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    South Peru

    Paracas weather and climate

    South Peru

    Paracas weather and climate

     

    Day

    28 °C

     

    Night

    19 °C

     

    Sea

    21 °C

     

    Precipitation

    0 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    1 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    12 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    6 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    80 %

     

    Day

    28 °C

     

    Night

    19 °C

     

    Sea

    21 °C

     

    Precipitation

    0 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    1 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    12 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    6 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    80 %

    Overview: Paracas
    Paracas, a coastal town in Peru, is renowned for its tropical climate. Visitors can enjoy a range of day temperatures throughout the year; the mercury dips to a cool 21 °C (69 °F) in July and soars to a balmy 28 °C (83 °F) in March. High sea temperatures enhance the appeal with February offering a warm 21 °C (70 °F), whereas the chillier month of September dips to 16 °C (61 °F). Night-life seekers or those enjoying evening strolls will find February nights the warmest at 19 °C (66 °F), and August nights the coolest at 12 °C (54 °F). Quench your thirst for sun in the least rainy month of July, offering a mere 0 days of precipitation, or pack your umbrella for February, the wettest month, when it can rain for 1 day.

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    Weather overview for Paracas

    Weather overview

    Paracas, a coastal town in Peru, is renowned for its tropical climate. Visitors can enjoy a range of day temperatures throughout the year; the mercury dips to a cool 21 °C (69 °F) in July and soars to a balmy 28 °C (83 °F) in March. High sea temperatures enhance the appeal with February offering a warm 21 °C (70 °F), whereas the chillier month of September dips to 16 °C (61 °F). Night-life seekers or those enjoying evening strolls will find February nights the warmest at 19 °C (66 °F), and August nights the coolest at 12 °C (54 °F). Quench your thirst for sun in the least rainy month of July, offering a mere 0 days of precipitation, or pack your umbrella for February, the wettest month, when it can rain for 1 day.

    January weather

    Paracas witnesses a slight increase in day temperature, peaking at 28 °C (82 °F), while the sea temperature also climbs to 21 °C (69 °F). Peak rainfall is observed in January, with a precipitation volume of 0 mm (0.02 in). The town is bustling with visitors as the dry season progresses and tourist traffic peaks. Noticeable too is the maximum wind speed, reaching 4.

    February weather

    In February, Paracas experiences its warmest sea temperature, recorded at 21 °C (70 °F), alongside the pinnacle of nighttime warmth at 19 °C (66 °F). The town also greets its maximum number of rainy days this month. The dry season is in effect and the influx of visitors is noticeable.

    March weather

    March in Paracas marks the apex of daytime temperatures, soaring up to 28 °C (83 °F). The pleasant dry season continues to attract tourists, and the relative humidity dips to its lowest point of the year at 79 %.

    April weather

    As tourists continue to flock to Paracas, and the dry season goes on in April, there is a noticeable decrease in both the day and sea temperatures, dipping to 19 °C (67 °F). Night temperatures also begin their descent, recording a mild 17 °C (62 °F). The highest number of sunlit hours, 7 hours, makes this month particularly sunny.

    May weather

    Continuing the trend from the previous month, May in Paracas sees a further decrease in day temperatures to 24 °C (75 °F), alongside a drop in sea temperature to 18 °C (65 °F). Touristic and dry season activities continue unabated. A slight decline in nighttime temperatures, settling at 15 °C (58 °F), is also noted. The amount of sunshine begins to wane, measuring 5 hours.

    June weather

    The decline in both sea temperatures and day temperatures carries on in June in Paracas, reaching 18 °C (64 °F) and 22 °C (71 °F), respectively. Night temperatures follow suit, settling at 14 °C (56 °F). Sun hours continue to dwindle, and the shortest day length is observed this month. Gentle breezes persist, with the lowest wind speeds clocking in at 3.

    July weather

    July in Paracas experiences the coolest day temperatures, alongside a steady decline in sea temperatures, bottoming out at 17 °C (62 °F). The number of rainy days hits its yearly low at 0 days, while rainfall amount also stays minimal. The dry season is reaching its pinnacle, and the least amount of sunlight is captured this month.

    August weather

    As the sea temperature continues its descent to 16 °C (61 °F) in Paracas, the night air cools to a crisp minimum of 12 °C (54 °F). The dry season lingers on, inviting pleasant weather for visitors.

    September weather

    With the dry season still at its zenith in September, Paracas sees an incremental increase in sun hours. Humidity levels peak at 82 %, while the sea temperature reaches its annual minimum at 16 °C (61 °F).

    October weather

    The prelude to the high season is felt in Paracas during October as day and night temperatures begin their upward curve. The sun graces the town for longer hours, shown by a daily average of 5 hours.

    November weather

    November welcomes rising sea temperatures, now at 17 °C (63 °F), in Paracas, while day temperature amelioration is also apparent. The dry season prominently displays its summit with extended sunny hours averaging 5 hours.

    December weather

    The day temperature continues to climb in Paracas throughout December, along with the sea temperature, which also ascends. December marks the onset of the tourist season. The span of daylight hits its maximum, with days lasting about 13 hours, alongside a general increase in sunlit hours.

    FAQs

    What can one expect the temperature to be during daytime in Paracas in January?

    In January, Paracas basks in a comfortable 28 °C (82 °F) during the day, which is perfect for travelers who desire to revel in the warmth, splash in the sea, or simply bask in the sun's rays.

    How would you describe the climate in Paracas during February?

    February’s climate in Paracas is delightfully warm, providing a balanced experience that's neither excessively hot nor unpleasantly cool.

    What's the temperature of the sea around Paracas in March?

    During March in Paracas, the sea temperature lingers at 21 °C (69 °F), offering a mild chill that creates a refreshing reprieve from the heat.

    Is April an ideal time for a getaway to Paracas?

    April presents favorable conditions for a visit to Paracas, with agreeable daytime temperatures and abundant sunshine, reducing the likelihood of rainy interruptions.

    What can be said about the nighttime temperatures in Paracas during May?

    In May, the nighttime temperatures in Paracas averagely cool down to about 15 °C (58 °F), making the evenings refreshing and conducive to comfortable sleep.

    Could you describe the wind conditions in Paracas for June?

    June in Paracas is characterized by light breezes, generally maintaining a gentle 3, contributing to a tranquil coastal atmosphere.

    What is the expected humidity level in Paracas during July?

    July in Paracas typically brings humidity levels around 81 %, creating a slightly moist environment that's largely comfortable.

    What is the sea temperature in Paracas in August?

    The sea around Paracas in August is relatively cooler, measured at 16 °C (61 °F), fresh for those seeking respite from the summer heat.

    What kind of humidity can I expect in Paracas during September?

    September in Paracas typically brings the highest humidity of the year, with levels at about 82 %, but still within comfortable ranges for most visitors.

    Does October in Paracas fall under the dry season bracket?

    Indeed, Paracas in October remains within the grasp of the dry season, with scarce rainfall evident through the majority of the month.

    In November, how many hours of sunlight are typically seen in Paracas?

    Expect an average of about 5 hours of sunshine per day in Paracas throughout the month of November.

    How many days with precipitation are generally expected in December in Paracas?

    December in Paracas typically features about 0 days with measurable precipitation, making most days suitable for outdoor plans and holiday activities.

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