The best times to visit Chapada Diamantina for ideal weather are

January 8th to December 30th

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

 

 


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Weather in Chapada Diamantina

Temperature

Average temperatures in Chapada Diamantina vary very little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot all year with a very low chance of rain throughout the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 33rd 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 Chapada Diamantina, the hottest months are October, September, and then February. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early October where highs are regularly around 98.9°F (37.2°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 74.5°F (23.6°C) at night.

Chapada Diamantina Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Chapada Diamantina 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.

Chapada Diamantina Perceived Temperature (F)

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Chapada Diamantina Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Chapada Diamantina 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

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 92.8 86.4 75
Feb 94.4 86.9 74
Mar 93.3 85.9 73.8
Apr 92.3 85 72.3
May 91.7 83.8 69
Jun 90.9 82.6 66.5
Jul 91.2 82.3 65.2
Aug 92.9 84.1 66
Sep 97.3 88.7 71.7
Oct 97.6 89.8 75.3
Nov 93.7 86.8 75.6
Dec 92.6 85.8 75.1

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 33.8 30.2 23.9
Feb 34.7 30.5 23.3
Mar 34.1 29.9 23.2
Apr 33.5 29.4 22.4
May 33.2 28.8 20.6
Jun 32.7 28.1 19.2
Jul 32.9 27.9 18.4
Aug 33.8 28.9 18.9
Sep 36.3 31.5 22.1
Oct 36.4 32.1 24.1
Nov 34.3 30.4 24.2
Dec 33.7 29.9 23.9

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Chapada Diamantina are July, August, and then September. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early January. For example, on the week of January 1st 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 1 days of significant precipitation the week of November 26th.

When can you find snow in Chapada Diamantina? 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 Chapada Diamantina.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Chapada Diamantina (in).

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 1% 0 0.1
Feb 3% 0 0.2
Mar 3% 0 0.6
Apr 1% 0 0.2
May 0% 0 0.1
Jun 1% 0 0.1
Jul 0% 0 0
Aug 0% 0 0
Sep 0% 0 0
Oct 2% 0 0.5
Nov 7% 0 1.2
Dec 7% 0 1

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 1 0 0.3
Feb 3 0 0.5
Mar 3 0 1.5
Apr 1 0 0.5
May 0 0 0.3
Jun 1 0 0.3
Jul 0 0 0
Aug 0 0 0
Sep 0 0 0
Oct 2 0 1.3
Nov 7 0 3
Dec 7 0 2.5

 

Humidity and Wind

Chapada Diamantina has some comfortably humid months, and dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is September (23.3% relative humidity), and the most humid month is March (49.2%).

Wind in Chapada Diamantina is usually calm. The windiest month is August, followed by July and October. August’s average wind speed of around 4.8 knots (5.6 MPH or 9 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 mid August where average top sustained speeds reach 9.7 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Chapada Diamantina.

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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.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 3.6 Barely noticeable 7.4 Gentle breeze
Feb 4.1 Light breeze 8.2 Gentle breeze
Mar 3.8 Barely noticeable 7.6 Gentle breeze
Apr 3.5 Barely noticeable 7.2 Gentle breeze
May 3.8 Barely noticeable 7.4 Gentle breeze
Jun 4.5 Light breeze 8.1 Gentle breeze
Jul 4.7 Light breeze 8.5 Gentle breeze
Aug 4.8 Light breeze 9 Gentle breeze
Sep 4.5 Light breeze 8.3 Gentle breeze
Oct 4.6 Light breeze 8.4 Gentle breeze
Nov 3.9 Barely noticeable 7.9 Gentle breeze
Dec 3.9 Barely noticeable 8.1 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 45.9%
Feb 43.5%
Mar 49.2%
Apr 48.9%
May 43%
Jun 37.5%
Jul 32.9%
Aug 27.6%
Sep 23.3%
Oct 30.6%
Nov 44.5%
Dec 48.3%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Chapada Diamantina?

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 Chapada Diamantina, 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 Chapada Diamantina 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

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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 73.1 in December means 73.1% of the tourists vs. January.

 

 

Overall Chapada Diamantina Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 95.3°F (35.2°C) and 90.9°F (32.7°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is extremely rare with 0 to 1 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 quite warm. These months see the least precipitation with about 0 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Chapada Diamantina, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 98.9°F (37.2°C) and 90.1°F (32.3°C), which will feel warmer than comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 0 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 somewhat warm this time of year in Chapada Diamantina to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 95°F (35°C) and 91.4°F (33°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 0 to 2 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.

 

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