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Huaraz weather in October (Ancash, Peru)

How is the weather in Huaraz in October? Here's what the weather might have in store during this month.

Temperatures

In October, Huaraz typically experiences moderate temperatures and heavy rainfall. Throughout the day, temperatures typically settle at around 12°C. But by evening, they drop to around 2°C.

Precipitation

Huaraz in October falls under the rainy season with heavy rainfall, averaging around 216 mm for the month. When we look at the climate data from the last 30 years, we can expect around 12 days of rain.

If you prefer dry days with pleasant temperatures, October may not be the ideal month to visit Huaraz. June, July and August typically offer the most optimal weather. In contrast, January, February, March, April, May, September, October, November and December tend to have less optimal conditions.

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

 

Huaraz, monthly averages in October

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 2°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 12°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 39%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 216 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 12 days  

Where to go in Peru in October

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?

This site provides you with all the information you need about the climate in Huaraz.

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