Monthly climate in Belo Horizonte, Brazil

Last updated: June 25, 2022

Under the Köppen–Geiger climate classification Belo Horizonte features a humid subtropical climate (Cwa). Temperatures typically range between 17 °C (63 °F) and 23 °C (73 °F) through the year, but rarely can drop to 5 °C (41 °F) or can rise to as high as 36 °C (97 °F). The average annual precipitation amounts to about 1061 mm (41.8 inches) and receives 114 rainy days on the 1 mm (0.04 inches) threshold annually. Belo Horizonte enjoys an average of 3562 hours of sunshine throughout the year, and daylight varies from 10 hours 55 minutes to 13 hours 18 minutes per day.

Monthly average temperatures in Belo Horizonte, Brazil §

The warmest months in Belo Horizonte are January, Mart and October, with daily mean temperatures ranging from 22 to 23 °C (72 - 73 °F) throughout the day. The coldest temperatures usually occur in June, July and August, when daily mean temperatures range from 17 to 18 °C (63 - 65 °F) throughout the day. On average each year, Belo Horizonte experiences 218 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 Belo Horizonte, 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 32°C
(89°F)
33°C
(91°F)
31°C
(88°F)
30°C
(86°F)
28°C
(83°F)
28°C
(82°F)
28°C
(83°F)
30°C
(86°F)
35°C
(95°F)
36°C
(97°F)
33°C
(91°F)
31°C
(88°F)
Mean maximum 31°C
(88°F)
30°C
(87°F)
30°C
(87°F)
29°C
(84°F)
28°C
(82°F)
27°C
(81°F)
27°C
(81°F)
29°C
(84°F)
33°C
(91°F)
33°C
(91°F)
31°C
(87°F)
30°C
(87°F)
Average high 28°C
(82°F)
27°C
(81°F)
27°C
(82°F)
26°C
(80°F)
24°C
(76°F)
24°C
(76°F)
24°C
(75°F)
25°C
(77°F)
28°C
(83°F)
28°C
(82°F)
26°C
(79°F)
27°C
(80°F)
Daily mean 23°C
(73°F)
22°C
(72°F)
22°C
(72°F)
21°C
(70°F)
19°C
(66°F)
18°C
(65°F)
17°C
(63°F)
18°C
(65°F)
21°C
(71°F)
22°C
(72°F)
22°C
(71°F)
22°C
(72°F)
Average low 19°C
(66°F)
19°C
(66°F)
18°C
(65°F)
16°C
(62°F)
14°C
(57°F)
13°C
(55°F)
11°C
(52°F)
13°C
(55°F)
15°C
(60°F)
18°C
(64°F)
18°C
(64°F)
18°C
(65°F)
Mean minimum 17°C
(63°F)
17°C
(63°F)
15°C
(59°F)
12°C
(55°F)
8°C
(47°F)
10°C
(50°F)
8°C
(47°F)
8°C
(47°F)
12°C
(53°F)
15°C
(59°F)
14°C
(58°F)
16°C
(60°F)
Minimum 16°C
(61°F)
16°C
(61°F)
13°C
(56°F)
11°C
(52°F)
5°C
(41°F)
8°C
(47°F)
6°C
(43°F)
7°C
(45°F)
10°C
(50°F)
14°C
(57°F)
13°C
(55°F)
14°C
(57°F)

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Monthly average precipitation in Belo Horizonte, Brazil §

Belo Horizonte usually has the most precipitation in February, November and December, with an average of 18 rainy days and 190 mm (7.5 inches) of precipitation per month. The driest months in Belo Horizonte are June, July and August. On average, 6 mm (0.2 inches) of precipitation falls during these months.

Monthly average precipitation and precipitation days in Belo Horizonte, 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) 124 (4.9) 196 (7.7) 119 (4.7) 46 (1.8) 38 (1.5) 4 (0.2) 2 (0.1) 12 (0.5) 25 (1.0) 121 (4.8) 176 (6.9) 199 (7.8)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1 mm) 11 17 14 10 4 0 0 2 3 16 18 19

Monthly sunshine hours in Belo Horizonte, Brazil §

The sunniest months in Belo Horizonte are Mart, July and September, when the sun shines an average of 10 hours 17 minutes a day. Least sunny months in Belo Horizonte: January, February and November receive an average of 9 hours 0 minutes of sunshine daily.

Mean monthly sunshine duration, average sunshine hours per day and mean daily daylight hours in Belo Horizonte, 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 276 269 316 299 299 295 312 311 318 302 266 300
Mean daily daylight hours 13h 9m 12h 43m 12h 10m 11h 36m 11h 8m 10h 55m 11h 2m 11h 26m 11h 58m 12h 33m 13h 3m 13h 18m

Solar UV radiation in Belo Horizonte, Brazil §

Belo Horizonte experiences the highest level of ultraviolet (UV) radiation in February, Mart and December, when the maximum UV index can reach values of 16 - 17, 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 9. For more detailed information, check out our hourly Belo Horizonte UV Index data.

Average daily maximum UV levels by month for Belo Horizonte, 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) 14 17 16 10 9 7 9 12 13 14 15 16