“Weather In Rio de Janeiro, Brazil”
Rio de Janeiro Current Weather & Forecast
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Rio de Janeiro Weather & Climate description
The weather in Rio de Janeiro Brazil is typically hot and humid for much of the year.
Rio lies just north of the Tropic of Capricorn, so it has a tropical climate. The summer months are from December-March and are almost always hot and humid. The winter months are from June-September and brings more comfortable temperatures.
Summer temperatures typically average around 25-27 °C (78-81 °F) and sometimes reach to 38°C (100°F) or higher. Winter temperatures average around 22-24°C (71-74°F) and temperatures below 10 °C (50 °F) are very rare in the city. The average annual temperature is 23 °C (73 °F). The average annual minimum temperature is 21 °C (70 °F), and the average annual maximum temperature is 27 °C (81 °F).
Sometimes along the coast, the breeze, blowing alternately onshore and offshore, moderates the temperature a bit Because of its geographic situation, the city is often reached, especially during autumn and winter, by cold fronts advancing from Antarctica, causing frequent weather changes.
Summer is the rainy season, which means there are sometimes short bursts of heavy rain, but a short time later the sun appears. There are also long periods of rain and also in summer strong showers provoke catastrophic floods and landslides. Winter brings mild temperatures and less rain than in the summer. The average yearly precipitation is 1000-1500 millimeters (39 and 59 inches.
Rio de Janeiro receives many clear and sunny days a year. Since Rio is near the equator the sun’s rays can be very strong and hot. Protecting your skin with sun block is recommended, especially if you are going to the beach.
Rio de Janeiro Weather Data Chart
Below is a weather/climate data chart of Rio de Janeiro of average temperatures, humidity, rain and other weather data information on the city of Rio.