Climate zone: tropics
High humidity in Venezuela and high temperatures are causing a pleasant weather at times, but also and partly tropical hot and humid. It is warm to hot all year round and invites to bathe at average water temperatures of 29 degrees. Dued to the lesser rain the best time for traveling is from December to April. Most precipitation decrease from May to October.
› Duration of daylight and sunshine in Venezuela
hours of sunshine per day rainy days per month Precipitation in mm/day Relative humidity in % Water temperature Absolute humidity in g/m³ (approx.)
Temperature records of the last 68 years
The hottest temperature measured from 1950 to October 2018 was reported by the Guasdualito Airport weather station. In November 2008 the record temperature of 46.0 °C was reported here. The hottest summer from July to September, based on all 35 weather stations in Venezuela below 1500 metres altitude, was recorded in 2015 with an average temperature of 27.2 °C. This average temperature will normally be measured every 4 to 6 hours, thus also including the nights. Normally, this value is 26.1 degrees Celsius. The average maximum daily temperature at that time was 32.7 °C.
The coldest day in these 68 years was reported by the weather station Ciudad Bolivar. Here the temperature dropped to 2.1 °C in September 2013. Ciudad Bolivar lies at an altitude of 48 meters above sea level. The coldest winter (January to March) was in 1976 with an average temperature of 23.8 °C. In Venezuela, it is usual to have about 2.2 degrees more at 25.9 °C for this three-month period.