Hercílio Luz International Airport

SBFL · Santa Catarina, Brazil

Statistics Hercílio Luz International Airport 2019-2022

Climate and trends: average temperature, flight conditions, precipitation, wind speed and direction.

Calculated from historical METAR data of Hercílio Luz International Airport (SBFL) between 2019 and 2022.

VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2022 2021 2020 2019
January 84.0 83 75 86 91
February 90.9 93 88 84 91
March 87.8 73 92 94 93
April 86.5 81 88 94 87
May 86.0 82 91 99 80
June 81.0 78 75 82 93
July 86.0 82 95 89 80
August 82.4 75 75 87 94
September 75.6 85 76 68 77
October 73.9 72 64 72 77
November 81.7 78 79 85 76
December 81.9 70 86 73 92
Average 83.0 79.3 81.7 84.0 85.8

65th best VFR conditions of Brazil

VFR conditions during daylight period

Percentage of observations where the VFR minimums for ceiling and visibility are met:
  • Visibility: 8 km or more
  • Ceiling: 3,000 ft or more
Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Marginal VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2022 2021 2020 2019
January 95.0 96 89 99 97
February 97.4 100 95 96 96
March 96.5 91 97 99 99
April 97.0 96 98 100 96
May 95.6 91 98 100 93
June 95.2 95 93 93 98
July 94.7 90 97 98 95
August 93.9 89 91 98 98
September 92.2 95 92 87 96
October 91.1 90 87 90 94
November 94.8 88 96 96 96
December 95.1 86 99 88 98
Average 94.8 92.2 94.2 95.0 96.2

Marginal VFR conditions or better during daylight period

Percentage of observations where the MVFR minimums for ceiling and visibility are met:
  • Visibility: 5 km or more
  • Ceiling: 1,000 ft or more
Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Maximum temperatures (°C)

Month Average 2022 2021 2020 2019
January 29.3 30 28 29 32
February 28.9 30 29 28 29
March 28.1 28 29 28 28
April 26.1 25 26 26 27
May 23.3 22 22 24 24
June 21.9 20 21 23 25
July 21.5 23 21 21 22
August 21.3 21 22 22 22
September 22.6 22 23 23 22
October 24.2 24 23 25 26
November 25.5 25 25 26 26
December 27.4 27 27 27 28
Average 25.0 24.5 24.4 25.1 25.7

103rd highest temperature of Brazil

Average highest temperature per day

The maximum temperature is typically observed some hours after noon.

Minimum temperatures (°C)

Month Average 2022 2021 2020 2019
January 22.7 23 23 22 24
February 21.9 22 21 22 22
March 21.4 21 22 21 22
April 19.3 19 19 18 21
May 16.8 16 15 16 19
June 15.2 14 14 16 17
July 13.9 16 12 13 14
August 14.7 14 16 15 15
September 16.9 15 18 17 16
October 18.0 18 18 19 19
November 18.9 18 20 19 20
December 20.9 22 21 21 21
Average 18.3 17.9 18.1 18.1 19.1

40th lowest temperature of Brazil

Average lowest temperature per day

The minimum temperature is typically observed just before sunrise.

Precipitation (%)

Month Average 2022 2021 2020 2019
January 8.0 8 17 4 4
February 4.8 2 7 6 10
March 6.0 11 4 2 6
April 5.8 6 4 2 10
May 8.0 12 6 1 9
June 6.5 7 10 9 5
July 4.2 5 2 3 10
August 6.4 13 7 1 2
September 8.8 7 9 9 5
October 11.1 16 16 7 11
November 7.0 13 5 6 10
December 6.7 12 2 13 3
Average 7.0 9.3 7.4 5.2 7.0

Precipitation during daylight period

Percentage of observations with observed rain, drizzle, snow or hail. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Wind speed (knots)

Month Average 2022 2021 2020 2019
January 8.3 10 8 9 8
February 8.0 9 8 9 8
March 7.7 8 8 8 7
April 7.5 8 8 8 7
May 7.0 8 7 8 7
June 7.2 7 7 8 8
July 7.6 8 7 8 7
August 8.6 9 8 9 9
September 8.7 9 9 9 10
October 9.1 9 9 10 10
November 9.4 11 9 9 10
December 8.9 9 9 9 10
Average 8.2 8.7 8.2 8.6 8.4

103rd highest wind speed of Brazil

Average wind speed

Excluding wind gusts. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Prevailing wind direction

Month 2022 2021 2020 2019
January 023° 039° 101° 037°
February 032° 121° 105° 197°
March 114° 023° 044° 119°
April 176° 154° 031° 043°
May 212° 284° 350° 180°
June 333° 047° 353° 340°
July 348° 350° 337° 350°
August 341° 011° 343° 348°
September 072° 012° 061° 067°
October 082° 051° 077° 019°
November 125° 034° 088° 032°
December 079° 114° 088° 016°

Prevailing wind direction

Average wind direction, weighed by wind speed. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

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