The best times to visit Sao Paulo for ideal weather are

March 19th to December 9th

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

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Weather in Sao Paulo

Temperature

Average temperatures in Sao Paulo vary little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel very enjoyable all year with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout the year. The area is more temperate than most — in the 86th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Sao Paulo, the hottest months are February, January, and then December. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early February where highs are regularly around 86°F (30°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 68.9°F (20.5°C) at night.

Sao Paulo Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Sao Paulo Temperatures (Celsius)

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“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.

Sao Paulo Perceived Temperature (F)

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Sao Paulo Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Sao 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 82.6 75.1 68
Feb 85 77 69
Mar 81.2 74.1 67.3
Apr 78.2 71.2 64.1
May 73.5 66.6 59.2
Jun 72.2 64.5 56.5
Jul 72.5 64.5 55.7
Aug 76.1 66.8 56.4
Sep 78 69.2 60.3
Oct 79.5 71.2 63.2
Nov 79.7 72.3 65.2
Dec 82.1 74.6 67.3

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 28.1 23.9 20
Feb 29.4 25 20.6
Mar 27.3 23.4 19.6
Apr 25.7 21.8 17.8
May 23.1 19.2 15.1
Jun 22.3 18.1 13.6
Jul 22.5 18.1 13.2
Aug 24.5 19.3 13.6
Sep 25.6 20.7 15.7
Oct 26.4 21.8 17.3
Nov 26.5 22.4 18.4
Dec 27.8 23.7 19.6

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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.
Chanceof Precipitation

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

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Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

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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 0
Feb 0% 0 0
Mar 0% 0 0
Apr 0% 0 0
May 0% 0 0
Jun 0% 0 0
Jul 0% 0 0.1
Aug 0% 0 0
Sep 0% 0 0
Oct 0% 0 0
Nov 0% 0 0
Dec 0% 0 0

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 0 0 0
Feb 0 0 0
Mar 0 0 0
Apr 0 0 0
May 0 0 0
Jun 0 0 0
Jul 0 0 0.3
Aug 0 0 0
Sep 0 0 0
Oct 0 0 0
Nov 0 0 0
Dec 0 0 0
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Humidity and Wind

Sao Paulo has some high humidity months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is August (52.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is March (65%).

Wind in Sao Paulo is usually calm. The windiest month is November, followed by October and September. November’s average wind speed of around 6.4 knots (7.3 MPH or 11.8 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in mid October where average top sustained speeds reach 11.8 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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Avg. Relative Humidity

Wind

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

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Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 5 Light breeze 10.4 Gentle breeze
Feb 4.8 Light breeze 10.3 Gentle breeze
Mar 5.4 Light breeze 10.5 Gentle breeze
Apr 5.5 Light breeze 10 Gentle breeze
May 5 Light breeze 9.7 Gentle breeze
Jun 4.6 Light breeze 9.2 Gentle breeze
Jul 4.4 Light breeze 9.1 Gentle breeze
Aug 5.2 Light breeze 9.8 Gentle breeze
Sep 5.8 Light breeze 10.7 Gentle breeze
Oct 6.1 Light breeze 11.3 Significant breeze
Nov 6.4 Light breeze 11.6 Gentle breeze
Dec 5.7 Light breeze 10.6 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 64.2%
Feb 60.2%
Mar 65%
Apr 64%
May 63%
Jun 64.1%
Jul 60.4%
Aug 52.8%
Sep 55.9%
Oct 59.6%
Nov 62.1%
Dec 61.8%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Sao Paulo?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe. As of Jan 18, 2018 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


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Sao Paulo, Brazil is July, followed by January and June. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Sao Paulo in October. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month

 

Most Popular Months to Visit

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Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 49.6 in October means 49.6% of the tourists vs. July.


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Overall Sao Paulo Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 83.1°F (28.4°C) and 70.2°F (21.2°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Fall is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Winter (June through August)

The middle-year months have comfortably cool weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Sao Paulo, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 81.3°F (27.4°C) and 74.7°F (23.7°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Summer (December through February)

Weather is perfect this time of year in Sao Paulo to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 86°F (30°C) and 79.8°F (26.6°C). These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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