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Peru - Weather


  • En route to Machu Picchu
  • Floating reed boat on Lake Titicaca

The diverse geography that exists in Peru means that weather is very much dependent on region.  There are three natural regions in Peru: the coast, the highlands and the Amazon jungle, each experiencing different weather and temperatures.

While it rarely rains on Peru’s coast, this region experiences two seasons, summer and winter.  The summer season runs from December to March with temperatures averaging around 27˚C (80˚F) while winter on the coast is from May to November.  This time of year can be damp and sometimes chilly with temperatures dropping to 12˚C (53˚F).  The far north enjoys temperatures reaching 35˚C (95˚F) in the summer and has sunshine all year.

The highlands also have two seasons: a dry season and a wet season.  May to October is considered the dry season with sunny days and cold nights while December to March is the rainy season.  Temperatures can fluctuate a great deal throughout the day during the rainy season.

Finally, Peru’s jungle region naturally experiences a tropical climate that is hot and humid.  Summer in the Amazon is from April to October with temperatures above 30˚C (86˚F) and a great deal of sunshine.  November to March is the rainy season with frequent but short showers and humidity.

 


 

Peru Travel Information

At Goway we believe that a well-informed traveller is a safer traveller. With this in mind, we have compiled an easy to navigate travel information section dedicated to Peru.

Learn about the history and culture of Peru, the must-try food and drink, and what to pack in your suitcase. Read about Peru's nature and wildlife, weather and geography, along with 'Country Quickfacts' compiled by our travel experts. Our globetrotting tips, as well as our visa and health information will help ensure you're properly prepared for a safe and enjoyable trip. The only way you could possibly learn more is by embarking on your journey and discovering Peru for yourself. Start exploring… book one of our Peru tours today!

 

Extend Your Trip

After your Peru Vacation Packages, why not consider another of Goway's Latin America tours. These include a large selection of other exciting countries in Central and South America. We offer Chile vacation packages and Easter Island toursEcuador vacation packages which include Galapagos cruises and Brazil tours including Iguassu Falls tours among many others.

 


 

Book your Peru tour with Goway! 

LATIN AMERICA by Goway is an exclusive division that specializes in planning and organizing Peru tours and experiences. Choose from a simple city stopover, a small group tour, a cruise on the  Amazon, a lodge stay in the Andes, a Holiday of a Lifetime and much more.  We want to be your first choice when next you go globetrotting to Peru.


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