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Sao Paulo



What is the overall climate: is it extremely hot or cold, wet or dry, at any time of year, for example?

The weather in Sao Paulo is very pleasant. The seasons are opposite of the US, but don't vary in temperature too much. I would say they resemble the southeast US as a comparison. - Nov 1, 2017
Generally the same as DC most of the year, but with a milder winter. You won't see snow in Sao Paulo. - Apr 11, 2017
it is really hot in summer and rains a lot throughout the year with lots of flooding. It can get cold in winter, though (40F). - Jan 15, 2017
The weather patterns are the exact opposite of the US. The climate is similar to Florida--lots of rain and sun, chilly at times but no snow. - Jan 6, 2017
The climate is excellent, generally sunny and warm. It gets pretty hot in the summer (December and January), with big thunderstorms most every day. During winter (June-August), it can get down in the high 50s F. As you probably know, Sao Paulo is known as the City of Drizzle, because it can be rainy, gray and windy. But today (Aug. 4) it was 80F degrees and sunny. - Aug 5, 2015
Rainy season - expect rain. Dry season - DRY. Winter gets chilly, down to about 45F at night, but nothing a room heater can't solve. - Aug 2, 2013
There are moderate changes in seasons. Seasons are opposite of the United States. It gets into the 90s F during the summer and 50s F during the winter---cold enough for sweaters and a medium-weight coat. We needed space heaters during the winter. - Dec 13, 2012
Winter June through August is generally dry and comfortable around 60F/70F but can get cooler. Note that apartments are typically poorly insulated so they tend to stay pretty cold in the winter. Summer November through February is generally hot and humid (80F/90F). It usually rains every afternoon, although it has been known to rain all day for several days in a row at cooler temperatures. - Jan 25, 2012
Never gets too cold, but there is a winter June-August. Really nice summer, spring, fall - Jan 17, 2012
Generally warm, but a little cool for some during the winter season. The summer can be humid. No snow or frost. - Jan 3, 2012
Mostly temperate throughout the year, Sao Paulo gets hot from around November-February, which is also the rainy season. Last year it did get strangely cold for about two months and I was sleeping in layers. Most apartments don"t have heating or air conditioning. Seasons are the opposite than in the USA (winter here is August). - Oct 26, 2008
Rainy, gets down to the high 40s during the winter. Don't forget about the inverted seasons. - Aug 14, 2008