Climate in Rio de Janeiro (Rio de Janeiro State), Brazil

The graphs below show the monthly weather averages over the year.

Average day and night temperature

The mean minimum and maximum temperatures over the year. Show in Fahrenheit

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Monthly hours of sunshine

The average monthly total hours of sunshine over the year

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Average water temperature

The mean water temperature over the year. Show in Fahrenheit

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Monthly precipitation

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

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Monthly rainy days

The average number of days each month with rain, snow, hail etc.

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Average humidity

The mean monthly relative humidity over the year

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Average wind speed

The mean monthly wind speed over the year (in meters per second)

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

SAT May 28
30°C | 20°C
Sunny

Sunny

SUN May 29
32°C | 20°C
Sunny

Sunny

MON May 30
30°C | 21°C
Sunny

Sunny

The best time of year to visit Rio de Janeiro in Brazil

The high season in Rio is summer (December to March), but this season is also the most crowded and most expensive period. Off-season (May-October) is also a good option if you are looking for low hotel prices and don't mind to face the risk of having some days with low temperatures. Rio's winter temperatures stay around the 20 degrees Celsius (70 degrees Fahrenheit), dipping occasionally below the 15 degrees Celsius (60ºFahrenehit).

Rainy days can be disturbing during a visit to Rio, but they are very unpredictable. They sometimes occur in high season as well.

During the month of June, July, August and September you are most likely to experience good weather with pleasant average temperatures that fall between 20 degrees Celsius (68°F) and 25 degrees Celsius (77°F).



Other facts from our historical climate data:

  • What is the temperature like year round in Rio de Janeiro?
    It has high temperatures all year round ranging between 25°C (77°F) and 30°C (86°F).
  • Which is the warmest month in Rio de Janeiro?
    February has an average maximum temperature of 30°C (86°F) and is the warmest month of the year.
  • Which is the coldest month in Rio de Janeiro?
    The coldest month is August with an average maximum temperature of 25°C (77°F).
  • Which is the wettest month in Rio de Janeiro?
    December tops the wettest month list with 137mm (5.4in) of rainfall.
  • Which is the driest month in Rio de Janeiro?
    July is the driest month with 42mm (1.7in) of precipitation.
  • Which is the sunniest month in Rio de Janeiro?
    February is the sunniest month with an average of 207 hours of sunshine.

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