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The climate of Rio Grande do Norte: when to go

The state of Rio Grande do Norte has a warm tropical climate, with significant differences in rainfall between the hot and humid coast and the hot and dry interior. Temperatures are fairly constant in every season of the year and vary between the hottest month and the coldest month by a few degrees.

The hottest months are from October to February, while the coldest months are from June to August. During the year along the coast the maximum average temperatures vary between 32 ° C and 29 ° C, while in the interior they vary between 35 ° C and 30 ° C, the average minimum temperatures vary throughout the state between 19 ° C and 24 ° C.

Rainfall is the main factor that differentiates the climate of the Rio Grande do Norte. Along the east coast the climate is humid tropical, here the rains are quite abundant with annual averages between 1,000 and 1,500 mm, here the rainiest months are between March and August, the dry months between September and January. But along the northern coast the climate becomes semi-arid, rainfall decreases with values around 700 mm and the rainy season is reduced to the months from February to May.

Inland the climate is semi-arid with long periods of drought and scarce rains, the annual average varies between 500 mm and 800 mm, the rainiest months are those from February to May.

The sea water temperature varies between 26 ° C in the winter and 28 ° C in the summer months.

WHEN TO GO IN THE RIO GRANDE DO NORTE

The best time to visit the north coast of Rio Grande do Norte are the driest months between June and January. While along the east coast the best months are between September and January. Inland the best months are the winter months between June and August.

Climate of Natal.

THE CLIMATE OF THE RIO GRANDE DO NORTE: CLIMATE TABLES

NATAL (30 meters)
MonthAverage low (°C)Average high (°C)Precip. (mm)Precip. days
January24,030,254,6 6
February23,830,587,3 9
March23,330,3195,8 14
April22,829,8264,7 16
May22,329,1239,6 14
June21,528,2202,2 16
July20,827,7196,9 17
August20,727,9112,6 13
September21,728,659,1 8
October22,729,517,1 4
November23,129,714,7 4
December23,630,220,8 5
YEAR22,529,31465,4 126
MOSSORÓ (16 meters)
MonthAverage low (°C)Average high (°C)Precip. (mm)Precip. days
January243459
February2333106
March2333151
April2332195
May2332112
June223252
July223243
August213410
September22346
October23352
November23353
December243426
YEAR765
CAICÓ (151 meters)
MonthAverage low (°C)Average high (°C)Precip. (mm)Precip. days
January213359
February213289
March2132175
April2131131
May213152
June193037
July193014
August19322
September203333
October213411
November21345
December223423
YEAR631
PATU (248 meters)
MonthAverage low (°C)Average high (°C)Precip. (mm)Precip. days
January233466
February2232113
March2232210
April2232169
May223290
June213240
July203131
August20338
September223525
October21356
November22359
December233525
YEAR792

SEA WATER TEMPERATURE

GENIPABU
MonthSea water temperature °C
January28
February28
March28
April28
May28
June28
July27
August26
September26
October27
November27
December27

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