The best times to visit Joao Pessoa for ideal weather are
January 1st to December 30th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Joao Pessoa Travel Guide
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Weather in Joao Pessoa
Average temperatures in Joao Pessoa vary very little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot all year with a very low chance of rain throughout the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 34th 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 Joao Pessoa, the hottest months are March, February, and then December. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early March where highs are regularly around 88.4°F (31.3°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 75.3°F (24.1°C) at night.
Joao Pessoa Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Joao Pessoa 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.
Joao Pessoa Perceived Temperature (F)
Joao Pessoa Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Joao Pessoa 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 Joao Pessoa are January, February, and then March. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early January. For example, on the week of January 1st there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early July with an average of 0 days of significant precipitation the week of July 2nd.
When can you find snow in Joao Pessoa? 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 Joao Pessoa.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Joao Pessoa (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
Joao Pessoa has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is November (63.5% relative humidity), and the most humid month is July (77%).
Wind in Joao Pessoa is usually calm. The windiest month is September, followed by August and October. September’s average wind speed of around 7.4 knots (8.6 MPH or 13.8 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 14.8 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Joao Pessoa.
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||Light breeze||11.4||Significant breeze|
|Feb||6.2||Light breeze||11.7||Significant breeze|
|Mar||5.6||Light breeze||11||Significant breeze|
|Apr||5.3||Light breeze||11||Significant breeze|
|May||5.8||Light breeze||11.5||Significant breeze|
|Jun||6.3||Light breeze||12.4||Significant breeze|
|Jul||6.7||Light breeze||13.1||Significant breeze|
|Aug||7.3||Gentle breeze||13.9||Significant breeze|
|Sep||7.4||Gentle breeze||13.9||Significant breeze|
|Oct||6.9||Light breeze||12.8||Significant breeze|
|Nov||6.4||Light breeze||11.6||Significant breeze|
|Dec||6.3||Light breeze||11.3||Significant breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Joao Pessoa?
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 Joao Pessoa, 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 Joao Pessoa 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 Joao Pessoa Travel Experience by Season
Fall (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 88.4°F (31.3°C) and 85.3°F (29.6°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is nonexistent with roughly 0 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 the most precipitation with about 0 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Joao Pessoa, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.
Spring (September through November)
Spring daily highs range from 87°F (30.6°C) and 83.2°F (28.4°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a trivial amount: approximately 0 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 Joao Pessoa to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 88°F (31.1°C) and 86.5°F (30.3°C). On average, it rains or snows a insignificant amount: consistently 0 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.