Rio de Janeiro weather in July (Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil)

Looking to travel to Rio de Janeiro in July? Wondering if it's a favorable time for a visit? This page provides detailed information on the weather conditions for that month.

In Rio de Janeiro the weather in July is generally perfect, characterized by high temperatures and moderate rainfall. Anticipate daytime temperatures around 79°F (show in °C), while night temperatures can drop to 64°F. While this month tends to be on the cooler side compared to others, the days remain pleasantly warm.

Rio de Janeiro in July usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 2.1 inches (show in mm) for the month. Based on our climate data of the past 30 years, about 9 days of rain are anticipated.

The area experiences a moderate amount of sunshine, with approximately 183 hours of sunlight expected. This makes it neither too gloomy nor overly bright.

If you're a fan of comfortable temperatures and drier conditions, July is a great time to visit. May, June, July, August and September generally stand out with best weather. While January and December tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly weather and climate conditions, visit our specialized Rio de Janeiro climate page with graphs.


Rio de Janeiro, monthly averages in July

Show in Celsius
Min Temperature 64°F  
Max Temperature 79.3°F  
Water Temperature 72°F  
Chance of Rain 31%  
Precipitation 2.1 inches  
Rainy days 9 days  
Humidity 77%  
Windspeed 4 mph  
Sunshine 183 hours  
Percentage Sunshine  

Where to go in Brazil in July

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

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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 / 3.5inches a month).

So, what should you wear in Rio de Janeiro in July?

​ 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 72°F 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 in July.

Outdoor sports

Interested in more climate information?

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