In Colombia there are not seasons as in others countries, but the relief makes the lands have a variable temperature. This is a competitive advantage for us in comparison to other regions and countries.
This temperature variation has an influence onthe vegetation, the fauna and the socio-cultural part of the people, which means diversity in clothes, food and costumes.
Colombian’s weather variety ranges from very hot temperatures in the coast and plains, to extreme cold temperatures in the top of mountains and glaciers.
Colombia has a tropical humid weather with 4 varieties:
Jungle – Super humid: Amazonía, pacific coast, Magdalena and Catatumbo
Wet: Caquetá, Vaupés, a little part of Antioquia and Córdoba
Savannaclimate: Orinoquía, Bolívar, Huila and Valle del Cauca
Desert climate: Guajira and Candelaria desert in Boyacá
Some places are very characteristic of the weather in Colombia:
The snowcapped mountain, Nevadodel Ruiz: it’s Covered by glacier that has been disappearing because ofthe heating of the atmosphere. The temperature fluctuates between 14°C and 3°C. It’s at 5.400 meters above the sea level.
The Amazonía: It has warm humid weather. Throughout the year there are constant rains and there is not dry weather. The temperature fluctuates between 25°C and 26°C.
Chocó: it is the area of the highest rainfall around the globe. Guajira: it is the driest area of Colombia; it only rains between September and December.
Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta: It’s the highest coastal mountain in the world. It´s the highest mountain in Colombia, it has a temperature of zero degrees or less at the peaks.
The weather variety makes Colombia a privileged country, that people should use for their entrepreneurial projects (agriculture, cattle, energy, tourism) to improve living standards and to reduce poverty. Colombia is a wonderful country!