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Belo Horizonte Climate & Temperature

  • Belo Horizonte, Brazil is at 19°56'S, 43°55'W, 850 m (2789 ft). See map.
  • Belo Horizonte has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate (Köppen-Geiger classification: Aw) with a pronounced dry season in the low-sun months , no cold season, wet season is in the high-sun months.
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Belo Horizonte is situated in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 21.1 degrees Celsius (70 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.1 °C (9.2°F). This indicates that the continentality type is hyperoceanic, subtype truly hyperoceanic. Belo Horizonte Climate Graph
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 1491.3 mm (58.7 inches) which is equivalent to 1491.3 Litres/m² (36.58 Gallons/ft²).
  • On average there are 2493 hours of sunshine per year. Visit the sunshine and daylight section to check monthly details including how high in the sky the sun reaches each month.
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Belo Horizonte you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Minamidaitojima, Japan where you would find a Humid subtropical climate.

Belo Horizonte Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 25 (76) 27 (80) 27 (81) 28 (82) 28 (82) 27 (81) 28 (83) 29 (84) 29 (83) 28 (82) 26 (79) 25 (77) 27 (81)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 18 (65) 19 (66) 21 (70) 22 (71) 22 (72) 22 (72) 23 (73) 23 (74) 23 (73) 21 (70) 20 (68) 19 (65) 21 (70)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 13 (56) 14 (58) 16 (61) 18 (64) 18 (65) 18 (65) 19 (66) 19 (66) 19 (66) 17 (63) 15 (59) 13 (56) 17 (62)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 16 (1) 14 (1) 41 (2) 123 (5) 228 (9) 319 (13) 296 (12) 188 (7) 164 (6) 61 (2) 28 (1) 14 (1) 1491 (59)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 2 (6) 4 (13) 4 (13) 12 (39) 16 (53) 19 (61) 21 (68) 13 (46) 12 (39) 12 (40) 4 (13) 4 (13) 123 (34)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 8h 17' 8h 29' 6h 38' 5h 52' 5h 42' 4h 34' 6h 11' 6h 09' 6h 36' 7h 18' 7h 44' 8h 18' 6h 49'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 11h 02' 11h 27' 12h 00' 12h 35' 13h 04' 13h 18' 13h 10' 12h 46' 12h 14' 11h 39' 11h 10' 10h 55' 12h 00'
Percentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 76 (24) 75 (25) 56 (44) 47 (53) 44 (56) 35 (65) 47 (53) 49 (51) 55 (45) 63 (37) 70 (30) 77 (23) 57 (43)
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 49.6 58.1 69.4 80.2 86.7 86.5 87.3 80 69.6 58.1 49.8 46.6 68.5

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