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When is the best time to go to Bogota

Find information about the climate and when is the best time to go to Bogota.
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When is the best time to visit Bogota?

In general the best time to visit Bogota is probably September, when the weather is usually great. The hottest months are August, September, December, while the coldest months are January, February, March.
The best time to visit may differ depending on what you are looking for:
  • In general, it’s pleasant to walk and do outdoor activities during January - December.
  • If you want to avoid wet weather, then your choice is April, November, December with the lowest chance of rain.

Average weather in Bogota in different months

This is the average weather in Bogota for each month based on historic data:

July, August, September usually has good weather. Average maximum temperature reaches +20°C during August.

In January, February, March, April, May, June, October, November, December the weather is average. Expect around 153 rainy days, and the precipitation amounts to approximately 233 mm in November.

Climate in Bogota

Here is the detailed breakdown of the climate in Bogota for each month:
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Average Temperature

Here are the average maximum and minimum temperatures in Bogota during the whole year:
The hottest month in Bogota is September with average maximum temperature going up to +20°C. The coldest month is January with the lowest temperatures of +10°C.


The temperature feels different depending on humidity. Here is how humidity in Bogota looks throughout the year, in %:
The most humid month in Bogota is November with average humidity going up to 82%. The least humid month is August with an average humidity of 73%.


Amount of rainfall in mm. in Bogota during the whole year based on historical data:
The sunniest and driest month is July with approximately 0 sunny days and a total precipitation of around 30 mm. The rainiest and wettest month is November with approximately 22 rainy days and 233 mm of total precipitation.


Frequently asked questions about the weather in Bogota:

What is the hottest month in Bogota?

The hottest month in Bogota is September with average maximum temperature of +20°C.

What is the coldest month in Bogota?

The coldest month in Bogota is January with minimum temperatures of +10°C.

Is Bogota worth visiting in winter?

Winter in Bogota could be a good time to visit, as the weather is generally ok.

When does it rain the least in Bogota?

if you're looking to visit Bogota when it rains the least, you should plan your trip for November, April, October. During this time, rainfall is rare with the driest month being July with only 30 mm of rain.

Other cities in Colombia

Check out the weather for other cities in Colombia.

Monthly weather in Bogota

Source of the data

For this page, we’ve looked at the typical weather in Bogota, based on historical hourly weather data from January 1, 1979, to December 31, 2022.

For past dates, we show actual recorded data at the location at that time. Forecasts are based on recorded weather during that day of the year, averaged over the total years for which we have records (unless stated otherwise). The daily temperature is the highest recorded temperature in the shadow during that day.