The climate in Peru

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures


All climatic diagrams of this page are taken from the collected data from 31 measuring stations in Peru.
Weather stations at an altitude above 3830m have not been included.
All data correspond to the average monthly values of the last 20 years.


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Climate zone: tropics

It is yearlong warm or hot.

Duration of daylight and sunshine in Peru

hours of sunshine per day
Sunshine hours per day in Peru

Climate charts for other regions in Peru

Loreto
Madre de Dios
Piura
Puno
San Martín
Tacna
Tumbes
Ucayali
Arequipa
Cajamarca
Callao
Cusco
Huanuco
Ica
La Libertad
Lambayeque
Lima
rainy days per month
Rainy days per month in Peru
Precipitation in mm/day
Precipitation in Peru
Relative humidity in %
Relative humidity in Peru
Absolute humidity in g/m³ (approx.)
Absolute humidity in Peru

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.