Climate zone: tropics
It is yearlong warm or hot.
› Duration of daylight and sunshine in Peru
hours of sunshine per day rainy days per month Precipitation in mm/day Relative humidity in % Absolute humidity in g/m³ (approx.)
Temperature records of the last 71 years
The hottest temperature measured from 1949 to March 2020 was reported by the Pucallpa weather station. In August 2006 the record temperature of 40.0 °C was reported here. The hottest summer from July to September, based on all 31 weather stations in Peru below 3830 metres altitude, was recorded in 1997 with an average temperature of 21.9 °C. This average temperature will normally be measured every 4 to 6 hours, thus also including the nights. Normally, this value is 19.7 degrees Celsius.
The coldest day in these 71 years was reported by the weather station Cuzco. Here the temperature dropped to -8.0 °C in May 2014. Cuzco lies at an altitude of 3249 meters above sea level. The coldest winter (January to March) was in 1956 with an average temperature of 20.9 °C. In Peru, it is usual to have about 1.6 degrees more at 22.5 °C for this three-month period.
Data basis: German Weather Service, individual values averaged and supplemented by own elements.