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Venezuela Climate




There are many variations in Venezuela climate because of certain factors such as topography, altitude and the intensity and direction of prevailing winds. Thus Venezuela climate ranges from alpine to tropical humid,
even though the country is located completely within the tropical temperate zone. The rainy season in Venezuela is from May to October, while the dry season extends from December to April.

Climate in Venezuela
There is not much fluctuation in the annual temperatures in Venezuela, but humidity makes some difference to it. The climate in Venezuela is separated into 4 temperate zones:
  • The climate of Venezuela falls under the tropical zone below 800 meters, where the average temperature remains between 26 and 28 °C.
  • The climatic zone in Venezuela between 800 to 200 meters is known as the temperate zone in which, the average temperature remains between 12 to 25 °C. Most of the cities of Venezuela lie in this zone.

  • At altitudes between 2000 and 3000 meters, the climate gets colder, with the average temperature ranging from 9 to 11 °C.


  • In the high mountainous region above 3000 meters, snow fields and grasslands are found. The average temperature here falls below 8°C.
The climate in Venezuela is pleasant round the year, with the temperature remaining at an average of 30°C.