Monthly climate in Sao Paulo, Brazil

Last updated: June 25, 2022

Under the Köppen–Geiger climate classification Sao Paulo features a humid subtropical climate (Cfa). Temperatures typically range between 17 °C (62 °F) and 23 °C (74 °F) through the year, but rarely can drop to 2 °C (36 °F) or can rise to as high as 37 °C (99 °F). The average annual precipitation amounts to about 1117 mm (44.0 inches) and receives 141 rainy days on the 1 mm (0.04 inches) threshold annually. Sao Paulo enjoys an average of 3401 hours of sunshine throughout the year, and daylight varies from 10 hours 41 minutes to 13 hours 32 minutes per day.

Monthly average temperatures in Sao Paulo, Brazil §

The warmest months in Sao Paulo are January, February and Mart, with daily mean temperatures ranging from 23 to 23 °C (73 - 74 °F) throughout the day. The coldest temperatures usually occur in June, July and August, when daily mean temperatures range from 17 to 18 °C (62 - 64 °F) throughout the day. On average each year, Sao Paulo experiences 193 days above 25 °C (77.0 °F) and 0 days below 0 °C (32.0 °F).

Monthly average temperatures with daily means, minimums and maximums for period, average high and low temperatures in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Generated using Copernicus Climate Change Service information. Data for period from January 2017 to June 2022.
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Maximum 34°C
(93°F)
35°C
(95°F)
33°C
(91°F)
31°C
(89°F)
29°C
(85°F)
28°C
(82°F)
29°C
(85°F)
32°C
(89°F)
35°C
(95°F)
37°C
(99°F)
35°C
(96°F)
34°C
(93°F)
Mean maximum 32°C
(90°F)
32°C
(90°F)
32°C
(89°F)
30°C
(86°F)
28°C
(83°F)
26°C
(79°F)
28°C
(82°F)
30°C
(87°F)
34°C
(93°F)
33°C
(92°F)
32°C
(91°F)
32°C
(90°F)
Average high 28°C
(82°F)
27°C
(82°F)
28°C
(82°F)
25°C
(78°F)
23°C
(75°F)
23°C
(73°F)
23°C
(74°F)
23°C
(73°F)
27°C
(81°F)
26°C
(79°F)
26°C
(78°F)
27°C
(81°F)
Daily mean 23°C
(74°F)
23°C
(73°F)
23°C
(73°F)
20°C
(69°F)
18°C
(65°F)
18°C
(64°F)
17°C
(62°F)
17°C
(63°F)
20°C
(69°F)
21°C
(70°F)
21°C
(69°F)
22°C
(72°F)
Average low 20°C
(68°F)
19°C
(66°F)
19°C
(67°F)
17°C
(62°F)
14°C
(58°F)
14°C
(57°F)
12°C
(54°F)
13°C
(56°F)
16°C
(60°F)
17°C
(63°F)
17°C
(62°F)
18°C
(66°F)
Mean minimum 17°C
(62°F)
16°C
(61°F)
16°C
(61°F)
13°C
(55°F)
9°C
(48°F)
10°C
(51°F)
6°C
(43°F)
8°C
(47°F)
12°C
(53°F)
13°C
(55°F)
12°C
(55°F)
14°C
(58°F)
Minimum 15°C
(59°F)
15°C
(59°F)
14°C
(57°F)
11°C
(52°F)
5°C
(42°F)
8°C
(47°F)
2°C
(36°F)
6°C
(42°F)
9°C
(48°F)
12°C
(53°F)
11°C
(53°F)
12°C
(54°F)

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Monthly average precipitation in Sao Paulo, Brazil §

Sao Paulo usually has the most precipitation in January, February and December, with an average of 19 rainy days and 160 mm (6.3 inches) of precipitation per month. The driest months in Sao Paulo are June, July and September. On average, 37 mm (1.5 inches) of precipitation falls during these months.

Monthly average precipitation and precipitation days in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Generated using Copernicus Climate Change Service information. Data for period from January 2017 to January 2022.
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Average precipitation mm (inches) 177 (7.0) 158 (6.2) 135 (5.3) 55 (2.2) 48 (1.9) 45 (1.8) 25 (1.0) 57 (2.2) 40 (1.6) 118 (4.6) 116 (4.6) 143 (5.6)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1 mm) 20 17 16 9 6 6 2 7 6 16 15 21

Monthly sunshine hours in Sao Paulo, Brazil §

The sunniest months in Sao Paulo are Mart, November and December, when the sun shines an average of 10 hours 1 minutes a day. Least sunny months in Sao Paulo: January, June and August receive an average of 8 hours 23 minutes of sunshine daily.

Mean monthly sunshine duration, average sunshine hours per day and mean daily daylight hours in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Generated using Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service information. Data for period from January 2017 to January 2022.
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Mean monthly sunshine hours 245 269 310 294 281 259 293 268 294 277 296 317
Mean daily daylight hours 13h 23m 12h 51m 12h 11m 11h 30m 10h 57m 10h 41m 10h 50m 11h 19m 11h 57m 12h 38m 13h 14m 13h 32m

Solar UV radiation in Sao Paulo, Brazil §

Sao Paulo experiences the highest level of ultraviolet (UV) radiation in February, Mart and December, when the maximum UV index can reach values of 14 - 16, which corresponds to the Extreme category of sun exposure. May, June and July are in the Low / High / Very High exposure category. In these months, the maximum values of the UV index do not exceed 8. For more detailed information, check out our hourly Sao Paulo UV Index data.

Average daily maximum UV levels by month for Sao Paulo, Brazil. Generated using Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service information. Data for period from January 2017 to June 2022.
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
UV Index (month maximum) 13 16 14 9 7 1 8 11 12 13 14 15