Average Weather On November 17 For Bogotá, Colombia

Location

This report describes the typical weather at the El Dorado International Airport (Bogotá, Colombia) weather station over the course of an average November 17. It is based on the historical records from 1974 to 2012. Earlier records are either unavailable or unreliable.

Bogotá has a mediterranean climate with dry warm summers and mild winters. The area within 25 mi of this station is covered by forests (34%), grasslands (32%), croplands (18%), shrublands (7%), and tundra (6%).

Temperature

The temperature typically varies from 49°F to 64°F and is rarely below 43°F or above 68°F.

Temperature

Average hourly temperature (black) with percentil bands (inner band from 25th to 75th percentile, outer band from 10th to 90th percentile).

The coolest hours of the day are from midnight to 8am with the coldest at 6am, at which time the temperature is below 52°F three days out of four.

The warmest hours of the day are from 10am to 4pm with the hottest at noon, at which time the temperature is above 62°F three days out of four.

The day has gained half its heat by 9am and lost it again by 7pm.

Temperature Bands

The average fraction of time spent in various temperature bands: frigid (below 15°F), freezing (15°F to 32°F), cold (32°F to 50°F), cool (50°F to 65°F), comfortable (65°F to 75°F), warm (75°F to 85°F), hot (85°F to 100°F) and sweltering (above 100°F).

Sun

On November 17 the Sun rises at 5:44am and sets at 5:38pm.

Solar noon is at 11:41am.

For reference, on the longest day of the year the Sun rises at 5:46am and sets at 6:10pm, while on the shortest day of the year it rises at 5:59am and sets at 5:50pm.

Astronomical twilight begins and ends 72 minutes before sunrise and after sunset at 4:31am and 6:51pm, respectively.

Nautical twilight begins and ends 47 minutes before sunrise and after sunset at 4:57am and 6:26pm, respectively.

Civil twilight begins and ends 21 minutes before sunrise and after sunset at 5:22am and 6:00pm, respectively.

Solar twilight begins and ends 29 minutes after sunrise and before sunset at 6:13am and 5:09pm, respectively.

Solar Elevation

Elevation of the Sun above (positive) or below (negative) the horizon (black line). Yellow and gray fills indicate day and night, respectively.

Clouds

The median cloud cover is 61% (partly cloudy) and does not vary substantially over the course of the day.

On average, the sky is clear or mostly clear 17% of the time, partly cloudy 43% of the time, and mostly cloudy or overcast 30% of the time.

Median Cloud Cover

Median hourly cloud coverage fraction (black line) with percentile bands (inner band from 40th to 60th percentile, outer band from 25th to 75th percentile).

Cloud Cover Types

The fraction of time spent in each of the five sky cover categories. From top (most blue) to bottom (most gray), the categories are clear, mostly clear, partly cloudy, mostly cloudy, and overcast. Pink indicates missing data. Outside the United States clear skies are often reported ambiguously, leading them to be lumped in with the missing data.

Precipitation

There is a 66% chance that precipitation will be observed at some point during the day.

Probability of Precipitation

The fraction of days in which various types of precipitation are observed. If more than one type of precipitation is reported in a given day, the more severe precipitation is counted. For example, if light rain is observed in the same day as a thunderstorm, that day counts towards the thunderstorm totals. The order of severity is from the top down in this graph, with the most severe at the bottom.

When precipitation does occur it is most often in the form of thunderstorms (53% of days with precipitation have at worst thunderstorms), drizzle (31%), and moderate rain (10%).

Precipitation is most likely around 4pm and least likely around 7am.

Types of Precipitation

Relative frequency of various types of precipitation over the course of a typical November 17.

Snow

Either snow is exceptionally unlikely to fall at this location on November 17 or this station does not reliably report precipitation types.

Humidity

The relative humidity typically ranges from 68% (mildly humid) to 96% (very humid), rarely dropping below 53% (mildly humid), or exceeding 100% (very humid).

The air is driest at noon, at which time the relative humidity is less than 74% (humid) three days out of four; it is most humid at 4am, exceeding 94% (very humid) three days out of four.

Relative Humidity

Average hourly humidity (black line) with percentile bands (inner bands from 25th to 75th percentile, outer bands from 10th to 90th percentile).

Dew Point

The dew point ranges from 47°F to 53°F with an average of 51°F.

For reference, comfortable indoor conditions should have a relative humidity between 30% and 50% with a dew point of less than 65°F.

Dew Point

Average hourly dew point (black line) with percentile bands (inner bands from 25th to 75th percentile, outer bands from 10th to 90th percentile).

Wind

Sustained wind speeds typically vary from 2 mph to 9 mph (light air to gentle breeze) over the course of the day.

The peak sustained wind speed typically occurs around 2pm and is rarely outside the range 4 mph to 14 mph (light breeze to moderate breeze).

The wind is most calm around 3am, rarely exceeding 5 mph (light breeze).

Wind Speed

Average hourly wind speed (black line) with percentile bands (inner bands from 25th to 75th percentile, outer bands from 10th to 90th percentile).

The wind is most often out of the north east (11% of the time). The wind is least often out of the south (2% of the time), south east (3% of the time), and south west (3% of the time).

Wind Directions

The fraction of time spent with the wind blowing from the various directions over the entire day. Values do not sum to 100% because the wind direction is undefined when the wind speed is zero.

Wind Directions Over Day

The fraction of time spent with the wind blowing from the various directions on an hourly basis. Values do not sum to 100% because the wind direction is undefined when the wind speed is zero.