Weather in March in Colombia

Many people wonder what the weather conditions are in March 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 March?

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

March has maximum daytime temperatures ranging from moderate in Ipiales with 16°C (61°F) to very warm temperatures in Valledupar with 37°C (98°F). Nighttime temperatures generally drop to 24°C (76°F) in Valledupar and 6°C (43°F) in Ipiales.

Precipitation ranges from almost non in Barranquila with 1mm (0inch) rainfall to heavy in Quibdó with 531mm (21inch) rainfall. In general it is also a moderate sunny month with an average of 107 hours of sunshine in Bogotá during the whole month.

Where to go in Colombia in March

Find the average weather conditions in March 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 March for the 5 most popular destinations in Colombia?

Average weather in Bogotá

In March Bogotá generally has moderate temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 19°C (67°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 10°C (49°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
20°C / 69°F 
9°C / 47°F 
128 hours 
67mm / 2.6inch 
12 days 
19°C / 67°F 
10°C / 49°F 
107 hours 
89mm / 3.5inch 
14 days 
April   >> April
>>  
20°C / 68°F 
10°C / 49°F 
88 hours 
133mm / 5.2inch 
18 days 
Climate in Bogotá

Average weather in Cartagena

In March Cartagena generally has very warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 31°C (88°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 25°C (77°F) and almost non monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect 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
31°C / 88°F 
24°C / 76°F 
242 hours 
0.5mm / 0inch 
0 days 
31°C / 88°F 
25°C / 77°F 
241 hours 
2mm / 0.1inch 
1 day 
April   >> April
>>  
31°C / 88°F 
26°C / 78°F 
209 hours 
23mm / 0.9inch 
4 days 
Climate in Cartagena

Average weather in Santa Marta

In March Santa Marta generally has very warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 34°C (93°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 24°C (75°F) and almost non 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
34°C / 92°F 
23°C / 74°F 
250 hours 
3mm / 0.1inch 
1 day 
34°C / 93°F 
24°C / 75°F 
252 hours 
2mm / 0.1inch 
1 day 
April   >> April
>>  
34°C / 92°F 
25°C / 78°F 
230 hours 
15mm / 0.6inch 
3 days 
Climate in Santa Marta

Average weather in San Andrés

In March San Andrés generally has warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 29°C (84°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 24°C (75°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
28°C / 82°F 
24°C / 75°F 
237 hours 
41mm / 1.6inch 
29°C / 84°F 
24°C / 75°F 
279 hours 
22mm / 0.9inch 
April   >> April
>>  
29°C / 84°F 
25°C / 77°F 
271 hours 
36mm / 1.4inch 
Climate in San Andrés

Average weather in Medellín

In March Medellín generally has warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 28°C (83°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 18°C (64°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
28°C / 83°F 
18°C / 64°F 
151 hours 
80mm / 3.1inch 
12 days 
28°C / 83°F 
18°C / 64°F 
150 hours 
128mm / 5inch 
18 days 
April   >> April
>>  
28°C / 82°F 
18°C / 64°F 
123 hours 
168mm / 6.6inch 
23 days 
Climate in Medellín

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Is March the best time to go to Colombia?

In our opinion March is a good time to visit Colombia with commonly pleasant weather in Bogotá. However, the weather conditions may vary depending on your destination.

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

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