Buenaventura, Colombia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Buenaventura, Colombia? If you're planning to go to Buenaventura, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Buenaventura, Colombia

Based on the climate and weather in Buenaventura, the best time to go is February. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Buenaventura, Colombia by month

January

January for Buenaventura is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella

February

February for Buenaventura is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat

March

March is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Skirts
  • Sandals

April

If you vacation in Buenaventura during April, you are likely to find that it is hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts

May

If you are traveling to Buenaventura in May, you will notice that it is hot and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear

June

Traveling to Buenaventura in June, you will notice that it is extremely warm and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses

July

If you visit Buenaventura during July, you are likely to find that it is extremely warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses

August

In August, Buenaventura is extremely warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (high 20s C) and 5-10 days this month jump into the 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

This is also a rainy time for Buenaventura, with several of the days of the month having rain. In August, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants

September

In September, Buenaventura is hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (high 20s C) and a bit less than half of the time jump into the 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

This is also a rainy time for Buenaventura, with several of the days of the month having rain. In September, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light footwear

October

In October, Buenaventura is extremely warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (high 20s C) and a bit less than half of the time jump into the 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

This is also a rainy time for Buenaventura, with several of the days of the month having rain. In October, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Sandals

November

If you are traveling to Buenaventura in November, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts

December

December for Buenaventura is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Light footwear

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Buenaventura, Colombia

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Buenaventura, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types A and B
  • A SIM card that works in Buenaventura

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