Rio de Janeiro Climate

   
 
 

The Climate Guide for Rio de Janeiro, Brazil is perfect for planning your holiday. Monthly weather averages give the best indication of what the weather is usually like for every month of the year including figures for temperature, rainfall and sunshine.

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Max Daytime Temperature (°C) 30°C (86°F) Max Daytime Temperature in January in Rio de Janeiro 30°C (86°F) Max Daytime Temperature in February in Rio de Janeiro 29°C (84°F) Max Daytime Temperature in March in Rio de Janeiro 27°C (81°F) Max Daytime Temperature in April in Rio de Janeiro 26°C (79°F) Max Daytime Temperature in May in Rio de Janeiro 25°C (77°F) Max Daytime Temperature in June in Rio de Janeiro 24°C (75°F) Max Daytime Temperature in July in Rio de Janeiro 25°C (77°F) Max Daytime Temperature in August in Rio de Janeiro 25°C (77°F) Max Daytime Temperature in September in Rio de Janeiro 26°C (79°F) Max Daytime Temperature in October in Rio de Janeiro 27°C (81°F) Max Daytime Temperature in November in Rio de Janeiro 28°C (82°F) Max Daytime Temperature in December in Rio de Janeiro
Min Night-time Temperature (°C) 22°C (72°F) Min Night-time Temperature in January in Rio de Janeiro 22°C (72°F) Min Night-time Temperature in February in Rio de Janeiro 22°C (72°F) Min Night-time Temperature in March in Rio de Janeiro 20°C (68°F) Min Night-time Temperature in April in Rio de Janeiro 18°C (64°F) Min Night-time Temperature in May in Rio de Janeiro 17°C (63°F) Min Night-time Temperature in June in Rio de Janeiro 16°C (61°F) Min Night-time Temperature in July in Rio de Janeiro 17°C (63°F) Min Night-time Temperature in August in Rio de Janeiro 18°C (64°F) Min Night-time Temperature in September in Rio de Janeiro 19°C (66°F) Min Night-time Temperature in October in Rio de Janeiro 20°C (68°F) Min Night-time Temperature in November in Rio de Janeiro 21°C (70°F) Min Night-time Temperature in December in Rio de Janeiro
Hours of Sunshine (Daily) 6 Hours of Bright Sunshine per day (48% of Daylight Hours) in January in Rio de Janeiro 7 Hours of Bright Sunshine per day (52% of Daylight Hours) in February in Rio de Janeiro 6 Hours of Bright Sunshine per day (52% of Daylight Hours) in March in Rio de Janeiro 6 Hours of Bright Sunshine per day (50% of Daylight Hours) in April in Rio de Janeiro 6 Hours of Bright Sunshine per day (53% of Daylight Hours) in May in Rio de Janeiro 6 Hours of Bright Sunshine per day (55% of Daylight Hours) in June in Rio de Janeiro 6 Hours of Bright Sunshine per day (56% of Daylight Hours) in July in Rio de Janeiro 6 Hours of Bright Sunshine per day (55% of Daylight Hours) in August in Rio de Janeiro 5 Hours of Bright Sunshine per day (40% of Daylight Hours) in September in Rio de Janeiro 5 Hours of Bright Sunshine per day (39% of Daylight Hours) in October in Rio de Janeiro 5 Hours of Bright Sunshine per day (41% of Daylight Hours) in November in Rio de Janeiro 5 Hours of Bright Sunshine per day (38% of Daylight Hours) in December in Rio de Janeiro
Hours of Daylight (Daily) 13 Hours of Daylight in January in Rio de Janeiro 13 Hours of Daylight in February in Rio de Janeiro 12 Hours of Daylight in March in Rio de Janeiro 12 Hours of Daylight in April in Rio de Janeiro 11 Hours of Daylight in May in Rio de Janeiro 11 Hours of Daylight in June in Rio de Janeiro 11 Hours of Daylight in July in Rio de Janeiro 11 Hours of Daylight in August in Rio de Janeiro 12 Hours of Daylight in September in Rio de Janeiro 13 Hours of Daylight in October in Rio de Janeiro 13 Hours of Daylight in November in Rio de Janeiro 14 Hours of Daylight in December in Rio de Janeiro
