In Colombia there are not seasons as in others countries, but the relief makes thelands have a variable temperature. This is a competitive advantage for us in comparison to other regions and countries.
This temperature variation has aninfluence on the vegetation, the fauna andthe 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 all the thermal flours:Thermal Flours Heigh (meters Temperature % of Colombia above sea (degrees level) Celsius)Warm < 1.000 >24°C 80%Temperate 1.000 – 2.000 17°C and 24°C 10%Cold 2.000 – 3.000 12°C and 17°C 8%Paramo 3.000 < 12°C 2%
Colombia has a tropical humid weather with 4 varieties: Jungle – Super humid: Amazonía,pacific coast, Magdalena and CatatumboWet: Caquetá, Vaupés, a little part of Antioquia and Córdoba
Savanna climate: 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,Nevado del Ruiz: it’s Covered byglacier that has been disappearing because of the heating of the atmosphere. The temperaturefluctuates 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 dryweather. 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 inthe 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 aprivileged 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!