Climate and Best Time to Visit Jericoacoara, Brazil
To help you plan your trip to Jericoacoara, we have compiled below some important information about the regional climate and ideal times to travel.
Jericoacoara is very close to the equator, which is why the seasons are not very pronounced in this region. The tropical climate’s high temperatures do not differ much throughout the year. For this reason, the year in Northern Brazil is not divided into seasons as we know them in Central Europe, but rather into dry and rainy seasons. The rainy season lasts from January to May and the dry season from June to December.
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During the rainy season from January to May there is a lot of precipitation in Jericoacoara with an overall average between 90 mm and 310 mm (3.5 in to 12.2 in) of rain. Daily high temperatures are between 30 °C and 33 °C (86 °F to 91 °F) and occasionally cooler weather occurs with temperatures between 22 °C and 24 °C (72 °F to 75 °F). During the rainy season you will experience 5 to 7 hours of daily sunlight.
The dry season (June to December) in Jericoacoara is characterized by high temperatures and dry weather. The days are mostly sunny and hot with average highs between 31 °C and 33 °C (88 °F to 91 °F). On the few cooler days and nights, temperatures range from 22 °C to 24 °C (72 °F to 75 °F). The months of the dry season produce from 0 mm to 50 mm (0 in to 2 in) of rain per month, combined with pleasantly sunny weather. During the dry season, travelers benefit from 7 to 9 hours of daily sunlight.
Water temperatures in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Jericoacoara are comfortably warm year round at 27 °C to 29 °C (81 °F to 84 °F), making it an ideal destination for a beach getaway regardless of the season.
Best Time to Visit Jericoacoara
In general, Jericoacoara is suitable as a tourist destination year round. The best time to travel depends, among other things, on your personal vacation preferences.
During the rainy season the weather in Jericoacoara is very humid and warm. Due to the heavy rain, your beach getaway may be less relaxed than you would like it to be. Therefore, for a beach getaway, the dry season from June to December is generally the best time to travel so that you can enjoy the beautiful beaches in hot and dry weather.
However, if you don't mind the rain, if you don't want to go to the beach or if you want to avoid the very high temperatures during the dry season, you can also spend a nice vacation in Jericoacoara during the rainy season.
The Pousada Bella Jeri is ideal for a relaxing beach getaway in Jericoacoara. It is only 100 meters (328 ft) away from the beach and the center of the village can be reached in 5 minutes.
For travelers who prefer to stay in a hotel, we recommend the 5-star Hotel Chili Beach, which is located very close to the wide sandy beach and only a few minutes away from the national park. There, in case of rainy weather, you can help yourself to the hotel's wellness center, or visit one of the many bars or restaurants in Jericoacoara, which are located near the hotel.
Experience the breathtaking Road of Emotions (Rota das Emocoes). From Sao Luis you will drive through the dunes of Lencois Maranhenses National Park, cross the Delta das Americas by boat, and follow the coast line in a 4x4 beach buggy until you reach the vital beach village of Jericoacoara. Be prepared for freshwater pools in the desert, wonderful sunsets over the dunes and the ocean, and emotional moments in a mesmerizing landscape.