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