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The climate of Paraíba: when to go to Paraíba

Paraíba has a hot humid tropical climate with abundant rains along the coast, which becomes drier in the interior of the state becoming semi-arid in the western region of Sertão Paraíbano.

Along the coast, the rains exceed 2,000 mm per year, the rainy season lasts from February to August, while the driest months are from September to December. The average maximum temperatures vary between 28 ° C in winter and 32 ° C in summer, the average minimum temperatures vary between 19 ° C and 23 ° C.

The rains drop dramatically in the interior of the state. Already in the area of the highlands the annual average is around 800 mm, the rains fall mainly between March and July, while from August to February there is the dry season. The average maximum temperatures vary between 24 ° C in winter and 30 ° C in summer, the average minimum temperatures vary between 18 ° C and 20 ° C.

In the Sertão Paraíbano region, rainfall decreases to values of 600/700 mm per year and the rainy season is reduced to a few months between February and April. The maximum average temperatures vary between 28 ° C in winter and 33 ° C in summer, the average minimum temperatures vary between 17 ° C and 20 ° C.

The sea water temperature varies from 26 ° C in the winter months to 28 ° C in the summer months.

WHEN TO GO TO PARAÍBA

Along the coast, the best time for a visit are the driest months between September and December. In the highlands, the period between August and February is excellent. While in Sertão of the Paraíba the months with the best climate are those between May and August.

THE CLIMATE OF PARAÍBA: CLIMATE TABLES

JOÃO PESSOA (40 meters)
MonthAverage low (°C)Average high (°C)Precip. (mm)Precip. days
January23,730,275,8 8
February23,530,5108,4 9
March23,230,0252,2 15
April22,829,8349,8 17
May22,229,6307,3 17
June21,428,3346,1 18
July20,927,5346,2 21
August20,527,8183,5 16
September21,528,387,2 11
October23,029,335,4 7
November23,729,724,9 5
December23,930,028,5 5
YEAR22,529,32145,4 149
CAMPINA GRANDE (560 meters)
MonthAverage low (°C)Average high (°C)Precip. (mm)Precip. days
January20,029,955,3 6
February20,029,847,7 6
March20,428,491,8 10
April20,228,2141,8 11
May19,326,7104,7 14
June18,125,5112,7 14
July17,924,8154,0 15
August17,825,558,8 9
September18,327,148,7 7
October18,928,817,4 4
November19,529,513,2 3
December20,229,629,3 4
YEAR19,227,8875,4 103
PATOS (242 meters)
MonthAverage low (°C)Average high (°C)Precip. (mm)Precip. days
January203264
February203083
March2030188
April2030129
May202964
June182858
July172822
August17308
September183133
October193210
November203312
December203328
YEAR699
CAJAZEIRAS (298 meters)
MonthAverage low (°C)Average high (°C)Precip. (mm)Precip. days
January2132102
February2030113
March2030244
April2129172
May202974
June192843
July182828
August183112
September193221
October203315
November213323
December213351
YEAR898

SEA WATER TEMPERATURE

JOÃO PESSOA
MonthSea water temperature °C
January28
February28
March28
April28
May28
June27
July26
August26
September26
October27
November27
December27

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