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Best Time to Visit Venezuela in 2024 for Beaches, Hiking, and Cultural Tours. Venezuela Weather Guide

Best Time to Visit Venezuela

  • Optimal: December to April (dry season).
  • For beaches: December to April have the best beach conditions.
  • Other favorable months: May, June, November.

Geography facts

  • Location: Northern coast of South America.
  • Area: 916,445 km² (land and water).
  • Borders: Colombia, Brazil, Guyana, and the Caribbean Sea.
  • Landscape: Andes mountains, Caribbean coast, Orinoco River basin, and the Guiana Highlands. Highest point: Pico Bolívar at 4,978 meters.

Venezuela is known for its diverse landscape, which includes stunning beaches, majestic mountains, and lush rainforests. The country offers a rich cultural heritage and vibrant cities, making it an exciting destination for travelers.

Climate

  • Coastal and Lowlands: Tropical (hot and humid year-round).
  • Highlands: Temperate (cooler temperatures).
The daily range of reported temperatures (gray bars) and 24-hour highs (red ticks) and lows (blue ticks), placed over the daily average high (faint red line) and low (faint blue line) temperature, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands. (c) weatherspark.com

Monthly Weather Snapshot

January

  • Conditions: Dry season, perfect for outdoor activities.
  • Daytime temperatures: +25°C (77°F) to +28°C (82°F).
  • Precipitation: 20 mm.
  • Best for: Beach holidays in Margarita Island, exploring Caracas, and visiting Angel Falls.

February

  • Conditions: Continued dry season, warm and sunny.
  • Daytime temperatures: +26°C (79°F) to +29°C (84°F).
  • Precipitation: 15 mm.
  • Best for: Beach vacations, Los Roques archipelago, hiking in the Andes.
Venezuela (c) i1.wp.com

March

  • Conditions: Dry and slightly warmer.
  • Daytime temperatures: +27°C (81°F) to +30°C (86°F).
  • Precipitation: 10 mm.
  • Best for: Beach trips, visiting national parks, and cultural tours in Caracas.

April

  • Conditions: End of the dry season, still warm and pleasant.
  • Daytime temperatures: +28°C (82°F) to +31°C (88°F).
  • Precipitation: 25 mm.
  • Best for: Beach activities, Orinoco Delta tours, and hiking in Canaima National Park.

May

  • Conditions: Beginning of the rainy season, more humidity.
  • Daytime temperatures: +27°C (81°F) to +30°C (86°F).
  • Precipitation: 70 mm.
  • Best for: Exploring rainforests, river tours, and experiencing local festivals.

June

  • Conditions: Rainy season continues, warm and humid.
  • Daytime temperatures: +26°C (79°F) to +29°C (84°F).
  • Precipitation: 80 mm.
  • Best for: Visiting cultural sites, exploring the Amazon rainforest, and attending local events.
The hourly reported temperature, color coded into bands. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight. (c) weatherspark.com

July

  • Conditions: Peak of the rainy season, hot and humid.
  • Daytime temperatures: +25°C (77°F) to +28°C (82°F).
  • Precipitation: 90 mm.
  • Best for: Indoor activities, visiting museums, and exploring colonial towns.

August

  • Conditions: Rainy and humid, occasional thunderstorms.
  • Daytime temperatures: +25°C (77°F) to +28°C (82°F).
  • Precipitation: 95 mm.
  • Best for: Wildlife watching in national parks, cultural experiences, and city tours.

September

  • Conditions: End of the rainy season, warm and humid.
  • Daytime temperatures: +26°C (79°F) to +29°C (84°F).
  • Precipitation: 85 mm.
  • Best for: Visiting waterfalls, hiking in the Andes, and exploring rainforests.

October

  • Conditions: Transition to the dry season, less rain.
  • Daytime temperatures: +26°C (79°F) to +29°C (84°F).
  • Precipitation: 70 mm.
  • Best for: Beach activities, river tours, and cultural festivals.
Venezuela (c) i.pinimg.com

November

  • Conditions: Start of the dry season, warm and pleasant.
  • Daytime temperatures: +27°C (81°F) to +30°C (86°F).
  • Precipitation: 40 mm.
  • Best for: Beach holidays, visiting national parks, and exploring Caracas.

December

  • Conditions: Dry season, ideal weather for outdoor activities.
  • Daytime temperatures: +26°C (79°F) to +29°C (84°F).
  • Precipitation: 20 mm.
  • Best for: Beach vacations in Margarita Island, exploring Los Roques, and hiking in the Andes.

Venezuela offers a wealth of natural beauty and cultural experiences throughout the year. From pristine beaches to lush rainforests and vibrant cities, there is something for every traveler. The best time to visit depends on your interests, with the dry season being perfect for outdoor adventures and the rainy season offering unique opportunities to explore the country’s diverse landscapes.

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