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

See the monthly weather averages in graphs below.
* Data from nearest weather station: Rio de Janeiro (Rio de Janeiro State), Brazil (0.0 Miles).

Average minimum and maximum temperature over the year

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

Average min and max temperatures in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil   Copyright © 2020 www.weather-and-climate.com

Average monthly hours of sunshine over the year

This is the monthly total of sunhours

Average monthly sunhours in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil   Copyright © 2020 www.weather-and-climate.com

Average water temperature over the year

The monthly mean water temperature. Show in Celsius

Average water temperatures in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil   Copyright © 2020 www.weather-and-climate.com

Average monthly precipitation over the year (rainfall, snow)

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

Average precipitation (rain/snow) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil   Copyright © 2020 www.weather-and-climate.com

Average monthly rainy days over the year

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

Average rainy days (rain/snow) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil   Copyright © 2020 www.weather-and-climate.com

Where to stay in Rio de Janeiro

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Average humidity over the year

This is the mean monthly relative humidity

Average relative humidity in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil   Copyright © 2020 www.weather-and-climate.com

Average wind speed over the year

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

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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.
  • The warmest month is February with an average maximum temperature of 30°C (86°F).
  • The coldest month is August with an average maximum temperature of 25°C (64°F).
  • December is the wettest month. This month should be avoided if you are not a big fan of rain.
  • July is the driest month.
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