Weather Averages for Rio de Janeiro in July
Averages for Rio de Janeiro in July
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, is widely considered to overlook some of the most stunning scenery not just in South America, but in the world. Perched in a prime location, Sugarloaf Mountain and Christ the Redeemer, both icons of the city, overlook both the Atlantic coastline and Guanabara Bay, stretching 19 miles across to Niteroi and Sao Goncalo.
Although July is typically a summer month, the temperatures in Rio de Janeiro during June and July drop slightly from earlier in the year, bringing highs of just 23 degrees and lows of 18 degrees Celsius, making them the city’s coolest months of the year. However, despite this drop, the Tropical Savannah climate does bring occasional blasts of high summer heats that can reach up to 40 degrees. It’s best to pack for all temperatures when visiting Rio in the summer. Rainfall is similar to the rest of the year at a minimal 10 mm.
The Museu Histórico Nacional, the National History Museum, is a good place for understanding Rio de Janeiro and learning about its importance within Brazil, both now and in the past. Established in 1922, the museum has steadily built its collection of Brazilian history, and now boasts a collection of almost 300,000 items and artefacts, making it one of the largest history museums in South America.
The Zaza Bistro is a great place to eat for those who really enjoy food, not just the taste but the smells and sights too. This contemporary cafe focuses on arousing all the senses with the use of Brazilian and internationally influenced cuisine. There’s an array of main courses, but for those just looking for a quick bite, the finger foods menu delivers with the likes of shrimp and coconut croquettes and spicy pork ribs.
Despite being awarded 4 stars, the Copacabana Mar hotel located in the famous neighbourhood retains its modest price tag which starts from £77 per night. The 96 rooms all feature private facilities, minibar, and great views over Copacabana. The outdoor pool boasts a stunning mountainous backdrop, and is a wonderful place for enjoying a relaxing drink.