February weather forecast and climate
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Christ the Redeemer statue atop Mount Corcovado, overlooking the seaside city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Christ the Redeemer statue atop Mount Corcovado, overlooking the seaside city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
February is the sunniest month of the year in Rio de Janeiro with average temperatures in the 23.3°C (73.9°F) to 30°C (86°F) range. The nights are warm and the days routinely go past 32.2°C (90°F) as the air is laden with heavy moisture.
The 13-hour days receive sunshine that lasts for an average of 7.2 hours with occasionally cloudy skies. The Carnival month receives ample rainfall of 129.5mm (5.1"), but that is hardly a dampener for the crowds.
February sees many visitors in Rio as the days are sunny even though it rains heavily at times.

What is the warmest month in Rio de Janeiro?

Warmest months are January and February, with an average high-temperature of 30.2°C (86.4°F).

What is the temperature in February in Rio de Janeiro?

In Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in February, the average high-temperature is 30.2°C (86.4°F), and the average low-temperature is 23.5°C (74.3°F).

How many days does it rain in February in Rio de Janeiro?

In February, in Rio de Janeiro, the rain falls for 7 days. Throughout February, 130.4mm (5.1") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the water temperature in February in Rio de Janeiro?

The average seawater temperature, in February, in Rio de Janeiro, is 25.3°C (77.5°F). Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.
Average temperature in February - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Average high temperature in February: 30.2°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are January and February (30.2°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (25°C).

  • Average low temperature in February: 23.5°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is February (23.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (18.4°C).

Average humidity in February - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Average humidity in February: 79%

Months with the highest relative humidity are March, April, May, October and December (80%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are July and August (77%).

Average rainfall in February - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Average rainfall in February: 130.4mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (137.1mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (41.9mm).

Average rainfall days in February - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Average rainfall days in February: 7 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January and December (11 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is July (4 days).

Average sea temperature in February - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Average sea temperature in February: 25.3°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is March (25.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is September (21.6°C).

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Average daylight in February: 12.9h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 13.5h).
The month with shortest days is June (Average daylight: 10.7h).

  • Average sunshine in February: 7.2h

The month with most sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 7.2h).
Months with least sunshine are September and October (Average sunshine: 4.9).

Average UV index in February - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Average UV index in February: 12

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, November and December (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are June and July (UV index 5).

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