The best times to visit Belo Horizonte for ideal weather are

April 16th to October 14th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.

 

 


Other Belo Horizonte Travel Info

Weather in Belo Horizonte

Temperature

Average temperatures in Belo Horizonte vary very little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel very enjoyable all year with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is more temperate than most — in the 83rd percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Belo Horizonte, the hottest months are February, January, and then October. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid January where highs are regularly around 83.5°F (28.6°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 65.3°F (18.5°C) at night.

Belo Horizonte Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Belo Horizonte Temperatures (Celsius)

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“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Belo Horizonte Perceived Temperature (F)

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Belo Horizonte Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Belo Horizonte Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

MonthAvg. High (°F)Avg. Mean (°F)Avg. Low (°F)
Jan82.272.665
Feb82.472.664.8
Mar80.771.564.3
Apr7969.561.7
May75.865.457.2
Jun75.364.255.6
Jul76.164.655.3
Aug78.166.556.3
Sep81.77060.1
Oct82.471.562.9
Nov80.270.563.5
Dec80.671.464.8

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan27.922.618.3
Feb2822.618.2
Mar27.121.917.9
Apr26.120.816.5
May24.318.614
Jun24.117.913.1
Jul24.518.112.9
Aug25.619.213.5
Sep27.621.115.6
Oct2821.917.2
Nov26.821.417.5
Dec2721.918.2

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Belo Horizonte are August, June, and then July. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early to mid June. For example, on the week of June 11th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late November to early December with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of November 26th.

When can you find snow in Belo Horizonte? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Belo Horizonte.

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Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Belo Horizonte (in).

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Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan29%05
Feb20%03.2
Mar30%06.3
Apr11%01.6
May6%00.6
Jun2%00.1
Jul2%00.2
Aug1%00.2
Sep8%00.9
Oct19%03.5
Nov30%05.4
Dec41%08.9

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan29012.7
Feb2008.1
Mar30016
Apr1104.1
May601.5
Jun200.3
Jul200.5
Aug100.5
Sep802.3
Oct1908.9
Nov30013.7
Dec41022.6

 

Humidity and Wind

Belo Horizonte has some slightly muggy months, with moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is September (45.6% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (68%).

Wind in Belo Horizonte is usually calm. The windiest month is September, followed by October and August. September’s average wind speed of around 6.6 knots (7.6 MPH or 12.2 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early October where average top sustained speeds reach 10.3 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Belo Horizonte.

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Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
Jan5.2Light breeze8.4Gentle breeze
Feb5.4Light breeze8.8Gentle breeze
Mar5.2Light breeze8.2Gentle breeze
Apr4.9Light breeze7.9Gentle breeze
May4.8Light breeze8Gentle breeze
Jun4.3Light breeze7.3Gentle breeze
Jul4.7Light breeze8.2Gentle breeze
Aug5.8Light breeze9.4Gentle breeze
Sep6.6Light breeze10Gentle breeze
Oct6.3Light breeze9.9Gentle breeze
Nov5.7Light breeze8.7Gentle breeze
Dec5.3Light breeze8.8Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan62.3%
Feb59.2%
Mar66.4%
Apr64.8%
May62.9%
Jun61.8%
Jul55.7%
Aug47%
Sep45.6%
Oct52.5%
Nov64.6%
Dec68%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Belo Horizonte?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are travel warnings for Brazil; exercise a high degree of caution. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Oct 01, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Belo Horizonte, Brazil is July, followed by January and June. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Belo Horizonte in October. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month

 

Most Popular Months to Visit

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Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 49.6 in October means 49.6% of the tourists vs. July.

 

 

Overall Belo Horizonte Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 81.8°F (27.7°C) and 75.1°F (23.9°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 2 to 9 days of significant precipitation per month. Fall is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Winter (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the least precipitation with 0 to 1 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Belo Horizonte, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 83.3°F (28.5°C) and 79°F (26.1°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 3 to 9 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Summer (December through February)

Weather is perfect this time of year in Belo Horizonte to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 83.5°F (28.6°C) and 80.7°F (27.1°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 6 to 13 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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