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Best time to visit Bogota, Colombia

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The best time to visit Bogota is September

When’s the best time to visit Bogota, you ask? Based on several factors like the weather and climate, cost of flights and hotels, peak travel seasons and much more, the best time to go to Bogota is September.

In summer, the temperature in Bogota can rise as high as 22℃ (72℉). The average low temperatures in winter float around 10℃ (49℉), while the coldest it gets down to is about 8℃ (46℉).

If you’re keen to see the sights of Bogota during the day, the sun stays up the longest around August. To stay dry, avoid travelling to Bogota in April – It’s the wettest month of the year.

Keep reading to find all the info you need (and none of the stuff you don’t) about the best times to go to Bogota. By the time you get to the bottom, you’ll be ready to start booking your trip.

Warmest month

March

Least rainfall

August

Most daylight

August

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Bogota seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Bogota as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Bogota 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 Bogota

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 Bogota 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.

Bogota 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 Bogota 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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FEB
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JUL
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SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC

Bogota in January

  • Average temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average high temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average low temperature: 10℃ (50℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 4 days
  • Average rainfall: 87mm (3") over 24 days
4 days
of pure sunshine
24 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Bogota in January, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Bogota in February

  • Average temperature: 15℃ (58℉)
  • Average high temperature: 20℃ (67℉)
  • Average low temperature: 11℃ (51℉)
  • Average humidity: 82%
  • Average sunny days: 1 days
  • Average rainfall: 114mm (4") over 25 days
1 days
of pure sunshine
25 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Bogota in February, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Bogota in March

  • Average temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average high temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average low temperature: 11℃ (52℉)
  • Average humidity: 84%
  • Average sunny days: 1 days
  • Average rainfall: 204mm (8") over 29 days
1 days
of pure sunshine
29 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Bogota in March, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Bogota in April

  • Average temperature: 15℃ (58℉)
  • Average high temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average low temperature: 11℃ (52℉)
  • Average humidity: 86%
  • Average sunny days: 1 days
  • Average rainfall: 227mm (9") over 29 days
1 days
of pure sunshine
29 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Bogota in April, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Bogota in May

  • Average temperature: 15℃ (58℉)
  • Average high temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average low temperature: 11℃ (51℉)
  • Average humidity: 85%
  • Average sunny days: 2 days
  • Average rainfall: 127mm (5") over 28 days
2 days
of pure sunshine
28 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Bogota in May, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Bogota in June

  • Average temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average high temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average low temperature: 10℃ (50℉)
  • Average humidity: 83%
  • Average sunny days: 3 days
  • Average rainfall: 56mm (2") over 24 days
3 days
of pure sunshine
24 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Bogota in June, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Bogota in July

  • Average temperature: 14℃ (56℉)
  • Average high temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average low temperature: 10℃ (49℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 2 days
  • Average rainfall: 53mm (2") over 25 days
2 days
of pure sunshine
25 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Bogota in July, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Bogota in August

  • Average temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average high temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average low temperature: 10℃ (49℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 6 days
  • Average rainfall: 33mm (1") over 19 days
6 days
of pure sunshine
19 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Bogota in August, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Bogota in September

  • Average temperature: 14℃ (58℉)
  • Average high temperature: 20℃ (67℉)
  • Average low temperature: 10℃ (49℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 6 days
  • Average rainfall: 56mm (2") over 20 days
6 days
of pure sunshine
20 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Bogota in September, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.

Bogota in October

  • Average temperature: 14℃ (58℉)
  • Average high temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average low temperature: 10℃ (51℉)
  • Average humidity: 84%
  • Average sunny days: 4 days
  • Average rainfall: 163mm (6") over 26 days
4 days
of pure sunshine
26 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Bogota in October, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Bogota in November

  • Average temperature: 14℃ (58℉)
  • Average high temperature: 19℃ (65℉)
  • Average low temperature: 11℃ (51℉)
  • Average humidity: 87%
  • Average sunny days: 1 days
  • Average rainfall: 190mm (7") over 28 days
1 days
of pure sunshine
28 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Bogota in November, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Bogota in December

  • Average temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average high temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average low temperature: 10℃ (50℉)
  • Average humidity: 84%
  • Average sunny days: 3 days
  • Average rainfall: 118mm (5") over 26 days
3 days
of pure sunshine
26 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Bogota in December, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Bogota is usually March, where temperatures tend to rise to around 20℃ (68℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Bogota is generally around August. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in August first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Bogota is generally around April, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of April too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Bogota, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in August are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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