Average weather in August in Rio de Janeiro (Rio de Janeiro State), Brazil

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Rio de Janeiro in August is 18.8°C (65.84°F). The amount of rain in August is normal with an average of 51mm (2.0in). It rains on average a total of 5 days. The average maximum daytime temperature lies around 25.7°C (78.26°F). The sun will occasionally show itself with 182 hours of sunshine during the whole month.


So what to wear in August? Visitors traveling to Rio de Janeiro might want to wear dresses, tops, T-shirts and skirts made of cotton or linen. Shorts for men made of cotton or linen are good options for staying cool on a hot day. With a water temperature of around 21.0°C (69.8°F), this is a great month to swim so bring your swimwear.

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For other monthly average weather and what to do in August look at the numbers below.

Monthly Averages in August

Show in Celsius

Min Temperature 65 °F
Max Temperature 78 °F
Water Temperature 69 °F
Chance of Rain 17%
Precipitation 2 in
Rainy Days 5
Sunshine Hours 182

Where to stay in Rio de Janeiro

Where to go in Brazil in August

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

Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inch a month).

What To Do

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

Swimming
7/10
Cycling
8/10
Walking
8/10
Camping
8/10
Outdoor sports
8/10

Weather Forecasts for Rio de Janeiro (Rio de Janeiro State)

FRI Aug 12
71°F | 64°F
Moderate rain

Moderate rain

SAT Aug 13
80°F | 60°F
Sunny

Sunny

SUN Aug 14
80°F | 61°F
Sunny

Sunny

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