Apr 5, 2012

Blue Sky, Clear Sea, High Temps in Rio

Brazil News

| RIO DE JANEIRO – Blue sky, clear water and warm temperatures lured Cariocas and tourists alike to the beaches of Rio on Holy Thursday. The thermometers reached 30° C (86° F) at Ipanema Beach by early afternoon, beckoning beachgoers into the surf.

High temperatures, clear seas, sunny blue sky greats beachgoers in Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, on the holiday evening, 05 April 5, 2012

Ipanema Beach Holy Thursday 2012 (Photo: Daniel Fraiha/G1)

According to the National Institute of Meteorology (INMET), the high temperature for the city on Thursday was 33.3° C (91.9° F) in Vila Militar, in the western area of the city.

Also according to INMET, a cold front is expected to hit the city on Good Friday bringing rain showers, wind gusts and thunderstorms.

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