Average weather in December in Machupicchu, Peru

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Machupicchu in December is 6.4°C (43.52°F). The amount of rain in December is high with an average of 120mm (4.7in). It rains on average a total of 16 days. The average maximum daytime temperature lies around 20.9°C (69.62°F). This makes December the hottest month of the year. The sun will occasionally show itself with 155 hours of sunshine during the whole month.


So what to wear in December? Visitors traveling to Machupicchu should plan on bringing a totally waterproof rain jacket since it will often be raining. Also bring your shorts or a skirt because it can be very nice and warm.

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

Monthly Averages in December

Show in Celsius

Min Temperature 43 °F
Max Temperature 69 °F
Chance of Rain 53%
Precipitation 5 in
Rainy Days 16
Sunshine Hours 155
* Climate data from: Cusco, Peru (76 KM, 47 Miles).

Where to stay in Machupicchu

Where to go in Peru in December

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

Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inch a month).

What To Do

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

Swimming
6/10
Cycling
9/10
Walking
9/10
Camping
3/10
Outdoor sports
9/10

Weather Forecasts for Machupicchu

WED Aug 10
50°F | 36°F
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

THU Aug 11
59°F | 34°F
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

FRI Aug 12
57°F | 37°F
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

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