Average Sunshine a Year in Brazil





The table below gives annual averages how much sun cities and other locations in Brazil receive. Listed for each place are the average number of hours of sunshine daily, plus the total amount of sun in a typical year.

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 sunshine measurements are averages based on weather data collected from 1961 to 1990.

Northeast Brazil

Average hours of sunshine
Place Day Year
Apodí 8 3041
Aracaju 7 2721
Campina Grande 7 2420
Fortaleza 8 2843
João Pessoa 7 2695
Maceió 7 2627
Natal 8 2968
Petrolina 8 2861
Recife 7 2551
Salvador 7 2496
São Gonçalo 9 3176
São Luis 6 2313
Teresina 8 2782

Southeast Brazil

Hours of sun on average
Place Day Year
Araçatuba 7 2714
Belo Horizonte 7 2569
Cabo Frio 7 2467
Campos do Jordão 5 1894
Franca 7 2496
Ilha Guaíba 6 2032
Juiz de Fora 5 1824
Rio de Janeiro 6 2182
Santos 5 1656
São José dos Campos 6 2069
São Paulo 5 2003
Ubatuba 5 1670
Uberaba 8 2742
Vitória 6 2368

South Brazil

Average hours of sun
Place Day Year
Caxias do Sul 6 2106
Curitiba 5 2006
Florianópolis 6 2097
Foz do lguaçu 6 2295
Londrina 7 2465
Maringá 7 2471
Ponta Grossa 6 2218
Porto Alegre 6 2245
Rio Grande 6 2338

Center West Brazil

Hours of sun on average
Place Day Year
Brasília 6 2363
Campo Grande 7 2576
Cuiabá 7 2465
Goiânia 7 2607
Goiás 6 2286
Pirenópolis 6 2326

North Brazil

Average hours of sunshine
Place Day Year
Belém 6 2242
Benjamin Constant 4 1472
Boa Vista 5 1896
Cruzeiro do Sul 3 1230
Macapá 6 2335
Manaus 5 1829
Palmas 6 2293
Porto Velho 5 1988
Rio Branco 5 1701
Santarém 6 2032
Reference

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

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