Average weather in January in Salvador (Bahia), Brazil

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Salvador in January is 23.6°C (74.48°F). The amount of rain in January is normal with an average of 81mm (3.2in). This makes it the driest month of the year. It rains on average a total of 10 days. The average maximum daytime temperature lies around 29.9°C (85.82°F). If you enjoy looking at a blue sky and love the sun than this is a great time to go to Salvador with 246 hours of sun.


So what to wear in January? Visitors traveling to Salvador 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 27.0°C (80.6°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 January look at the numbers below.

Monthly Averages in January

Show in Fahrenheit

Min Temperature 23 °C
Max Temperature 29 °C
Water Temperature 27 °C
Chance of Rain 33%
Precipitation 81mm
Rainy Days 10
Sunshine Hours 246

Where to stay in Salvador

What To Do

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

Swimming
9/10
Cycling
7/10
Walking
7/10
Camping
8/10
Outdoor sports
7/10

Weather Forecasts for Salvador (Bahia)

FRI Jan 21
31°C | 26°C
Moderate rain

Moderate rain

SAT Jan 22
31°C | 27°C
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

SUN Jan 23
28°C | 26°C
Heavy rain

Heavy rain

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