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São Paulo Climate & Temperature

  • São Paulo, Brazil is at 23°30'S, 46°37'W, 792 m (2598 ft). See map.
  • São Paulo has a humid subtropical climate that is mild with no dry season, constantly moist (year-round rainfall). Summers are hot and muggy with thunderstorms. Winters are mild with precipitation from mid-latitude cyclones. Seasonality is moderate. (Köppen-Geiger classification: Cfa).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification São Paulo is situated in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 19.3 degrees Celsius (66.7 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.6 °C (11.9°F). This indicates that the continentality type is hyperoceanic, subtype truly hyperoceanic. São Paulo Climate Graph
  • In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach 22.3°C (72.1°F) on average falling to 12.3°C (54.1°F) overnight.
  • In spring time temperatures climb reaching 24.9°C (76.8°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of 15.3°C (59.5°F).
  • During summer average high temperatures are 27.2°C (81°F) and average low temperatures are 18.4°C (65.1°F).
  • Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 25.1°C (77.2°F) during the day and lows of 16.1°C (61°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 1454.8 mm (57.3 inches) which is equivalent to 1454.8 Litres/m² (35.68 Gallons/ft²).
  • On average there are 1948 hours of sunshine per year. Visit the sunshine and daylight section to check monthly details including how high in the sky the sun reaches each month.
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Sao Paulo you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Minamidaitojima, Japan where you would find a Humid subtropical climate.

São Paulo Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 22 (71) 23 (74) 24 (75) 25 (77) 26 (79) 26 (79) 27 (81) 28 (82) 27 (81) 25 (77) 23 (73) 22 (71) 25 (77)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 16 (60) 17 (63) 18 (64) 19 (66) 20 (69) 21 (70) 22 (72) 22 (72) 22 (71) 20 (67) 18 (64) 17 (62) 19 (67)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 12 (53) 13 (55) 14 (57) 15 (60) 17 (62) 18 (64) 19 (66) 19 (66) 18 (65) 16 (61) 14 (57) 12 (54) 16 (60)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 44 (2) 39 (2) 81 (3) 124 (5) 146 (6) 201 (8) 239 (9) 217 (9) 160 (6) 76 (3) 74 (3) 56 (2) 1455 (57)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 5h 58' 6h 21' 4h 42' 3h 56' 4h 54' 5h 40' 5h 00' 5h 01' 4h 56' 5h 58' 5h 29' 6h 02' 5h 20'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 10h 49' 11h 19' 11h 59' 12h 41' 13h 16' 13h 32' 13h 23' 12h 55' 12h 16' 11h 34' 10h 59' 10h 42' 12h 00'
Percentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 56 (44) 57 (43) 40 (60) 31 (69) 37 (63) 42 (58) 38 (62) 39 (61) 41 (59) 52 (48) 50 (50) 57 (43) 44 (56)
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 46.1 54.5 65.9 76.8 85.2 89.6 85.5 76.5 66.1 54.5 46.3 43.1 65.9

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