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
Weather in São Paulo
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)
São Paulo Temperatures (Celsius)
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)
São Paulo Perceived Temperature (C)
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.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
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.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in São Paulo (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
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.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
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|
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.