The hottest month in La Guajira is July when the average maximum temperature is 35°, average temperature is 30° and average minimum temperature is 26°.
The coolest month in La Guajira is January when the average maximum temperature is 32°, average temperature is 28° and average minimum temperature is 24°.
The longest days in La Guajira are in June, with an average of 12.8 hours of daylight per day. December has the shortest days with an average of 11.4 hours of daylight per day.
The sunniest days in La Guajira are in February which has the most hours of sunshine per day with an average of 8.3 hours of sunshine per day, making it a sunny month with few clouds. April has the least sunshine with an average of 6.2 hours of sunshine per day, making it a quite sunny month with some cloud cover.
The ultraviolet index is the highest in April when it reaches 14.7 and lowest in December when it reaches 9.9.
An ultraviolet index reading above 11 indicates an extreme risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 10 minutes. Take all precautions because unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm but only with a good application of sun screen. For those with sensitive skin stay in the shade and wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.
The warmest sea water temperatures in La Guajira are found in January when they peak at 27° and lowest in August when they dip to 25°.
The sea is best for swimming between October and May when the temperature is above 26° which is warm and pleasant for relaxing and swimming for long periods.
The wettest month in La Guajira is October with 1.9cm of rain and the most days of rain with 6.8 days with some rain, a dry time to visit the beach.
The driest month in La Guajira is January with 0cm of rain and February has the fewest days of rain with 0 days with some rain, an extremely dry time to visit the beach.
The most humid month in La Guajira is September with a dew point (an indicator of humidity) of 26° which is very uncomfortable and fairly oppressive unless you are on a beach. At night you would most likely require airconditioning.
The least humid month in La Guajira is February with a dew point of 23° which is very humid and quite uncomfortable for most unless you are on a beach. At night you would most likely require a fan.
The most windy month in La Guajira is July when the average maximum windspeed is 30kmh and the average wind speed is 18kmh.
The least windy month in La Guajira is October when the average maximum windspeed is 20kmh and the average wind speed is 9kmh.