WHAT IS THE BEST TIME TO VISIT BOGOTA [2020]

Bogota, Colombia, Climate Graphs

 it never gets really hot nor really cold. When looking at the annual precipitation climate graph of Bogotá, Colombia, there is a concerning decline in annual precipitation, which could be a concerning trend related to climate change.

 

Bogotá climate graphs show that Bogota has a spring-like climate; in fact, it is a very pleasant climate resulting form its position in the tropics at a high elevation (2,700 masl). Temperatures only vary moderately throughout the year, while daytime highs vary from 15 - 20° and nighttime lows between 5 - 10°C. Freezing temperatures don't occur in the city, but may occur in the highest neighborhoods. Temperatures above 25°C are also uncommon.

Best time to visit Bogotá, Colombia

Bogota also has wet and dry seasons with the rainiest months being March, April, May, October, November with averages of above 80 -90 mm. The driest month is July with an average of 35 milimeters. Snow is is unknown but hailstorms may occur. With as many as 220 foggy mornings per year, making those a frequent event.

 

So, the driest months coincide with the vacation periods in the USA and Europe: December - January and July - August. These are also the months with the greatest amount of sunshine showcasing Bogotá in those deep blue skies that are typical for high elevations, particularly in the tropics. In short, those are the best times to visit Bogotá, Colombia.

 

Climate data for Bogotá (1971–2000)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 26.4
79.5
25.2
77.4
26.6
79.9
24.4
75.9
25.0
77.0
28.6
83.5
25.0
77.0
23.3
73.9
26.0
78.8
25.1
77.2
25.6
78.1
24.4
75.9
28.6
83.5
Average high °C (°F) 20.2
68.4
20.3
68.5
19.4
66.9
20.1
68.2
19.0
66.2
19.2
66.6
18.6
65.5
18.8
65.8
19.2
66.6
19.5
67.1
19.6
67.3
19.9
67.8
19.6
67.3
Daily mean °C (°F) 14.3
57.7
14.5
58.1
14.9
58.8
14.9
58.8
15.0
59.0
14.5
58.1
14.6
58.3
14.1
57.4
14.3
57.7
14.3
57.7
14.4
57.9
14.6
58.3
14.4
57.9
Average low °C (°F) 7.6
45.7
8.4
47.1
9.5
49.1
9.7
49.5
9.7
49.5
9.5
49.1
9.2
48.6
8.9
48.0
8.7
47.7
9.0
48.2
9.2
48.6
8.0
46.4
9.0
48.2
Record low °C (°F) −1.5
29.3
−5.2
22.6
−0.4
31.3
0.2
32.4
0.2
32.4
1.1
34.0
0.4
32.7
0.4
32.7
0.3
32.5
1.8
35.2
0.5
32.9
−1.1
30.0
−5.2
22.6
Av. rain mm (in.) 50
2.0
68
2.7
91
3.6
135
5.3
120
4.7
54
2.1
35
1.4
45
1.8
70
2.8
137
5.4
127
5.0
81
3.2
1,012
39.8
Av. rainy days 9 12 14 18 19 17 15 14 16 21 16 11 181
Av. rel. humidity (%) 75 76 75 77 77 75 74 74 75 76 77 76 76
Sunshine hrs 156 128 107 88 83 94 114 117 109 96 103 138 1,328
Sunshine (%) 41.9 38.1 28.8 24.4 22.3 26.1 30.6 31.4 30.3 25.8 28.6 37.1 30.5
Source: Instituto de Hidrología, Meteorología y Estudios Ambientales (IDEAM)

 

Climate data for Bogotá
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Daily daylight hrs 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12.0
Average UV index 11+ 11+ 11+ 11+ 11+ 11+ 11+ 11+ 11+ 11+ 11+ 11+ 11
 
 

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