May Rainfall Averages for Brazil





The tables below give May 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

May rainfall averages
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
11 Apodí 4.8 122
17 Aracaju 13.1 334
14 Campina Grande 4.1 105
19 Fortaleza 10.1 256
17 João Pessoa 12.1 307
22 Maceió 15.0 382
14 Natal 9.4 240
2 Petrolina 0.9 22
20 Recife 12.5 319
20 Salvador 14.2 360
7 São Gonçalo 3.4 87
20 São Luis 12.5 317
10 Teresina 4.5 113

Southeast Brazil

Average May precipitation
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
4 Araçatuba 2.3 58
3 Belo Horizonte 1.1 29
7 Cabo Frio 2.9 74
4 Campinas 1.8 46
7 Campos do Jordão 3.1 79
4 Franca 2.0 51
8 Ilha Guaíba 3.4 88
5 Juiz de Fora 1.9 49
5 Mogi das Cruzes 1.6 41
6 Rio de Janeiro 2.7 70
9 Santos 5.7 144
4 São José dos Campos 1.2 30
6 São Paulo 2.8 71
8 Sorocaba 4.1 105
11 Ubatuba 5.4 137
3 Uberaba 1.5 38
8 Vitória 3.4 86

South Brazil

Average amount of rain in May
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
9 Caxias do Sul 4.8 123
7 Curitiba 4.0 101
7 Florianópolis 3.8 97
6 Foz do lguaçu 5.0 128
7 Londrina 4.2 107
8 Maringá 5.1 130
5 Ponta Grossa 3.0 76
8 Porto Alegre 3.5 90
6 Rio Grande 3.4 87

Center West Brazil

May precipitation averages
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
3 Brasília 1.5 39
5 Campo Grande 3.8 97
4 Cuiabá 2.0 51
4 Goiânia 1.4 36
3 Goiás 1.6 41
4 Pirenópolis 1.4 36

North Brazil

Average rainfall in May
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
23 Belém 12.0 306
15 Benjamin Constant 9.7 245
14 Boa Vista 8.4 213
12 Cruzeiro do Sul 6.4 163
22 Macapá 16.0 407
17 Manaus 11.0 279
2 Palmas 0.6 15
11 Porto Velho 5.0 127
8 Rio Branco 3.7 93
22 Santarém 10.8 274
23 Taracuá 16.0 407
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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