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Average Weather in Tapejara Brazil

In Tapejara, the summers are long, warm, and humid; the winters are short and cool; and it is wet and partly cloudy year round. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 45°F to 83°F and is rarely below 34°F or above 88°F.

The warm season lasts for 4.5 months, from November 11 to March 28, with an average daily high temperature above 79°F. The hottest day of the year is January 20, with an average high of 83°F and low of 63°F.

The cool season lasts for 2.8 months, from May 18 to August 12, with an average daily high temperature below 68°F. The coldest day of the year is July 22, with an average low of 45°F and high of 65°F.

Average High and Low Temperature

The daily average high (red line) and low (blue line) temperature, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands. The thin dotted lines are the corresponding average perceived temperatures.

The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the entire year of hourly average temperatures. The horizontal axis is the day of the year, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the color is the average temperature for that hour and day.

Average Hourly Temperature

Average Hourly Temperature in TapejaraJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec12 AM4 AM8 AM12 PM4 PM8 PM12 AMcoldcoolwarmcomfortable
The average hourly temperature, color coded into bands: frigid < 15°F < freezing < 32°F < chilly < 45°F < cold < 55°F < cool < 65°F < comfortable < 75°F < warm < 85°F < hot < 95°F < sweltering. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.

Clouds

In Tapejara, the average percentage of the sky covered by clouds experiences mild seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The clearer part of the year in Tapejara begins around February 27 and lasts for 2.4 months, ending around May 9. On March 27, the clearest day of the year, the sky is clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 64% of the time, and overcast or mostly cloudy 36% of the time.

The cloudier part of the year begins around May 9 and lasts for 9.6 months, ending around February 27. On June 15, the cloudiest day of the year, the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy 53% of the time, and clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 47% of the time.

Cloud Cover Categories

Cloud Cover Categories in TapejaraclearercloudiercloudierJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%10%90%20%80%30%70%40%60%50%50%60%40%70%30%80%20%90%10%100%0%Mar 2764%Mar 2764%Jun 1547%Jun 1547%May 955%May 955%partly cloudyclearovercastmostly clearmostly cloudy
The percentage of time spent in each cloud cover band, categorized by the percentage of the sky covered by clouds: clear < 20% < mostly clear < 40% < partly cloudy < 60% < mostly cloudy < 80% < overcast.

Precipitation

A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. The chance of wet days in Tapejara varies throughout the year.

The wetter season lasts 5.5 months, from September 24 to March 9, with a greater than 42% chance of a given day being a wet day. The chance of a wet day peaks at 53% on February 12.

The drier season lasts 6.5 months, from March 9 to September 24. The smallest chance of a wet day is 30% on May 18.

Among wet days, we distinguish between those that experience rain alone, snow alone, or a mixture of the two. Based on this categorization, the most common form of precipitation throughout the year is rain alone, with a peak probability of 53% on February 12.

Daily Chance of Precipitation

Daily Chance of Precipitation in TapejarawetwetdryJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%10%20%30%40%50%60%70%80%90%100%Feb 1253%Feb 1253%May 1830%May 1830%Jan 146%Jan 146%Sep 2442%Sep 2442%rain
The percentage of days in which various types of precipitation are observed, excluding trace quantities: rain alone, snow alone, and mixed (both rain and snow fell in the same day).

Rainfall

To show variation within the months and not just the monthly totals, we show the rainfall accumulated over a sliding 31-day period centered around each day of the year. Tapejara experiences significant seasonal variation in monthly rainfall.

Rain falls throughout the year in Tapejara. The most rain falls during the 31 days centered around October 5, with an average total accumulation of 7.7 inches.

The least rain falls around March 22, with an average total accumulation of 4.4 inches.

Average Monthly Rainfall

The average rainfall (solid line) accumulated over the course of a sliding 31-day period centered on the day in question, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands. The thin dotted line is the corresponding average liquid-equivalent snowfall.

Sun

The length of the day in Tapejara varies over the course of the year. In 2017, the shortest day is June 21, with 10 hours, 22 minutes of daylight; the longest day is December 21, with 13 hours, 56 minutes of daylight.

Hours of Daylight and Twilight

The number of hours during which the Sun is visible (black line). From bottom (most yellow) to top (most gray), the color bands indicate: full daylight, twilight (civil, nautical, and astronomical), and full night.

The earliest sunrise is at 5:52 AM on October 14, and the latest sunrise is 1 hour, 28 minutes later at 7:20 AM on July 1. The earliest sunset is at 5:39 PM on June 9, and the latest sunset is 2 hours, 50 minutes later at 8:29 PM on January 10.

Daylight saving time (DST) is observed in Tapejara during 2017, starting in the spring on October 15 and ending in the fall on February 18.

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in TapejaraJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec2 AM4 AM6 AM8 AM10 AM12 PM2 PM4 PM6 PM8 PM10 PM12 AMOct 145:52 AMOct 145:52 AM8:29 PMJan 108:29 PMJan 10Jun 95:39 PMJun 95:39 PM7:20 AMJul 17:20 AMJul 1DSTFeb 18DSTFeb 18Oct 15DSTOct 15DSTdaynightnight
The solar day over the course of the year 2017. From bottom to top, the black lines are the previous solar midnight, sunrise, solar noon, sunset, and the next solar midnight. The day, twilights (civil, nautical, and astronomical), and night are indicated by the color bands from yellow to gray. The transitions to and from daylight saving time are indicated by the 'DST' labels.

