Climate and Best Time to Visit Praia Grande, Brazil
To help you plan your trip to Praia Grande, in the state of Santa Catarina, we have summarized on this page some information about the regional climate and ideal times to travel.
The weather and climate are similar to the European Mediterranean climate, but the seasons occur at the opposite time of year due to location in the southern hemisphere. This is one of the reasons why many German and Italian immigrants have settled here in the South of Brazil. In the summer, from October to March, it is pleasantly warm at 26 °C (79 °F) during the day and 18 °C (64 °F) at night on average. It gets a little cooler in the winter months, during which the thermometer only reaches 20 °C (68 °F) at noon and at night it gets fresh with an average of 12 °C (54 °F).
Precipitation in Praia Grande is spread over the whole year. The most rain occurs in January with nearly 150 mm (5.9 in) and the driest is in May and July with measurements around 100 mm (3.9 in).
Best Time to Visit Praia Grande
The region’s impressive canyons can be visited year round and no special travel period is recommended. There can always be rain in the region, but the temperature can vary up to a difference of 10 °C (18 °F) from summer to winter.
In the winter months from April to September, with daytime temperatures of 18 °C (64 °F), it rains a little less. Especially in June and July, travelers should pack warmer clothes. In the summer months from October to March, much higher temperatures of around 25 °C (77 °F) during the day are to be expected. Don’t let this difference surprise you and stand in the way of a swim in the clear rivers.
Let yourself be enchanted by the diversity of the South of Brazil during this trip by rental car. From Porto Alegre you will start your journey to the most popular wine region in the country and learn about the history of Italian immigration and local wineries first hand. In the interior of the country, you will hike and admire an impressive landscape with canyons 3,000 feet (900 meters) deep and up to 160 miles (250 kilometers) long. You design your daily program and determine the rhythm of your journey. On the way to the "Magic Island" of Florianopolis, many interesting places pull you in every direction. Enjoy the rich cultural and culinary offerings as well as the region's exuberant hospitality.