The best times to visit Bogota for ideal weather are

March 5th to June 24th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.


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    Weather in Bogota

    Temperature

    Average temperatures in Bogota vary barely at all. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some cold weeks in the winter, with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 52nd percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Bogota, the hottest months are May, April, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid May where highs are regularly around 69°F (20.6°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 50.2°F (10.1°C) at night.

    Bogota Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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    Low

    Bogota Temperatures (Celsius)

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    Low

    “Feels-Like” Temperatures

    The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

    Bogota Perceived Temperature (F)

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    Bogota Perceived Temperature (C)

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    Average Bogota Temperatures by Month

    Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

    Show Fahrenheit

    MonthAvg. High (°F)Avg. Mean (°F)Avg. Low (°F)
    Jan68.355.945.2
    Feb6856.246.1
    Mar67.256.748.4
    Apr67.357.249.8
    May6757.249.9
    Jun66.456.949
    Jul65.856.348.3
    Aug66.156.448.3
    Sep66.656.347.1
    Oct6756.247.6
    Nov67.156.548.6
    Dec67.456.146.6

    Show Celsius

    MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
    Jan20.213.37.3
    Feb2013.47.8
    Mar19.613.79.1
    Apr19.6149.9
    May19.4149.9
    Jun19.113.89.4
    Jul18.813.59.1
    Aug18.913.69.1
    Sep19.213.58.4
    Oct19.413.48.7
    Nov19.513.69.2
    Dec19.713.48.1


     

    Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

    If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Bogota are January, September, and then February. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early January. For example, on the week of January 1st there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid April with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of April 16th.

    When can you find snow in Bogota? Weather stations report a very small amount of seasonal snow likely to be deepest around November, especially close to early November. The best time to ski (if at all) in Bogota is often around around November 5th when fresh powder is deepest. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

    Chanceof Precipitation

    The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Bogota.

    Key
    Days with precipitation

    Snow on the Ground

    The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Bogota (in).

    Key
    Snow depth

    Average Rain and Snow by Month

    Show Inches

    MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
    Jan10%01.2
    Feb15%02.1
    Mar28%04.9
    Apr39%05.5
    May28%03.6
    Jun17%02.6
    Jul18%02.4
    Aug17%01.7
    Sep15%02.2
    Oct28%03.6
    Nov31%0.55.2
    Dec19%02.7

    Show Centimeters

    MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
    Jan1003
    Feb1505.3
    Mar28012.4
    Apr39014
    May2809.1
    Jun1706.6
    Jul1806.1
    Aug1704.3
    Sep1505.6
    Oct2809.1
    Nov311.313.2
    Dec1906.9

     

    Humidity and Wind

    Bogota has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is September (66.5% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (75.9%).

    Wind in Bogota is usually calm. The windiest month is July, followed by August and September. July’s average wind speed of around 6 knots (6.9 MPH or 11.1 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late August to early September where average top sustained speeds reach 14.8 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

    Relative Humidity (%)

    The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Bogota.

    Key
    Avg. Relative Humidity

    Wind

    The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

    Key
    Max Sustained Wind
    Average Daily Wind

    Average Wind Speeds

    Show Wind Speeds

    All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

    MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
    Jan5.4Light breeze12.9Significant breeze
    Feb5.5Light breeze13.3Significant breeze
    Mar5.2Light breeze12.2Significant breeze
    Apr5Light breeze12.2Significant breeze
    May4.9Light breeze11.9Significant breeze
    Jun5.9Light breeze12.9Significant breeze
    Jul6Light breeze13.3Significant breeze
    Aug5.9Light breeze13.9Significant breeze
    Sep5.9Light breeze13.7Significant breeze
    Oct5.1Light breeze12.8Significant breeze
    Nov4.7Light breeze12.6Significant breeze
    Dec5.3Light breeze13.1Significant breeze

    Show Relative Humidity by Month

    MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
    Jan69.1%
    Feb70.5%
    Mar72.9%
    Apr74.6%
    May74.4%
    Jun70%
    Jul68.6%
    Aug69.1%
    Sep66.5%
    Oct72.5%
    Nov75.9%
    Dec71.3%

     

    Is it Safe to Travel to Bogota?

    Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe, but with extra warnings in a few regions. As of Mar 17, 2019 there are travel warnings and regional advisories for Colombia; exercise a high degree of caution and avoid some areas. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Mar 06, 2019.


     

    The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

    The busiest month for tourism in Bogota, Colombia is April, followed by January and May. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Bogota in July. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

    Estimated Tourism by Month

     

    Most Popular Months to Visit

    Key
    Tourists Seeking Accommodations

    Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 65.7 in July means 65.7% of the tourists vs. April.



    Overall Bogota Travel Experience by Season

    Spring (March through May)

    Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 67.8°F (19.9°C) and 66.4°F (19.1°C) with similar temperatures in the later months. Rain is very common with 9 to 12 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

    Summer (June through August)

    The middle-year months have comfortably cool weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see moderate precipitation with 5 to 6 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Bogota, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

    Fall (September through November)

    Fall daily highs range from 67.5°F (19.7°C) and 65.9°F (18.8°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 4 to 9 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

    Winter (December through February)

    Weather is somewhat cool this time of year in Bogota to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 69°F (20.6°C) and 66.9°F (19.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 3 to 6 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.

     

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