The city is one of the coldest in Brazil, with occasional snow. It is not unusual on the coldest days of winter for temperatures to reach –10 °C (14 °F). Any snowfall occurs during the winter and less frequently in fall and spring.
^"Divisão Territorial do Brasil" (in Portuguese). Divisão Territorial do Brasil e Limites Territoriais, Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (IBGE). July 1, 2008. Retrieved December 17, 2009.