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.
Chapada Diamantina Travel Guide
Other Chapada Diamantina Travel Info
Weather in Chapada Diamantina
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)
Chapada Diamantina 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.
Chapada Diamantina Perceived Temperature (F)
Chapada Diamantina Perceived Temperature (C)
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.
|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 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.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Chapada Diamantina (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
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.
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||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|
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
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.