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Huaraz weather in December (Ancash, Peru)

Curious about the December weather in Huaraz? This guide provides all the details you need.

Temperatures

In December, Huaraz generally has moderate temperatures and heavy rainfall. Anticipate daytime temperatures around 12°C, while night temperatures can drop to 2°C.

Precipitation

Huaraz in December falls under the rainy season with heavy rainfall, averaging around 227 mm for the month. Based on our climate data of the past 30 years, about 16 days of rain are anticipated.

If you're looking for dry conditions and comfortable temperatures, December may not be the ideal month to visit Huaraz. June, July and August typically offer the best circumstances. While January, February, March, April, May, September, October, November and December tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Huaraz climate page with graphs.

 

Huaraz, monthly averages in December

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 2°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 12°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 54%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 227 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 16 days  

Where to go in Peru in December

Find out more about the weather in Peru and which places have the best travel conditions in this month.

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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).

So, what should you wear in this month?

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. Bring a rain jacket in case it rains during your stay.

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do.

Cycling
5/10
Walking
5/10
Barbeque
4/10
Camping
3/10
Outdoor sports
5/10

Interested in more climate information?

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