The best times to visit Salvador for ideal weather are

July 16th to September 16th

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



Other Salvador Travel Info

Weather in Salvador


Average temperatures in Salvador vary very little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot for most of the year with a very low chance of rain throughout the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 35th 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 Salvador, the hottest months are March, February, and then January. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early March where highs are regularly around 87.1°F (30.6°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 76.9°F (24.9°C) at night.

Salvador Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Salvador 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.

Salvador Perceived Temperature (F)


Salvador Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Salvador 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 86.2 81.4 76.5
Feb 86.3 81.5 76.5
Mar 86.8 82 76.6
Apr 85.7 81.3 76.3
May 83.6 79.4 74.8
Jun 82.2 78 73.6
Jul 81.2 77 72.4
Aug 80.7 76.5 71.9
Sep 81.7 77.3 72.6
Oct 82.9 78.5 74.5
Nov 84.7 79.9 75.5
Dec 85.3 80.5 75.9

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 30.1 27.4 24.7
Feb 30.2 27.5 24.7
Mar 30.4 27.8 24.8
Apr 29.8 27.4 24.6
May 28.7 26.3 23.8
Jun 27.9 25.6 23.1
Jul 27.3 25 22.4
Aug 27.1 24.7 22.2
Sep 27.6 25.2 22.6
Oct 28.3 25.8 23.6
Nov 29.3 26.6 24.2
Dec 29.6 26.9 24.4



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Salvador are January, March, and then December. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid January. For example, on the week of January 15th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid August with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of August 13th.

When can you find snow in Salvador? 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 Salvador.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 2% 0 0.2
Feb 7% 0 0.6
Mar 2% 0 0.6
Apr 6% 0 0.4
May 14% 0 2.9
Jun 13% 0 2.1
Jul 11% 0 1.2
Aug 12% 0 1.5
Sep 4% 0 0.5
Oct 4% 0 0.9
Nov 3% 0 0.4
Dec 2% 0 0.2

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 2 0 0.5
Feb 7 0 1.5
Mar 2 0 1.5
Apr 6 0 1
May 14 0 7.4
Jun 13 0 5.3
Jul 11 0 3
Aug 12 0 3.8
Sep 4 0 1.3
Oct 4 0 2.3
Nov 3 0 1
Dec 2 0 0.5


Humidity and Wind

Salvador has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is August (68.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (73%).

Wind in Salvador is usually moderate. The windiest month is October, followed by November and December. October’s average wind speed of around 9.4 knots (10.8 MPH or 17.4 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 November where average top sustained speeds reach 15.7 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 8.6 Gentle breeze 13.9 Significant breeze
Feb 8.3 Gentle breeze 13.8 Significant breeze
Mar 7.7 Gentle breeze 12.9 Significant breeze
Apr 7.2 Gentle breeze 12.3 Significant breeze
May 7.5 Gentle breeze 12.9 Significant breeze
Jun 7.5 Gentle breeze 12.6 Significant breeze
Jul 7.9 Gentle breeze 13 Significant breeze
Aug 8.4 Gentle breeze 13.6 Significant breeze
Sep 8.9 Gentle breeze 14 Significant breeze
Oct 9.4 Gentle breeze 14.5 Significant breeze
Nov 9.4 Gentle breeze 15.4 Significant breeze
Dec 8.9 Gentle breeze 14.8 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 70.9%
Feb 69.9%
Mar 70.2%
Apr 71.1%
May 72.5%
Jun 71.1%
Jul 69.7%
Aug 68.8%
Sep 69.3%
Oct 71.5%
Nov 73%
Dec 72.1%


Is it Safe to Travel to Salvador?

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 Salvador, 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 Salvador 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

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 Salvador Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 87.1°F (30.6°C) and 83.2°F (28.4°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 1 to 4 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 3 to 4 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Salvador, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 85.1°F (29.5°C) and 81.3°F (27.4°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: approximately 1 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 Salvador to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 86.7°F (30.4°C) and 84.9°F (29.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 1 to 2 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.


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