Annual Rainfall Averages for Brazil





The tables below give annual averages for rainfall at cities and other locations in Brazil. Each place has a total for how many days of wet weather it usually gets a year and for the normal amount of precipitation.

You can jump to a separate table for each region of the country: Northeast Brazil, Southeast Brazil, South Brazil, Center West Brazil and North Brazil.

The rainfall measurements are averages of weather data collected from 1961 to 1990.

Northeast Brazil

Annual rainfall averages
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
73 Apodí 35.2 893
133 Aracaju 66.7 1695
103 Campina Grande 34.5 875
132 Fortaleza 63.3 1608
149 João Pessoa 84.5 2145
185 Maceió 81.5 2071
126 Natal 57.7 1465
43 Petrolina 16.9 428
171 Recife 95.2 2418
173 Salvador 84.4 2144
68 São Gonçalo 39.2 996
130 São Luis 90.2 2290
91 Teresina 54.9 1393

Southeast Brazil

Average yearly precipitation
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
87 Araçatuba 49.4 1255
93 Belo Horizonte 57.6 1464
82 Cabo Frio 30.9 785
97 Campinas 53.4 1358
132 Campos do Jordão 72.9 1853
110 Franca 64.7 1643
117 Ilha Guaíba 56.5 1436
110 Juiz de Fora 62.9 1597
93 Rio de Janeiro 42.1 1069
132 Santos 78.4 1991
91 São José dos Campos 45.5 1155
107 São Paulo 56.7 1441
97 Sorocaba 52.4 1330
156 Ubatuba 102.3 2597
104 Uberaba 58.1 1476
108 Vitória 49.3 1252

South Brazil

Average amount of rain a year
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
124 Caxias do Sul 71.8 1823
116 Curitiba 58.4 1483
120 Florianópolis 59.8 1518
95 Foz do lguaçu 73.6 1869
106 Londrina 64.3 1633
106 Maringá 62.7 1593
107 Ponta Grossa 59.7 1517
101 Porto Alegre 52.0 1320
88 Rio Grande 48.6 1234

Center West Brazil

Annual precipitation averages
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
111 Brasília 60.7 1541
101 Campo Grande 60.4 1534
98 Cuiabá 52.8 1342
116 Goiânia 61.9 1571
110 Goiás 70.0 1778
125 Pirenópolis 69.8 1772

North Brazil

Average rainfall in a year
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
221 Belém 115.0 2922
168 Benjamin Constant 111.1 2821
107 Boa Vista 55.9 1420
158 Cruzeiro do Sul 89.9 2283
169 Macapá 143.2 3638
160 Manaus 90.8 2307
81 Palmas 51.2 1301
156 Porto Velho 88.8 2255
140 Rio Branco 76.7 1948
162 Santarém 83.4 2119
230 Taracuá 143.2 3638
Reference

Brasil INMET. Instituto Nacional de Meteorologia. Ministério da Agricultura, Pecuária e Abastecimento. Normais Climatológicas do Brasil 1961-1990.

Brazil Precipitation
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