The best times to visit Florianópolis for ideal weather are

April 16th to December 2nd

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

 


Florianópolis Travel Guide

  • Safety
  • The busiest and least popular months
  • Overall travel experience by time of year
  • Weather in Florianópolis

    Temperature

    Average temperatures in Florianópolis vary little and are temperate for about half of the year. The area is in the top 51 percent of tourist destinations for pleasant weather. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Florianópolis, 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.

    Florianópolis Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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    High
    Average
    Low

    Florianópolis Temperatures (Celsius)

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    High
    Average
    Low

    “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.

    Florianópolis Perceived Temperature (F)

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    Average
    Low

    Florianópolis Perceived Temperature (C)

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    High
    Average
    Low

     

    Average Florianópolis 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 85.4 76.9 71.1
    Feb 86.3 77.7 72
    Mar 83.6 75.2 69.7
    Apr 79.8 71.5 65.7
    May 75.2 66.8 61
    Jun 71.8 63.2 57.1
    Jul 70.5 62 56.3
    Aug 72.9 64 58.5
    Sep 73.3 65.9 60.5
    Oct 76.3 69 64.1
    Nov 79.4 71.8 66.5
    Dec 83.7 75.3 69.9

    Show Celsius

    Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
    Jan 29.7 24.9 21.7
    Feb 30.2 25.4 22.2
    Mar 28.7 24 20.9
    Apr 26.6 21.9 18.7
    May 24 19.3 16.1
    Jun 22.1 17.3 13.9
    Jul 21.4 16.7 13.5
    Aug 22.7 17.8 14.7
    Sep 22.9 18.8 15.8
    Oct 24.6 20.6 17.8
    Nov 26.3 22.1 19.2
    Dec 28.7 24.1 21.1

     
    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 Florianópolis.

    Key
    Days with precipitation

    Snow on the Ground

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

    Key
    Snow depth

    Average Rain and Snow by Month

    Show Inches

    Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
    Jan 58.6 0 0.23
    Feb 50 0 0.2
    Mar 50 0 0.23
    Apr 35.7 0 0.15
    May 34.3 0 0.16
    Jun 31.4 0 0.08
    Jul 31.4 0 0.11
    Aug 21.4 0 0.08
    Sep 37.1 0 0.17
    Oct 38.6 0 0.12
    Nov 42.9 0 0.12
    Dec 52.9 0 0.13

    Show Centimeters

    Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
    Jan 58.6 0 0.58
    Feb 50 0 0.51
    Mar 50 0 0.58
    Apr 35.7 0 0.38
    May 34.3 0 0.41
    Jun 31.4 0 0.2
    Jul 31.4 0 0.28
    Aug 21.4 0 0.2
    Sep 37.1 0 0.43
    Oct 38.6 0 0.3
    Nov 42.9 0 0.3
    Dec 52.9 0 0.33
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    Humidity and Wind

    Florianópolis has slightly high to average humidity compared to most tourist destinations. The least humid month is December (73.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is March (75.5%).

    Wind in Florianópolis is usually moderate. 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 “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 Florianópolis.

    Key
    Avg. Relative Humidity

    Wind

    The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

    Key
    Max Sustained Wind
    Average Daily Wind

    Average Wind Speeds

    Show Wind Speeds

    All wind speeds are in knots.

    Month Avg. Wind Meaning (Beaufort) Avg. Maximum Sustained Wind Meaning (Beufort)
    Jan 6.8 a light breeze 13.3 a moderate breeze
    Feb 6.6 a light breeze 12.8 a moderate breeze
    Mar 6 a light breeze 12 a moderate breeze
    Apr 5.8 a light breeze 11.5 a moderate breeze
    May 6 a light breeze 11.7 a moderate breeze
    Jun 6.1 a light breeze 11.5 a moderate breeze
    Jul 6.1 a light breeze 11.4 a moderate breeze
    Aug 7.4 a gentle breeze 13.4 a moderate breeze
    Sep 7.4 a gentle breeze 13.8 a moderate breeze
    Oct 7.3 a gentle breeze 13.5 a moderate breeze
    Nov 7.4 a gentle breeze 13.5 a moderate breeze
    Dec 7.2 a gentle breeze 13.3 a moderate breeze

    Show Relative Humidity by Month

    Month Avg. Relative Humidity
    Jan 73.3
    Feb 74.8
    Mar 75.5
    Apr 74.5
    May 74.7
    Jun 74.5
    Jul 75.2
    Aug 73.5
    Sep 74.9
    Oct 74
    Nov 73.1
    Dec 73.1

     

    Is it Safe to Travel to Florianópolis?

    As of 5/29/2017 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.
     

    Overall Florianópolis 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. Fall is slow/unreported for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.

    Winter (June through August)

    The middle-year months have slightly cold weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. June – August is slow/unreported season for tourism in Florianópolis, so lodging and other accommodations may cost as much as 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. Tourism is slow/unreported during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be normally priced.

    Summer (December through February)

    Weather is perfect this time of year in Florianópolis 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). These times of year are slow/unreported with tourists.

     


     

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