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Best time to visit Cali, Colombia

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The best time to visit Cali is June

Cali is a place lots of people visit almost all year round, but if you’re looking for the best time to go, June is definitely the time you should visit. This is based on a number of factors such as the weather, cost of flights and accommodation, peak travel periods and more.

The very hottest temperatures in Cali get to around 28℃ (82℉) in the height of summer. The coldest it usually gets in winter-time in Cali is around 16℃ (60℉).

The days are longest in Cali in June, so if you want to see the sights during the day when the sun is up for the longest time, it’s best to visit around that time of year. You don’t want to get wet on your holiday, do you? Well if you’re trying to avoid the rain, then steer clear of Cali in May. Head over there in August instead if you want to increase your chances of not being rained on.

Keep reading to find all the info you need (and none of the stuff you don’t) about the best times to go to Cali. 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

June

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Cali seasons

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

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

Average temperatures in Cali

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 Cali 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.

Cali 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 Cali 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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JAN
FEB
MAR
APR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC

Cali in January

  • Average temperature: 21℃ (69℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average low temperature: 17℃ (62℉)
  • Average humidity: 84%
  • Average sunny days: 0 days
  • Average rainfall: 186mm (7") over 31 days
0 days
of pure sunshine
31 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Cali in January, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Cali in February

  • Average temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average low temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average humidity: 83%
  • Average sunny days: 0 days
  • Average rainfall: 188mm (7") over 27 days
0 days
of pure sunshine
27 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Cali in February, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Cali in March

  • Average temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average low temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average humidity: 84%
  • Average sunny days: 0 days
  • Average rainfall: 273mm (11") over 31 days
0 days
of pure sunshine
31 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Cali in March, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Cali in April

  • Average temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (78℉)
  • Average low temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average humidity: 86%
  • Average sunny days: 0 days
  • Average rainfall: 278mm (11") over 30 days
0 days
of pure sunshine
30 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Cali in April, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Cali in May

  • Average temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average low temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average humidity: 85%
  • Average sunny days: 0 days
  • Average rainfall: 294mm (12") over 31 days
0 days
of pure sunshine
31 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Cali in May, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Cali in June

  • Average temperature: 21℃ (69℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average low temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average humidity: 85%
  • Average sunny days: 1 days
  • Average rainfall: 193mm (8") over 29 days
1 days
of pure sunshine
29 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Cali in June, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Cali in July

  • Average temperature: 21℃ (69℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average low temperature: 17℃ (62℉)
  • Average humidity: 83%
  • Average sunny days: 1 days
  • Average rainfall: 157mm (6") over 29 days
1 days
of pure sunshine
29 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Cali in July, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Cali in August

  • Average temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average low temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 1 days
  • Average rainfall: 134mm (5") over 29 days
1 days
of pure sunshine
29 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Cali in August, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Cali in September

  • Average temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average low temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average humidity: 82%
  • Average sunny days: 1 days
  • Average rainfall: 175mm (7") over 29 days
1 days
of pure sunshine
29 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Cali in September, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.

Cali in October

  • Average temperature: 21℃ (69℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (78℉)
  • Average low temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average humidity: 84%
  • Average sunny days: 0 days
  • Average rainfall: 246mm (10") over 31 days
0 days
of pure sunshine
31 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Cali in October, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Cali in November

  • Average temperature: 20℃ (69℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average low temperature: 17℃ (62℉)
  • Average humidity: 85%
  • Average sunny days: 0 days
  • Average rainfall: 218mm (9") over 30 days
0 days
of pure sunshine
30 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Cali in November, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Cali in December

  • Average temperature: 20℃ (69℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average low temperature: 17℃ (62℉)
  • Average humidity: 85%
  • Average sunny days: 0 days
  • Average rainfall: 256mm (10") over 31 days
0 days
of pure sunshine
31 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Cali in December, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Cali is usually March, where temperatures tend to rise to around 27℃ (80℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Cali 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 Cali is generally around May, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of May too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Cali, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in June are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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