Average weather in December 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 December is 22.0°C (71.6°F). The amount of rain in December is high with an average of 137mm (5.4in). This makes it the wettest month of the year. It rains on average a total of 11 days. The average maximum daytime temperature lies around 28.0°C (82.4°F). The sun will occasionally show itself with 179 hours of sunshine during the whole month.


So what to wear in December? Visitors traveling to Rio de Janeiro should plan on bringing a totally waterproof rain jacket since it will often be raining. Also bring your shorts or a skirt because it can be very warm or even hot. With a water temperature of around 24.0°C (75.2°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 December look at the numbers below.

Monthly Averages in December

Show in Fahrenheit

Min Temperature 22 °C
Max Temperature 28 °C
Water Temperature 24 °C
Chance of Rain 37%
Precipitation 137mm
Rainy Days 11
Sunshine Hours 179

Where to stay in Rio de Janeiro

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What To Do

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

Swimming
7/10
Cycling
7/10
Walking
7/10
Camping
6/10
Outdoor sports
7/10

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

SAT Jun 25
26°C | 19°C
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

SUN Jun 26
20°C | 18°C
Moderate rain

Moderate rain

MON Jun 27
21°C | 17°C
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

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