The best times to visit Ilheus for ideal weather are

July 23rd to September 2nd

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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Weather in Ilheus

Temperature

Average temperatures in Ilheus vary very little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot for most of the year with a chance of rain throughout most of the year. The area is far less temperate than some — in the 6th 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 Ilheus, the hottest months are March, January, and then February. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid March where highs are regularly around 86.8°F (30.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 75.3°F (24.1°C) at night.

Ilheus Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Ilheus 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.

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Ilheus Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Ilheus 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


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Ilheus are October, December, 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 mid October. For example, on the week of October 15th there is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late June with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of June 25th.

When can you find snow in Ilheus? 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.

Chanceof Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Ilheus.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Ilheus (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 31% 0 3.8
Feb 40% 0 5.1
Mar 33% 0 5.4
Apr 28% 0 5.6
May 29% 0 4.1
Jun 35% 0 6.6
Jul 38% 0 5.3
Aug 35% 0 4.4
Sep 26% 0 3.1
Oct 21% 0 4.1
Nov 27% 0 5.4
Dec 24% 0 5

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 31 0 9.7
Feb 40 0 13
Mar 33 0 13.7
Apr 28 0 14.2
May 29 0 10.4
Jun 35 0 16.8
Jul 38 0 13.5
Aug 35 0 11.2
Sep 26 0 7.9
Oct 21 0 10.4
Nov 27 0 13.7
Dec 24 0 12.7

 

Humidity and Wind

Ilheus has some very humid months, and high humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is September (73.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is June (78.7%).

Wind in Ilheus is usually calm. The windiest month is October, followed by September and August. October’s average wind speed of around 7.3 knots (8.4 MPH or 13.6 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 13.1 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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 6.3 Light breeze 10.9 Gentle breeze
Feb 6.1 Light breeze 10.6 Gentle breeze
Mar 6 Light breeze 10.3 Gentle breeze
Apr 6.1 Light breeze 10.6 Gentle breeze
May 6.6 Light breeze 11.1 Gentle breeze
Jun 6.4 Light breeze 11.1 Significant breeze
Jul 6.6 Light breeze 11.3 Gentle breeze
Aug 6.9 Light breeze 11.9 Significant breeze
Sep 7.2 Gentle breeze 12 Gentle breeze
Oct 7.3 Gentle breeze 11.9 Significant breeze
Nov 6.5 Light breeze 11.2 Gentle breeze
Dec 6 Light breeze 10.5 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 Ilheus?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe. As of Jan 18, 2018 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


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Ilheus, Brazil is January, followed by June and February. 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 Ilheus in December. 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 73.1 in December means 73.1% of the tourists vs. January.


Overall Ilheus 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. Rain is somewhat common with 9 to 10 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 very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the most precipitation with 11 to 12 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Ilheus, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

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. It rains or snows a significant amount: 6 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 Ilheus 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). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 8 to 11 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.

 

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