Grande Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Grande Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil? If you're planning to go to Grande Florianópolis, I've got some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.

When to go to Grande Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil

Based on the climate and weather in Grande Florianópolis, the best time to go is May. See below for details.

Important essentials for Grande Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Grande Florianópolis, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

What to wear/what to pack for Grande Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil by month

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January

In January, Grande Florianópolis is extremely warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (high 20s C) and occasionally jump into the low 90s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Grande Florianópolis, with several of the days of the month having rain. In January, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

Clothes + Footwear
Health Essentials
  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent TSA-friendly option.

  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a good one.

  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can get worn. An unreadable vaccine card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.

  • Emergency motion sickness relief

  • Virus/bacteria filtering water bottle

    Some areas of this country may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's important to bring a contaminant filtering water bottle.

Safety + Security
  • Voice and data SIM card

    A SIM card that works in Grande Florianópolis. A good global SIM card works in most countries, but check the country list before buying. In some more rural areas you may need a satellite phone. We recommend this satellite phone.

  • Travel insurance

    With countries and airlines constantly changing policies, your amazing trip can be ruined if you get sick. Good travel insurance can help. See plans

  • Anti-theft backpack

    For a little protection, an anti-theft backpack protects your things.

  • Money/passport pouch

    A money pouch is vital for protecting your passport and credit cards.

Comfort
  • Travel pillow

    A versatile choice is this one

  • Airplane phone mount

    Make your flight more comfortable with an airplane phone mount

  • Voltage adapter

    A plug adapter that supports outlet types C and N. Make sure to find the necessary type. A lot of adapters currently being sold are simply plug changers and require your devices to adjust the voltage themselves. If your devices can't do that they could get destroyed. This one should work in most areas.

  • Super portable foldable travel stroller

    This stroller weighs only 10 pounds and folds to the size of a big book.

  • Power bank for devices

    A portable power bank, like this one

February

If you are traveling to Grande Florianópolis in February, you will notice that it is extremely warm and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Clothes + Footwear
Health Essentials
Safety + Security
  • Anti-theft backpack

    For a bit of peace of mind, an anti-theft backpack protects your things.

  • Voice and data SIM card

    A SIM card that works in Grande Florianópolis. A good global SIM card works in most countries, but check the country list before buying. In some more rural areas you may need a satellite phone. We recommend this satellite phone.

  • Money/passport pouch

    A money pouch is vital for protecting your passport and credit cards.

  • Travel insurance

    With countries and airlines constantly changing policies, your amazing trip can be ruined if you get sick. Good travel insurance can help. See plans

Comfort
  • Airplane phone mount

    Make your flight more comfortable with an airplane phone mount

  • Travel pillow

    A good option is this one

  • Ultraportable travel stroller

    This stroller weighs only 10 lbs and folds to the size of a big book.

  • Travel adapter

    A plug adapter that supports outlet types C and N. Ensure that you choose the right kind. Most adapters currently sold are just plugs and expect your devices to change the voltage themselves. If yours can't do that they could get destroyed. This one is sufficent for most locations.

  • Power bank for devices

    A portable power bank, like this one

March

March for Grande Florianópolis is hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

Clothes + Footwear
Health Essentials
  • Emergency motion sickness relief

  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently get worn. An unreadable vaccination card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.

  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry TSA-friendly choice.

  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a excellent value.

  • Virus/bacteria filtering water bottle

    Some areas may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's important to have a contaminant filtering water bottle.

Safety + Security
  • Money/passport pouch

    A money pouch is vital for protecting your passport and credit cards.

  • Voice and data SIM card

    A SIM card that works in Grande Florianópolis. A good global SIM card works in most countries, but check the country list before buying. In some more rural areas you may need a satellite phone. We recommend this satellite phone.

  • Anti-theft backpack

    For a little protection, an anti-theft backpack protects your belongings.

