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Cuiabá climate: when to go to Cuiabá

The city of Cuiabá, the capital of the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso, is characterized by a tropical climate very hot and humid. The city lies on the edge between the last southern reaches of the Amazon forest and the vast Pantanal wetland. The city is also close to the mountains of the Chapada dos Guimarães, which influences the climate of Cuiabá blocking the air masses coming from the pole and making the extremely hot climate of the city.

The temperatures are constant throughout the year. The average maximum temperatures vary a few degrees throughout the year between 34 ° C and 30 ° C , the hottest months are between August and October, while June is the coolest month. The average minimum temperatures vary between 16 ° in July and 23 ° C in  January.

The city’s climate is generally divided into two seasons based on rainfall: it has a rainy season that runs from October to April, while the dry season runs from May to September. The wettest months are between December and February, while the driest months are those of June, July and August. The average annual rainfall is about 1,300 mm. The humidity varies between 80% for the months of February and March and 60 % in July, August and September.


The best time to visit the city of Cuiabá are the coolest and the least rainy months between June and August.


CUIABÁ  (165 metres)
Month Average low (°C) Average high (°C) Precip. (mm) Precip. days
January 23,2 32,6 209,9
February 22,9 32,6 199,0
March 22,9 32,9 171,4
April 22,0 32,7 123,1
May 19,7 31,6 53,9
June 17,5 30,7 15,9
July 16,6 31,8 9,6
August 18,3 34,1 11,4
September 22,1 34,1 58,0
October 22,0 34,0 115,0
November 22,9 31,1 154,4
December 23,0 32,5 193,5
YEAR 21,1 32,6 1315,1
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