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Cartagena weather in November (Bolivar, Colombia)

Looking to travel to Cartagena in November? This guide provides all the details you need.

Temperatures

In November, Cartagena generally has very high temperatures and heavy rainfall. Throughout the daytime, temperatures often hover around 30°C. However, as the sun sets and evening approaches, there's a noticeable cool-down, with temperatures gently dropping to a more temperate 26°C.

Keep in mind that while these are the average temperatures, there can be days that are even hotter. It's essential to be prepared for such heat. Wearing light, breathable fabrics and protecting yourself from the sun's intensity with hats or shades can make a difference. Hydration is key, so remember to drink plenty of water, especially if you find yourself outdoors for extended periods.

Precipitation

Cartagena in November falls under the rainy season with heavy rainfall, averaging around 207 mm for the month. Delving into the climate records from the past 30 years, one can predict that nearly 12 days of the month will see rainfall.

Average sunshine

The city usually sees around 188 hours of sunlight, indicating a moderately sunny period.

If you're looking for dry conditions and comfortable temperatures, November may not be the ideal month to visit Cartagena. January, February and March typically offer the most agreeable circumstances. On the other hand, September, October and November tend to be characterized by conditions that may not be as optimal.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Cartagena climate page with graphs.

 

Cartagena, monthly averages in November

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 26°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 30°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 39%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 207 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 12 days  
HumidityHumidity 83%  
SunshineSunshine 188 hours  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine 53%  

Where to go in Colombia in November

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

Interested in more climate information?

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