  • Travel insurance

    With countries and airlines constantly changing policies, your amazing trip can be ruined if you get sick. Good travel insurance can help. See plans

Comfort
  • Easy folding travel stroller

    This stroller weighs almost 10 pounds and folds to the size of a big book.

  • Plug adapter

    A plug adapter that supports outlet types C and N. Be sure to find the necessary type. The vast majority of adapters available are just plug changers and require your devices to change the voltage themselves. If your electronics can't do that they could burn up. This one should be appropriate for most locations.

  • Travel neck pillow

    Our fave is this one

  • Airplane phone mount

    Make your flight more comfortable with an airplane phone mount

  • Power bank for devices

    A portable power bank, like this one

April

If you visit Grande Florianópolis during April, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

Clothes + Footwear
Health Essentials
Safety + Security
  • Voice and data SIM card

    A SIM card that works in Grande Florianópolis. A good global SIM card works in most countries, but check the country list before buying. In some more rural areas you may need a satellite phone. We recommend this satellite phone.

  • Travel insurance

    With countries and airlines constantly changing policies, your amazing trip can be ruined if you get sick. Good travel insurance can help. See plans

  • Anti-theft backpack

    For a little protection, an anti-theft backpack protects your stuff.

  • Money/passport pouch

    A money pouch is vital for protecting your passport and credit cards.

Comfort
  • Airplane phone mount

    Make your flight more comfortable with an airplane phone mount

  • Ultraportable travel stroller

    This stroller weighs almost 10 lbs and folds to the size of a big book.

  • Travel voltage adapter

    A plug adapter that supports outlet types C and N. Be sure to choose the correct type. Most adapters currently being sold are simply plug changers and require your electronics to adjust the voltage themselves. If yours can't do that they could get fried. This one should work in most areas.

  • Power bank for devices

    A portable power bank, like this one

  • Travel neck support pillow

    Our favorite is this one

May

May here is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

Clothes + Footwear
Health Essentials
Safety + Security
  • Money/passport pouch

    A money pouch is vital for protecting your passport and credit cards.

  • Voice and data SIM card

    A SIM card that works in Grande Florianópolis. A good global SIM card works in most countries, but check the country list before buying. In some more rural areas you may need a satellite phone. We recommend this satellite phone.

  • Travel insurance

    With countries and airlines constantly changing policies, your amazing trip can be ruined if you get sick. Good travel insurance can help. See plans

  • Anti-theft backpack

    For a little peace of mind, an anti-theft backpack protects your things.

Comfort
  • Power bank for devices

    A portable power bank, like this one

  • Plug adapter

    A plug adapter that supports outlet types C and N. Ensure that you choose the necessary type. The majority of adapters available online are just plug changers and expect your devices to convert the voltage themselves. If yours can't do that they could burn up. This one should be sufficient for most locations.

  • Travel neck pillow

    An excellent option is this one

  • Airplane phone mount

    Make your flight more comfortable with an airplane phone mount

  • Easy folding travel stroller

    This stroller weighs almost 10 pounds and folds to the size of a big book.

June

If you vacation in Grande Florianópolis during June, you may find that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

Clothes + Footwear
Health Essentials
Safety + Security
  • Voice and data SIM card

    A SIM card that works in Grande Florianópolis. A good global SIM card works in most countries, but check the country list before buying. In some more rural areas you may need a satellite phone. We recommend this satellite phone.

  • Money/passport pouch

    A money pouch is vital for protecting your passport and credit cards.

  • Travel insurance

    With countries and airlines constantly changing policies, your amazing trip can be ruined if you get sick. Good travel insurance can help. See plans

  • Anti-theft backpack

    For a bit of peace of mind, an anti-theft backpack protects your belongings.

Comfort
  • Power bank for devices

    A portable power bank, like this one

  • Airplane phone mount

    Make your flight more comfortable with an airplane phone mount

  • Travel voltage adapter

    A plug adapter that supports outlet types C and N. Check that you get the necessary kind. A lot of adapters available online are just plug changers and require your electronics to adjust the voltage themselves. If yours can't do that they could get fried. This one should be sufficient for most areas.

