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San Agustin and The Tatacoa Desert Weather and Climate

Historical Weather and Climate Facts of Neiva, Tatacoa Desert, Pitalito, and San Agustin,  Colombia.

What’s the weather and climate like in The Tatacoa Desert and San Agustin 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 San Agustin, and the Tatacoa Desert Colombia at any time of the year. Unfortunately, our guesses are much less accurate than what they were only a couple of years ago…

Neiva:

Neiva is hot, burdensome, and fairly overcast. During the course of the year, the temperatures typically are 73f/23c to 92f/33c and rarely below 71f/22c or above 97f/36c.

Humidity is high most of the year. From September to July, the comfort level is muggy and harsh. The month with the most difficult days is May. The month with the fewest oppressive days is August.

Neiva is fairly windy, particularly from May to October, with August, especially so. The rest of the year is calmer.

Desierto de la Tatacoa


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Average Temperatures in Fahrenheit in Neiva Colombia.

Average Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
High 90°F 90°F 89°F 89°F 89°F 89°F 90°F 91°F 92°F 90°F 87°F 88°F
Temp. 81°F 81°F 81°F 80°F 81°F 81°F 81°F 83°F 83°F 81°F 80°F 80°F
Low 74°F 74°F 74°F 73°F 74°F 74°F 74°F 75°F 74°F 74°F 73°F 73°F

Average Temperatures in Celcius in Neiva Colombia.

Average Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
High 32°C 32°C 32°C 31°C 31°C 32°C 32°C 33°C 33°C 32°C 31°C 31°C
Temp. 27°C 27°C 27°C 27°C 27°C 27°C 27°C 28°C 28°C 27°C 26°C 27°C
Low 23°C 23°C 23°C 23°C 23°C 23°C 23°C 24°C 24°C 23°C 23°C 23°C

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The clearer part of the year in Neiva begins around June and lasts for four months, ending around October. Cloud cover is least from June to October, with August being the best. It is cloudier from October through June, with March being the cloudiest.

The wet season lasts eight months, from October to June. The month with the wettest days is November. The dry months are from June to October. The month with the fewest wet days is August.


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

Average Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Millimeters 61.1 78.5 98.6 111.6 81.5 43.8 25.7 19.2 40.6 101.4 135.2 92.9
Inches 2.4″ 3.1″ 3.9″ 4.4″ 3.2″ 1.7″ 1.0″ 0.8″ 1.6″ 4.0″ 5.3″ 3.7″
Rainy Days 8.5d 9.8d 13.1d 13.9d 12.2d 7.7d 5.6d 4.4d 7.3d 14.4d 15.7d 11.8d

Tatacoa Desert:

  • The weather in the Tatacoa Desert is warm. From noon the temperature reaches 110f/43c, while at night temperatures drop to 64f/18c degrees. A huge contrast.
  • The average altitude is roughly 400m/1,300f above sea level. The heat is intense throughout the year.
  • Rain is below 1,000mm/40 inches per annum, however rain showers can occur throughout the year, mainly in March and April and also from October to December. The driest months are June to August.

Photo of the Desierto de la Tatacoa

San Agustín:

San Agustín is generally comfortable and fairly overcast. Temperatures typically range from 58f/14c to 73f/23c and rarely below 56f/13c or above 78f/26c

The muggy season lasts for eight months, from October to the end of May, particularly in December. The month with the fewest muggy days is August.

It is fairly windy for four months, from the end of May to the end of September, with average wind speeds of more than 4.3 mph. July has an average of 5.5 mph.

statues in san agustin colombia

Average Temperatures in Fahrenheit in San Agustin Colombia.

Average Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
High 73°F 73°F 72°F 72°F 72°F 71°F 71°F 72°F 73°F 72°F 71°F 72°F
Temp. 66°F 66°F 65°F 65°F 65°F 65°F 65°F 65°F 66°F 66°F 65°F 65°F
Low 59°F 59°F 59°F 59°F 59°F 58°F 58°F 59°F 59°F 59°F 59°F 59°F

Average Temperatures in Celcius in San Agustin Colombia.

Average Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
High 23°C 23°C 22°C 22°C 22°C 22°C 22°C 22°C 23°C 22°C 22°C 22°C
Temp. 19°C 19°C 19°C 18°C 18°C 18°C 18°C 19°C 19°C 19°C 18°C 18°C
Low 15°C 15°C 15°C 15°C 15°C 15°C 15°C 15°C 15°C 15°C 15°C 15°C

Clearer skies in San Agustin are found from June to October, with August especially clear.
Overcast skies predominate from October to June and March is very cloudy.

The wet season is eight months from October to June with November very wet.
The dry season lasts four months from June to October. The month with the fewest wet days in San Agustín is August.

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

Average Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Millimeters 69.8 82.0 99.5 117.6 93.8 65.4 40.3 37.0 59.1 109.1 138.2 94.9
Inches 2.7″ 3.2″ 3.9″ 4.6″ 3.7″ 2.6″ 1.6″ 1.5″ 2.3″ 4.3″ 5.4″ 3.7″
Rainy Days 11.4d 11.4d 14.4d 15.4d 14.5d 10.4d 8.6d 7.6d 9.8d 15.7d 17.9d 14.8d
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Pitalito:

Pitalito is warm, muggy, and fairly overcast. Over the year temperatures typically vary from 63f/17c to 78f/26c and rarely below 60f/16c or above 83f/28c.

The muggy period lasts nearly nine months, from late September to the middle of June. The month with the stickiest days is December. The month with the least muggy days is August.

The windier part of the year lasts from the middle of May to October. The windiest month is July.
The calmer time of year lasts for nearly eight months, from October to late May. The calmest month of the year is November.

Average Temperatures in Fahrenheit in Pitalito Colombia.

Average Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
High 78°F 77°F 77°F 76°F 76°F 76°F 76°F 77°F 78°F 77°F 76°F 76°F
Temp. 71°F 71°F 70°F 70°F 70°F 69°F 69°F 70°F 71°F 70°F 69°F 70°F
Low 63°F 63°F 63°F 63°F 63°F 63°F 63°F 63°F 63°F 63°F 63°F 63°F

Average Temperatures in Celcius in Pitalito Colombia.

Average Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
High 25°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 24°C 25°C 26°C 25°C 24°C 25°C
Temp. 22°C 21°C 21°C 21°C 21°C 21°C 21°C 21°C 22°C 21°C 21°C 21°C
Low 17°C 17°C 17°C 17°C 17°C 17°C 17°C 17°C 17°C 17°C 17°C 17°C

The less cloudy part of the year begins at the end of May and lasts until the beginning of October. The clearest month of the year is August. The cloudiest part of the year is from around the beginning of October until the end of May, with March being the most obscure. The wet season is from October to June, with November having the most precipitation. The dry season lasts from June to October, the driest being August.

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

Average Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Millimeters 68.2 82.4 101.1 119.3 98.4 71.7 46.6 41.4 59.7 107.1 137.6 93.9
Inches 2.7″ 3.2″ 4.0″ 4.7″ 3.9″ 2.8″ 1.8″ 1.6″ 2.3″ 4.2″ 5.4″ 3.7″
Rainy Days 11.4d 11.6d 14.7d 15.7d 14.9d 11.3d 9.6d 8.3d 10.1d 16.0d 17.9d 14.7d
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