A typically Caribbean climate, Cartagena is hot and humid year ‘round. But a nice evening breeze makes evening strolls through the winding, cobble-stoned streets a popular pastime.

The best time to visit in Cartagena in Colombia is from June until September, when you will have a soft or pleasant temperature and limited till little rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Cartagena is 18°C in August and the lowest is 16°C in January.

Cartagena is a port located in the Caribbean. The city is a Unesco preservation site. This region was originally inhabited by Indians. When America was discovered by Columbus the region was colonized by the Spanish. The city became an important trading port in the Caribbean. Both the fortress and the harbor are still intact and are important tourist attractions. Many cruise lines make a stopover in Cartagena. Cartagena has a tropical savannah climate. This climate type is characterized by both high temperatures and high humidity figures all year round. Cartagena has two rainy seasons. Most precipitation can be recorded in April and May. After this Cartagena has a fairly dry period. In October and November precipitation figures are high again. Because of its location in the interior there is only a small risk of hurricanes here.

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