Climate and Average Weather Year Round in Rionegro Colombia
The climate in Rionegro is comfortable and overcast. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 55°F to 72°F and is rarely below 51°F or above 75°F.
Based on the tourism score, the best times of year to visit Rionegro for warm-weather activities are for the entire month of July and from mid December to mid March.
Climate in Rionegro
The temperature in Rionegro varies so little throughout the year that it is not entirely meaningful to discuss hot and cold seasons.
Average High and Low Temperature in Rionegro
The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the entire year of hourly average temperatures. The horizontal axis is the day of the year, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the color is the average temperature for that hour and day.
Average Hourly Temperature in Rionegro
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In Rionegro, the average percentage of the sky covered by clouds experiences mild seasonal variation over the course of the year.
The clearer part of the year in Rionegro begins around December 12 and lasts for 2.7 months, ending around March 3.
The clearest month of the year in Rionegro is January, during which on average the sky is clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 22% of the time.
The cloudier part of the year begins around March 3 and lasts for 9.3 months, ending around December 12.
The cloudiest month of the year in Rionegro is October, during which on average the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy 93% of the time.
Cloud Cover Categories in Rionegro
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A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. The chance of wet days in Rionegro varies significantly throughout the year.
The wetter season lasts 8.6 months, from March 22 to December 10, with a greater than 67% chance of a given day being a wet day. The month with the most wet days in Rionegro is October, with an average of 26.1 days with at least 0.04 inches of precipitation.
The drier season lasts 3.4 months, from December 10 to March 22. The month with the fewest wet days in Rionegro is January, with an average of 15.6 days with at least 0.04 inches of precipitation.
Among wet days, we distinguish between those that experience rain alone, snow alone, or a mixture of the two. The month with the most days of rain alone in Rionegro is October, with an average of 26.1 days. Based on this categorization, the most common form of precipitation throughout the year is rain alone, with a peak probability of 86% on October 25.
Daily Chance of Precipitation in Rionegro
To show variation within the months and not just the monthly totals, we show the rainfall accumulated over a sliding 31-day period centered around each day of the year. Rionegro experiences extreme seasonal variation in monthly rainfall.
Rain falls throughout the year in Rionegro. The month with the most rain in Rionegro is May, with an average rainfall of 10.0 inches.
The month with the least rain in Rionegro is January, with an average rainfall of 3.6 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in Rionegro
The length of the day in Rionegro does not vary substantially over the course of the year, staying within 28 minutes of 12 hours throughout. In 2022, the shortest day is December 21, with 11 hours, 46 minutes of daylight; the longest day is June 21, with 12 hours, 29 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in Rionegro
The earliest sunrise is at 5:45 AM on May 23, and the latest sunrise is 34 minutes later at 6:19 AM on February 1. The earliest sunset is at 5:41 PM on November 11, and the latest sunset is 40 minutes later at 6:20 PM on July 15.
Daylight saving time (DST) is not observed in Rionegro during 2022.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in Rionegro
The figure below presents a compact representation of key lunar data for 2022. The horizontal axis is the day, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the colored areas indicate when the moon is above the horizon. The vertical gray bars (new Moons) and blue bars (full Moons) indicate key Moon phases.
Moon Rise, Set & Phases in Rionegro
We base the humidity comfort level on the dew point, as it determines whether perspiration will evaporate from the skin, thereby cooling the body. Lower dew points feel drier and higher dew points feel more humid. Unlike temperature, which typically varies significantly between night and day, dew point tends to change more slowly, so while the temperature may drop at night, a muggy day is typically followed by a muggy night.
The perceived humidity level in Rionegro, as measured by the percentage of time in which the humidity comfort level is muggy, oppressive, or miserable, does not vary significantly over the course of the year, remaining a virtually constant 0% throughout.
Humidity Comfort Levels in Rionegro
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This section discusses the wide-area hourly average wind vector (speed and direction) at 10 meters above the ground. The wind experienced at any given location is highly dependent on local topography and other factors, and instantaneous wind speed and direction vary more widely than hourly averages.
The average hourly wind speed in Rionegro does not vary significantly over the course of the year, remaining within 0.2 miles per hour of 1.3 miles per hour throughout.
Average Wind Speed in Rionegro
The predominant average hourly wind direction in Rionegro is from the east throughout the year.
Wind Direction in Rionegro
To characterize how pleasant the weather is in Rionegro throughout the year, we compute two travel scores.
The tourism score favors clear, rainless days with perceived temperatures between 65°F and 80°F. Based on this score, the best times of year to visit Rionegro for general outdoor tourist activities are for the entire month of July and from mid December to mid March, with a peak score in the third week of January.
