Climate in Cusco: when to go

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Annual average climate in Cusco

To begin, here are the main values ​​of the climatic averages over the whole year in Cuzco:

  • Minimum annual temperature: 6°C
  • Average annual temperature: 14°C
  • Maximum annual temperature: 21°C
  • Precipitation: 115 mm/month (with 19 rainy days/month)

Monthly climate normals

Min / Max Precipitation
January 8 ° / 20 ° 166mm / 23 days
february 8 ° / 20 ° 144mm / 20 days
March 8 ° / 20 ° 117mm / 22 days
April 6 ° / 21 ° 60mm / 14 days
may 3 ° / 21 ° -
June 2 ° / 21 ° -
July 1 ° / 20 ° -
August 3 ° / 22 ° -
September 5 ° / 22 ° -
October 7 ° / 22 ° 81mm / 16 days
November 7 ° / 23 ° 102mm / 18 days
December 8 ° / 21 ° 133mm / 21 days

The weather statistics have been calculated using the values ​​provided by the weather station TENIENTE ALEJANDRO VELASCO AS. The latter is located in Peru, 3 km from Cuzco and is at an altitude of 3310 meters.





The best time to go (or the one to avoid)

Also, here are some additional questions that should allow you to choose when is the best time to go, or which periods to ban.


Which are the hottest months in Cusco?

In Cusco, the months of the year with the highest maximum temperatures are:
November (with 23°C), September (with 22°C), October (with 22°C), …

What are the coldest months?

The months of the year with the lowest average temperatures in Cusco are:
July (with 11°C), June (with 12°C), may (with 12°C), …

Which are the driest months in Cusco?

In Cusco, the months of the year with the fewest rainy days are:
April (with 14 rainy days/month), October (with 16 rainy days/month), November (with 18 rainy days/month), …


What are the rainiest months?

The months with the most rainy days in Cusco are:
January (with 23 rainy days/month), March (with 22 rainy days/month), December (with 21 rainy days/month), …

What is the weather around?

Nearby cities with a similar climate

Cities near Cuzco could have quite similar climatic trends:
Calca (21 km from Cuzco), Urubamba (29 km), Anta (20 km), Oropesa (23 km),

Around Cusco

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In Peru

Check the climate forecasts for other major cities in Peru:
Lima (573 km from Cuzco), Arequipa (323 km), Trujillo (978 km), Chiclayo (1142 km), Iquitos (1096 km), Piura (1327 km), Pucallpa (638 km) , Tacna (à 532 km), Juliaca (à 295 km), Huánuco (à 613 km), …

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