The climate of Curitiba (Brazil)
Curitiba is a large city in the south-east of Brazil. It is also the
capital of the state of Paraná. Curitiba is situated at an altitude of
1,000 meters, because of this it is one of the coldest cities in
Brazil. The city is the largest and one of the most important cities
in the southern tip of Brazil. Curitiba is a melting pot of cultures;
people from all over the world have come to live here. Because of this
architectural styles from all over the world can be found in the city.
The oldest university of Brazil, the university of Praná was founded
here in 1912. The surroundings of Curitiba mainly consist of tropical
forests, Araucaria wet forests to be precise. In 2014 Curitiba is a
host city for the soccer world championships. According to the Köppen
climate classification Curitiba has a moderate maritime climate and a
high mountain climate on the highest mountain peaks.
Curitiba has a reasonably mild climate in view of its situation
because the city is situated on a plateau surrounded by flooded areas.
During the coldest days temperatures will stay above 10 degrees
Celsius on average. However, subzero temperatures may occur every now
and then. During summer temperatures are around 21 degrees Celsius on
average. However, on really warm days temperatures above 32 degrees
may be recorded. Snowfall may occur during the winter. Cold currents
come from Argentina and Antarctica all year round creating tropical
storms during the summer and cold winds during the winter.
The figures below are based on long term weather and climate records.
They are an average for Curitiba:
More climate information
Climate figures are very useful but don’t present a general impression
of the climate and the eventual weather circumstances within a certain
period. The figures don’t always reflect the chance of wintry weather,
extreme heat or hurricanes. That is why we offer useful extra climate
information for each month of the year:
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