Average weather in August in Machupicchu, Peru

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Machupicchu in August is 1.8°C (35.24°F). August is a dry month with an average of 8mm (0.3in) rain. The average maximum daytime temperature lies around 20.0°C (68°F). Bring a thick blanket because during the night it can cool down to temperatures below freezing. If you enjoy looking at a blue sky and love the sun than this is a great time to go to Machupicchu with 231 hours of sun.


So what to wear in August? For visitors traveling to Machupicchu we recommend wearing layers. So maybe a skirt, t-shirt, shorts for during the day and jeans and a warm jacket for some days and evenings.

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For other monthly average weather and what to do in August look at the numbers below.

Monthly Averages in August

Show in Fahrenheit

Min Temperature 1 °C
Max Temperature 20 °C
Chance of Rain 7%
Precipitation 8mm
Rainy Days 2
Sunshine Hours 231

Where to stay in Machupicchu

What To Do

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

Cycling
10/10
Walking
10/10
Barbeque
9/10
Camping
5/10
Outdoor sports
10/10

Weather Forecasts for Machupicchu

MON Dec 06
10°C | 3°C

Moderate rain

TUE Dec 07
15°C | 4°C

Moderate rain

WED Dec 08
12°C | 5°C

Moderate rain

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