When planning a trip to Peru, we
always need to be informed to avoid setbacks. So, we must consider the climate of
Peru, because, just as there is a lot of ecological diversity,
there is also a large variety of climates, since it has over 90 microclimates
throughout the country.
For this reason, when landing in
Cusco thousands of tourists get surprised that the climate is so different from
Lima. First, you should know that Peru is divided into three regions known as
Coast, Highlands and Jungle. That is why we tell you about the weather in each
region, so you can feel safe when packing.
region of warm temperatures almost all year round
The coast is one of the best
places to visit, as it has a warm weather all year round, without a feeling of
suffocating heat or extreme cold.
at the coast: You must take into account
that during the winter weather
is humid at the coast, and it is
recommendable to wear clothing that protects you from the humidity, as it
can produce a thermal sensation of cold.
at the coast: During this season, the
weather on the coast can reach 35°C and you can feel the highest heat levels
from noon to afternoon. However, in summer mornings, there may be some
fog, but as the hours go by, it gradually clears up.
at the coast (November and December): There is rainfall on the coast during these months and there are few
precipitations. Sometimes heavy rains can make rivers overflow, so you
should consider this detail if you don’t want to have any
If traveling in Peru is one of
your alternatives, you should consider these places to learn more about the
coast of Peru:
are known for the ‘friaje’ (cold winds phenomenon) of the Andes.
In the Peruvian highlands, there are many
places like Machu Picchu that are annually visited by thousands of tourists.
This region known for having many mountains is formed by the Andes (Andean Mountain Range). Weather
in this region is very diverse but most
of it is cold. However, you must know
that there are two predominant seasons in the mountains:
- Summer at the highlands (April to
October) If you are planning to visit some
place in the Peruvian highlands you should be aware that during these
months it is sunny in the day, but nights are cold and with little rain.
This is one of the perfect seasons to visit the most popular places in
- Winter at the highlands (November
to March): During this season there are heavy
rains. During the day temperatures can reach 24°C, and at night
temperatures can drop to -3°C. So take the necessary precautions to choose
the best clothes for your trip.
You can’t miss all what Peruvian highlands
have to offer, from deep-rooted local customs and folklore, to places that can
disconnect you from the world for a moment. These are the most visited places
in the Peruvian Andean region:
Jungle, the place to enjoy the best tropical climate
Peru has a vast area of vegetation, and is
located in the Amazon. Many tourists choose to visit this place for the
enchanting nature, because you can find sites to disconnect from the world, and
appreciate the beauty of earth, all in one place. However, you should take all
the necessary precautions in the following seasons:
- November to March: During these months, the climate in the Peruvian Amazon rainforest shows abundant rains, and this can
lead to the overflow of rivers and complications on the roads.
- April to October: These months there are less tropical rains, which would be the
best for your trip, if you want to explore the Amazon with any
- May and August: In spite of the good weather between April and October, you
must be aware that, in May and August, the phenomenon of friaje can arise,
making the temperature drop to 8°C or even -12°C.
If you are planning to travel to Peru and
visit the Amazon, we recommend the following places to get delighted with the
beauty of the country:
Take your previsions, and plan the date of your trip to avoid any inconvenience. You can count on us as one of the best travel agencies, so we can asist you in planning your next trip to Peru.