Machupicchu weather in October (Peru)

You can expect very pleasant temperatures during the day in October. The average maximum daytime temperature in Machupicchu in October lies at 19.4°C (66.92°F). The average minimum temperature goes down to around 4.9°C (40.82°F) (often the minimum temperature is noted at night).

Rainfall during October is moderate with an average of 63mm (2.5 inches). There are generally around 9 rainy days. The sun also shows itself regularly this month with 198 hours of sunshine during the entire month.


Machupicchu, monthly averages in October

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Min Temperature 4 °C  
Max Temperature 19 °C  
Chance of Rain 32%  
Precipitation 62mm  
Rainy days 10 days  
Humidity 56% *  
Sunshine 198 hrs *  
* Data from: Cusco, Peru (76 KM, 47 Miles).

Where to stay in Machupicchu

Where to go in Peru in October

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

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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 / 3.5inches a month).

So what to wear in October? Bring a rain jacket in case it rains during your stay. Plan on layering your clothes, as some days or part of the day it can be nice and warm, while other times it can get quite chilly.

What To Do

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

Outdoor sports

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