The city of Fortaleza has a humid tropical climate, with rain and high humidity, but with a well-defined dry season, with high and stable temperatures throughout the year, mitigated by the breath of the winds that come from the sea.
In Fortaleza temperatures vary little between the various seasons of the year, the average maximum temperature values are in fact between 30 ° C and 29 ° C throughout the year, while the average minimum temperatures are recorded values between 22 ° C and 24 ° C. The sea water temperature is maintained throughout the year between 28 ° C and 26 ° C.
The average annual rainfall is around 1,600 mm, the rainy season is from January to June, the wettest months are those of March and April, during which more than 300 mm of rain fall in a month.
The dry season runs from August to December instead, during this period the rains are almost absent, Fortaleza enjoys nearly 2,700 hours of sunshine annually. Rainy days are 167 in a year, in March, April and May will have an average of 22/23 rainy days per month, which are reduced to 6/7 rainy days per month during the months of October and November.
WHEN TO GO TO FORTALEZA
The best time for a visit to Fortaleza are without doubt the driest months ranging from August to December. Are to avoid the months between February and May that are very humid and rainy.
THE CLIMATE OF FORTALEZA: CLIMATE TABLES
|FORTALEZA (21 meters)|
|Month||Average low (°C)||Average high (°C)||Precip. (mm)||Precip. days|
|Month||Sea Water Temperature °C|