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    South Peru

    Cusco weather and climate

    South Peru

    Cusco weather and climate

     

    Day

    19 °C

     

    Night

    3 °C

     

    Precipitation

    18 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    4 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    12 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    7 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    54 %

     

    Day

    19 °C

     

    Night

    3 °C

     

    Precipitation

    18 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    4 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    12 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    7 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    54 %

    Weather charts for Cusco

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    Weather overview
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    Wet days chart
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    Sunhours per day chart
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    Wind chart
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    Humidity chart
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    Night temperature
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    Weather overview for Cusco

    Weather overview

    Cusco (Peru) is a place with a hot climate. The day temperatures range from 17.2 °C (63.0 °F) in February to 19.5 °C (67.1 °F) in October. The highest night temperatures could be experienced in February with 6.0 °C (42.8 °F), the lowest in July with -1.0 °C (30.2 °F). The driest month is July with just 1 days of rain, on the contrary, the month when it rains the most is January with 17 days of rain.

    January weather

    The descent of the day temperature can be observed, with its value of 17.5 °C (63.5 °F) in Cusco, while the maximum of the sea temperature can be noticed in this month. There is pending wet season. The rainfall amount reaches its maximum, its value is 151 mm (5.96 in), and the number of rainy days is on its maximum as well, with its value of 17 days. The minimum of the number of sun hours (without clouds) is observable, its value is 5 hours.

    February weather

    The minimum of the day temperature can be noticed, the value of this measure is 17.2 °C (63.0 °F) in Cusco, on the contrary the night temperature is on its maximum in this month. The rainfall amount descent's start could be observed, its value is 128 mm (5.03 in). The maximum of the humidity is observable, its value is 68 %. The wet season is close to its peak in February.

    March weather

    The wet season is close to its peak in March in Cusco. The rainfall amount descents similarly to the previous month, with its value being 106 mm (4.16 in), while the number of rainy days descent's start could be observed in this month. The number of sun hours (without clouds) rise's start could be observed, with its value being 5 hours.

    April weather

    The tourist season slowly starts in Cusco. The day temperature starts to rise, with its value being 18.3 °C (64.9 °F), on the contrary the beginning of the descent of the night temperature could be noticed in April. The number of rainy days continues to descent, the value of this measure is 7 days, and the rainfall amount continues to descent as well, with its value being 42 mm (1.65 in). The number of sun hours (without clouds) continues to rise, with its value of 7 hours.

    May weather

    The number of rainy days continues to descent, its value is 2 days in Cusco, and the descent of the rainfall amount can be observed as well. The ongoing tourist season is noticeable, while the dry season slowly starts. The night temperature descents similarly to the previous month, with its value being 1.7 °C (35.1 °F). The number of sun hours (without clouds) rises similarly to the previous month, with its value of 8 hours.

    June weather

    The number of rainy days continues to descent, its value is 2 days in Cusco, while the rainfall amount reaches its minimum. The dry season is close to its peak, and the tourist season is close to its peak as well in June. The night temperature descents similarly to the previous month, the value of this measure is -0.6 °C (30.9 °F). The rise of the number of sun hours (without clouds) can be observed, the value of this measure is 9 hours.

    July weather

    The beginning of the descent of the day temperature could be noticed, the value of this measure is 17.4 °C (63.3 °F) in Cusco, while the night temperature reaches its minimum in July. The minimum of the number of rainy days can be noticed, its value is 1 days. The dry season is taking place, and the ongoing tourist season is noticeable too. The number of sun hours (without clouds) is on its maximum, its value is 9 hours.

    August weather

    The tourist season continues in Cusco, and the dry season is close to its peak too. The day temperature rise's start could be observed, with its value of 18.7 °C (65.7 °F), and the night temperature rise's start could be observed too, with its value of 0.1 °C (32.2 °F). The number of sun hours (without clouds) descent's start could be observed, its value is 9 hours.

    September weather

    The tourist season is close to its peak in Cusco, and the ongoing dry season is noticeable as well. The number of rainy days rise's start could be observed in this month. The night temperature rises similarly to the previous month, with its value being 2.7 °C (36.9 °F). The number of sun hours (without clouds) continues to descent, its value is 7 hours. The maximum of the wind speed can be noticed, with its value of 2.2.

    October weather

    The ongoing tourist season is noticeable in Cusco. The maximum of the day temperature is observable, while the night temperature rises similarly to the previous month, with its value being 4.2 °C (39.6 °F). The rise of the number of rainy days can be observed, with its value of 8 days, and the rise of the rainfall amount can be observed too.

    November weather

    The rise of the number of rainy days can be observed, with its value being 9 days in Cusco, and the rise of the rainfall amount can be observed as well, its value is 66 mm (2.61 in). The rise of the night temperature can be observed, the value of this measure is 5.0 °C (41.0 °F).

    December weather

    The wet season slowly starts this month in Cusco. The rise of the number of rainy days can be observed, and the rise of the rainfall amount can be observed as well, the value of this measure is 116 mm (4.58 in). The rise of the night temperature can be observed, with its value of 5.7 °C (42.3 °F), while the beginning of the descent of the day temperature could be noticed in this month. The beginning of the descent of the number of sun hours (without clouds) could be noticed in December.

    FAQs

    How many sunny hours can I expect in April in Cusco?

    There is an average length of sunshine of 7 hours per day in April in Cusco.

    What is the night temperature in May in Cusco?

    The average night temperature in May in Cusco is 1.7 °C (35.1 °F). The nights will be cool, layers of clothes will be needed for evening and morning walks, the hotel should be equipped with heating.

    Is June part of the dry season in Cusco?

    Yes, there is a dry season in Cusco in June with just 2 days during the month being rainy.

    How many days of precipitation on average can I expect in Cusco in July?

    In Cusco in July, we can expect 1 days to be rainy, that is, days when precipitation exceeds 2 mm (0.08 in). Converted to days of the week, this means that it will occur on an average of 0.3 days of the week, or in general - 5 % days.

    Is August a good month to visit Cusco?

    In Cusco in August, there are ideal conditions for a vacation. There are only 2 days of rain in the whole month, so you can leave your umbrella at home. There are some people, who may feel a slight chill at 18.7 °C (65.7 °F), but others will feel perfectly fine. The night temperature of 0.1 °C (32.2 °F) is not inviting for evening and night activities except for visiting a bar and having beer or two.

    What temperature can I expect during the day in September in Cusco?

    In September in Cusco, the average daily temperatures will be 18.8 °C (65.8 °F). Nice temperature for walking around the city or on the beach, but you will probably get cold soon when wearing a swimsuit. When walking around all day, people used to cold conditions, pull out their shorts and get rid of their sweaters. On some days, when spending time in the direct sun, sunscreen can be useful, especially for people with more sensitive skin.

    Is there a wet season in Cusco in October?

    No, there is no wet season in Cusco in October - you can expect 8 days of rain during the month.

    How humid is Cusco in November?

    Humidity in November in Cusco is 55 %.

    How windy is Cusco in December?

    An average wind scale that can be expected in Cusco in December is 1.9. It is rather a milder or unnoticeable wind, therefore it will not bother you during your holiday.