The best times to visit Brazil for ideal weather are
May 7th to August 26th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Brazil Travel Guide
Weather in Brazil
Average temperatures in Brazil vary very little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a very low chance of rain throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 51st 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 Brazil, the hottest months are February, December, and then January. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early February where highs are regularly around 87.5°F (30.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 72.4°F (22.4°C) at night.
Brazil Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Brazil Temperatures (Celsius)
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.
Brazil Perceived Temperature (F)
Brazil Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Brazil 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.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Brazil are August, September, and then October. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early August. For example, on the week of July 30th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid February with an average of 1 days of significant precipitation the week of February 12th.
When can you find snow in Brazil? 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.
The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Brazil.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Brazil (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
Brazil has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is August (57.4% relative humidity), and the most humid month is March (71.3%).
Wind in Brazil is usually calm. The windiest month is September, followed by October and November. September’s average wind speed of around 6.8 knots (7.8 MPH or 12.6 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 to mid October where average top sustained speeds reach 12.1 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Brazil.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
Average Wind Speeds
Show Wind Speeds
All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.
|Month||Avg. Wind||Avg. Wind Feel||Sustained High Wind||High Wind Feel|
|Jan||5.9||Light breeze||11||Significant breeze|
|Feb||5.6||Light breeze||10.8||Gentle breeze|
|Mar||5.3||Light breeze||10.2||Significant breeze|
|Apr||5||Light breeze||9.9||Gentle breeze|
|May||5.1||Light breeze||9.5||Significant breeze|
|Jun||5.1||Light breeze||9.7||Gentle breeze|
|Jul||5.3||Light breeze||10||Significant breeze|
|Aug||6.2||Light breeze||11.2||Significant breeze|
|Sep||6.8||Light breeze||11.8||Significant breeze|
|Oct||6.6||Light breeze||11.7||Significant breeze|
|Nov||6.4||Light breeze||11.6||Significant breeze|
|Dec||6.1||Light breeze||11.2||Significant breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Brazil?
Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe. As of Jan 18, 2018 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
The Busiest and Least Crowded Months
The busiest month for tourism in Brazil is January, followed by June and February. 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 Brazil in December. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.
Estimated Tourism by Month
Most Popular Months to Visit
Overall Brazil Travel Experience by Season
Fall (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 86.3°F (30.2°C) and 79.7°F (26.5°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 2 to 3 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 moderate precipitation with 1 to 2 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Brazil, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.
Spring (September through November)
Spring daily highs range from 86.6°F (30.3°C) and 84.3°F (29.1°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 1 to 2 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 Brazil to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 87.5°F (30.8°C) and 85.6°F (29.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 2 to 3 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.
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