Heat and Humidity Discomfort High heat & humidity in January in Rio de Janeiro High heat & humidity in February in Rio de Janeiro Moderate heat & humidity in March in Rio de Janeiro Moderate heat & humidity in April in Rio de Janeiro Low heat & humidity in May in Rio de Janeiro Low heat & humidity in June in Rio de Janeiro Low heat & humidity in July in Rio de Janeiro Low heat & humidity in August in Rio de Janeiro Low heat & humidity in September in Rio de Janeiro Low heat & humidity in October in Rio de Janeiro Moderate heat & humidity in November in Rio de Janeiro Moderate heat & humidity in December in Rio de Janeiro
Days with some Rainfall 20 Days with some Rainfall in January in Rio de Janeiro 16 Days with some Rainfall in February in Rio de Janeiro 15 Days with some Rainfall in March in Rio de Janeiro 15 Days with some Rainfall in April in Rio de Janeiro 12 Days with some Rainfall in May in Rio de Janeiro 9 Days with some Rainfall in June in Rio de Janeiro 9 Days with some Rainfall in July in Rio de Janeiro 9 Days with some Rainfall in August in Rio de Janeiro 11 Days with some Rainfall in September in Rio de Janeiro 18 Days with some Rainfall in October in Rio de Janeiro 19 Days with some Rainfall in November in Rio de Janeiro 21 Days with some Rainfall in December in Rio de Janeiro
Monthly Rainfall (mm) 150 mm (5.9 inches) Monthly Rainfall in January in Rio de Janeiro 147 mm (5.8 inches) Monthly Rainfall in February in Rio de Janeiro 149 mm (5.9 inches) Monthly Rainfall in March in Rio de Janeiro 130 mm (5.1 inches) Monthly Rainfall in April in Rio de Janeiro 90 mm (3.5 inches) Monthly Rainfall in May in Rio de Janeiro 56 mm (2.2 inches) Monthly Rainfall in June in Rio de Janeiro 52 mm (2.0 inches) Monthly Rainfall in July in Rio de Janeiro 57 mm (2.2 inches) Monthly Rainfall in August in Rio de Janeiro 76 mm (3.0 inches) Monthly Rainfall in September in Rio de Janeiro 102 mm (4.0 inches) Monthly Rainfall in October in Rio de Janeiro 116 mm (4.6 inches) Monthly Rainfall in November in Rio de Janeiro 143 mm (5.6 inches) Monthly Rainfall in December in Rio de Janeiro
UV Index (Maximum) UV (Maximum) Index 11+ (Extreme) in January in Rio de Janeiro UV (Maximum) Index 11+ (Extreme) in February in Rio de Janeiro UV (Maximum) Index 11+ (Extreme) in March in Rio de Janeiro UV (Maximum) Index 9 (Very High) in April in Rio de Janeiro UV (Maximum) Index 7 (High) in May in Rio de Janeiro UV (Maximum) Index 5 (Moderate) in June in Rio de Janeiro UV (Maximum) Index 5 (Moderate) in July in Rio de Janeiro UV (Maximum) Index 7 (High) in August in Rio de Janeiro UV (Maximum) Index 10 (Very High) in September in Rio de Janeiro UV (Maximum) Index 11 (Extreme) in October in Rio de Janeiro UV (Maximum) Index 11+ (Extreme) in November in Rio de Janeiro UV (Maximum) Index 11+ (Extreme) in December in Rio de Janeiro
Sea Temperature (°C) 25°C (77°F) Sea Temperature in January in Rio de Janeiro 26°C (79°F) Sea Temperature in February in Rio de Janeiro 26°C (79°F) Sea Temperature in March in Rio de Janeiro 25°C (77°F) Sea Temperature in April in Rio de Janeiro 24°C (75°F) Sea Temperature in May in Rio de Janeiro 23°C (73°F) Sea Temperature in June in Rio de Janeiro 22°C (72°F) Sea Temperature in July in Rio de Janeiro 22°C (72°F) Sea Temperature in August in Rio de Janeiro 22°C (72°F) Sea Temperature in September in Rio de Janeiro 22°C (72°F) Sea Temperature in October in Rio de Janeiro 23°C (73°F) Sea Temperature in November in Rio de Janeiro 25°C (77°F) Sea Temperature in December in Rio de Janeiro
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Rio de Janeiro Climate Zone

Rio de Janeiro has a hot tropical climate with a winter dry season.

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