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Weather Averages for Rio de Janeiro in November
Averages for Rio de Janeiro in November
For those that love beautiful weather and stunning scenery, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, is a popular holiday spot. In fact, it’s the most visited destination in South America. The city informally referred to simply as ‘Rio’ is home to some of the world’s most recognisable icons, including the Sugarloaf Mountain and the Christ the Redeemer statue that overlooks the Guanabara Bay.
The weather continues to heat up in November, as the winter months arrive. Although the city’s Tropical Savannah climate does bring similar weather all year round, there are slight dips and spikes in temperature, with averages during the winter usually a few degrees higher than in the summer. During November, readings tend to range from 21 to 28 degrees Celsius. Rainfall is minimal; around 10 mm.
With the festive period rapidly approaching, November is a good time to pick up some Christmas gifts for friends and family back home, or even just splash out on a treat. The Barra district is known as being the shopping capital of Rio de Janeiro, particularly the BarraShopping mall. The huge complex includes clothing stores, electronics shops, perfume counters, sporting goods, music and movie stores, top shops, stationers are much more. There’s also a range of fast food eateries including familiar names such as Burger King and Subway.
For those who want a more sophisticated dinner, try the Olympe Restaurante; a small, French inspired eatery where reservations are a must. There’s an a la carte menu, but adventurous travellers can choose the menu confiança, where the dishes are chosen by the restaurant’s renowned chef, Claude Trosgois.
Located in the Flamengo neighbourhood, one of Rio de Janeiro’s most historic districts, the Argentina Hotel offers rooms from £76 per night. Guests can enjoy use of the lobby lounge with comfortable sofas and televisions, the fully fitted business centre, and, of course, the bedrooms which can sleep between two and four guests, making it a central and inexpensive choice for families.