Salvador has a tropical rainforest climate (Köppen: Af) with no discernible dry season due to no month having an average rainfall of less than 60 mm.
From the top: Farol da Barra Lighthouse, Ponta de Santo Antonio, southern end of town.
Featured, the Barra Lighthouse, Buildings Facades in the Harbor at Salvador, Lacerda Elevator, The monument to the heroes of the battles of Independence of Bahia, panoramic view of the city., it is the largest city proper in the Northeast Region and the 4th-largest city proper in the country, after São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and Brasília.
Salvador forms the heart of the During his second voyage for Portugal, the Italian explorer Amerigo Vespucci sighted the bay on All Saints' Day (November 1) 1502 and, in honor of the date and his parish church in Florence, he named it the Bay of the Holy Savior of All the Saints.
and, in 1534, Francisco Pereira Coutinho, the first captain of Bahia, established the settlement of Pereira in modern Salvador's Ladeira da Barra neighborhood.
Salvador's driest month of the year is September, when the city receives on average 10 cm (4 in) of precipitation.