Cartagena
Colombia
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

February weather forecast and climate
Cartagena, Colombia

A skyscape of the city of Cartagena, Colombia, with a close view of the Chiva Rumbera buildings
A skyscape of the city of Cartagena, Colombia, with a close view of the Chiva Rumbera buildings
The last month of the winter, February, is another hot month in Cartagena, Colombia, with average temperature ranging between min 23°C (73.4°F) and max 31°C (87.8°F).
The ideal sea water temperature of 27.3°C (81.1°F) and 0.9mm (0") of accumulated rainfall make February the best time for swimming and other water activities.

Temperature

January and February, with an average high-temperature of 31°C (87.8°F), are the coldest months.

Rainfall

The month with the least rainfall in Cartagena is February when 0.9mm (0") of precipitation is typically aggregated.

Sea temperature

February is the month with the coldest seawater, with an average sea temperature of 27.3°C (81.1°F).
Note: For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

Daylight

The average length of the day in February is 11.8h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Cartagena, Colombia, is 8.5h.

UV index

February through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an excessive health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 12 in February interpret into the following advice:
Take all necessary precautions, as unprotected skin can burn in minutes. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Even on cloudy days, a sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should be generously applied and frequently re-applied, including after every swim or outdoor exercise. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.

What are the coldest months in Cartagena?

The coldest months in Cartagena are January and February, with an average high-temperature of 31°C (87.8°F).

What is the temperature in February in Cartagena?

In February, in Cartagena, the average high-temperature is 31°C (87.8°F), and the average low-temperature is 23°C (73.4°F).

How much does it rain in Cartagena in February?

Throughout February, 0.9mm (0") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the driest month in Cartagena?

The month with the least rainfall in Cartagena is February when 0.9mm (0") of precipitation is typically aggregated.

What month is the sea coldest in Cartagena?

With an average sea temperature of 27.3°C (81.1°F), February is the month with the coldest seawater in Cartagena.

What is the water temperature in February in Cartagena?

In Cartagena, the average seawater temperature in February is 27.3°C (81.1°F). Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

How many hours of daylight does Cartagena have in February?

The average length of the day in February is 11.8h.

How many hours of sunshine does Cartagena have in February?

In Cartagena, Colombia, the average sunshine in February is 8.5h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Cartagena?

February through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Cartagena, Colombia.

What is the UV index reading in February in Cartagena?

In February, the average daily maximum UV index in Cartagena is 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an ultimate hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in February - Cartagena, Colombia
  • Average high temperature in February: 31°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (32°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and February (31°C).

  • Average low temperature in February: 23°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is June (25°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (22.7°C).

Average rainfall in February - Cartagena, Colombia
  • Average rainfall in February: 0.9mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (198.3mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (0.9mm).

Average rainfall days in February - Cartagena, Colombia
  • Average rainfall days in February: 0 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (16 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is February (0 days).

Average sea temperature in February - Cartagena, Colombia
  • Average sea temperature in February: 27.3°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (29.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (27.3°C).

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Cartagena, Colombia
  • Average daylight in February: 11.8h

Months with the longest days are June and July (Average daylight: 12.7h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.5h).

  • Average sunshine in February: 8.5h

The month with most sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 9h).
The month with least sunshine is October (Average sunshine: 5.6h).

Average UV index in February - Cartagena, Colombia
  • Average UV index in February: 12

Months with the highest UV index are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September and October (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 10).