WEATHER IN RIO DE JANEIRO: When to go?
See how`s the weather in Rio de Janeiro month by month
Rio de Janeiro is a city known for its beautiful beaches, its hills, and its culture. Every year the famous carnival takes place where you can listen to the typical samba music and be dazzled by its colors and food. Some of the most important tourist spots are: Christ the Redeemer, Sugarloaf Mountain, Tijuca Forest National Park and its famous beaches like Copacabana. Another point of interest and contrast are its favelas.
SUMMER: Weather in Rio de Janeiro in January, February and March
Weather in January
January is usually the hottest month of the year in Rio de Janeiro, as the average high temperature climbs to 30°C (86°F). The days are hot, while the nights are warm and humid.
Weather in February
February is the sunniest month of the year in Rio de Janeiro with average temperatures in the 23.3°C (73.9°F) to 30°C (86°F) range. The nights are warm and the days routinely go past 32.2°C (90°F).
Weather in March
March has warm and muggy weather in Rio de Janeiro as the city receives 134.6mm (5.3") of rain. The average temperatures are in the 23.3°C (73.9°F) to 29.4°C (84.9°F) range.
AUTUMN: Weather in Rio de Janeiro in April, May and June
Weather in April
April lowers the heat in Rio de Janeiro with the onset of the autumn season. The average temperatures drop in the temperate zone of 21.7°C (71.1°F) to 27.8°C (82°F).
Weather in May
May is the beginning of comfortable weather conditions in Rio de Janeiro with average temperatures in the 20.6°C (69.1°F) to 26.7°C (80.1°F) range.
Weather in June
June is the start of the pleasant winter season in Rio de Janeiro as the temperatures are steady, and the conditions are relatively dry. The rainfall is scarce to the tune of 43.2mm (1.7").
WINTER: Weather in Rio de Janeiro in July, August and September
Weather in July
July is the coldest month of the year in Rio de Janeiro with the average temperatures in the 18.3°C (64.9°F) to 25°C (77°F) range. The temperatures mostly stay in a warm range even in the peak of winter.
Weather in August
August is a balmy winter month in Rio de Janeiro as the average temperatures remain in the 18.9°C (66°F) to 25.6°C (78.1°F) range, and the humidity drops to the lowest of the year at 77%.
Weather in September
September is mild and ends the winter season with mostly dry weather. The humidity is bearable, while the average temperatures register in the range of 19.4°C (66.9°F) to 25.6°C (78.1°F).
SPRING: Weather in Rio de Janeiro in October, November and December
Weather in October
October brings spring weather to Rio de Janeiro, as the city remains comfortable in the average zone of 20°C (68°F) to 26.1°C (79°F). Spring sees an uptick in rainfall with around 86.4mm (3.4").
Weather in November
November ends the short spring season in Rio de Janeiro, with a slight increase in temperatures. The average temperatures lie between 21.7°C (71.1°F) to 27.2°C (81°F) as the daylight increases.
Weather in December
December starts the hot summer with humid conditions in Rio de Janeiro. The average temperatures are in the range of 22.2°C (72°F) to 28.3°C (82.9°F).