The best times to visit Isla Palma for ideal weather are

December 24th to April 22nd

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 Isla Palma

Temperature

Average temperatures in Isla Palma vary barely at all. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot all year with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 16th 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 Isla Palma, the hottest months are June, September, and then July. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early June where highs are regularly around 91.4°F (33°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 79.5°F (26.4°C) at night.

Isla Palma Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Isla Palma Temperatures (Celsius)

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“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.

Isla Palma Perceived Temperature (F)

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Isla Palma Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Isla Palma 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)
Jan8880.775.1
Feb88.281.175.8
Mar88.381.677.1
Apr89.682.978.6
May90.183.779.1
Jun90.884.179
Jul90.883.778.7
Aug90.583.678.6
Sep90.583.878.4
Oct89.78378.1
Nov89.282.678
Dec89.182.177.1

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan31.127.123.9
Feb31.227.324.3
Mar31.327.625.1
Apr3228.325.9
May32.328.726.2
Jun32.728.926.1
Jul32.728.725.9
Aug32.528.725.9
Sep32.528.825.8
Oct32.128.325.6
Nov31.828.125.6
Dec31.727.825.1


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Isla Palma are January, February, 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 to early November with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of October 29th.

When can you find snow in Isla Palma? 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 Isla Palma.

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Snow on the Ground

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

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan0%00
Feb0%00
Mar1%00.1
Apr5%01
May16%04.2
Jun17%03.4
Jul18%04.2
Aug24%04.6
Sep24%06.9
Oct29%010
Nov24%06.8
Dec9%02.6

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan000
Feb000
Mar100.3
Apr502.5
May16010.7
Jun1708.6
Jul18010.7
Aug24011.7
Sep24017.5
Oct29025.4
Nov24017.3
Dec906.6

 

Humidity and Wind

Isla Palma has some very humid months, and high humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is February (74.2% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (79.8%).

Wind in Isla Palma is usually calm. The windiest month is March, followed by February and January. March’s average wind speed of around 7.3 knots (8.4 MPH or 13.4 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early March where average top sustained speeds reach 15.6 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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Wind

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

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Max Sustained Wind
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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
Jan6.1Light breeze13.6Significant breeze
Feb6.8Light breeze14.5Significant breeze
Mar7.3Gentle breeze14.7Significant breeze
Apr6.1Light breeze12.8Significant breeze
May5Light breeze11Significant breeze
Jun4.6Light breeze10.9Gentle breeze
Jul4.9Light breeze11.4Significant breeze
Aug4.8Light breeze11Significant breeze
Sep4.7Light breeze10.8Significant breeze
Oct4.5Light breeze10.3Gentle breeze
Nov4.6Light breeze10.5Significant breeze
Dec5.3Light breeze11.9Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan75.4%
Feb74.2%
Mar74.9%
Apr76.7%
May76.7%
Jun77.2%
Jul77.2%
Aug77.9%
Sep77.7%
Oct78.7%
Nov79.8%
Dec76.7%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Isla Palma?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe, but with extra warnings in a few regions. As of Oct 07, 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 Sep 05, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Isla Palma, Colombia is December, followed by June and July. 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 Isla Palma in March. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month

 

Most Popular Months to Visit

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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 37.7 in March means 37.7% of the tourists vs. December.


Overall Isla Palma Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 90.5°F (32.5°C) and 87.8°F (31°C) with similar temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 0 to 5 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is fairly slow for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.

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 5 to 7 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Isla Palma, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 90.8°F (32.7°C) and 88.8°F (31.6°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 7 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 perfect this time of year in Isla Palma to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 89.5°F (31.9°C) and 87.6°F (30.9°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 0 to 3 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.

 

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