The best times to visit Fernando de Noronha for ideal weather are

September 17th to January 21st

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

 

 


Other Fernando de Noronha Travel Info

Weather in Fernando de Noronha

Temperature

Average temperatures in Fernando de Noronha vary barely at all. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot all year with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 17th 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 Fernando de Noronha, the hottest months are February, March, and then April. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early February where highs are regularly around 86.3°F (30.2°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 78.3°F (25.7°C) at night.

Fernando de Noronha Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Fernando de Noronha 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.

Fernando de Noronha Perceived Temperature (F)

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Fernando de Noronha Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Fernando de Noronha 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 85.7 82 77.5
Feb 86.3 82.6 77.9
Mar 86 82.3 77.3
Apr 85.7 82.1 77.1
May 85.2 81.8 77.1
Jun 84 80.7 76.5
Jul 83.2 79.9 75.8
Aug 83 79.8 75.7
Sep 83.9 80.3 76.1
Oct 84.8 81 76.5
Nov 85.4 81.7 77.2
Dec 85.7 82 77.5

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 29.8 27.8 25.3
Feb 30.2 28.1 25.5
Mar 30 27.9 25.2
Apr 29.8 27.8 25.1
May 29.6 27.7 25.1
Jun 28.9 27.1 24.7
Jul 28.4 26.6 24.3
Aug 28.3 26.6 24.3
Sep 28.8 26.8 24.5
Oct 29.3 27.2 24.7
Nov 29.7 27.6 25.1
Dec 29.8 27.8 25.3

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Fernando de Noronha are November, October, 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 late January. For example, on the week of January 22nd there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid April with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of April 9th.

When can you find snow in Fernando de Noronha? 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 Fernando de Noronha.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Fernando de Noronha (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 6% 0 1.3
Feb 17% 0 3.3
Mar 27% 0 5.7
Apr 38% 0 8.8
May 31% 0 8.6
Jun 32% 0 6.5
Jul 25% 0 4.8
Aug 16% 0 1.9
Sep 6% 0 0.6
Oct 2% 0 0.3
Nov 2% 0 0.2
Dec 6% 0 1.5

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 6 0 3.3
Feb 17 0 8.4
Mar 27 0 14.5
Apr 38 0 22.4
May 31 0 21.8
Jun 32 0 16.5
Jul 25 0 12.2
Aug 16 0 4.8
Sep 6 0 1.5
Oct 2 0 0.8
Nov 2 0 0.5
Dec 6 0 3.8

 

Humidity and Wind

Fernando de Noronha has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is November (66.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is June (76.3%).

Wind in Fernando de Noronha is usually moderate. The windiest month is September, followed by October and August. September’s average wind speed of around 10.7 knots (12.3 MPH or 19.8 KPH) is considered “a gentle 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 14.1 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Fernando de Noronha.

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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 8.8 Gentle breeze 12 Significant breeze
Feb 8.4 Gentle breeze 11.6 Significant breeze
Mar 7.3 Gentle breeze 10.8 Significant breeze
Apr 6.6 Light breeze 10.4 Gentle breeze
May 7.3 Gentle breeze 11.2 Significant breeze
Jun 7.7 Gentle breeze 11.5 Significant breeze
Jul 9 Gentle breeze 12.6 Significant breeze
Aug 10.2 Gentle breeze 13.6 Significant breeze
Sep 10.7 Gentle breeze 13.9 Significant breeze
Oct 10.4 Gentle breeze 13.6 Significant breeze
Nov 10.1 Gentle breeze 13.3 Significant breeze
Dec 9.9 Gentle breeze 13.1 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 70.2%
Feb 71.4%
Mar 73.9%
Apr 76.1%
May 75.9%
Jun 76.3%
Jul 74.9%
Aug 72.2%
Sep 68.9%
Oct 67.4%
Nov 66.9%
Dec 68.3%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Fernando de Noronha?

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 Fernando de Noronha, Brazil is October, followed by February and January. 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 Fernando de Noronha in September. 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 44 in September means 44% of the tourists vs. October.

 

 

Overall Fernando de Noronha 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 84.9°F (29.4°C) with similar temperatures in the later months. Rain is very common with 8 to 12 days of significant precipitation per month. Fall is the slowest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.

Winter (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see moderate precipitation with 5 to 10 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Fernando de Noronha, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 85.6°F (29.8°C) and 83.5°F (28.6°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 fairly slow during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower priced.

Summer (December through February)

Weather is perfect this time of year in Fernando de Noronha to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 86.3°F (30.2°C) and 85.4°F (29.7°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 2 to 5 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.

 

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