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Climate & Weather in Venezuela

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Venezuela has in general a tropical, hot and humid climate, but the weather varies depending on the altitude. The climate is moderate in highlands and alpine in the higher parts of mountains.

The wet season is normally from May to November, but the geographical distribution of the rainfall varies from annual average of 43 cm / 17" in the west coast to 100 cm / 39" in the Orinoco delta.

Typical tropical climate is featured in the lowland areas, with altitude under 800 m / 2,600 ft. Temperatures range there from 26C / 79F to 28C / 82F. Moderate climate and temperatures from 12C / 77F and 25C / 77F are characteristic for the regions of the country which lie between 800 m / 2,600 ft and 2,000 m / 6,560 ft. Areas above 2,000 m / 6,560 ft have more alpine climate with average temperatures of 10C / 50F and below with possible snow in the highest parts.

The best time to tour Venezuela is during the driest months from December to May.

Weather Averages in Venezuela


Caracas
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Average Temperature
70°F
21°C
72°F
22°C
74°F
23°C
75°F
24°C
76°F
24°C
75°F
24°C
74°F
23°C
74°F
23°C
75°F
24°C
74°F
23°C
74°F
23°C
72°F
22°C
Average High Temperature
77°F
25°C
79°F
26°C
81°F
27°C
82°F
28°C
82°F
28°C
80°F
27°C
79°F
26°C
80°F
27°C
81°F
27°C
80°F
27°C
80°F
27°C
78°F
26°C
Average Low Temperature
63°F
17°C
65°F
18°C
66°F
19°C
68°F
20°C
70°F
21°C
69°F
21°C
68°F
20°C
68°F
20°C
68°F
20°C
68°F
20°C
67°F
19°C
65°F
18°C
Highest Recorded Temperature
90°F
32°C
95°F
35°C
95°F
35°C
99°F
37°C
97°F
36°C
95°F
35°C
99°F
37°C
97°F
36°C
98°F
37°C
93°F
34°C
90°F
32°C
91°F
33°C
Lowest Recorded Temperature
48°F
C
52°F
11°C
54°F
12°C
55°F
13°C
61°F
16°C
61°F
16°C
57°F
14°C
59°F
15°C
52°F
11°C
50°F
10°C
56°F
13°C
50°F
10°C
Average Number of Days With Precipitation
5
days
4
days
2
days
6
days
9
days
14
days
12
days
14
days
11
days
11
days
9
days
8
days
Average Number of Days With Precipitation
5
days
4
days
2
days
6
days
9
days
14
days
12
days
14
days
11
days
11
days
9
days
8
days




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