Peru
weather, climate and best time to visit


Best time to visit Peru

To go to Peru, the best time to visit is January through December. In this period you have a pleasant temperature and almost no precipitation. In Peru, February is the warmest month with 26°C and the most cold month is 21°C in July. The water temperature is 24°C at its highest and in other months it can be 17°C.

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In the table below you can quickly see the average weather by month in Peru, the monthly temperatures or when the precipitation is the highest. Average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Climate Peru by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 25 26 25 24 23 22 21 21 21 22 22 23
Water temperature (°C) 22 23 24 22 20 20 19 17 17 18 20 21
Precipitation (mm) 3 4 3 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 1

Weather data from: Lima




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Peru weather

The weather for Peru over the next 14 days will be 28°C till 39° with a couple of days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

The weather forecast for Peru is based on the weather in Lima.

5-day weather forecast Peru

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
UV
Friday
12 august
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35°C
20°C
0 mm
0%
1 Bft
SW
9
Saturday
13 august
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35°C
22°C
0 mm
0%
1 Bft
SW
8
Sunday
14 august
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38°C
21°C
0 mm
0%
1 Bft
WSW
10
Monday
15 august
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38°C
21°C
0 mm
0%
1 Bft
WSW
10
Tuesday
16 august
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36°C
22°C
0 mm
0%
1 Bft
W
10

View the 14 day weather forecast for Peru


Climate Peru

Peru has a tropical rainforest climate. It is usually (very) warm, humid and rainy all year round. The average annual temperature for Peru is 23° degrees and there is about 16 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 334 days a year with an average humidity of 77% and an UV-index of 6.

Peru

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 25 26 25 24 23 22 21 21 21 22 22 23
Night temp. (°C) 20 22 21 20 18 17 16 15 16 16 17 19
Water temp. (°C) 22 23 24 22 20 20 19 17 17 18 20 21
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 3 4 3 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Days with rain 3 5 6 3 1 - 1 - 1 - - 1
Dry days 28 23 25 27 30 30 30 31 29 31 30 30
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 10 9 9 9 7 7 8 10 11 12 12 12
Wind force (Bft) 2 2 2 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
UV-index 6 6 6 6 5 5 5 5 5 5 6 6

Weather data from: Lima

Peru weather by month

What is the average Peru weather like in a given month? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.


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Frequently asked questions

Where is Peru?

Peru lies in a straight line about 15,765 km from Pakistan (Islamabad → Lima).

How long is the flight to Peru?

The flight time from Jinnah International Airport to Peru is approximately 19 h. 40 min.

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What are the largest airports in Peru?

These are the largest airports in Peru:

  • Jorge Chávez International Airport in Lima
  • Rodríguez Ballón International Airport in Arequipa
  • Capitan FAP Carlos Martinez De Pinillos International Airport in Trujillo
  • Coronel FAP Francisco Secada Vignetta International Airport in Iquitos
  • Capitán FAP Guillermo Concha Iberico International Airport in Piura
  • Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport in Cusco
  • Teniente FAP Jaime A De Montreuil Morales Airport in Chimbote
  • Cap FAP David Abenzur Rengifo International Airport in Pucallpa
  • Coronel FAP Carlos Ciriani Santa Rosa International Airport in Tacna
  • Inca Manco Capac International Airport in Juliaca

How many inhabitants does Peru have?

Peru has 31,826,018 inhabitants.

How big is Peru?

The surface area of Peru is 1,285,220 km². It is 2x bigger than Pakistan.

What is the capital of Peru?

The capital of Peru is Lima.

What is the currency of Peru?

In Peru, the Peruvian Sol (PEN) is used for payment.

Exchange rates on 12 August 2022

  • 1 Pakistani rupee = 0.022 Peruvian Sol
  • 1 Peruvian Sol = 44.91 Pakistani rupee
  • 100 Pakistani rupee = 2.23 Peruvian Sol
  • 100 Peruvian Sol = 4,490.53 Pakistani rupee

What is the area code of Peru?

The area code to call Peru is +51.