  • Travel neck pillow

    Our fave is this one

  • Ultraportable travel stroller

    This stroller is only 10 lbs and folds to the size of a big book.

July

If you vacation in Grande Florianópolis during July, you are likely to notice that it is balmy, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

Clothes + Footwear
Health Essentials
Safety + Security
  • Money/passport pouch

    A money pouch is vital for protecting your passport and credit cards.

  • Anti-theft backpack

    For a bit of peace of mind, an anti-theft backpack protects your things.

  • Voice and data SIM card

    A SIM card that works in Grande Florianópolis. A good global SIM card works in most countries, but check the country list before buying. In some more rural areas you may need a satellite phone. We recommend this satellite phone.

  • Travel insurance

    With countries and airlines constantly changing policies, your amazing trip can be ruined if you get sick. Good travel insurance can help. See plans

Comfort
  • Power bank for devices

    A portable power bank, like this one

  • Travel neck support pillow

    What we like is this one

  • Plug adapter

    A plug adapter that supports outlet types C and N. It's important that you get the necessary type. Most adapters available online are simply plug changers and require your devices to adjust the voltage themselves. If your devices can't do that they could burn up. This one should work in most places.

  • Airplane phone mount

    Make your flight more comfortable with an airplane phone mount

  • Ultraportable travel stroller

    This stroller weighs almost 10 pounds and folds to the size of a big book.

August

If you are traveling to Grande Florianópolis in August, you will notice that it is mild and somewhat hazy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Clothes + Footwear
Health Essentials
Safety + Security
  • Travel insurance

    With countries and airlines constantly changing policies, your amazing trip can be ruined if you get sick. Good travel insurance can help. See plans

  • Voice and data SIM card

    A SIM card that works in Grande Florianópolis. A good global SIM card works in most countries, but check the country list before buying. In some more rural areas you may need a satellite phone. We recommend this satellite phone.

  • Anti-theft backpack

    For a little peace of mind, an anti-theft backpack protects your belongings.

  • Money/passport pouch

    A money pouch is vital for protecting your passport and credit cards.

Comfort
  • Travel neck pillow

    An excellent option is this one

  • Power bank for devices

    A portable power bank, like this one

  • Airplane phone mount

    Make your flight more comfortable with an airplane phone mount

  • Voltage adapter

    A plug adapter that supports outlet types C and N. Be careful to get the necessary type. The majority of adapters available online are just plug changers and expect your devices to convert the voltage themselves. If your devices can't do that they could burn up. This one should be sufficient for most places.

  • Easy folding travel stroller

    This stroller weighs only 10 pounds and folds to the size of a big book.

September

If you go to Grande Florianópolis in September, you will notice that it is balmy, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Clothes + Footwear
Health Essentials
Safety + Security
  • Voice and data SIM card

    A SIM card that works in Grande Florianópolis. A good global SIM card works in most countries, but check the country list before buying. In some more rural areas you may need a satellite phone. We recommend this satellite phone.

  • Travel insurance

    With countries and airlines constantly changing policies, your amazing trip can be ruined if you get sick. Good travel insurance can help. See plans

  • Anti-theft backpack

    For a bit of peace of mind, an anti-theft backpack protects your belongings.

  • Money/passport pouch

    A money pouch is vital for protecting your passport and credit cards.

Comfort
  • Super portable foldable travel stroller

    This stroller is only 10 pounds and folds to the size of a big book.

  • Airplane phone mount

    Make your flight more comfortable with an airplane phone mount

  • Travel neck pillow

    An excellent option is this one

  • Power bank for devices

    A portable power bank, like this one

  • Voltage adapter

    A plug adapter that supports outlet types C and N. Be sure to choose the necessary type. Most adapters currently sold are simply plug changers and expect your electronics to adjust the voltage themselves. If yours can't do that they could get fried. This one should be sufficient for most places.

