Monthly climate in Salvador, Brazil

Last updated: June 28, 2022

Under the Köppen–Geiger climate classification Salvador features a tropical rainforest climate (Af). Temperatures typically range between 24 °C (75 °F) and 27 °C (81 °F) through the year, but rarely can drop to 21 °C (70 °F) or can rise to as high as 30 °C (87 °F). The average annual precipitation amounts to about 1241 mm (48.8 inches) and receives 234 rainy days on the 1 mm (0.04 inches) threshold annually. Salvador enjoys an average of 3859 hours of sunshine throughout the year, and daylight varies from 11 hours 21 minutes to 12 hours 51 minutes per day.

Monthly average temperatures in Salvador, Brazil §

The warmest months in Salvador are January, February and Mart, with daily mean temperatures ranging from 27 to 27 °C (80 - 81 °F) throughout the day. The coldest temperatures usually occur in July, August and September, when daily mean temperatures range from 24 to 25 °C (75 - 77 °F) throughout the day. On average each year, Salvador experiences 290 days above 25 °C (77.0 °F) and 0 days below 0 °C (32.0 °F).

Monthly average temperatures with daily means, minimums and maximums for period, average high and low temperatures in Salvador, Brazil. Generated using Copernicus Climate Change Service information. Data for period from January 2017 to June 2022.
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Maximum 30°C
(85°F)
30°C
(87°F)
30°C
(86°F)
30°C
(87°F)
29°C
(85°F)
27°C
(82°F)
28°C
(83°F)
27°C
(81°F)
28°C
(82°F)
30°C
(86°F)
29°C
(85°F)
30°C
(86°F)
Mean maximum 29°C
(84°F)
29°C
(85°F)
29°C
(85°F)
29°C
(85°F)
28°C
(83°F)
27°C
(80°F)
27°C
(80°F)
26°C
(79°F)
27°C
(81°F)
29°C
(84°F)
28°C
(84°F)
29°C
(85°F)
Average high 27°C
(82°F)
28°C
(83°F)
28°C
(82°F)
27°C
(82°F)
27°C
(80°F)
26°C
(79°F)
25°C
(77°F)
25°C
(77°F)
25°C
(78°F)
27°C
(80°F)
27°C
(81°F)
27°C
(82°F)
Daily mean 27°C
(80°F)
27°C
(81°F)
27°C
(81°F)
26°C
(80°F)
26°C
(79°F)
25°C
(77°F)
24°C
(76°F)
24°C
(75°F)
25°C
(77°F)
26°C
(78°F)
26°C
(79°F)
26°C
(80°F)
Average low 26°C
(79°F)
26°C
(79°F)
26°C
(79°F)
26°C
(78°F)
25°C
(77°F)
24°C
(76°F)
23°C
(74°F)
23°C
(74°F)
24°C
(75°F)
25°C
(77°F)
25°C
(77°F)
26°C
(78°F)
Mean minimum 24°C
(76°F)
25°C
(77°F)
25°C
(77°F)
24°C
(76°F)
24°C
(75°F)
23°C
(74°F)
22°C
(72°F)
22°C
(72°F)
22°C
(72°F)
23°C
(74°F)
24°C
(75°F)
24°C
(76°F)
Minimum 24°C
(75°F)
24°C
(76°F)
24°C
(76°F)
23°C
(74°F)
23°C
(73°F)
22°C
(72°F)
21°C
(70°F)
21°C
(71°F)
22°C
(71°F)
22°C
(73°F)
23°C
(74°F)
24°C
(75°F)

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Monthly average precipitation in Salvador, Brazil §

Salvador usually has the most precipitation in April, May and June, with an average of 25 rainy days and 182 mm (7.2 inches) of precipitation per month. The driest months in Salvador are January, February and October. On average, 43 mm (1.7 inches) of precipitation falls during these months.

Monthly average precipitation and precipitation days in Salvador, Brazil. Generated using Copernicus Climate Change Service information. Data for period from January 2017 to January 2022.
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Average precipitation mm (inches) 42 (1.6) 41 (1.6) 133 (5.2) 186 (7.3) 212 (8.3) 147 (5.8) 122 (4.8) 92 (3.6) 64 (2.5) 46 (1.8) 98 (3.9) 56 (2.2)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1 mm) 14 14 19 24 24 27 26 23 20 12 17 14

Monthly sunshine hours in Salvador, Brazil §

The sunniest months in Salvador are Mart, October and December, when the sun shines an average of 11 hours 3 minutes a day. Least sunny months in Salvador: January, May and June receive an average of 9 hours 49 minutes of sunshine daily.

Mean monthly sunshine duration, average sunshine hours per day and mean daily daylight hours in Salvador, Brazil. Generated using Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service information. Data for period from January 2017 to January 2022.
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Mean monthly sunshine hours 291 323 333 317 312 300 313 328 330 350 316 346
Mean daily daylight hours 12h 46m 12h 29m 12h 8m 11h 47m 11h 29m 11h 21m 11h 25m 11h 40m 12h 1m 12h 22m 12h 42m 12h 51m

Solar UV radiation in Salvador, Brazil §

Salvador experiences the highest level of ultraviolet (UV) radiation in February, Mart and December, when the maximum UV index can reach values of 15 - 16, which corresponds to the Extreme category of sun exposure. May, June and July are in the High / Very High exposure category. In these months, the maximum values of the UV index do not exceed 10. For more detailed information, check out our hourly Salvador UV Index data.

Average daily maximum UV levels by month for Salvador, Brazil. Generated using Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service information. Data for period from January 2017 to June 2022.
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
UV Index (month maximum) 12 16 16 12 9 7 10 11 13 14 14 15