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Weather Averages for Rio de Janeiro in August
Averages for Rio de Janeiro in August
Despite Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, being home to a primarily Catholic population, the city is striving to become a hotspot for gay travellers, and it’s succeeding. The city is welcoming of LGBT visitors, and travellers are unlikely to experience the discrimination that sometimes occurs in other cities. Many hotels in Rio are members of the IGLTA.
Although the weather in Rio de Janeiro is similar throughout the year, temperatures do start to rise slightly in August, after the cooler summer. Readings average 19 to 24 degrees Celsius and continue to rise into the winter months. Precipitation remains steady; just a low 10 mm across the month.
Due to the exquisite scenery of the tall mountains in Rio de Janeiro, one of the best ways to experience everything the city has to offer is to give hang gliding a try. Rio Hang Gliding offers tandem flights over the city, with hotel transfers included for ease. The serene flights take in the best of the region, with unique birds’ eye views over Sugarloaf Mountain, Corcovado Mountain, Copacabana and Ipanema beaches, Guanabara Bay and the neighbouring city of Niteroi.
The Melt bar and restaurant is a good choice for those who want to enjoy a drink with a few light snacks. The bar aspect is busy and lively, especially during the nightly events such as ‘Rock Night’, while the restaurant aspects serves up an array of sandwiches and finger foods. However, what this place is known for is its desserts. Whether its chocolate filled crepes or rich, warm brownies with ice cream, Melt has it all.
Located right on the coastline, the Diamond Hotel is a business orientated property offering rooms from £66 per night. While the standard rooms feature all the modern conveniences usual to luxury hotels, the top suites include private swimming pools. Breakfast is served each morning, and the hotel is located within walking distance of the Aterro do Flamengo Park, perfect for a morning stroll .