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Fortaleza Climate by Month

The graphs below provide an overview of the climate in Fortaleza (Ceará), Brazil. They present long-term patterns and averages of weather conditions over a 30-year period.

Average day and night temperature

The mean minimum and maximum temperatures over the year.

Monthly precipitation

The mean monthly precipitation over the year, including rain, snow, hail etc.

Forecast for Fortaleza

Sat   Jul 20
32°C | 24°C
S 29 km/h
clear and no rain

clear and no rain

Sun   Jul 21
31°C | 23°C
SE 29 km/h
clear and no rain

clear and no rain

Mon   Jul 22
31°C | 23°C
E 29 km/h
clear and no rain

clear and no rain

The best time of year to visit Fortaleza in Brazil

Fortaleza has a tropical climate, with high temperatures and a high humidity throughout the year. Because of the wind that blows from the ocean all year round, it is a lot more pleasant in Fortaleza than further inland. Most of the rain falls during the first six months of the year. During the late winter months it is very dry and rain showers become rare.

The best time to visit Fortaleza is from August to December. This is by far the driest and sunniest period. Especially October and November offer many beautiful warm days. The maximum temperature during the day is on average around 30°C and the seawater temperature is very pleasant. There is an occasionally shower, but most days pass without any precipitation.

The best time to visit is during the drier months: July, August, September, October, November and December.

Other facts from our historical weather data:

  • Which months have the greatest rainfall in Fortaleza?
    Most rainfall (rainy season) is seen in February, March and April.
  • Does Fortaleza have a dry season?
    Yes, the months of August, September, October and November are very dry.
  • Which is the hottest month in Fortaleza?
    November has an average maximum temperature of 31°C and is the hottest month of the year.
  • Which is the coolest month in Fortaleza?
    The coolest month is July with an average maximum temperature of 30°C.
  • Which is the wettest month in Fortaleza?
    April tops the wettest month list with 266 mm of rainfall.
  • Which is the driest month in Fortaleza?
    September is the driest month with 8 mm of precipitation.
  • Which is the sunniest month in Fortaleza?
    October is the sunniest month with an average of 296 hours of sunshine.

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