The best times to visit Providencia for ideal weather are

March 5th to June 3rd

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



Other Providencia Travel Info

Weather in Providencia


Average temperatures in Providencia 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 15th 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 Providencia, the hottest months are July, August, and then September. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late August to early September where highs are regularly around 88.2°F (31.2°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 79.9°F (26.6°C) at night.

Providencia Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Providencia Temperatures (Celsius)


“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.

Providencia Perceived Temperature (F)


Providencia Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Providencia 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 84.2 81.4 77.4
Feb 84.2 81.2 76.9
Mar 84.9 81.8 77.9
Apr 86 83.2 79.5
May 86.9 83.9 79.8
Jun 86.7 83.8 80.3
Jul 87 84.2 80.3
Aug 87.5 84.2 79.5
Sep 87.5 84.1 79.1
Oct 86.9 83.3 77.8
Nov 86 82.6 77.7
Dec 85.1 82.3 77.8

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 29 27.4 25.2
Feb 29 27.3 24.9
Mar 29.4 27.7 25.5
Apr 30 28.4 26.4
May 30.5 28.8 26.6
Jun 30.4 28.8 26.8
Jul 30.6 29 26.8
Aug 30.8 29 26.4
Sep 30.8 28.9 26.2
Oct 30.5 28.5 25.4
Nov 30 28.1 25.4
Dec 29.5 27.9 25.4



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Providencia are April, March, and then May. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid March. For example, on the week of March 19th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid November with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of November 12th.

When can you find snow in Providencia? 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 Providencia.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 16% 0 2
Feb 12% 0 0.9
Mar 4% 0 0.5
Apr 2% 0 0.4
May 7% 0 1.7
Jun 16% 0 2.6
Jul 17% 0 1.5
Aug 21% 0 3.6
Sep 27% 0 5.7
Oct 32% 0 6.5
Nov 34% 0 9.4
Dec 23% 0 3.2

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 16 0 5.1
Feb 12 0 2.3
Mar 4 0 1.3
Apr 2 0 1
May 7 0 4.3
Jun 16 0 6.6
Jul 17 0 3.8
Aug 21 0 9.1
Sep 27 0 14.5
Oct 32 0 16.5
Nov 34 0 23.9
Dec 23 0 8.1


Humidity and Wind

Providencia has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is March (70% relative humidity), and the most humid month is October (78%).

Wind in Providencia is usually calm. The windiest month is July, followed by June and January. July’s average wind speed of around 6.8 knots (7.8 MPH or 12.6 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 early January where average top sustained speeds reach 10.7 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

Avg. Relative Humidity


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

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.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 6.1 Light breeze 8.7 Gentle breeze
Feb 5.5 Light breeze 7.8 Gentle breeze
Mar 5.5 Light breeze 7.8 Gentle breeze
Apr 5.2 Light breeze 7.4 Gentle breeze
May 5.8 Light breeze 8.1 Gentle breeze
Jun 6.4 Light breeze 9.5 Gentle breeze
Jul 6.8 Light breeze 9.4 Gentle breeze
Aug 5 Light breeze 8.2 Gentle breeze
Sep 4 Light breeze 6.8 Gentle breeze
Oct 3.7 Barely noticeable 6.6 Light breeze
Nov 4.9 Light breeze 8 Gentle breeze
Dec 6.1 Light breeze 8.3 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 72.8%
Feb 71.1%
Mar 70%
Apr 70.3%
May 73.8%
Jun 76.9%
Jul 74.2%
Aug 76.3%
Sep 77.6%
Oct 78%
Nov 75.7%
Dec 74.6%


Is it Safe to Travel to Providencia?

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 Providencia, Colombia is January, followed by February and March. 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 Providencia in September. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month


Most Popular Months to Visit

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 58.4 in September means 58.4% of the tourists vs. January.



Overall Providencia Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 87.2°F (30.7°C) and 84.2°F (29°C) with similar temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 1 to 2 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 5 to 6 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Providencia, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 88.2°F (31.2°C) and 85.5°F (29.7°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 8 to 10 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 Providencia to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 85.6°F (29.8°C) and 83.8°F (28.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 3 to 7 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.


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