Humidity

We base the humidity comfort level on the dew point, as it determines whether perspiration will evaporate from the skin, thereby cooling the body. Lower dew points feel drier and higher dew points feel more humid. Unlike temperature, which typically varies significantly between night and day, dew point tends to change more slowly, so while the temperature may drop at night, a muggy day is typically followed by a muggy night.

Tapejara experiences extreme seasonal variation in the perceived humidity.

The muggier period of the year lasts for 6.3 months, from October 15 to April 24, during which time the comfort level is muggy, oppressive, or miserable at least 14% of the time. The muggiest day of the year is February 9, with muggy conditions 56% of the time.

The least muggy day of the year is July 20, when muggy conditions are essentially unheard of.

Humidity Comfort Levels

Humidity Comfort Levels in TapejaramuggymuggyJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%10%20%30%40%50%60%70%80%90%100%Jul 200%Jul 200%Feb 956%Feb 956%Oct 1515%Oct 1515%Apr 2414%Apr 2414%oppressiveoppressivedrydryhumidhumidmuggymuggycomfortablecomfortable
The percentage of time spent at various humidity comfort levels, categorized by dew point: dry < 55°F < comfortable < 60°F < humid < 65°F < muggy < 70°F < oppressive < 75°F < miserable.

Wind

This section discusses the wide-area hourly average wind vector (speed and direction) at 10 meters above the ground. The wind experienced at any given location is highly dependent on local topography and other factors, and instantaneous wind speed and direction vary more widely than hourly averages.

The average hourly wind speed in Tapejara does not vary significantly over the course of the year, remaining within 0.4 miles per hour of 2.8 miles per hour throughout.

Average Wind Speed

Average Wind Speed in TapejaraJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0.0 mph0.5 mph1.0 mph1.5 mph2.0 mph2.5 mph3.0 mph3.5 mph4.0 mph4.5 mphSep 143.2 mphSep 143.2 mphFeb 262.4 mphFeb 262.4 mph
The average of mean hourly wind speeds (dark gray line), with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

The predominant average hourly wind direction in Tapejara varies throughout the year.

The wind is most often from the north for 3.4 months, from May 18 to September 1, with a peak percentage of 43% on June 21. The wind is most often from the east for 8.5 months, from September 1 to May 18, with a peak percentage of 35% on January 1.

Wind Direction

Wind Direction in TapejaraENEJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%20%80%40%60%60%40%80%20%100%0%southeastwestnorth
The percentage of hours in which the mean wind direction is from each of the four cardinal wind directions (north, east, south, and west), excluding hours in which the mean wind speed is less than 1 mph. The lightly tinted areas at the boundaries are the percentage of hours spent in the implied intermediate directions (northeast, southeast, southwest, and northwest).

Solar Energy

This section discusses the total daily incident shortwave solar energy reaching the surface of the ground over a wide area, taking full account of seasonal variations in the length of the day, the elevation of the Sun above the horizon, and absorption by clouds and other atmospheric constituents. Shortwave radiation includes visible light and ultraviolet radiation.

The average daily incident shortwave solar energy experiences significant seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The brighter period of the year lasts for 3.4 months, from October 27 to February 10, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter above 6.4 kWh. The brightest day of the year is December 4, with an average of 7.3 kWh.

The darker period of the year lasts for 3.0 months, from May 7 to August 8, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter below 3.9 kWh. The darkest day of the year is June 22, with an average of 3.1 kWh.

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in TapejarabrightbrightdarkJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 kWh1 kWh2 kWh3 kWh4 kWh5 kWh6 kWh7 kWh8 kWh9 kWh10 kWhDec 47.3 kWhDec 47.3 kWhJun 223.1 kWhJun 223.1 kWhOct 276.4 kWhOct 276.4 kWhFeb 106.5 kWhFeb 106.5 kWhMay 73.9 kWhMay 73.9 kWhAug 83.9 kWhAug 83.9 kWh
The average daily shortwave solar energy reaching the ground per square meter (orange line), with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

Topography

For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Tapejara are -28.068 deg latitude, -52.014 deg longitude, and 2,185 ft elevation.

The topography within 2 miles of Tapejara contains significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 551 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 2,221 feet. Within 10 miles contains significant variations in elevation (1,184 feet). Within 50 miles contains very significant variations in elevation (2,228 feet).

The area within 2 miles of Tapejara is covered by cropland (43%), trees (22%), shrubs (19%), and grassland (15%), within 10 miles by cropland (49%) and trees (27%), and within 50 miles by cropland (40%) and trees (34%).

Data Sources

This report illustrates the typical weather in Tapejara, based on a statistical analysis of historical hourly weather reports and model reconstructions from January 1, 1980 to December 31, 2016.

Tapejara is further than 200 kilometers from the nearest reliable weather station, so the weather-related data on this page were taken entirely from NASA's MERRA-2 satellite-era reanalysis . This reanalysis combines a variety of wide-area measurements in a state-of-the-art global meteorological model to reconstruct the hourly history of weather throughout the world on a 50-kilometer grid.

The temperature and dew point estimates are corrected for the difference between the reference elevation of the MERRA-2 grid cell and the elevation of Tapejara, according to the International Standard Atmosphere .

All data relating to the Sun's position (e.g., sunrise and sunset) are computed using astronomical formulas from the book, Astronomical Tables of the Sun, Moon and Planets , by Jean Meeus.

Land Use data comes from the Global Land Cover SHARE database , published by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.

Elevation data comes from the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) , published by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

Names, locations, and time zones of places and some airports come from the GeoNames Geographical Database .

Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .

Maps are © Esri, with data from National Geographic, Esri, DeLorme, NAVTEQ, UNEP-WCMC, USGS, NASA, ESA, METI, NRCAN, GEBCO, NOAA, and iPC.