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Fortaleza weather in December (Ceará, Brazil)

Curious about the December weather in Fortaleza? Check out this comprehensive weather guide.

Temperatures

In December, Fortaleza typically experiences very high temperatures and moderate rainfall. Throughout the daytime, temperatures often hover around 31°C. However, as the sun sets and evening approaches, there's a noticeable cool-down, with temperatures gently dropping to a more temperate 26°C. Bear in mind, these are average temperatures, and it can get even warmer on particular days. Make sure to choose clothing that accommodates the warmth.

Precipitation

Fortaleza in December usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 37 mm for the month. Rain is expected on roughly 15 days.

Average sunshine

The city usually sees around 261 hours of sunlight, indicating many sunny days.

If you prefer dry days with pleasant temperatures, August, September, October and November typically offer the best circumstances. While March and April tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Fortaleza climate page with graphs.

 

Fortaleza, monthly averages in December

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 26°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 31°C  
Water TemperatureWater Temperature 27°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 51%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 37 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 15 days  
HumidityHumidity 76%  
SunshineSunshine 261 hours  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine  

Where to go in Brazil in December

Find out more about the weather in Brazil and which places have the best travel conditions in this month.

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in this month?

It's going to be warm! Consider airy clothing, t-shirts, and other summer clothes. Shorts for men made of cotton or linen are good options for staying cool. With a water temperature of around 27°C this is a great month to swim so bring your swimwear.

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do.

Swimming
10/10
Cycling
8/10
Walking
8/10
Barbeque
10/10
Camping
9/10
Outdoor sports
8/10

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