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Climate and Weather of The Amazon Colombia

Historical Weather and Climate Facts of Leticia and the Amazon Region of Colombia!

What’s the weather and climate like in the Colombian Amazon?

Climate change is affecting Colombia just as it is affecting every other part of the world. For this reason, we can only really make an educated guess about what the weather will be like in the Amazon region at any time of the year. Unfortunately, our guesses are much less accurate than what they were only a couple of years ago…

The springboard for tours to the Amazonas is from the city of Leticia. As you head deeper into the jungle the high humidity and temperature will get your attention!


Looking for the weather and climate of other Colombian regions? Be sure to check out our Colombian weather and climate overview here, with links to the most important tourist destinations in Colombia.


The climate in Leticia is hot, oppressive, and overcast. Temperatures typically vary from 71f/22c to 88f/31c and are rarely below 67f/19c or above 93f/34c.
The least taxing time of year to visit Leticia is June to late August.
The temperature in Leticia varies so little throughout the year, with no defined seasons.


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Average Temperatures in Fahrenheit of Leticia, Amazon.

Average Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
High 86°F 86°F 86°F 86°F 85°F 85°F 85°F 87°F 88°F 88°F 87°F 86°F
Temp. 78°F 78°F 79°F 79°F 78°F 77°F 77°F 78°F 79°F 79°F 79°F 79°F
Low 74°F 74°F 74°F 74°F 73°F 72°F 71°F 72°F 72°F 73°F 74°F 74°F

Average Temperatures in Celcius of Leticia, Amazon.

Average Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
High 30°C 30°C 30°C 30°C 29°C 29°C 30°C 31°C 31°C 31°C 31°C 30°C
Temp. 26°C 26°C 26°C 26°C 26°C 25°C 25°C 26°C 26°C 26°C 26°C 26°C
Low 23°C 23°C 23°C 23°C 23°C 22°C 22°C 22°C 22°C 23°C 23°C 23°C

The less cloudy part of the year in Leticia begins in late May and lasts until the end of September
July is the month with the least cloud cover.
From September onwards it is very cloudy with January, particularly so.

The wet season lasts eight months from October to June. There is a greater than 60% chance of any given day being wet. February is the wettest. The dry season runs for four months from June to October. The driest month is July.


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Average Rainfall – Millimeters / Inches, and the Number of Rainy Days of Leticia, Amazon.

Avg Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Inches 9.7″ 10.1″ 9.7″ 8.7″ 6.9″ 5.1″ 4.3″ 4.1″ 5.3″ 7.0″ 8.1″ 8.6″
Millimeters 247.5 257.8 247.6 220.2 174.0 130.8 108.0 103.9 133.4 177.9 205.5 219.2
Rainy Days 23.1d 21.4d 23.4d 21.1d 20.1d 16.5d 14.4d 14.6d 16.5d 19.6d 20.7d 23.4d

The perceived humidity level in Leticia is muggy and oppressive. It does not vary significantly during the year, staying at 98%.
Winds are insignificant all year.
The most popular time of year to visit Leticia and the Amazonas is from early June to late August.

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