The best times to visit Orinoquia for ideal weather are
November 26th to February 18th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Orinoquia Travel Guide
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Weather in Orinoquia
Average temperatures in Orinoquia vary very little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot all year with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is far less temperate than some — in the 10th 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 Orinoquia, the hottest months are March, February, and then January. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid March where highs are regularly around 95°F (35°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 73.8°F (23.2°C) at night.
Orinoquia Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Orinoquia 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.
Orinoquia Perceived Temperature (F)
Orinoquia Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Orinoquia 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 Orinoquia are January, December, 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 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 June with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of June 18th.
When can you find snow in Orinoquia? 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 Orinoquia.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Orinoquia (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
Orinoquia has some extremely humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is February (54.3% relative humidity), and the most humid month is July (82.7%).
Wind in Orinoquia is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is February, followed by January and March. February’s average wind speed of around 4.3 knots (5 MPH or 8 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 mid February where average top sustained speeds reach 10.4 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Orinoquia.
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||4.1||Light breeze||8.9||Gentle breeze|
|Feb||4.3||Light breeze||9.9||Gentle breeze|
|Mar||3.6||Barely noticeable||9.3||Gentle breeze|
|Apr||2.6||Barely noticeable||7.6||Gentle breeze|
|May||1.9||Barely noticeable||7.2||Gentle breeze|
|Jun||1.6||Barely noticeable||6.9||Light breeze|
|Jul||1.7||Barely noticeable||5.9||Gentle breeze|
|Aug||1.7||Barely noticeable||6.6||Light breeze|
|Sep||1.7||Barely noticeable||6.5||Gentle breeze|
|Oct||2.1||Barely noticeable||6.7||Light breeze|
|Nov||2.2||Barely noticeable||6.1||Gentle breeze|
|Dec||3.2||Barely noticeable||8.2||Gentle breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Orinoquia?
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 Orinoquia, 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 Orinoquia 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
Overall Orinoquia Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 94.8°F (34.9°C) and 87.7°F (30.9°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 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 very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see the most precipitation with 10 to 16 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Orinoquia, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 90.5°F (32.5°C) and 87.5°F (30.8°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 6 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 Orinoquia to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 95°F (35°C) and 89.2°F (31.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 1 to 2 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.