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

MonthAvg. High (°F)Avg. Mean (°F)Avg. Low (°F)
Jan82.675.168
Feb857769
Mar81.274.167.3
Apr78.271.264.1
May73.566.659.2
Jun72.264.556.5
Jul72.564.555.7
Aug76.166.856.4
Sep7869.260.3
Oct79.571.263.2
Nov79.772.365.2
Dec82.174.667.3

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan28.123.920
Feb29.42520.6
Mar27.323.419.6
Apr25.721.817.8
May23.119.215.1
Jun22.318.113.6
Jul22.518.113.2
Aug24.519.313.6
Sep25.620.715.7
Oct26.421.817.3
Nov26.522.418.4
Dec27.823.719.6


 
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 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

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan0%00
Feb0%00
Mar0%00
Apr0%00
May0%00
Jun0%00
Jul0%00.1
Aug0%00
Sep0%00
Oct0%00
Nov0%00
Dec0%00

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan000
Feb000
Mar000
Apr000
May000
Jun000
Jul000.3
Aug000
Sep000
Oct000
Nov000
Dec000
–>

 

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.

MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
Jan5Light breeze10.4Gentle breeze
Feb4.8Light breeze10.3Gentle breeze
Mar5.4Light breeze10.5Gentle breeze
Apr5.5Light breeze10Gentle breeze
May5Light breeze9.7Gentle breeze
Jun4.6Light breeze9.2Gentle breeze
Jul4.4Light breeze9.1Gentle breeze
Aug5.2Light breeze9.8Gentle breeze
Sep5.8Light breeze10.7Gentle breeze
Oct6.1Light breeze11.3Significant breeze
Nov6.4Light breeze11.6Gentle breeze
Dec5.7Light breeze10.6Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan64.2%
Feb60.2%
Mar65%
Apr64%
May63%
Jun64.1%
Jul60.4%
Aug52.8%
Sep55.9%
Oct59.6%
Nov62.1%
Dec61.8%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Sao Paulo?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 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. This advisory was last updated on Oct 01, 2019.


 

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.


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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