Best time to visit Medellin, Antioquia, Colombia?

  • The best time to travel to Medellin is during the month of December when temperatures are still warm but hotels are less expensive. During this time, expect to pay approximately $75/night for a 1-bedroom vacation rental. Save $10 per day compared to what you would have paid in February. Average temperatures hover in the mid 70s, just a bit colder than what you would experience during high season.
  • In Medellin, tourism peaks between January and March and this comes with higher accommodation rates. If you're on a budget, try avoiding March 25th to April 3rd (Holy Week) and the Flowers fair week (July 28th to August 7th) since accommodation rates peak the most during these times.
  • The wet season in Medellin is from March through August so expect heavy rainfalls if you travel during that time.

Avoid the crowd

The best time to avoid the crowd in Medellin, Antioquia, Colombia is May.

February

Most crowded

May

Least crowded


Save money

The cheapest time to travel to Medellin, Antioquia, Colombia is May.

$78
JUL
$76
AUG
$71
SEP
$68
OCT
$66
NOV
$80
DEC
$84
JAN
$84
FEB
$88
MAR
$85
APR
$59
MAY
$82
JUN

Approximate nightly cost for a one bedroom vacation rental.

Events

Busiest dates.

06/30 - 07/05
Price increase 17
07/28 - 08/07
Flowers fair 47
08/31 - 09/06
Holiday - Labor Day 9.5
09/01 - 09/16
Price increase 11
11/23 - 11/27
Thanksgiving 16.5
12/18 - 01/04
Christmas 31
03/25 - 04/03
Holy Week 62.5
08/03 - 08/14
Feria de Flores 66.5
Starts 08/14
Vacation 28.5
Ends 09/01
Vacation 28.5

Weather

In Medellin, Antioquia, Colombia, August is the sunniest month and September the warmest.

79
26
JUL
79
26
AUG
79
26
SEP
75
24
OCT
73
23
NOV
75
24
DEC
76
24
JAN
77
25
FEB
76
25
MAR
77
25
APR
77
25
MAY
78
26
JUN
UV index
5
7

4.0
10cm
JUL
4.3
11cm
AUG
5.5
14cm
SEP
11.7
30cm
OCT
10.9
28cm
NOV
9.0
23cm
DEC
5.1
13cm
JAN
6.0
15cm
FEB
13.3
34cm
MAR
12.5
32cm
APR
13.8
35cm
MAY
6.1
16cm
JUN
Rainfall/month
inch/centimeter