Venezuela, republic in South America, bounded on the north by the
Caribbean Sea and Atlantic Ocean, on the east by Guyana, on the
south by Brazil, and on the southwest and west by Colombia.
The climate of Venezuela is tropical on the Llanos and along the
coast, and temperate in the mountainous regions.
The average daily temperature range in January in Caracas is 13°
to 24° C (56° to 75° F) and 23° to 32° C (73° to 90° F) in Maracaibo;
in July the range is 16° to 26° C (61° to 78° F) in Caracas and
24° to 34° C (76° to 94° F) in Maracaibo.
Most precipitation falls from May through November, with the northern
mountain slopes receiving less rain than those on the south.