Cambará do Sul

Cambará do Sul is a municipality in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. Its population was approximately 6,406 in 2020. It has an area of approximately 1212 km².

Cambará do Sul
Canyons Itaimbezinho
Canyons Itaimbezinho
Flag of Cambará do Sul
Official seal of Cambará do Sul
Location within Rio Grande do Sul
Location within Rio Grande do Sul
Cambará do Sul is located in Brazil
Cambará do Sul
Cambará do Sul
Location in Brazil
Coordinates: 29°22′S 50°08′W / 29.367°S 50.133°W / -29.367; -50.133Coordinates: 29°22′S 50°08′W / 29.367°S 50.133°W / -29.367; -50.133
Country Brazil
StateRio Grande do Sul
Population
 (2020[1])
 • Total6,406
Time zoneUTC-3 (UTC-3)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-2 (UTC-2)
Websitehttp://cambaradosul.rs.gov.br/

The municipality is one of the coldest in Brazil and sometimes there is the occurrence of snow.

The city is located 185 kilometers from Porto Alegre, at an altitude of 1,031 m, and coordinates latitude 29º02'52" South and longitude 50º08'41" West. Its estimated population in 2005 was 6,682 inhabitants according to the Brazilian Institute of Statistics (IBGE). The Human Development Index (HDI) was 0.76 according to the Atlas of Human Development / UNDP (2000).

The municipality has an area of 1,213 km² and was installed in 1963 from a dismemberment of São Francisco de Paula.

The municipality contains part of the 6,655 hectares (16,440 acres) Tainhas State Park, created in 1975.[2] In Cambara do Sul are the headquarters of Aparados da Serra National Park and Serra Geral National Park, where several canyons are located, among which the most famous are Itaimbezinho, Fortaleza, Churriado, and Malacara.

The Aparados da Serra National Park is also partly located in the neighboring municipality of Praia Grande, in the state of Santa Catarina , bathed by Rio do Boi, with numerous waterfalls, of which the main ones are Leite de Moça and Braço Forte.

Cambará do Sul today is a well-organized ecotourism point with several inns, beautiful countryside and mountain climate, registering record low temperatures during the winter, sometimes accompanied by snow.

ClimateEdit

Climate data for Cambará do Sul, Rio Grande do Sul (1981-2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 31.5
(88.7)
31.2
(88.2)
31.4
(88.5)
28.8
(83.8)
25.6
(78.1)
25.4
(77.7)
25.2
(77.4)
28.7
(83.7)
30.0
(86.0)
29.9
(85.8)
31.0
(87.8)
30.3
(86.5)
31.5
(88.7)
Average high °C (°F) 24.4
(75.9)
24.3
(75.7)
23.8
(74.8)
21.4
(70.5)
17.4
(63.3)
17.2
(63.0)
16.8
(62.2)
18.5
(65.3)
18.5
(65.3)
20.7
(69.3)
22.1
(71.8)
23.7
(74.7)
20.7
(69.3)
Daily mean °C (°F) 18.6
(65.5)
18.4
(65.1)
18.0
(64.4)
15.5
(59.9)
11.8
(53.2)
11.5
(52.7)
10.4
(50.7)
11.8
(53.2)
12.3
(54.1)
14.7
(58.5)
16.2
(61.2)
17.6
(63.7)
14.7
(58.5)
Average low °C (°F) 14.1
(57.4)
13.9
(57.0)
13.7
(56.7)
10.9
(51.6)
7.5
(45.5)
7.1
(44.8)
5.6
(42.1)
6.6
(43.9)
7.5
(45.5)
9.9
(49.8)
11.3
(52.3)
12.5
(54.5)
10.1
(50.2)
Record low °C (°F) 4.3
(39.7)
6.1
(43.0)
4.0
(39.2)
0.1
(32.2)
−4.3
(24.3)
−4.2
(24.4)
−7.2
(19.0)
−5.5
(22.1)
−3.7
(25.3)
0.3
(32.5)
1.3
(34.3)
2.5
(36.5)
−7.2
(19.0)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 166.2
(6.54)
192.4
(7.57)
168.2
(6.62)
113.8
(4.48)
141.2
(5.56)
108.7
(4.28)
153.7
(6.05)
147.4
(5.80)
192.4
(7.57)
159.4
(6.28)
155.2
(6.11)
124.8
(4.91)
1,823.4
(71.77)
Average relative humidity (%) 84.4 85.0 85.4 84.5 84.9 83.9 82.2 79.3 82.8 84.0 82.3 82.9 83.5
Source: INMET[3]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ IBGE 2020
  2. ^ "Parque Estadual de Tainhas", cambaradosul.tur.br (in Portuguese), archived from the original on 2016-02-14, retrieved 2016-12-09
  3. ^ "Normais Climatológicas do Brasil". National Institute of Meteorology. Retrieved July 20, 2021.