The best times to visit Maracaibo Lowlands for ideal weather are

January 1st to December 30th

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

 

 


Other Maracaibo Lowlands Travel Info

Weather in Maracaibo Lowlands

Temperature

Average temperatures in Maracaibo Lowlands vary barely at all. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot all year with a very low chance of rain throughout the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 33rd 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 Maracaibo Lowlands, the hottest months are July, June, and then August. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late July where highs are regularly around 94.5°F (34.7°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 77.6°F (25.3°C) at night.

Maracaibo Lowlands Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Maracaibo Lowlands 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.

Maracaibo Lowlands Perceived Temperature (F)

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Maracaibo Lowlands Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Maracaibo Lowlands 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

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 91.3 83.3 73.4
Feb 91.7 83.9 73.9
Mar 91.6 84.1 75.7
Apr 92.5 85.3 77
May 92.5 85.5 77.4
Jun 93.9 86.4 77.5
Jul 94.1 86.6 77.3
Aug 93.7 86.4 77.5
Sep 93.4 86.1 77.1
Oct 91.3 84.3 76.1
Nov 90.9 84.1 76.1
Dec 90.9 83.7 74.9

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 32.9 28.5 23
Feb 33.2 28.8 23.3
Mar 33.1 28.9 24.3
Apr 33.6 29.6 25
May 33.6 29.7 25.2
Jun 34.4 30.2 25.3
Jul 34.5 30.3 25.2
Aug 34.3 30.2 25.3
Sep 34.1 30.1 25.1
Oct 32.9 29.1 24.5
Nov 32.7 28.9 24.5
Dec 32.7 28.7 23.8

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Maracaibo Lowlands are February, January, 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 late January. For example, on the week of January 22nd there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid October with an average of 1 days of significant precipitation the week of October 15th.

When can you find snow in Maracaibo Lowlands? 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 Maracaibo Lowlands.

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Snow on the Ground

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

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 1% 0 0.8
Feb 1% 0 0.1
Mar 1% 0 0.4
Apr 4% 0 1.4
May 7% 0 2
Jun 7% 0 1.8
Jul 3% 0 1.2
Aug 6% 0 0.8
Sep 5% 0 2.2
Oct 10% 0 2.8
Nov 5% 0 1.4
Dec 2% 0 0.4

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 1 0 2
Feb 1 0 0.3
Mar 1 0 1
Apr 4 0 3.6
May 7 0 5.1
Jun 7 0 4.6
Jul 3 0 3
Aug 6 0 2
Sep 5 0 5.6
Oct 10 0 7.1
Nov 5 0 3.6
Dec 2 0 1

 

Humidity and Wind

Maracaibo Lowlands has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is February (60.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is October (74.5%).

Wind in Maracaibo Lowlands is usually calm. The windiest month is March, followed by February and April. March’s average wind speed of around 8 knots (9.2 MPH or 14.8 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 late February and early March where average top sustained speeds reach 14.3 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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Wind

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

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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.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 5.7 Light breeze 10.3 Gentle breeze
Feb 6.6 Light breeze 11.8 Significant breeze
Mar 8 Gentle breeze 13.3 Gentle breeze
Apr 6.5 Light breeze 12 Significant breeze
May 4.3 Light breeze 9.2 Gentle breeze
Jun 3.9 Barely noticeable 9.2 Gentle breeze
Jul 4.3 Light breeze 9.8 Gentle breeze
Aug 4.2 Light breeze 9.5 Gentle breeze
Sep 3.6 Barely noticeable 8.4 Gentle breeze
Oct 3.9 Barely noticeable 8.3 Gentle breeze
Nov 3.9 Barely noticeable 7.9 Gentle breeze
Dec 5.2 Light breeze 8.7 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 64.2%
Feb 60.9%
Mar 62.9%
Apr 64.1%
May 67.9%
Jun 67%
Jul 65.1%
Aug 67.9%
Sep 70%
Oct 74.5%
Nov 73.6%
Dec 68.3%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Maracaibo Lowlands?

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 Maracaibo Lowlands, Venezuela is January, followed by February 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 Maracaibo Lowlands in May. 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 68.1 in May means 68.1% of the tourists vs. January.

 

 

Overall Maracaibo Lowlands Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel very warm. Highs range from 93.1°F (33.9°C) and 90.9°F (32.7°C) with similar temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 0 to 2 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the slowest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have hot weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see moderate precipitation with 1 to 2 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Maracaibo Lowlands, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 93.9°F (34.4°C) and 90.4°F (32.4°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 1 to 3 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 Maracaibo Lowlands to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 92.3°F (33.5°C) and 90°F (32.2°C). On average, it rains or snows a very small amount: 0 to 1 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.

 

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