Itâ€™s not called â€œThe City of Eternal Springâ€ for nothing. MedellÃn is a captivating city, not only because of its pleasant weather which gravitates around 24Â°C (75.2Â°F), but also for the kindness of the people, the delicious food and the spiciness of the locals.
The weather is one of the many benefits this city brings given its comfortable and year-round consistent climate due to its closeness to the equator with an elevation of about 1500 meters (4,900 ft). Paired up with two rainy seasons a year where it can rain more than 21 days a month, this city has and enjoyable combination of temperatures that range from 16Â° to 28Â°.
The cityâ€™s weather qualifies as â€˜tropical rainforestâ€™, bordering on subtropical highland, but because of its elevation, its not as warm as other cities in South America that are in the same latitude. Precipitations are abundant (around 1.650mm) and they concentrate on the months from May to June and August to November. The humidity level is high all year round, even in the least rainy months like January and February. During the wet seasons, dark rain clouds tend to build up in the south and travel north through the â€œValle de AburrÃ¡â€ and can result in strong rainfall and thunderstorms.
AVERAGE TEMPERATURE PER MONTH:
- January â€“ 16Â°C / 61Â°F
- February â€“ 17Â°C / 63Â°F
- March â€“ 17Â°C / 63Â°F
- April â€“ 17Â°C / 63Â°F
- May â€“ 17Â°C / 63Â°F
- June â€“ 17Â°C / 63Â°F
- July â€“ 16Â°C / 61Â°F
- August â€“ 16Â° / 61Â°F
- September â€“ 17Â°C
- October â€“ 16Â°C / 61Â°F
- November â€“ 16Â°C / 61Â°F
- December â€“ 16Â°C / 61Â°F
DRIEST PERIOD:Â DecemberÂ toÂ February
WARMEST MONTH:Â July
COOLEST MONTH:Â September
WETTEST MONTH:Â October
Month with highest average low temperature isÂ AprilÂ (17.4Â°C).
Coldest months (with lowest average low temperature) areÂ JulyÂ andÂ SeptemberÂ (16.5Â°C).
Month with highest relative humidity isÂ NovemberÂ (73%).
Month with lowest relative humidity isÂ JulyÂ (63%).
Wettest month (with highest rainfall) isÂ OctoberÂ (221mm).
The weather in MedellÃn, its mountainous landscape, its spectacular panoramic views and its outdoor green spaces make city tours and walks a spectacular experience. Places like theÂ JardÃn BotÃ¡nicoÂ and theÂ Parque de los Pies DescalzosÂ gives you the opportunity to have fun and enjoy the green outdoors in the middle of the city! So, what are you waiting for?