Climate and average monthly weather in Rio de Janeiro (Rio de Janeiro State), Brazil

For more information see our average climate information (by month in graphs) in a complete overview below.

Average minimum and maximum temperature over the year

The monthly mean minimum and maximum daily temperature. Show in Fahrenheit

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* Data from nearest weather station: Rio de Janeiro (Rio de Janeiro State), Brazil (0.0 KM).

Average monthly hours of sunshine over the year

This is the monthly total of sunhours

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Average water temperature over the year

The monthly mean water temperature. Show in Fahrenheit

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Average monthly precipitation over the year (rainfall, snow)

This is the mean monthly precipitation, including rain, snow, hail etc. Show in Inches

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Average monthly rainy days over the year

This is the number of days each month with rain, snow, hail etc.

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Where to stay in Rio de Janeiro

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Average humidity over the year

This is the mean monthly relative humidity

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Average wind speed over the year

This is the mean monthly wind speed (meters per second)

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Cheapest month to fly to Rio de Janeiro

What is the best time of year to go to 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.

Here are some average weather facts we collected from our historical climate data:

  • 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).
  • On average, the temperatures are always high.
  • On average, the warmest month is February.
  • On average, the coolest month is August.
  • December is the wettest month. This month should be avoided if you are not a big fan of rain.
  • July is the driest month.
Do these climate conditions match with when you want to go to Rio de Janeiro in Brazil? Find out where to stay here.