Brazil weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Brazil

The best time to visit in Brazil is from January until December, when you will have a warm temperature and limited till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Brazil is 30°C in January and the lowest is 29°C in July. The water temperature is between 27°C and 30°C.

Brazil has the tropical savanna climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Brazil or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average weather Northeast Brazil by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 30 30 30 30 30 30 29 30 30 30 30 30
Water temp. (°C) 29 30 30 30 30 29 28 28 27 28 28 29
Precipitation (mm) 76 93 138 131 85 62 45 14 4 5 7 33

Average weather Southeast Brazil by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 30 30 28 26 24 23 23 24 26 27 27 29
Water temp. (°C) 27 27 27 27 26 25 24 24 23 26 26 27
Precipitation (mm) 82 66 66 38 25 24 20 17 28 35 64 74

Average weather North Brazil by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 30 30 30 30 30 32 33 36 36 36 34 32
Precipitation (mm) 129 112 146 150 103 42 28 18 29 45 68 134
Climate data from city: Manaus

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14 day weather forecast Brazil

The weather for in Brazil will be 33° till 32° degrees in the next 14 days with a couple of days chance of light rain showers.

The weather forecast for Brazil is based on the weather conditions in the city of Brasília.

Weather forecast this week

Thursday 16 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
33°
22°
0 mm 0% 4 m/s 11
Friday 17 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
21°
0 mm 0% 5 m/s 11
Saturday 18 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
32°
20°
0 mm 0% 4 m/s 11
Sunday 19 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
34°
21°
0 mm 0% 4 m/s 10
Monday 20 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
34°
23°
0 mm 0% 3 m/s 10
Tuesday 21 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
36°
24°
0 mm 0% 4 m/s 10
Wednesday 22 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
38°
25°
0 mm 0% 3 m/s 10

Weather forecast next week

Thursday 23 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
37°
26°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 8
Friday 24 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
38°
25°
0.1 mm 20% 3 m/s 5
Saturday 25 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
32°
21°
0.9 mm 25% 6 m/s 7
Sunday 26 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
32°
19°
0.8 mm 20% 2 m/s 3
Monday 27 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
19°
1.6 mm 35% 3 m/s 2
Tuesday 28 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
19°
0.8 mm 20% 3 m/s 2
Wednesday 29 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
32°
22°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 2

Climate Brazil

Click on a region of Brazil to view the climate:

Climate table of Northeast Brazil (Fortaleza)

Northeast Brazil has the tropical savanna climate prevailing. The average annual temperature for Northeast Brazil is 30° degrees and there is about 693 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 115 days a year with an average humidity of 75% and an UV-index of 7.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 30 30 30 30 30 30 29 30 30 30 30 30
Night temp. (°C) 26 26 26 26 25 25 24 24 24 25 26 26
Water temp. (°C) 29 30 30 30 30 29 28 28 27 28 28 29
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 76 93 138 131 85 62 45 14 4 5 7 33
Days with rain 21 23 26 28 23 21 17 9 5 7 7 14
Dry days 10 5 5 2 8 9 14 22 25 24 23 17
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 8 8 8 8 8 9 9 9 9 8 8 8
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 3 3 3 4 4 4 4 4 4 4
UV-index 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7
Climate data from city: Fortaleza

Climate table of Southeast Brazil (Rio de Janeiro)

Southeast Brazil has the tropical savanna climate prevailing. The average annual temperature for Southeast Brazil is 26° degrees and there is about 539 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 125 days a year with an average humidity of 82% and an UV-index of 6.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 30 30 28 26 24 23 23 24 26 27 27 29
Night temp. (°C) 22 22 21 19 17 16 17 16 18 20 20 22
Water temp. (°C) 27 27 27 27 26 25 24 24 23 26 26 27
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 82 66 66 38 25 24 20 17 28 35 64 74
Days with rain 21 19 23 19 13 10 11 10 13 17 21 24
Dry days 10 9 8 11 18 20 20 21 17 14 9 7
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 9 9 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 7 7 8
Wind force (Bft) 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
UV-index 6 6 6 5 5 6 5 5 5 6 6 7
Climate data from city: Rio de Janeiro

Climate table of North Brazil (Manaus)

North Brazil has the tropical savanna climate prevailing. The average annual temperature for North Brazil is 32° degrees and there is about 1003 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 106 days a year with an average humidity of 78% and an UV-index of 7.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 30 30 30 30 30 32 33 36 36 36 34 32
Night temp. (°C) 23 23 23 23 23 22 22 23 24 25 25 23
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 129 112 146 150 103 42 28 18 29 45 68 134
Days with rain 24 22 27 28 27 20 16 10 14 16 20 23
Dry days 7 6 4 2 4 10 15 21 16 15 10 8
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 7 6 6 6 7 7 9 10 10 9 8 8
Wind force (Bft) 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
UV-index 6 6 6 6 7 7 7 7 8 7 7 7
Climate data from city: Manaus

Brazil weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Brazil? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Brazil?

Brazil lies in a straight line about 7,332 km from New Zealand (Cape Town → Brasília).

How long is the flight to Brazil?

The flight time from Cape Town International Airport to Brazil is approximately 10 h. 10 min.

What are the largest airports in Brazil?

These are the largest airports in Brazil:

  • Congonhas Airport – São Paulo
  • Guarulhos - Governador André Franco Montoro International Airport – São Paulo
  • Santos Dumont Airport – Rio de Janeiro
  • Rio Galeão – Tom Jobim International Airport – Rio de Janeiro
  • Tancredo Neves International Airport – Belo Horizonte
  • Pampulha - Carlos Drummond de Andrade Airport – Belo Horizonte
  • Salgado Filho Airport – Porto Alegre
  • Presidente Juscelino Kubistschek International Airport – Brasília
  • Guararapes - Gilberto Freyre International Airport – Recife
  • Pinto Martins International Airport – Fortaleza

How many inhabitants are there in Brazil?

Brazil has approximately 209,246,000 inhabitants.

How big is Brazil?

The area of Brazil is around 8,515,767 km². It is 7x bigger than New Zealand.

What is the capital of Brazil?

The capital of Brazil is Brasília.

What is the currency of Brazil?

In Brazil the Brazilian real (BRL) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 16 September 2021

  • 1 Brazilian real = 0.34 South African rand
  • 1 South African rand = 2.91 Brazilian real
  • 10 Brazilian real = 3.44 South African rand
  • 10 South African rand = 29.08 Brazilian real
  • 100 Brazilian real = 34.40 South African rand
  • 100 South African rand = 290.80 Brazilian real

What is the area code of Brazil?

The area code to call Brazil is +55.