The best times to visit Macapa for ideal weather are

June 18th to January 7th

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



Other Macapa Travel Info

Weather in Macapa


Average temperatures in Macapa vary very little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot all year with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 23rd 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 Macapa, the hottest months are November, October, and then September. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early October where highs are regularly around 95.7°F (35.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 76.8°F (24.9°C) at night.

Macapa Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Macapa 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.

Macapa Perceived Temperature (F)


Macapa Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Macapa 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 90.7 81.5 75.5
Feb 89.4 80.6 75.3
Mar 89.4 80.7 75.6
Apr 90 81.1 76
May 91 81.7 75.9
Jun 91.8 82.2 75.8
Jul 92.6 82.5 75.6
Aug 94.6 84.3 76.4
Sep 95.1 85.1 76.4
Oct 95.3 85.3 76.7
Nov 95.1 85.4 76.8
Dec 93.6 83.6 76.1

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 32.6 27.5 24.2
Feb 31.9 27 24.1
Mar 31.9 27.1 24.2
Apr 32.2 27.3 24.4
May 32.8 27.6 24.4
Jun 33.2 27.9 24.3
Jul 33.7 28.1 24.2
Aug 34.8 29.1 24.7
Sep 35.1 29.5 24.7
Oct 35.2 29.6 24.8
Nov 35.1 29.7 24.9
Dec 34.2 28.7 24.5



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Macapa are October, November, 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 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 late May with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of May 21st.

When can you find snow in Macapa? 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 Macapa.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 10% 0 1.8
Feb 17% 0 5
Mar 18% 0 3.6
Apr 22% 0 5.7
May 28% 0 6.9
Jun 13% 0 1.9
Jul 9% 0 2
Aug 9% 0 1.4
Sep 1% 0 0.1
Oct 0% 0 0.1
Nov 1% 0 0.1
Dec 6% 0 0.6

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 10 0 4.6
Feb 17 0 12.7
Mar 18 0 9.1
Apr 22 0 14.5
May 28 0 17.5
Jun 13 0 4.8
Jul 9 0 5.1
Aug 9 0 3.6
Sep 1 0 0.3
Oct 0 0 0.3
Nov 1 0 0.3
Dec 6 0 1.5


Humidity and Wind

Macapa has some extremely humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is November (65% relative humidity), and the most humid month is April (84.5%).

Wind in Macapa is usually calm. The windiest month is November, followed by October and September. November’s average wind speed of around 7.9 knots (9 MPH or 14.6 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 to late September where average top sustained speeds reach 14.2 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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. 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 12.5 Significant breeze
Feb 5.4 Light breeze 11.9 Significant breeze
Mar 5 Light breeze 11.4 Significant breeze
Apr 4.6 Light breeze 10.7 Gentle breeze
May 4.3 Light breeze 10.1 Significant breeze
Jun 4.5 Light breeze 10.2 Gentle breeze
Jul 4.8 Light breeze 11 Significant breeze
Aug 6.2 Light breeze 12 Significant breeze
Sep 7.6 Gentle breeze 13.7 Significant breeze
Oct 7.8 Gentle breeze 13.7 Significant breeze
Nov 7.9 Gentle breeze 13.6 Significant breeze
Dec 6.8 Light breeze 13.4 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 79.5%
Feb 83.2%
Mar 84.1%
Apr 84.5%
May 83.2%
Jun 79.5%
Jul 77.3%
Aug 71.2%
Sep 67%
Oct 65.4%
Nov 65%
Dec 71.7%


Is it Safe to Travel to Macapa?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe. As of Dec 04, 2023 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 Nov 24, 2023.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Macapa, Brazil is June, followed by August and November. 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 Macapa in March. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month


Most Popular Months to Visit

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 47.5 in March means 47.5% of the tourists vs. June.



Overall Macapa Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 91.5°F (33.1°C) and 89.2°F (31.8°C) with similar temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 5 to 9 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the slowest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see moderate precipitation with 3 to 4 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Macapa, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 95.7°F (35.4°C) and 94.8°F (34.9°C), which will feel warmer than comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a trivial amount: approximately 0 days per month. Tourism is the second busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be slightly higher priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is perfect this time of year in Macapa to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 94°F (34.4°C) and 87.8°F (31°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 2 to 5 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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