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Average weather January in Cusco (Cusco), Peru

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Cusco in January is 6.0°C (42.8°F). January falls in the rainy season with an average precipitation of 160mm (6.3in). January is the wettest month of the year. The average maximum temperature lies around 18.0°C (64.4°F). You will see the sun sometimes in this month, it has 143 hours of sun.

So what to wear in January? Visitors traveling to Cusco should plan on bringing a totally waterproof rain jacket since it will be raining some days. Plan on layering your clothes. Some days or part of the day it will be nice and warm and some moments it can be a bit chilly.

Do these climate conditions match with when you want to go to Cusco? Find out where to stay here.

For other monthly weather averages and what to do in January look at the numbers below.

Monthly averages

°F
Min Temperature 42.8°F
Max Temperature 64.4°F
Chance of Rain 60.0%
Precipitation 6.3in
Rainy Days 18
Windspeed 4.5mph
Humidity 64%
Sunshine Hours 143

What to Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in January.
Swimming
6/10
Camping
3/10

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