Tourism Score in Rionegro
The beach/pool score favors clear, rainless days with perceived temperatures between 75°F and 90°F. Based on this score, the best time of year to visit Rionegro for hot-weather activities is from mid June to late August, with a peak score in the last week of July.
Beach/Pool Score in Rionegro
For each hour between 8:00 AM and 9:00 PM of each day in the analysis period (1980 to 2016), independent scores are computed for perceived temperature, cloud cover, and total precipitation. Those scores are combined into a single hourly composite score, which is then aggregated into days, averaged over all the years in the analysis period, and smoothed.
Our cloud cover score is 10 for fully clear skies, falling linearly to 9 for mostly clear skies, and to 1 for fully overcast skies.
Our precipitation score, which is based on the three-hour precipitation centered on the hour in question, is 10 for no precipitation, falling linearly to 9 for trace precipitation, and to 0 for 0.04 inches of precipitation or more.
Our tourism temperature score is 0 for perceived temperatures below 50°F, rising linearly to 9 for 65°F, to 10 for 75°F, falling linearly to 9 for 80°F, and to 1 for 90°F or hotter.
Our beach/pool temperature score is 0 for perceived temperatures below 65°F, rising linearly to 9 for 75°F, to 10 for 82°F, falling linearly to 9 for 90°F, and to 1 for 100°F or hotter.
Definitions of the growing season vary throughout the world, but for the purposes of this report, we define it as the longest continuous period of non-freezing temperatures (≥ 32°F) in the year (the calendar year in the Northern Hemisphere, or from July 1 until June 30 in the Southern Hemisphere).
Temperatures in Rionegro are sufficiently warm year round that it is not entirely meaningful to discuss the growing season in these terms. We nevertheless include the chart below as an illustration of the distribution of temperatures experienced throughout the year.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in Rionegro
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Growing degree days are a measure of yearly heat accumulation used to predict plant and animal development, and defined as the integral of warmth above a base temperature, discarding any excess above a maximum temperature. In this report, we use a base of 50°F and a cap of 86°F.
Growing Degree Days in Rionegro
This section discusses the total daily incident shortwave solar energy reaching the surface of the ground over a wide area, taking full account of seasonal variations in the length of the day, the elevation of the Sun above the horizon, and absorption by clouds and other atmospheric constituents. Shortwave radiation includes visible light and ultraviolet radiation.
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy experiences some seasonal variation over the course of the year.
The brighter period of the year lasts for 2.3 months, from June 22 to August 30, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter above 5.1 kWh. The brightest month of the year in Rionegro is July, with an average of 5.4 kWh.
The darker period of the year lasts for 2.0 months, from October 7 to December 8, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter below 4.2 kWh. The darkest month of the year in Rionegro is November, with an average of 3.9 kWh.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in Rionegro
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Rionegro are 6.155 deg latitude, -75.374 deg longitude, and 6,857 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Rionegro contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 289 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 6,916 feet. Within 10 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (2,940 feet). Within 50 miles contains large variations in elevation (10,732 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Rionegro is covered by grassland (47%) and trees (42%), within 10 miles by trees (71%) and grassland (14%), and within 50 miles by trees (72%) and grassland (11%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Rionegro, based on a statistical analysis of historical hourly weather reports and model reconstructions from January 1, 1980 to December 31, 2016.
Temperature and Dew Point
There is only a single weather station, José María Córdova International Airport, in our network suitable to be used as a proxy for the historical temperature and dew point records of Rionegro.
At a distance of 6 kilometers from Rionegro, closer than our threshold of 150 kilometers, this station is deemed sufficiently nearby to be relied upon as our primary source for temperature and dew point records.
The station records are corrected for the elevation difference between the station and Rionegro according to the International Standard Atmosphere , and by the relative change present in the MERRA-2 satellite-era reanalysis between the two locations.
Please note that the station records themselves may additionally have been back-filled using other nearby stations or the MERRA-2 reanalysis.
All data relating to the Sun's position (e.g., sunrise and sunset) are computed using astronomical formulas from the book, Astronomical Algorithms 2nd Edition , by Jean Meeus.
All other weather data, including cloud cover, precipitation, wind speed and direction, and solar flux, come from NASA's MERRA-2 Modern-Era Retrospective Analysis . This reanalysis combines a variety of wide-area measurements in a state-of-the-art global meteorological model to reconstruct the hourly history of weather throughout the world on a 50-kilometer grid.
Land Use data comes from the Global Land Cover SHARE database , published by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
Elevation data comes from the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) , published by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
Names, locations, and time zones of places and some airports come from the GeoNames Geographical Database .
Time zones for airports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .
Maps are © Esri, with data from National Geographic, Esri, DeLorme, NAVTEQ, UNEP-WCMC, USGS, NASA, ESA, METI, NRCAN, GEBCO, NOAA, and iPC.
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