Average weather in May in Machupicchu, Peru

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Machupicchu in May is 2.7°C (36.86°F). May is a dry month with an average of 9mm (0.4in) rain. It rains on average a total of 3 days. The average maximum daytime temperature lies around 19.8°C (67.64°F). If you enjoy looking at a blue sky and love the sun than this is a great time to go to Machupicchu with 239 hours of sun.


So what to wear in May? 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 May look at the numbers below.

Monthly Averages in May

Show in Celsius

Min Temperature 36 °F
Max Temperature 67 °F
Chance of Rain 10%
Precipitation 0 in
Rainy Days 3
Sunshine Hours 239

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
Camping
5/10
Outdoor sports
10/10

Weather Forecasts for Machupicchu

TUE Jan 18
61°F | 40°F
Moderate rain

Moderate rain

WED Jan 19
54°F | 34°F
Moderate rain

Moderate rain

THU Jan 20
57°F | 34°F
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

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