We are thinking of visiting Colombia in August probabably bogota and Cartagena can any one tell me what the weather may be like ?
August is in the middle of the rainy season. In Cartagena, you will have extremely hot humid weather, with heavy downpours of rain as well as sun. It's doesn't usually rain all day every day; you would probably still get lots of sunshine but, having said that, the weather seems to be different everywhere these days so you could get no rain or rain every day.
Tried google yet?
'If you only have a short time in Colombia- I would recommend skipping Cartagena (full of tourists and beggars)'
that's a pretty bold statement to make; surely one could find something in Cartagena to appreciate. Gee that would be like avoiding NY - because all the cool people preferred Nantucket...)
If we MUST discuss, for beauty and charm Cartagena - in my book - has A LOT more to offer then Santa Marta.
To the OP: August is brutal in Cartagena.
#2: People seem to think TA is a faster search engine than Google. It is interesting indeed when one can find complete weather statistics on google in 7 seconds, including 20-30 years of exact history of weather on specific dates in August. Temperaturs, inches of rainfall, exact humidity etc.Edited: 13 March 2014, 22:52
Since the OP was planning her trip last August, it's probably irrelevant at this point.
I am from Cali Colombia. I have spent a lot of time traveling around Colombia. I have always found Bogota to be cool and always cloudy. I have a website on Colombia where I have the weather posted daily for Cali, Bogota, Medellin, Cartagena, San Andres,and Popayan. It is http://www.colombialivinggood.com
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