Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Attractions

Hotels

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Tours & Activities

Climate & Best time to visit Rio de Janeiro

Climate in Rio de Janeiro:

Number of rainy days:

J Jan
F Feb
M Mar
A Apr
M May
J Jun
J Jul
A Aug
S Sep
O Oct
N Nov
D Dec
11
7
8
9
6
6
4
5
7
9
10
11

Best time to visit Rio de Janeiro:

May to September (Dry Season): These months offer cooler and drier weather, making it an ideal time to explore cities like São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro. The days are generally sunny, with lower humidity levels, making outdoor activities more pleasant. It's also a good time to visit national parks and enjoy hiking or exploring the countryside.

June to August: Within the dry season, June to August is particularly favorable. The temperatures are cooler, and there's less chance of rain, making it a popular time for tourism.

However, if you're interested in attending specific events like Carnival (usually February or early March), experiencing local festivals, or don't mind some occasional rain, other times of the year might also be appealing.

Money & Prices

Currency in Brazil:

Brazilian real (BRL)

How expensive is a trip to Rio de Janeiro?

Eating out:
Simple meal:
6.73 USD
Fast food meal:
7.61 USD
Mid-range meal:
17.36 USD
Bottle of water:
0.40 USD
Soft drink:
1.25 USD
Cappuccino:
2.36 USD
Local Beer:
2.22 USD
Transportation:
Public transport - one way ticket:
1.03 USD
Taxi - 1km:
1.12 USD
Accommodation:
Refer to the Hotels section for the most up-to-date accommodation prices.
* Prices are approximate. Make sure to check the latest exchange rates when planning your trip.

Day Trips

Top Day Trips from Rio de Janeiro:

General information

Brazil general information:

Electricity:
Voltage: 127 V / 220 V, Frequency: 60 Hz
Sockets:
  • Type C (European 2-pin)

Visa & Travel Requirements

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