The best times to visit Caracas for ideal weather are
December 17th to May 27th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Caracas Travel Guide
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Weather in Caracas
Average temperatures in Caracas vary very little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot all year with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 23rd 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 Caracas, the hottest months are September, August, and then October. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early September where highs are regularly around 92.3°F (33.5°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 78.6°F (25.9°C) at night.
Caracas Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Caracas Temperatures (Celsius)
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.
Caracas Perceived Temperature (F)
Caracas Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Caracas 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.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Caracas are January, April, and then March. 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 late October with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of October 22nd.
When can you find snow in Caracas? Weather stations report no annual snow. 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.
Chance of Precipitation
The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Caracas.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Caracas (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
Caracas has some very humid months, and high humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is October (71.3% relative humidity), and the most humid month is May (77.5%).
Wind in Caracas is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is April, followed by May and March. April’s average wind speed of around 2.2 knots (2.6 MPH or 4.1 KPH) is considered “light air.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late September where average top sustained speeds reach 6.8 knots, which is considered a light breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Caracas.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
Average Wind Speeds
Show Wind Speeds
All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.
|Month||Avg. Wind||Avg. Wind Feel||Sustained High Wind||High Wind Feel|
|Jan||1.8||Barely noticeable||5.2||Light breeze|
|Feb||2.1||Barely noticeable||5.7||Light breeze|
|Mar||2.2||Barely noticeable||5.6||Light breeze|
|Apr||2.2||Barely noticeable||5.7||Light breeze|
|May||2.2||Barely noticeable||6.1||Light breeze|
|Jun||2.2||Barely noticeable||5.9||Light breeze|
|Jul||2.1||Barely noticeable||5.7||Light breeze|
|Aug||2.1||Barely noticeable||6.2||Light breeze|
|Sep||2.1||Barely noticeable||6.5||Light breeze|
|Oct||1.9||Barely noticeable||5.9||Light breeze|
|Nov||1.8||Barely noticeable||5.3||Light breeze|
|Dec||1.7||Barely noticeable||5.1||Light breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Caracas?
Our best data indicates this area is generally not safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are very strong travel warnings for Venezuela; avoid all travel. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Oct 03, 2019.
The Busiest and Least Crowded Months
The busiest month for tourism in Caracas, Venezuela is April, followed by November and January. 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 Caracas in June. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.
Estimated Tourism by Month
Most Popular Months to Visit
Overall Caracas Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 90.1°F (32.3°C) and 86.6°F (30.3°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 1 to 5 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the second 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 very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see moderate precipitation with 2 to 7 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the slowest season for tourism in Caracas, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 92.3°F (33.5°C) and 87.9°F (31.1°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 2 to 7 days per month. Tourism is fairly slow during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower priced.
Winter (December through February)
Weather is perfect this time of year in Caracas to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 87.2°F (30.7°C) and 85.9°F (29.9°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 0 to 3 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.