The climate in Cartagena during December can be summarized as hot, humid and reasonably dry.
December is in the winter in Cartagena and is typically the 3rd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 31°C (88°F), whilst at night 24°C (74°F) is normal.
|Daytime temperature||31.4°C 88.4°F|
|Nightly temperature||23.5°C 74.2°F|
|Average temperature||27.4°C 81.3°F|
|Daily sunshine||7.8 hrs|
|Avg rainfall||35 mm 1.4 ins|
|Rainy days||3 days|
|Sea temperature||28°C 82.4°F|
|Windspeed||12.2kph 8 mph|
On average December is the 5th driest month of the year in Cartagena with around 35mm 1.4 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 3 days, although this may vary considerably.
On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.8 hours of sunshine per day.
The data used in these monthly averages covers a period of over 100 years right up until last year. As such they are a valid prediction of what to expect for the weather in Cartagena in December 2023.
|Hottest month:||May||31.6°C 88.9°F|
|Driest month:||February||2mm 0.1ins|
|Coldest month:||January||31.1°C 88°F|
|Wettest month:||October||218mm 8.6ins|