Climate in Lima

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures

All climate diagrams on this page result from the collected data of the official weather station in Lima in a height of 13m above sea level. All data correspond to the average monthly values of the last 20 years.

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Lima is one of the coldest regions in Peru with an average daily high temperature of only 22 degrees centigrade.
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Hours of sunshine per daySunshine hours per day in Lima
The number of hours of sunshine refers to the time when the sun is actually visible. That is, without any obstruction of visibility by clouds, fog or mountains. With 7 hours per day, April is the sunniest month in the region of Lima. In August the sun shines the shortest.
Rainy days per monthRainy days per month in Lima
A rainy day is a day on which at least an amount of 0.1 mm precipitation (=0.1 liter) per square meter falls. This can be rain, snow, hail or even dew. So it does not have to rain the whole day. With 1 rainy days, February offers the most number of rainy days, and in October the least.
Precipitation in mm/dayPrecipitation in Lima
The amount of precipitation is measured in millimeters per square meter. Thus, at two mm/day, two liters of water fall on one square meter within 24 hours. With only 0.0 mm, the least rain falls in October. February, on the other hand, has the most rain.
Map of Lima

Most important cities in the region »Lima«

As the capital region, it is arguably the most important part of Peru. The region has a west-east extension of about 170 km and over 270 km from north to south.

CityPopulationGeo position
Lima9,751,71712° 2' 35"S77° 1' 42"W
Chosica88,60611° 56' 35"S76° 42' 34"W
San Isidro68,30912° 7' 0"S77° 2' 60"W
Huaral62,17411° 29' 42"S77° 12' 28"W
Huacho54,54511° 6' 24"S77° 36' 18"W
Barranca46,29010° 45' 0"S77° 46' 0"W
Imperial32,34413° 3' 33"S76° 21' 10"W
Nuevo Imperial32,34413° 4' 31"S76° 19' 2"W
Paramonga27,63110° 40' 0"S77° 49' 60"W
Chancay26,95811° 34' 17"S77° 16' 2"W
Hualmay26,65811° 5' 47"S77° 36' 50"W
San Vicente de Cañete25,51713° 4' 32"S76° 23' 7"W
Huaura20,72311° 4' 12"S77° 35' 58"W
Mala17,26012° 39' 29"S76° 37' 51"W
Santa María14,85312° 0' 19"S76° 53' 36"W
Supe13,71910° 47' 51"S77° 42' 47"W
Pativilca13,58310° 41' 60"S77° 46' 60"W
Chilca12,88412° 31' 16"S76° 44' 14"W
Puerto Supe11,45010° 48' 5"S77° 44' 36"W
Quilmaná6,44212° 56' 55"S76° 22' 52"W
Santa Eulalia6,40611° 53' 50"S76° 39' 45"W
Oyón6,27610° 40' 6"S76° 46' 18"W
Végueta6,21911° 1' 21"S77° 38' 38"W
Sayán6,19611° 7' 60"S77° 11' 41"W
Asentamiento Humano Nicolas de Pierola5,80011° 56' 9"S76° 42' 22"W
San Bartolo5,73312° 22' 60"S76° 46' 60"W
Caleta de Carquín5,51411° 5' 33"S77° 37' 36"W
Ricardo Palma4,84211° 55' 11"S76° 39' 22"W
Matucana4,51711° 50' 60"S76° 24' 0"W
Independencia3,98711° 59' 24"S77° 2' 45"W

Data basis: German Weather Service, individual values averaged and supplemented by own elements. Data on cities and inhabitants:, United Nations Statistics Division and own research.
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