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City of sand and samba

Rio de Janeiro is a captivating beach-city with a lust for life, where the open arms of the Christ the Redeemer statue embrace an intoxicating metropolis whose inhabitants have perfected the art of living for the moment. Lined with legendary white-sand beaches including Ipanema and Copacabana along its sparkling coastline and flanked by rainforests and the mountains of Tijuca National Park. This is where the world-famous Rio Carnival erupts in a sea of colour accompanied by the ever-present samba beat. Combine the festival atmosphere in Rio de Janeiro with tango lessons in Buenos Aires for a magical multi centre holiday in South America. 

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Our Favourite Time in Rio de Janeiro

Avg Max TempAvg Rainfall
JAN
27°C
126mm
FEB
27°C
118mm
MAR
27°C
125mm
APR
25°C
101mm
MAY
24°C
78mm
JUN
21°C
58mm
JUL
21°C
39mm
AUG
22°C
40mm
SEP
23°C
65mm
OCT
24°C
82mm
NOV
25°C
100mm
DEC
27°C
135mm
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Autumn Season

Autumn in Rio de Janeiro is short with high temperatures and dropping humidity levels from the humid summer. Overall the season doesn’t differ much from the rest of the year, although March and April can be rainy. 

Our Favourite Season

We love visiting Rio de Janeiro between March and June or between September and November. Spring and autumn are short seasons and show very little temperature difference, but skies are clear and sunny, humidity is lower, rains less frequent, and crowds fewer. 

Spring Season

Thanks to the equatorial location of Rio spring is very short and shows little difference from other seasons. The temperatures are warm rather than hot and the humidity is low. 

Summer Season

Most of the year is summer in Rio de Janeiro, with hot daytime temperatures and comfortable night temperatures. The summer months will have the highest chance of rain, although it is unpredictable when. On average December is the rainiest month. 

Winter Season

Winter in Rio de Janeiro is not like what we experience in the UK. The temperature remains similar to summer ones, dropping five degrees or so, and it can get a bit cooler at night. Rainfall is infrequent and rarely occurs during the winter. 

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