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Best time to visit Barranquilla, Colombia

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The best time to visit Barranquilla is September-November

Want to know when to travel to Barranquilla? Based on criteria such as the weather, cost of flights and hotels, and peak travel periods, September-November is the best time to go to Barranquilla. Don’t just take our word for it though… We’ve put together loads of information below to help you decide, such as a monthly breakdown of the weather, what to pack, when to fly, and much more.

During the warmer months, temperatures in Barranquilla can rise to a maximum of 33℃ (92℉). In the winter months, it can get down to as low as 25℃ (76℉) at night.

If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Barranquilla, or you’re just afraid of the dark, the days in July are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset. On average it rains the most days in October, making it the wettest month of the year. Although it’s the wet season, it can often rain a little bit during the day or evening but have fine weather for a majority of the day too, so don’t let this put you off.

By the time you finish reading below, you’ll know everything you need to know about the best time to travel to Barranquilla. Once you’re ready, we’ve even provided all the tools you’ll ever need to help you book your travel!

Warmest month

May

Least rainfall

February

Most daylight

July

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Barranquilla seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Barranquilla as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Barranquilla is in the Northern Hemisphere, so the seasons fall during these months:

SeasonMonths
Summer June to August
Autumn/fall September to November
Winter December to February
Spring March to May

Average temperatures in Barranquilla

If the temperature is a big factor for you to help you decide when to visit, the chart below shows the average minimum and maximum temperatures in Barranquilla for each month side-by-side so you can easily see the difference in weather throughout the year. To see the temperatures in both Celsius (°C) and Fahrenheit (°F), hover or tap the shaded boxes on the graph.

Barranquilla climate by month

If you already have a rough idea about which months you might want to travel, the section below shows a detailed breakdown of the climate in Barranquilla for each month so you can see if it all suits your wants and needs. Scroll down, or use the quick menu below to jump to your preferred month.

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Barranquilla in January

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average humidity: 71%
  • Average sunny days: 28 days
  • Average rainfall: 2mm (0") over 2 days
28 days
of pure sunshine
2 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Barranquilla in January, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Barranquilla in February

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average humidity: 70%
  • Average sunny days: 26 days
  • Average rainfall: 2mm (0") over 1 days
26 days
of pure sunshine
1 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Barranquilla in February, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Barranquilla in March

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average humidity: 71%
  • Average sunny days: 24 days
  • Average rainfall: 5mm (0") over 6 days
24 days
of pure sunshine
6 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Barranquilla in March, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Barranquilla in April

  • Average temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average low temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average humidity: 73%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 27mm (1") over 13 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Barranquilla in April, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Barranquilla in May

  • Average temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (89℉)
  • Average low temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 7 days
  • Average rainfall: 104mm (4") over 21 days
7 days
of pure sunshine
21 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Barranquilla in May, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Barranquilla in June

  • Average temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (89℉)
  • Average low temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 12 days
  • Average rainfall: 53mm (2") over 16 days
12 days
of pure sunshine
16 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Barranquilla in June, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Barranquilla in July

  • Average temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (89℉)
  • Average low temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 42mm (2") over 15 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
15 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Barranquilla in July, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Barranquilla in August

  • Average temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (89℉)
  • Average low temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 10 days
  • Average rainfall: 82mm (3") over 18 days
10 days
of pure sunshine
18 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Barranquilla in August, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Barranquilla in September

  • Average temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (89℉)
  • Average low temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 5 days
  • Average rainfall: 105mm (4") over 22 days
5 days
of pure sunshine
22 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Barranquilla in September, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.

Barranquilla in October

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average low temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 3 days
  • Average rainfall: 202mm (8") over 26 days
3 days
of pure sunshine
26 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Barranquilla in October, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Barranquilla in November

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (87℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 7 days
  • Average rainfall: 101mm (4") over 20 days
7 days
of pure sunshine
20 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Barranquilla in November, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Barranquilla in December

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (87℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average humidity: 73%
  • Average sunny days: 21 days
  • Average rainfall: 22mm (1") over 7 days
21 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Barranquilla in December, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Barranquilla is usually May, where temperatures tend to rise to around 32℃ (89℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Barranquilla is generally around February. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in February first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Barranquilla is generally around October, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of October too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Barranquilla, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in July are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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