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Rio de Janeiro Weather in October, Brazil

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  • What is Average Temperature?
    The average high temperature and the average low temperature for that month, on a daily basis, divided by 2 equals the average temperature for that month


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  • What is Average High Low Temperature?
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    Low Temperature

  • What is Average Day Temperature?
    The average temperature recorded between sunrise and sunset

    Day Temperature

  • What is Average Night Temperature?
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    Night Temperature

  • What is Average Sea Temperature?
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  • What are Average Daily Sunshine Hours?
    Total sunshine hours for the month, divided by the number of days in the month. Sunshine hours are taken with a sunshine recorder, either a Campbell-Stokes recorder or an Eppley Pyreheliometer

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    5 hours
  • What is Average Rainfall?
    The amount of mm in rain for that month divided by the number of days, and the number of days that it rains during that month on average, over a given period of years

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    88 mm

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1 Avg 22º 72º
2 Avg 23º 73º
3 Avg 24º 75º
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7 Avg 22º 72º
8 Avg 23º 73º
9 Avg 24º 75º
10 Avg 25º 77º
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17 Avg 23º 73º
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20 Avg 25º 77º
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28 Avg 25º 77º
29 Avg 23º 73º
30 Avg 23º 73º
31 Avg 26º 79º
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What's the Weather Like in Rio de Janeiro in October

Despite being known as a luxury resort with 5-star hotels lining the beachfront, Rio de JaneiroBrazil, is also a "real" place. However, while the Brazilian slums may get a bad reputation, those in Rio are anything but poor shanty towns. In fact, the city's favelas are one of the main tourist destinations in the city, as visitors flock to get a raw glimpse of Brazil away from the urban developments. October is considered to be a month of transition month that is characterised by increasing temperatures and rainfall levels, as the weather moves from the mild winter season toward the hot, humid and wet summer season.


With temperatures ranging between 20°C at night and 26°C in the afternoon, October (almost) marks the true start of the warmer summer months in the city, with great weather lasting roughly through March. Both those nighttime and afternoon temperatures tend to increase by about two degrees each in the course of the month. The average temperature, overall, is 23°C this month, a one-degree rise since the previous couple of months.

Sea Temperature

The sea temperature, too, rises by one degree and now averages 23°C, the same as the air temperature.


The fog which has been common over the summer starts to ease off a little, although the city does experience heavy periods of mist year-round, and precipitation levels remain relatively moderate. The total amount of rainfall is 88mm, making this the sixth driest month of the year. There are 13 days with precipitation.

The probability that any type of rainfall occurs rises from 45% to 50% in the course of October. Light rain is still the most common type, occurring on 41% of those 13 wet days. Moderate rain, drizzle and thunderstorms are likely as well, respectively observed on 22%, 19% and 18% of the days with rainfall.


Cloud cover reaches its annual maximum of 88% this month and doesn't vary all that much.


This is the main cause for the minimal number of sunshine hours in October. There are 5 hours of sunshine per day on averagea href="" style="line-height:1.6em;">September days are also quite cloudy and have the same number.

People who are looking to visit Rio in the near future are encouraged to check out our weather forecast on this page.

Hotels for Rio de Janeiro in October

Augusto's Copacabana

Just two blocks from the world famous Copacabana beach is Augusto's Copacabana. During your stay in October, you can enjoy the hotel's leisure area complete with swimming pool, Jacuzzi, and gym, which offers panoramic views over the city and the beach, while the sauna provides the ultimate relaxation spot. All 102 rooms come complete with private facilities, air-conditioning and minibar, as well as all the usual mod cons.

Sheraton Barra Rio de Janeiro Hotel

The Sheraton Barra Rio de Janeiro Hotel is a well-rated accommodation right on the beachfront of Barra da Tijuca Beach. In addition to this ideal location, the hotel also has a sauna, pool, fitness centre, spa, room service and restaurant.

Santa Teresa Hotel

Housed in an old colonial building, the Santa Teresa Hotel is one of the city's most historic accommodations. Featuring beautiful gardens and old architecture, this is a popular venue for events and celebrations, such as weddings. Amenities include a swimming pool, restaurant, spa, bar and barbecue facilities.

Beaches for October for Rio de Janeiro

Recreio Beach

Located in the western part of Rio de Janeiro, Recreio Beach is a perfect place to enjoy the warm weather and 23°C-warm sea water in October. It lies in the Barra da Tijuca district, which has only recently started to become developedhere are no skyscrapers as of yet, which gives it a still-laidback atmosphere. The beach features two popular surfing spots, located at Canto do Recreio and Posto 10. Surfing competitions are held there on an annual basis, while surfing schools can teach you how to ride the waves.

The beach is not only popular among surfers, though, for families with children and sunbathers can be found on the sand as well. A nearby skate park makes it popular among youngsters, while the promenade is always filled with cyclists, runners and walkers.

Restaurants and Bars for Rio de Janeiro in October


Located in the Barra shopping district, Zuka is a popular restaurant with a varied menu. For light snacks, the menu offers up Italian cold meat platters and salads, while for the hungrier visitor there's filet mignon, risotto, prime rib, and hamburgers, all cooked in typical Brazilian style. This cosy place is especially known for its cocktails and after-dinner treats.


Porcao is a restaurant with locations in a few places in Rion Flamengo Park, Barra da Tijuca and Ipanemand serves various types of barbecued meat. This steakhouse is one of the very best in the city, famous for its Rodizio-style all-you-can-eat menus, including huge skewers of pork, beef, mutton and/or chicken.

Siri Mole & Cia Restaurante

For seafood, head to Siri Mole & Cia Restaurante. The restaurant takes its name from a typical Brazilian species of soft-shell crab, which is a signature dish. Its menu features mouth-watering dishes, such as mussels and crab legs steamed in broth, and the delicious fish stew known as moqueca, made with coconut milk, orange palm oil and a variety of seafood.

Things to Do in Rio de Janeiro in October

Jardim Zoologico

October brings with it Children's Day, although in Rio de Janeiro, the entire month of October is dedicated to children, with events popping up all over the city. Therefore, this is a great time to travel with children, and an excellent time to take them to the Jardim Zoologico; the zoo gardens. The zoo has a large collection of animals, including hippos, lions, giraffes and kangaroos. It's sure to be a hit with both the young and the young at heart.

Museu Historico Nacional

The Museu Historico 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 more than 340,000 items and artefacts, making it one of the largest history museums in South America. This is one of the most important museums in all of Braziln absolutely recommended place to visit during one of the October rain showers.

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