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

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

When to go to Cúcuta, Colombia

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

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

January

If you visit Cúcuta during January, you are likely to find that it is extremely warm and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts

February

February is extremely warm and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion

March

If you vacation in Cúcuta during March, you are likely to find that it is hot and dry with little rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Dresses

April

April here can be very hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you visit Cúcuta during May, you are likely to find that it can be very hot.

Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in this region can be very hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts

July

If you are traveling to Cúcuta in July, you will notice that it can be very hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts

August

If you vacation in Cúcuta during August, you are likely to find that it can be sweltering and dry with little rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Dresses

September

September for Cúcuta is consistently hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Skirts

October

October in Cúcuta can be very hot. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you visit Cúcuta during November, you are likely to find that it can be sweltering. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you visit Cúcuta during December, you are likely to find that it is extremely warm.

Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Cúcuta, 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 Cúcuta
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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