasant weather in Bogotá.

On average the best time to visit Colombia is in January, February and December with generally perfect weather in Bogotá. The worst month is May that can have tolerable weather conditions.

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