The climate of the city of Rio de Janeiro is tropical marine, hot and humid. Based on the rainfall we have two seasons, a rainy season between December and April, and a relatively dry season, between May and November. Temperatures vary relatively little over the seasons of the year, but the rainy season is also the hottest.
In the region of the city of Rio de Janeiro, the rainy season corresponds to the months between December and April, during which time the humidity is high and the average maximum temperatures are around 28 ° C. The average annual rainfall is about 1,200 mm, it rains on average 109 days a year.
Winter (June to September) is cooler and drier, the average maximum temperature is around 23 ° C. The average minimum temperatures vary between 23 ° C in February and 18 ° C in July.
The sea water temperature reaches the minimum temperature in August with 21 ° C, while in the period between January and April the sea water temperature is 26 ° C , this means that in Rio de Janeiro swimming in the sea is great all year round.
WHEN TO GO TO RIO DE JANEIRO
The best time for a trip to Rio de Janeiro are the coolest and less rainy months from May to November.
THE CLIMATE OF RIO DE JANEIRO: CLIMATIC TABLES
|RIO DE JANEIRO (5 meters)|
|Month||Average low (°C)||Average high (°C)||Precip. (mm)||Precip. days|
|RIO DE JANEIRO|
|Month||Sea Water Temperature °C|