São Gonçalo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to São Gonçalo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil? If you're planning to go to São Gonçalo, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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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 São Gonçalo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Based on the climate and weather in São Gonçalo, the best time to go is July. See below for details.

Important essentials for São Gonçalo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks don't exist for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can become worn. An unreadable vaccine card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Hand sanitizer

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


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection you can have.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for São Gonçalo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil by month

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January

January in São Gonçalo is extremely hot, somewhat rainy and very hazy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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February

If you visit São Gonçalo during February, you will probably find that it can be very hot and very hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

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March

If you vacation in São Gonçalo during March, you may see that it is pretty consistently hot and very hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

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April

April for São Gonçalo is pretty consistently hot and very hazy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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May

If you are traveling to São Gonçalo in May, you will notice that it is warm and very hazy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (mid 20s C).

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June

If you vacation in São Gonçalo during June, you are likely to notice that it is a perfect temperature and very hazy. 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 sometimes.

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July

If you visit São Gonçalo during July, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature and very hazy. 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 once in a while.

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August

If you are traveling to São Gonçalo in August, you will notice that it is warm and very hazy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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September

If you visit São Gonçalo during September, you will probably notice that it is a perfect temperature, somewhat rainy and very hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 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 5-10 days this month.

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October

In October, São Gonçalo is a perfect temperature, somewhat rainy and very hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) and 5-10 days this month jump into the low 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 60s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for São Gonçalo, with several of the days of the month having rain. In October, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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November

If you go to São Gonçalo in November, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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December

If you vacation in São Gonçalo during December, you will probably find that it is hot, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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Activities for São Gonçalo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for São Gonçalo.

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