The best times to visit Florianopolis for ideal weather are
April 2nd to December 9th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Florianopolis Travel Guide
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Weather in Florianopolis
Average temperatures in Florianopolis vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some hot weeks in the summer, with a chance of rain throughout most of the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 49th 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 Florianopolis, the hottest months are February, January, and then December. 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 72.7°F (22.6°C) at night.
Florianopolis Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Florianopolis 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.
Florianopolis Perceived Temperature (F)
Florianopolis Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Florianopolis 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 Florianopolis are August, June, and then July. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early to mid August. For example, on the week of August 6th there is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid January with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of January 8th.
When can you find snow in Florianopolis? 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 Florianopolis.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Florianopolis (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
Florianopolis has some very humid months, and high humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is December (73.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is March (75.5%).
Wind in Florianopolis is usually calm. The windiest month is August, followed by November and September. August’s average wind speed of around 7.4 knots (8.5 MPH or 13.7 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 early to mid January where average top sustained speeds reach 14 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Florianopolis.
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||6.8||Light breeze||13.3||Significant breeze|
|Feb||6.6||Light breeze||12.8||Significant breeze|
|Mar||6||Light breeze||12||Significant breeze|
|Apr||5.8||Light breeze||11.5||Significant breeze|
|May||6||Light breeze||11.7||Significant breeze|
|Jun||6.1||Light breeze||11.5||Significant breeze|
|Jul||6.1||Light breeze||11.4||Significant breeze|
|Aug||7.4||Gentle breeze||13.4||Significant breeze|
|Sep||7.4||Gentle breeze||13.8||Significant breeze|
|Oct||7.3||Gentle breeze||13.5||Significant breeze|
|Nov||7.4||Gentle breeze||13.5||Significant breeze|
|Dec||7.2||Gentle breeze||13.3||Significant breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Florianopolis?
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 Florianopolis, Brazil is July, followed by January and June. 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 Florianopolis in October. 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 Florianopolis Travel Experience by Season
Fall (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 85°F (29.4°C) and 71.7°F (22.1°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 7 to 11 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 comfortably cool weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the least precipitation with 4 to 6 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Florianopolis, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.
Spring (September through November)
Spring daily highs range from 81.3°F (27.4°C) and 72.4°F (22.4°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 7 to 8 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 Florianopolis to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 87.5°F (30.8°C) and 81.8°F (27.7°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 8 to 11 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.