Porto alegre (Brazil)

Porto Alegre is a big city in Southeast Brazil, located at the banks of the Patos lagoon. Porto Alegre was one of the cities, which hosted the FIFA World Cup in 1950 and 2014. The city has a humid subtropical climate, the average temperatures are between 30 C or higher in summer and between 5 C and 15 C in winter. Rainfall is evenly throughout the year, on about 8 days per month. The area has a few good museums and parks, as well as a few larger shopping centers. Porto Alegre is generally even unsafer than the majority of the cities in Brazil and especially the poorer regions should be avoided. Violent crimes are common in the area throughout the city.

Population: 1,509,939
Beach : No
Mountain : No
Popular destination: No
Official language: Portuguese
Skill level of the English language : Moderate
Emergency numbers: 190 (poliisi), 192 (ambulanssi), 193 (palokunta)
Currency: Brazilian real (BRL)
Electric plugs: C, N
Voltage: 127 V, 220 V
Tipping in a restaurant: A tip is not expected. A 10% service charge is often added to the bill.
Time in destination: Nov 13, 2019, 12:08:32 PM

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Weather Forecast

Wed
13.11

Rain

82°F

Thu
14.11

Partly cloudy

77°F

Fri
15.11

Partly cloudy

70°F

Sat
16.11

Fair

72°F

Sun
17.11

Clear sky

77°F

Mon
18.11

Fair

81°F

Tue
19.11

Clear sky

82°F

Monthly Weather Conditions

Month Average Temperature °F High Temperature °F Low Temperature °F Rainy Days Rating
January 76.3 86.4 68.9 9
February 76.5 86.2 69.4 10
March 73.6 82.9 66.7 9
April 68.2 77.4 61.3 8
May 62.2 71.8 55.4 8
June 57.7 66.9 51.3 9
July 58.1 67.5 51.3 8
August 59.5 68.7 52.7 8
September 62.2 71.2 55.6 10
October 66.6 75.9 59.0 9
November 70.3 80.1 62.6 8
December 73.8 84.2 66.0 8

More information: Porto alegre forecast and weather conditions monthly

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Price Level

Compared to prices worldwide, Porto alegre is quite a cheap destination.

On a tight budget, the daily budget is approximately $44.29, which includes hostel accommodation, budget meals and public transportation.

On a moderate budget, the daily budget is approximately $118.51, which includes a moderately priced hotel, meals at moderate priced restaurants and transportation costs.

Estimated prices:

  • Hotel (2 stars): $30.37
  • Hotel (3 stars): $38.90
  • Hotel (4 stars): $52.61
  • Taxi ride (3 miles): $4.66
  • Taxi ride (6 miles): $8.18
  • Beer in a restaurant (16 ounces): $1.93
  • Meal, McDonalds: $6.00
  • Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant: $4.80

More information: Porto alegre price level

Safety

Porto alegre has been classified as quite dangerous with security classification 2/5.

Safety index values (higher is better):

  • General: 23.2 (weaker than United states average 48.9)
  • Walking alone during daytime hours: 30.1 (weaker than United states average 69.9)
  • Walking alone at night: 5.1 (weaker than United states average 40.8)

More information: Porto alegre safety

Car Rental

Things which affect the renting of the car:

  • Driver’s license: An international driving license is generally recommended, but not necessarily required.
  • Direction of traffic: In South America the traffic is right-handed. The only exceptions to this are Guyana and Suriname.
  • Age restrictions: In Argentina the age limit for driving is 21 years.
  • Roads, bridges and tunnels with toll: Geography of toll roads North and South America

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