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: Apr 6, 2020, 8:25:49 PM

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Weather Forecast

Mon
06.04

Fair

68°F

Tue
07.04

Fair

66°F

Wed
08.04

Fair

66°F

Thu
09.04

Partly cloudy

72°F

Fri
10.04

Light rain showers

68°F

Sat
11.04

Fair

72°F

Sun
12.04

Partly cloudy

75°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 $43.37, which includes hostel accommodation, budget meals and public transportation.

On a moderate budget, the daily budget is approximately $116.04, which includes a moderately priced hotel, meals at moderate priced restaurants and transportation costs.

Estimated prices:

  • Hotel (2 stars): $29.73
  • Hotel (3 stars): $38.09
  • Hotel (4 stars): $51.51
  • Taxi ride (3 miles): $3.62
  • Taxi ride (6 miles): $6.37
  • Beer in a restaurant (16 ounces): $1.30
  • Meal, McDonalds: $4.85
  • Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant: $3.73

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: 23.9 (weaker than United states average 48.3)
  • Walking alone during daytime hours: 33.3 (weaker than United states average 70.0)
  • Walking alone at night: 8.9 (weaker than United states average 42.1)

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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