Bolivia weather in October

Are you planning a trip to Bolivia in October and wondering what kind of weather to expect? This page has all the details you need.

What is the weather like in Bolivia in October?

Bolivia has a wide variety of climate types. During October, you can expect temperatures that range from moderate to very warm and precipitation levels ranging from low to heavy.

The average maximum daytime temperatures vary from moderate in Comunidad Yumani at 15°C to very warm in Trinidad at 33°C. Nighttime temperatures generally drop to 23°C in Trinidad and 7°C in Comunidad Yumani.

In October, precipitation varies across different areas. From low snow/rainfall in Salar de Uyuni with an average of 5.1 mm to heavy snow/rainfall in Villa Tunari with 268 mm. Most cities enjoy a balanced amount of sunshine, with around 186 hours of sunlight anticipated in La Paz. This ensures the days are neither too dim nor excessively sunny.

For a closer look at October's conditions in Bolivia, see the map below. For a more detailed look at Bolivia's yearly weather, check out our Bolivia climate page.

Where to go in Bolivia in October

Find the average weather conditions in October for the most popular destinations in Bolivia on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

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Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

Popular destinations in Bolivia

What is the weather like in October for the 5 most popular destinations in Bolivia?

Average weather in La Paz

In October La Paz generally has moderate temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 16°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 3°C and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are tolerable that month.

La Paz
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
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sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
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15°C 
2°C 
210 hours 
76 mm 
8 days 
16°C 
3°C 
186 hours 
98 mm 
9 days 
16°C 
4°C 
180 hours 
96 mm 
10 days 
Climate in La Paz

Average weather in Sucre

In October Sucre generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 24°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 10°C and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Sucre
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23°C 
8°C 
50 mm 
5 days 
24°C 
10°C 
75 mm 
7 days 
24°C 
11°C 
99 mm 
10 days 
Climate in Sucre

Average weather in Cochabamba

In October Cochabamba generally has pleasant temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 20°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 8°C and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Cochabamba
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
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19°C 
6°C 
79 mm 
4 days 
20°C 
8°C 
103 mm 
6 days 
20°C 
9°C 
134 mm 
9 days 
Climate in Cochabamba

Average weather in Copacabana

In October Copacabana generally has moderate temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 15°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 7°C and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are tolerable that month.

Copacabana
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
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precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
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14°C 
6°C 
45 mm 
7 days 
15°C 
7°C 
77 mm 
8 days 
16°C 
8°C 
97 mm 
9 days 
Climate in Copacabana

Average weather in Tarija

In October Tarija generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 22°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 9°C and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Tarija
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
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conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
21°C 
6°C 
43 mm 
2 days 
22°C 
9°C 
99 mm 
6 days 
22°C 
10°C 
148 mm 
10 days 
Climate in Tarija

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Is October the best time to visit Bolivia?

We consider October to be one of the best times to travel to Bolivia. Typically, the climate in La Paz is tolerable.

On average, the best time to visit Bolivia is in April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November with generally tolerable weather in La Paz.

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