The best times to visit Ilhéus for ideal weather are

June 25th to August 26th

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

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Ilhéus Travel Guide

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


    Average temperatures in Ilhéus vary barely at all and are seasonally temperate. The area is in the top 87 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 Ilhéus, the hottest months are March, January, and then February. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early April where highs are regularly around 86.8°F (30.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 75°F (23.9°C) at night.

    Ilhéus Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


    Ilhéus Temperatures (Celsius)


    “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.

    Ilhéus Perceived Temperature (F)


    Ilhéus Perceived Temperature (C)



    Average Ilhéus 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 86 80.7 74.9
    Feb 86.3 80.6 74.8
    Mar 86.5 81 75.1
    Apr 85.8 79.7 74.3
    May 83.5 77.2 71.9
    Jun 81.6 75.3 70.2
    Jul 80.8 74.4 69
    Aug 80.6 74.2 68.4
    Sep 81.6 76.1 70.3
    Oct 82.9 78 72.9
    Nov 84.1 79.2 74.4
    Dec 85.2 80.2 74.9

    Show Celsius

    Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
    Jan 30 27.1 23.8
    Feb 30.2 27 23.8
    Mar 30.3 27.2 23.9
    Apr 29.9 26.5 23.5
    May 28.6 25.1 22.2
    Jun 27.6 24.1 21.2
    Jul 27.1 23.6 20.6
    Aug 27 23.4 20.2
    Sep 27.6 24.5 21.3
    Oct 28.3 25.6 22.7
    Nov 28.9 26.2 23.6
    Dec 29.6 26.8 23.8

    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 Ilhéus.

    Days with precipitation

    Snow on the Ground

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

    Snow depth

    Average Rain and Snow by Month

    Show Inches

    Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
    Jan 57.1 0 0.12
    Feb 65.7 0 0.18
    Mar 52.9 0 0.17
    Apr 51.4 0 0.19
    May 47.1 0 0.13
    Jun 60 0 0.22
    Jul 58.6 0 0.17
    Aug 54.3 0 0.14
    Sep 50 0 0.1
    Oct 44.3 0 0.13
    Nov 50 0 0.18
    Dec 44.3 0 0.16

    Show Centimeters

    Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
    Jan 57.1 0 0.3
    Feb 65.7 0 0.46
    Mar 52.9 0 0.43
    Apr 51.4 0 0.48
    May 47.1 0 0.33
    Jun 60 0 0.56
    Jul 58.6 0 0.43
    Aug 54.3 0 0.36
    Sep 50 0 0.25
    Oct 44.3 0 0.33
    Nov 50 0 0.46
    Dec 44.3 0 0.41


    Humidity and Wind

    Ilhéus has slightly high to average humidity compared to most tourist destinations. The least humid month is September (73.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is June (78.7%).

    Wind in Ilhéus is usually moderate. The windiest month is October, followed by September and August. October’s average wind speed of around 7.3 knots (8.4 MPH or 13.5 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 mid-August where average top sustained speeds reach 13.1 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

    Relative Humidity (%)

    The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Ilhéus.

    Avg. Relative Humidity


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

    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 6.3 a light breeze 10.9 a gentle breeze
    Feb 6.1 a light breeze 10.6 a gentle breeze
    Mar 6 a light breeze 10.3 a gentle breeze
    Apr 6.1 a light breeze 10.6 a gentle breeze
    May 6.6 a light breeze 11.1 a gentle breeze
    Jun 6.4 a light breeze 11.1 a moderate breeze
    Jul 6.6 a light breeze 11.3 a gentle breeze
    Aug 6.9 a light breeze 11.9 a moderate breeze
    Sep 7.2 a gentle breeze 12 a gentle breeze
    Oct 7.3 a gentle breeze 11.9 a moderate breeze
    Nov 6.5 a light breeze 11.2 a gentle breeze
    Dec 6 a light breeze 10.5 a gentle breeze

    Show Relative Humidity by Month

    Month Avg. Relative Humidity
    Jan 73.4
    Feb 74
    Mar 74.9
    Apr 76.4
    May 76.9
    Jun 78.7
    Jul 77.4
    Aug 74.9
    Sep 73.1
    Oct 74.1
    Nov 75.7
    Dec 75.5


    Is it Safe to Travel to Ilhéus?

    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 Ilhéus Travel Experience by Season

    Fall (March through May)

    Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 86.8°F (30.4°C) and 82.8°F (28.2°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 very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. June – August is slow/unreported season for tourism in Ilhéus, so lodging and other accommodations may cost as much as usual.

    Spring (September through November)

    Spring daily highs range from 84.3°F (29.1°C) and 81.4°F (27.4°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 Ilhéus to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 86.4°F (30.2°C) and 84.8°F (29.3°C). These times of year are slow/unreported with tourists.


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