October

October in Grande Florianópolis is warm, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

Clothes + Footwear
Health Essentials
  • Emergency motion sickness relief

  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a good choice.

  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry TSA-friendly product.

  • Virus/bacteria filtering water bottle

    Some areas of this country may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's wise to take a contaminant filtering water bottle.

  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can get worn. An unreadable vaccine card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.

Safety + Security
  • Money/passport pouch

    A money pouch is vital for protecting your passport and credit cards.

  • Anti-theft backpack

    For a little peace of mind, an anti-theft backpack protects your belongings.

  • Voice and data SIM card

    A SIM card that works in Grande Florianópolis. A good global SIM card works in most countries, but check the country list before buying. In some more rural areas you may need a satellite phone. We recommend this satellite phone.

  • Travel insurance

    With countries and airlines constantly changing policies, your amazing trip can be ruined if you get sick. Good travel insurance can help. See plans

Comfort
  • Airplane phone mount

    Make your flight more comfortable with an airplane phone mount

  • Travel neck support pillow

    An excellent option is this one

  • Power bank for devices

    A portable power bank, like this one

  • Plug adapter

    A plug adapter that supports outlet types C and N. Make sure to find the right kind. Many adapters for sale now are simply plugs and expect your electronics to convert the voltage themselves. If yours can't do that they could get fried. This one should be sufficient for most areas.

  • Ultraportable travel stroller

    This stroller weighs just 10 lbs and folds to the size of a big book.

November

In November, Grande Florianópolis is warm, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) and a bit less than half of the time jump into the low 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 60s F (high 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Grande Florianópolis, with several of the days of the month having rain. In November, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

Clothes + Footwear
Health Essentials
Safety + Security
  • Voice and data SIM card

    A SIM card that works in Grande Florianópolis. A good global SIM card works in most countries, but check the country list before buying. In some more rural areas you may need a satellite phone. We recommend this satellite phone.

  • Money/passport pouch

    A money pouch is vital for protecting your passport and credit cards.

  • Travel insurance

    With countries and airlines constantly changing policies, your amazing trip can be ruined if you get sick. Good travel insurance can help. See plans

  • Anti-theft backpack

    For a little protection, an anti-theft backpack protects your things.

Comfort
  • Voltage adapter

    A plug adapter that supports outlet types C and N. Take care to get the correct type. Most adapters currently sold are simply plug changers and expect your electronics to adjust the voltage themselves. If yours can't do that they could burn up. This one should work in most countries.

  • Easy folding travel stroller

    This stroller weighs just 10 pounds and folds to the size of a big book.

  • Travel neck pillow

    A great choice is this one

  • Power bank for devices

    A portable power bank, like this one

  • Airplane phone mount

    Make your flight more comfortable with an airplane phone mount

December

December for Grande Florianópolis is warm, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

Clothes + Footwear
Health Essentials
Safety + Security
  • Money/passport pouch

    A money pouch is vital for protecting your passport and credit cards.

  • Travel insurance

    With countries and airlines constantly changing policies, your amazing trip can be ruined if you get sick. Good travel insurance can help. See plans

  • Voice and data SIM card

    A SIM card that works in Grande Florianópolis. A good global SIM card works in most countries, but check the country list before buying. In some more rural areas you may need a satellite phone. We recommend this satellite phone.

  • Anti-theft backpack

    For a bit of protection, an anti-theft backpack protects your belongings.

Comfort
  • Airplane phone mount

    Make your flight more comfortable with an airplane phone mount

  • Travel pillow

    An excellent option is this one

  • Folding travel stroller

    This stroller weighs almost 10 pounds and folds to the size of a big book.

  • Power bank for devices

    A portable power bank, like this one

  • Voltage adapter

    A plug adapter that supports outlet types C and N. Be careful to find the right kind. Many adapters available online are just plugs and require your electronics to convert the voltage themselves. If yours can't do that they could get destroyed. This one should be appropriate for most locations.

Activities for Grande Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Grande Florianópolis.

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