La Miel, Capurgana and Acandi Colombia Weather and Climate

Historical Weather and Climate Facts of Capurgana and Acandi Colombia

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What’s the weather and climate like in Capurgana Colombia?

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 Capurgana and Acandi Colombia at any time of the year. Unfortunately, our guesses are much less accurate than what they were only a couple of years ago…

The Department of Chocó is located to the west of Colombia, in the region of the Pacific plain. It has an area of 46,530 sq. km, representing just 4% of all of the country. It is bounded to the north by Panama, east by the Caribbean, and to the west by the Pacific Ocean.
The climate in Chocó is warm, very hot, and overcast. In the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 76f/24c to 88f/31c and is rarely below 75f/24c or above 92f/33c.


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Average Temperatures in Fahrenheit in Acandí Colombia.

Average Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
High 85°F 87°F 88°F 87°F 85°F 84°F 83°F 83°F 83°F 83°F 83°F 84°F
Temp. 80°F 81°F 81°F 81°F 81°F 80°F 80°F 80°F 80°F 79°F 79°F 80°F
Low 77°F 77°F 77°F 78°F 78°F 78°F 78°F 77°F 77°F 77°F 77°F 77°F

Average Temperatures in Celcius in Acandi Colombia.

Average Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
High 30°C 31°C 31°C 31°C 29°C 29°C 28°C 28°C 28°C 28°C 28°C 29°C
Temp. 27°C 27°C 27°C 27°C 27°C 27°C 27°C 27°C 26°C 26°C 26°C 26°C
Low 25°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 26°C 26°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 25°C

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Leatherback turtle, Acandi

The clearer part of the year usually starts around the beginning of December and until April, with January being the fairest. The cloudier part of the year begins around the beginning of April until December, with August the cloudiest.

The wet season is from the middle of April to late December with May being the dampest.
The dry season is from late December to the middle of April, with February being the driest.

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Average Rainfall – Millimeters / Inches, and the Number of Rainy Days in Acandí Colombia.

Average Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Millimeters 40.8 31.2 47.5 124.8 190.5 182.1 175.6 169.4 176.1 187.0 189.2 122.8
Inches 1.6″ 1.2″ 1.9″ 4.9″ 7.5″ 7.2″ 6.9″ 6.7″ 6.9″ 7.4″ 7.5″ 4.8″
Rainy Days 5.7d 4.5d 6.2d 12.3d 17.2d 16.0d 16.7d 16.4d 16.1d 16.6d 16.4d 11.7d

Humidity is very high in Choco and remains so virtually at a  constant 100% throughout the year.

The windier time of year is from late December to late April, with February having the strongest winds. Average wind speeds are more than 4.1 mph., up to 5.3 mph. The calmer time of year is from late April to late December, with July being the calmest.

Average Water Temperature in Acandí Colombia.

Average Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Celcius 27°C 27°C 27°C 28°C 29°C 29°C 29°C 29°C 29°C 29°C 28°C 28°C
Fahrenheit 81°F 81°F 81°F 82°F 83°F 84°F 84°F 84°F 84°F 84°F 83°F 82°F

La Miel:

La Miel
La Miel, which is actually in Panama just across the border, has a very similar climate to the towns of Chocó.

If anything, it is marginally cooler but still possesses the high humidity of the entire area.