Climate in Machupicchu, Peru

The graphs below show the monthly weather averages over the year.
* Climate data from: Cusco, Peru (76 KM, 47 Miles).

Average day and night temperature

The mean minimum and maximum temperatures over the year. Show in Celsius

Average min and max temperatures in Cusco, Peru   Copyright © 2022  weather-and-climate.com

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Monthly hours of sunshine

The average monthly total hours of sunshine over the year

Average monthly sunhours in Cusco, Peru   Copyright © 2022  weather-and-climate.com

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Monthly precipitation

The mean monthly precipitation over the year, including rain, snow, hail etc. Show in Millimeter

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Monthly rainy days

The average number of days each month with rain, snow, hail etc.

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Average humidity

The mean monthly relative humidity over the year

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Average wind speed

The mean monthly wind speed over the year (in meters per second)

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Weather Forecasts for Machupicchu

TUE Jan 18
61°F | 40°F
Moderate rain

Moderate rain

WED Jan 19
54°F | 34°F
Moderate rain

Moderate rain

THU Jan 20
57°F | 34°F
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

The best time of year to visit Machupicchu in Peru

During the month of August, September, October, November and December you are most likely to experience good weather with pleasant average temperatures that fall between 20 degrees Celsius (68°F) and 25 degrees Celsius (77°F).

Other facts from our historical climate data:

  • What is the temperature like year round in Machupicchu?
    It has mild temperatures all year round ranging between 18°C (65°F) and 21°C (69°F).
  • Does Machupicchu have a dry season?
    Yes, the months May, June, July and August are very dry.
  • Which is the warmest month in Machupicchu?
    October has an average maximum temperature of 21°C (69°F) and is the warmest month of the year.
  • Which is the coldest month in Machupicchu?
    The coldest month is July with an average maximum temperature of 18°C (65°F).
  • Which is the wettest month in Machupicchu?
    January tops the wettest month list with 158mm (6.2in) of rainfall.
  • Which is the driest month in Machupicchu?
    June is the driest month with 2mm (0.1in) of precipitation.
  • Which is the sunniest month in Machupicchu?
    July is the sunniest month with an average of 257 hours of sunshine.

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