The best times to visit São Paulo for ideal weather are

April 23rd to October 14th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.

 


São Paulo Travel Guide

  • Safety
  • The busiest and least popular months
  • Overall travel experience by time of year
  • Weather in São Paulo

    Temperature

    Average temperatures in São Paulo vary very little and are seasonally temperate. The area is in the top 58 percent of tourist destinations for pleasant weather. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit São Paulo, the hottest months are February, December, and then January. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early February where highs are regularly around 86.7°F (30.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 68.3°F (20.2°C) at night.

    São Paulo Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

    Key
    High
    Average
    Low

    São Paulo Temperatures (Celsius)

    Key
    High
    Average
    Low

    “Feels-Like” Temperatures

    The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

    São Paulo Perceived Temperature (F)

    Key
    High
    Average
    Low

    São Paulo Perceived Temperature (C)

    Key
    High
    Average
    Low

     

    Average São Paulo Temperatures by Month

    Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

    Show Fahrenheit

    Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
    Jan 84.1 74.3 67.3
    Feb 86.3 75.7 67.9
    Mar 83.8 73.9 66.6
    Apr 80.9 70.9 63.3
    May 75.8 65.7 57.7
    Jun 74.9 64.1 55.8
    Jul 75 64.1 55.4
    Aug 79.4 66.8 56.4
    Sep 81.6 69.6 60.2
    Oct 83.7 72.1 63.1
    Nov 83 72.4 64.4
    Dec 85 74.5 66.8

    Show Celsius

    Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
    Jan 28.9 23.5 19.6
    Feb 30.2 24.3 19.9
    Mar 28.8 23.3 19.2
    Apr 27.2 21.6 17.4
    May 24.3 18.7 14.3
    Jun 23.8 17.8 13.2
    Jul 23.9 17.8 13
    Aug 26.3 19.3 13.6
    Sep 27.6 20.9 15.7
    Oct 28.7 22.3 17.3
    Nov 28.3 22.4 18
    Dec 29.4 23.6 19.3

     
    Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

    Chance of Precipitation

    The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in São Paulo.

    Key
    Days with precipitation

    Snow on the Ground

    The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in São Paulo (in).

    Key
    Snow depth

    Average Rain and Snow by Month

    Show Inches

    Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
    Jan 0 0
    Feb 0 0
    Mar 0 0
    Apr 0 0
    May 0 0
    Jun 0 0
    Jul 0 0
    Aug 0 0
    Sep 0 0
    Oct 0 0
    Nov 0 0
    Dec 0 0

    Show Centimeters

    Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
    Jan 0 0
    Feb 0 0
    Mar 0 0
    Apr 0 0
    May 0 0
    Jun 0 0
    Jul 0 0
    Aug 0 0
    Sep 0 0
    Oct 0 0
    Nov 0 0
    Dec 0 0
    –>

     

    Humidity and Wind

    São Paulo has slightly high to average humidity compared to most tourist destinations. The least humid month is August (53.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (70.8%).

    Wind in São Paulo is usually moderate. The windiest month is October, followed by September and November. October’s average wind speed of around 9.3 knots (10.7 MPH or 17.2 KPH) is considered “gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late September where average top sustained speeds reach 17.7 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

    Relative Humidity (%)

    The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in São Paulo.

    Key
    Avg. Relative Humidity

    Wind

    The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

    Key
    Max Sustained Wind
    Average Daily Wind

    Average Wind Speeds

    Show Wind Speeds

    All wind speeds are in knots.

    Month Avg. Wind Meaning (Beaufort) Avg. Maximum Sustained Wind Meaning (Beufort)
    Jan 7.3 a gentle breeze 14.8 a moderate breeze
    Feb 6.7 a light breeze 13.8 a moderate breeze
    Mar 7.4 a gentle breeze 13.8 a moderate breeze
    Apr 7.7 a gentle breeze 13.3 a moderate breeze
    May 7.5 a gentle breeze 12.7 a moderate breeze
    Jun 7.3 a gentle breeze 12.4 a moderate breeze
    Jul 7.6 a gentle breeze 12.9 a moderate breeze
    Aug 8.4 a gentle breeze 14.5 a moderate breeze
    Sep 9 a gentle breeze 16.2 a moderate breeze
    Oct 9.3 a gentle breeze 17 a fresh breeze
    Nov 8.7 a gentle breeze 16.3 a moderate breeze
    Dec 7.8 a gentle breeze 15.3 a moderate breeze

    Show Relative Humidity by Month

    Month Avg. Relative Humidity
    Jan 70.8
    Feb 66.8
    Mar 68.9
    Apr 69
    May 68
    Jun 66.9
    Jul 63.2
    Aug 53.1
    Sep 56.2
    Oct 59.7
    Nov 65.9
    Dec 66.4

     

    Is it Safe to Travel to São Paulo?

    As of 5/29/2017 there are travel warnings for Brazil; exercise a high degree of caution. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories.
     

    Overall São Paulo Travel Experience by Season

    Fall (March through May)

    Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 85.4°F (29.7°C) and 72.2°F (22.3°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Fall is slow/unreported for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.

    Winter (June through August)

    The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. June – August is slow/unreported season for tourism in São Paulo, so lodging and other accommodations may cost as much as usual.

    Spring (September through November)

    Spring daily highs range from 84.7°F (29.3°C) and 78.1°F (25.6°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. Tourism is slow/unreported during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be normally priced.

    Summer (December through February)

    Weather is perfect this time of year in São Paulo to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 86.7°F (30.4°C) and 82.9°F (28.3°C). These times of year are slow/unreported with tourists.

     


     

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