Best Time To Visit Cartagena

Best Time To Go To Cartagena

Cartagena though being located on the coast has a hot semi-arid climate. Some respite is provided from the oceanic winds though. Rainfall expectancy is quite low throughout the year and the average annual temperature is around 18 degree Celsius.

  • Summer: Summers last between the months of April to September. May is the hottest month in Cartagena and the average temperature during this period is around 23 – 26 degree Celsius. Least amount of rainfall is received during these months.
  • Winter: Winter brings with it chilly yet tolerable weather and lasts from mid September to March. January is the coldest month and temperatures are usually around 12 to 15 degree Celsius. Monsoons intermingle with winters and October is the wettest month of the year

If you want to soak in the fun and excitement of Cartagena then plan a visit during the months of February to August. This is also the peak season, so expect high tariffs and more waiting in the lines. The winters are also a best time to visit, and being off-season they are cheaper than the rest of the year.

Month wise Weather in Cartagena

Average Temperature in Cartagena by month

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  • 80℉
  • 60℉
  • 40℉
  • 20℉ 0℉
Jan

Average temperature: 50℉

Minimum temperature: 34℉

Maximum temperature: 66℉

Feb

Average temperature: 56℉

Minimum temperature: 39℉

Maximum temperature: 70℉

Mar

Average temperature: 58℉

Minimum temperature: 39℉

Maximum temperature: 82℉

Apr

Average temperature: 61℉

Minimum temperature: 45℉

Maximum temperature: 81℉

May

Average temperature: 68℉

Minimum temperature: 50℉

Maximum temperature: 81℉

Jun

Average temperature: 77℉

Minimum temperature: 63℉

Maximum temperature: 95℉

Jul

Average temperature: 79℉

Minimum temperature: 61℉

Maximum temperature: 95℉

Aug

Average temperature: 79℉

Minimum temperature: 66℉

Maximum temperature: 95℉

Sep

Average temperature: 74℉

Minimum temperature: 61℉

Maximum temperature: 90℉

Oct

Average temperature: 68℉

Minimum temperature: 50℉

Maximum temperature: 82℉

Nov

Average temperature: 57℉

Minimum temperature: 39℉

Maximum temperature: 73℉

Dec

Average temperature: 54℉

Minimum temperature: 39℉

Maximum temperature: 64℉

Highest temperature in Cartagena is recorded as 95℉ in June, July and August.

Lowest temperature in Cartagena is recorded as 33.8℉ in January.

Average Rain in Cartagena by Month (in mm)

  • 120
  • 90
  • 60
  • 30 0
Jan

Average Rain: 34.16 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 887.21 mm

Feb

Average Rain: 2.93 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 34.08 mm

Mar

Average Rain: 36.01 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 939.88 mm

Apr

Average Rain: 5.37 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 94.43 mm

May

Average Rain: 0 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 0 mm

Jun

Average Rain: 0.21 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 4.63 mm

Jul

Average Rain: 1.35 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 24.75 mm

Aug

Average Rain: 15.83 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 306.57 mm

Sep

Average Rain: 4.39 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 105.28 mm

Oct

Average Rain: 2.55 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 35.6 mm

Nov

Average Rain: 3.04 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 61.94 mm

Dec

Average Rain: 102.89 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 1096.24 mm

Maximum rain recorded in Cartagena is 1096.24 mm in December.

Months with no rains or lowest rains in Cartagena is May.

Average Humidity in Cartagena by Month (in %)

  • 100
  • 75
  • 50
  • 25 0
Jan

Average Humidity: 70%

Minimum Humidity: 44%

Maximum Humidity: 88%

Feb

Average Humidity: 69%

Minimum Humidity: 39%

Maximum Humidity: 87%

Mar

Average Humidity: 67%

Minimum Humidity: 50%

Maximum Humidity: 84%

Apr

Average Humidity: 67%

Minimum Humidity: 47%

Maximum Humidity: 84%

May

Average Humidity: 61%

Minimum Humidity: 52%

Maximum Humidity: 75%

Jun

Average Humidity: 60%

Minimum Humidity: 35%

Maximum Humidity: 74%

Jul

Average Humidity: 65%

Minimum Humidity: 54%

Maximum Humidity: 76%

Aug

Average Humidity: 70%

Minimum Humidity: 59%

Maximum Humidity: 87%

Sep

Average Humidity: 68%

Minimum Humidity: 43%

Maximum Humidity: 76%

Oct

Average Humidity: 72%

Minimum Humidity: 57%

Maximum Humidity: 83%

Nov

Average Humidity: 64%

Minimum Humidity: 36%

Maximum Humidity: 89%

Dec

Average Humidity: 81%

Minimum Humidity: 55%

Maximum Humidity: 92%

Most humid month in Cartagena is December.

Least humid month in Cartagena is June.