January Rainfall Averages for Brazil





The tables below give January 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 this month 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

January rainfall averages
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
5 Apodí 2.4 61
7 Aracaju 3.1 78
6 Campina Grande 2.2 55
11 Fortaleza 4.7 119
8 João Pessoa 3.0 76
10 Maceió 3.1 78
6 Natal 2.1 55
5 Petrolina 2.0 50
10 Recife 4.3 108
10 Salvador 5.4 138
7 São Gonçalo 4.2 107
13 São Luis 9.6 244
11 Teresina 7.0 178

Southeast Brazil

Average January precipitation
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
13 Araçatuba 8.1 207
15 Belo Horizonte 10.8 274
7 Cabo Frio 2.9 75
15 Campinas 8.9 227
19 Campos do Jordão 12.1 306
18 Franca 11.6 296
14 Ilha Guaíba 7.0 178
16 Juiz de Fora 11.3 287
13 Mogi das Cruzes 5.6 142
11 Rio de Janeiro 5.4 137
13 Santos 10.1 256
13 São José dos Campos 7.6 193
15 São Paulo 9.3 237
14 Sorocaba 8.3 212
17 Ubatuba 12.8 324
16 Uberaba 8.0 202
11 Vitória 4.7 119

South Brazil

Average amount of rain in January
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
13 Caxias do Sul 6.5 164
15 Curitiba 6.8 172
12 Florianópolis 6.4 163
9 Foz do lguaçu 7.7 196
14 Londrina 9.3 236
14 Maringá 8.9 227
13 Ponta Grossa 7.2 182
9 Porto Alegre 4.2 106
8 Rio Grande 4.4 113

Center West Brazil

January precipitation averages
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
17 Brasília 9.7 247
15 Campo Grande 9.1 232
15 Cuiabá 8.5 215
18 Goiânia 10.5 267
18 Goiás 14.0 355
19 Pirenópolis 11.9 303

North Brazil

Average rainfall in January
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
24 Belém 15.2 386
19 Benjamin Constant 13.1 333
3 Boa Vista 1.0 25
19 Cruzeiro do Sul 10.2 258
20 Macapá 11.5 293
19 Manaus 10.4 264
13 Palmas 9.7 246
19 Porto Velho 12.6 321
20 Rio Branco 11.4 289
16 Santarém 7.6 194
20 Taracuá 11.5 293
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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