Fortaleza, Ceará, Brazil: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Fortaleza, Ceará, Brazil? If you're planning to go to Fortaleza, the following is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Fortaleza, Ceará, Brazil

Based on the climate and weather in Fortaleza, the best time to go is September. See below for details.

Important essentials for Fortaleza, Ceará, Brazil

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Fortaleza, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

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  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection available.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may become worn. An unreadable vaccine card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks aren't sold for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry TSA-friendly choice.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's important to bring an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a excellent value.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Fortaleza, Ceará, Brazil by month

Already know when you're traveling?

January

If you visit Fortaleza during January, you may notice that it can be sweltering. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day.

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February

February in this region is extremely hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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March

If you visit Fortaleza during March, you might find that it can be very hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day.

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April

April in Fortaleza can be sweltering. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (low 20s C).

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May

If you go to Fortaleza in May, you will notice that it can be very hot. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 20s C).

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June

June in Fortaleza can be very hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (low 20s C).

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July

Traveling to Fortaleza in July, you will notice that it can be very hot. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 20s C).

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August

If you are traveling to Fortaleza in August, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 20s C).

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September

September for Fortaleza is really hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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October

October for Fortaleza is constantly hot. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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November

Traveling to Fortaleza in November, you will notice that it is consistently hot. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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December

December in Fortaleza is really hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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Activities for Fortaleza, Ceará, Brazil

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Fortaleza.

If you are intending to go to the must-see Metropolitan Cathedral of Fortaleza, it's recommended to wear modest clothing:

If you go to Parque Ecologico do Cocó, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Binoculars

    Like these

If you visit the Museu de Arte e Cultura Popular, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

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