Weather in Colombia: temperature and probability of rain for Cartagena de Indias this September 16

Temperature, probability of rain, cloudiness and ultraviolet rays are some of the data you should know before leaving home. (Infobae/Jovani Pérez)

Spring, summer, autumn or winter, currently it does not matter what season of the year it is due to the recent climate change that makes an afternoon of scorching sun turn into a storm in the blink of an eye.

Finding out about the weather has become a habit among many people to know what clothes to wear, what shoes to choose, plan a trip or decide whether or not to carry an umbrella. Below we present the weather in Cartagena de Indias.

The probability of rain For this Saturday in Cartagena de Indias it is 40% during the day and 55% at night.

Meanwhile, cloudiness will be 100% during the day and 99% during the night.

As to temperature A maximum of 34 degrees and a minimum of 26 degrees is forecast in this region. UV rays are expected to reach a level of up to 3.

While wind gusts will reach 24 kilometers per hour during the day and 18 kilometers per hour at night.

Despite being located on the northern coasts of colombia, very close to the caribbean sea, The climate in Cartagena is semi-arid, characterized by being hot and dry.although the breeze makes it somewhat pleasant.

In Cartagena the average temperature annual temperature is around 27 degrees Celsius, according to the Institute of Hydrology, Meteorology and Environmental Studies (IDEAM).

During the day, the maximum temperature It ranges between 31 and 33 degrees Celsius. While in the early morning, the minimum temperature drops to 24 and 25 degrees Celsius.

Cartagena reports a long rainy season and short dry season throughout the year.

The rainfall season It runs from May to November, with October being the rainiest month.

For its part, dry days For Cartagena they are from December to April, with the first three months of the year being the driest.

The climate in the city of Cartagena is semi-arid, characterized by being warm and dry, although the breeze makes it somewhat pleasant (EFE)
The climate in the city of Cartagena is semi-arid, characterized by being warm and dry, although the breeze makes it somewhat pleasant (EFE)

The weather in Colombia is very diversehe climate is affected due to its geographical complexity such as the coasts of the Caribbean Sea to the North, the current of the Pacific Ocean, as well as the mountain ranges that cross it through the center from north to south.

According to the IDEAM there are at least four types of climate in the country: tropical, dry, temperate and cold high mountains.

In the case of the tropical climatesfour subtypes are identified: rainforest or equatorial, rainforest or monsoon, savanna with dry winter and savannah with dry summer.

He tropical rainy jungle or equatorial It covers areas such as the center and north of the Amazon, the entire Pacific Region, parts of Antioquia, western Santander, Boyacá and Cundinamarca, the Catatumbo area and the Amazon foothills. Meanwhile he tropical rain forest or monsoon It reaches the plain foothills and the southern extremes of the Caribbean region.

The savannah with dry winter It includes most of the Caribbean and Orinoquia region, as well as the lower sectors in Santander and Antioquia. Refering to savanna with dry summer. adds the inter-Andean valleys in Tolima, Huila, Valle, Cauca and Nariño.

For him Dry weatherin Colombia they perceive the very hot arid or desert and very hot semi-arid or steppe. The first is perceived in the upper part of Guajira and the second in the middle and lower zone of the same department plus sectors of the Caribbean coast.

He mild weather It is felt in the middle and lower areas of the three mountain ranges of the Colombian country; Meanwhile he high mountain coldas its name suggests, in the upper levels of the three mountain ranges.


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