The best times to visit San Andres for ideal weather are

January 22nd to May 13th

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

 

 


Other San Andres Travel Info

Weather in San Andres

Temperature

Average temperatures in San Andres 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 12th 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 San Andres, the hottest months are August, June, and then July. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late July where highs are regularly around 87.6°F (30.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 79.8°F (26.6°C) at night.

San Andres Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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San Andres 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.

San Andres Perceived Temperature (F)

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San Andres Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average San Andres 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 80.7 77.2
Feb 84.3 80.6 77.2
Mar 84.8 81.1 77.6
Apr 86.2 82.3 78.9
May 86.5 82.9 79.4
Jun 86.7 83.1 79.2
Jul 86.4 83 79.2
Aug 86.8 83.1 79
Sep 87.4 83 78.4
Oct 86.7 82.4 78.1
Nov 85.3 81.9 77.8
Dec 84.5 81.5 78

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 28.9 27.1 25.1
Feb 29.1 27 25.1
Mar 29.3 27.3 25.3
Apr 30.1 27.9 26.1
May 30.3 28.3 26.3
Jun 30.4 28.4 26.2
Jul 30.2 28.3 26.2
Aug 30.4 28.4 26.1
Sep 30.8 28.3 25.8
Oct 30.4 28 25.6
Nov 29.6 27.7 25.4
Dec 29.2 27.5 25.6

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in San Andres are April, 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 to mid April. For example, on the week of April 9th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid to late November with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of November 19th.

When can you find snow in San Andres? 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 San Andres.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in San Andres (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 23% 0 2.9
Feb 7% 0 1.3
Mar 9% 0 1.2
Apr 6% 0 0.5
May 14% 0 3
Jun 24% 0 4.2
Jul 24% 0 5.2
Aug 29% 0 5.1
Sep 30% 0 7.5
Oct 34% 0 8.8
Nov 46% 0 10
Dec 21% 0 3.5

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 23 0 7.4
Feb 7 0 3.3
Mar 9 0 3
Apr 6 0 1.3
May 14 0 7.6
Jun 24 0 10.7
Jul 24 0 13.2
Aug 29 0 13
Sep 30 0 19.1
Oct 34 0 22.4
Nov 46 0 25.4
Dec 21 0 8.9

 

Humidity and Wind

San Andres has some extremely humid months, and high humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is March (74% relative humidity), and the most humid month is June (81.2%).

Wind in San Andres is usually calm. The windiest month is January, followed by December and July. January’s average wind speed of around 8.8 knots (10.2 MPH or 16.3 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 January where average top sustained speeds reach 14.6 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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 8.8 Gentle breeze 13.1 Significant breeze
Feb 7.6 Gentle breeze 11.1 Significant breeze
Mar 7.2 Gentle breeze 10.6 Significant breeze
Apr 6.4 Light breeze 9.7 Gentle breeze
May 6.1 Light breeze 9.9 Significant breeze
Jun 7.1 Gentle breeze 11.5 Significant breeze
Jul 8.2 Gentle breeze 12.9 Significant breeze
Aug 5.4 Light breeze 9.9 Gentle breeze
Sep 4 Light breeze 8.6 Significant breeze
Oct 4.7 Light breeze 9.2 Gentle breeze
Nov 7.1 Gentle breeze 11.3 Significant breeze
Dec 8.6 Gentle breeze 12.7 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 76.5%
Feb 75.7%
Mar 74%
Apr 76.2%
May 78.7%
Jun 81.2%
Jul 80.5%
Aug 79.8%
Sep 80.3%
Oct 80.1%
Nov 78.3%
Dec 76.3%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to San Andres?

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 San Andres, 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 San Andres 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

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

 

 

Overall San Andres Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 86.9°F (30.5°C) and 84.2°F (29°C) with similar temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 2 to 4 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 7 to 9 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in San Andres, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 87.6°F (30.9°C) and 85°F (29.4°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a good amount: 9 to 14 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 San Andres to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 85.1°F (29.5°C) and 83.9°F (28.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 2 to 7 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.

 

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