RIO DE JANEIRO — Dawn broke in Rio de Janeiro with bright sunshine and warm temperatures on Sunday, 22 July 2012. According to the forecast from the National Institute of Meteorology, the sky above Rio should stay clear and temperatures warm with no rain in the forecast.
Sunday dawns with strong sun in Rio
The high temperature forecast for the city is 30º C (86º F) with a low tonight of 14º C (57º F), a slight increase in comparison to Saturday — marked by a lot of morning fog, which closed the Santos Dumont airport in downtown Rio.
The forecast for the state is a maximum temperature of 30º C (86º F) and a minimum of 8º C (46º F) in the mountains.
July is the dead of winter in the Southern Hemisphere.