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Climate and Best Time to Visit North Pantanal, Brazil

The North Pantanal is located in the southern hemisphere and therefore has seasons that are opposite of those in Central Europe. However, given that temperatures do not differ too much, the year is usually divided into dry and rainy seasons. The rainiest months are from October to April, while the dry season is from May to September. Due to the tropical climate in the North Pantanal, there are hot temperatures year round and the weather can seem very humid.
Here you can find all the travel packages and further information about the region.
The rainy season from October to April has hot temperatures year round. Daily high temperatures average between 32 °C and 33 °C (90 °F to 91 °F) and even the somewhat cooler temperature lows are still very warm at 20 °C to 23 °C (68 °F to 73 °F). These months are very rainy with precipitation around 100 mm to 250 mm (3.9 in to 9.8 in) per month.
During the dry season, the weather in the North Pantanal is still hot, but quite dry. The average rainfall drops to anywhere from 0 mm to 50 mm (0 in to 2 in) per month. Daily high temperatures average at 30 °C to 32 °C (86 °F to 90 °F) and the weather therefore remains hot throughout the day. During the dry season, however, it can occasionally get a little cooler. Especially at night it can cool down a lot. The day's lowest temperatures average at 16 °C to 21 °C (61 °F to 70 °F).

Climate diagram of North-Pantanal, Brazil

Best Time to Visit North Pantanal

In general, the North Pantanal is an attractive destination year round and the interesting vegetation can be admired at any time. The best time to go ultimately depends on your vacation preferences. We definitely recommend a Jaguar Safari for your visit.

To identify the best time for your trip to the North Pantanal, please note the following information:
During the rainy season, it can be difficult to travel to different regions due to the heavy rainfall, as the roads are sometimes not very well paved and become flooded. In addition, fewer animals may be observed and there are more mosquitoes. So we would advise against a visit in the Pantanal during that time.

3 Days of Snorkeling, Nature, and Bird Watching
Brazil | Bom Jardim

Get to know the crystal clear rivers of Bom Jardim. On our excursions you will experience river snorkeling, world class bird watching in Lagoa das Araras, and much more. We recommend to combine this tour with a stay in the Pantanal for wildlife observation.

3 Days of Nature and Wildlife Observation
Brazil | North Pantanal

This package was created as an extension for other Pantanal programs. The goal of this trip is to travel deep into the jaguar region to observe these majestic wild cats in their natural habitat. Together with your English-speaking guide you will travel down the Transpantaneira dirt highway until you reach Porto Jofre, where you will board a motorboat to get to the Mutum Expeditions Boat. Highlights of this trip are the jaguar safaris by boat in which you will hopefully be able to see jaguars in their natural habitat and take pictures of them.

4 Days of Wildlife Observation and Nature
Brazil | North Pantanal

On this tour you will experience the Brazilian Pantanal and enjoy all of its beautiful nature. It is the biggest swamp in the world and, with more than 700 species of birds, it is not only an unforgettable experience for bird lovers and ornithologists but for all nature lovers. The Pantanal is a habitat for many types of animals such as monkeys, large otters, tapirs, capybaras, anacondas, wolves, pumas, and jaguars. You will be impressed by all of the biodiversity and the unique landscapes that the Pantanal has to offer.

5 Days of Nature, Wildlife and Jaguar Observation
Brazil | North Pantanal

This tour is a nature lover's dream. Together with your expert English-speaking guide you will explore the Pantanal and go deep into the heart of jaguar territory. Besides observing and photographing the majestic jaguar, you might also be able to spot other animals such as monkeys, sloths, caimans, otters, capybaras, anteaters, and many more during this trip into the Pantanal. For bird watchers, the Pantanal is a great spot to see macaws, herons, toucans, or hawks in their natural habitat.