Climate and Traveling Season




Due to its almost equatorial position it is about 450 km south of the equator Fernando de Noronha has a tropic climate.

Air Temperature: The mean temperature in air (day and night) is 25.6C (Fahrenheit) during the whole year, with a small variation of about 4.1C. According to the Guinness book of records these are the smallest variations worldwide. The hottest months are January until March.

Water Temperature: Almost constant over the whole year, the water temperature is about 26C.

Rainfall: About 1.300mm per year. The better part falls between the end of march and the end of may. Record is 193.5 mm in 24 hours. It is dry between August and January. In October the maximum precipitation is 9mm

Humidity: Relative humidity is constantly about 81% all around the year.

Sunshine hours: On average about 3.215 hours of sunshine per year, i.e., approximately 9 sun in daily average. Most sun in November with about 312,5 hours; minimum in April with 216,8 hours of sunshine (that makes still more than 7 hours per day).

Wind: The trade wind blows constantly and mainly with an average velocity of 6.6 m/s (24 km/h) from direction south east. Most wind in July and August.

Traveling season: The pleasant climate with relatively low humidity and an ever blowing breeze of wind allow tourism in Fernando de Noronha all around the year. Still, it is a good advise to stay here in the Brazilian summer, i.e., the dry time between September and march. During the rain period you are limited in your activities. Apart from this, the mostly unpaved roads can get muddy due to the hard rain.