Weather in August in Brazil

Many people wonder what the weather conditions are in August in Brazil. Is this month a good time to go to Brazil? To answer that question we created this page with all the information you need.

What is the weather like in Brazil in August?

The weather in Brazil in August ranges from poor to perfect depending on the destination.

August has maximum daytime temperatures ranging from moderate in St. Victoria Do P with 16°C (61°F) to very warm temperatures in Peixe with 35°C (95°F). Nighttime temperatures generally drop to 18°C (64°F) in Peixe and 8°C (46°F) in St. Victoria Do P. Temperatures can be very high, so be prepared and make sure to pack light clothes.

Precipitation ranges from almost non in Floriano with 1mm (0inch) rainfall to heavy in Recife with 214mm (8.4inch) rainfall. In general it is also a moderate sunny month with an average of 182 hours of sunshine in Rio de Janeiro during the whole month.

We invite you to have a look at the map below to find out more about the different weather conditions per location in Brazil.

Where to go in Brazil in August

Find the average weather conditions in August for the most popular destinations in Brazil on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inch a month).

Popular destinations in Brazil

What is the weather like in August for the 5 most popular destinations in Brazil?

Average weather in Rio de Janeiro

In August Rio de Janeiro generally has warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 26°C (78°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 19°C (66°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Rio de Janeiro
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   July July
<<  
25°C / 77°F 
19°C / 65°F 
183 hours 
42mm / 1.7inch 
4 days 
26°C / 78°F 
19°C / 66°F 
182 hours 
51mm / 2inch 
5 days 
26°C / 78°F 
19°C / 66°F 
144 hours 
53mm / 2.1inch 
7 days 
Climate in Rio de Janeiro

Average weather in Sao Paulo

In August Sao Paulo generally has warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 24°C (75°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 13°C (55°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Sao Paulo
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   July July
<<  
24°C / 75°F 
12°C / 54°F 
187 hours 
43mm / 1.7inch 
4 days 
24°C / 75°F 
13°C / 55°F 
175 hours 
39mm / 1.5inch 
4 days 
24°C / 76°F 
14°C / 57°F 
152 hours 
84mm / 3.3inch 
7 days 
Climate in Sao Paulo

Average weather in Florianópolis

In August Florianópolis generally has moderate temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 22°C (71°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 14°C (56°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Florianópolis
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   July July
<<  
21°C / 70°F 
13°C / 55°F 
153 hours 
120mm / 4.7inch 
8 days 
22°C / 71°F 
14°C / 56°F 
158 hours 
75mm / 3inch 
7 days 
22°C / 72°F 
15°C / 59°F 
130 hours 
143mm / 5.6inch 
11 days 
Climate in Florianópolis

Average weather in Gramado

In August Gramado generally has moderate temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 18°C (64°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 9°C (47°F) and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are tolerable that month.

Gramado
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Weather conditions Weather
<<   July July
<<  
17°C / 63°F 
8°C / 46°F 
165mm / 6.5inch 
18°C / 64°F 
9°C / 47°F 
171mm / 6.7inch 
20°C / 67°F 
10°C / 50°F 
199mm / 7.8inch 
Climate in Gramado

Average weather in Fortaleza

In August Fortaleza generally has very warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 30°C (86°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 23°C (73°F) and low monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Fortaleza
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   July July
<<  
29°C / 85°F 
22°C / 72°F 
267 hours 
93mm / 3.7inch 
9 days 
30°C / 86°F 
23°C / 73°F 
292 hours 
28mm / 1.1inch 
5 days 
30°C / 87°F 
23°C / 74°F 
283 hours 
23mm / 0.9inch 
4 days 
Climate in Fortaleza

Is your destination not in the list? Have a look at other destinations in Brazil.

Is August the best time to go to Brazil?

In our opinion August is one of the best times to visit Brazil with commonly perfect weather in Rio de Janeiro. However, the weather conditions may vary depending on your destination.

On average the best time to visit Brazil is in April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November with generally perfect weather in Rio de Janeiro. The worst months are January and February that can have tolerable weather conditions.

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