When is the best time to go to Lima

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The chart above shows the best time of year to visit Lima, Peru. These are based on an analysis of weather averages such as temperature, rainfall and number of hours of sunshine. These ratings are based solely on the climate and do not take into account other factors such as accommodation prices and how busy it is likely to be.

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Lima weather by month

Please note our recommendations for when to visit Lima are based solely on the weather and do not take into accounts accommodation prices, how busy it will be and what events are on.

January

Lima January weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
23°C 1mm 6.2hrs 13.5hrs 22°C

January is a very dry, humid month in Lima and the temperature is generally warm.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Lima, with some inordinately good weather at this time of year.

January is in the summer in Lima and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 26°C (79°F), whilst at night 18°C (65°F) is normal.

On average January is the driest month of the year in Lima with around 1mm 0 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.2 hours of sunshine per day.

Lima weather in January »

February

Lima February weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
24°C 1mm 7.2hrs 13.2hrs 23°C

February in Lima is generally very dry with the temperature being warm.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Lima, with some extremely good weather at this time of year.

February is in the summer in Lima and is typically the 2nd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 27°C (80°F), whilst at night 19°C (66°F) is normal.

On average February is the 2nd driest month of the year in Lima with around 1mm 0 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.2 hours of sunshine per day.

Lima weather in February »

March

Lima March weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
24°C 1mm 7.3hrs 12.9hrs 22°C

The weather in March in Lima is characteristically warm, humid and very dry.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Lima, with some extremely good weather at this time of year.

March is in the fall / autumn in Lima and is typically the 3rd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 26°C (80°F), whilst at night 18°C (65°F) is normal.

On average March is the 3rd driest month of the year in Lima with around 1mm 0 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.3 hours of sunshine per day.

Lima weather in March »

April

Lima April weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
22°C 1mm 7.4hrs 12.6hrs 20°C

Lima's weather in April is typically warm, humid and very dry in nature.

It is perhaps a good month to visit Lima, with some particularly good weather at this time of year.

April is in the fall / autumn in Lima and is typically the 4th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 25°C (77°F), whilst at night 17°C (62°F) is normal.

On average April is the 4th driest month of the year in Lima with around 1mm 0 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.4 hours of sunshine per day.

Lima weather in April »

May

Lima May weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
20°C 1mm 4.8hrs 12.3hrs 19°C

May is a very dry month in Lima and the temperature is generally warm.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of fairly acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Lima.

May is in the fall / autumn in Lima and is typically the 5th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 22°C (71°F), whilst at night 15°C (59°F) is normal.

On average May is the 5th driest month of the year in Lima with around 1mm 0 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 4.8 hours of sunshine per day.

Lima weather in May »

June

Lima June weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
18°C 3mm 2hrs 13.5hrs 18°C

Lima's weather in June is typically mild and very dry in nature.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Lima for your holidays. The weather is often relatively bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

June is in the winter in Lima and is typically the 6th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 20°C (67°F), whilst at night 14°C (57°F) is normal.

On average June is the 6th driest month of the year in Lima with around 3mm 0.1 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 2 hours of sunshine per day.

Lima weather in June »

July

Lima July weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
17°C 3mm 1.4hrs 13.2hrs 18°C

July in Lima is generally very dry with the temperature being mild.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Lima for your holidays. The weather is often pretty bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

July is in the winter in Lima and is typically the 6th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 19°C (66°F), whilst at night 13°C (56°F) is normal.

On average July is the 6th wettest month of the year in Lima with around 3mm 0.1 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 1.4 hours of sunshine per day.

Lima weather in July »

August

Lima August weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
17°C 3mm 1.3hrs 12.9hrs 17°C

The weather in August in Lima is characteristically mild and very dry.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Lima for your holidays. The weather is often not a good and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

August is in the winter in Lima and is typically the 5th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 19°C (65°F), whilst at night 13°C (55°F) is normal.

On average August is the 5th wettest month of the year in Lima with around 3mm 0.1 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 1.3 hours of sunshine per day.

Lima weather in August »

September

Lima September weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
17°C 2mm 1.8hrs 12.6hrs 17°C

Lima's weather in September is typically mild and very dry in nature.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Lima for your holidays. The weather is often not a good and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

September is in the spring in Lima and is typically the 4th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 19°C (66°F), whilst at night 13°C (55°F) is normal.

On average September is the 4th wettest month of the year in Lima with around 2mm 0.1 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 1.8 hours of sunshine per day.

Lima weather in September »

October

Lima October weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
18°C 1mm 3.3hrs 12.3hrs 17°C

October is a very dry month in Lima and the temperature is generally mild.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Lima for your holidays. The weather is often pretty bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

October is in the spring in Lima and is typically the 3rd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 20°C (68°F), whilst at night 13°C (56°F) is normal.

On average October is the 3rd wettest month of the year in Lima with around 1mm 0 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 3.3 hours of sunshine per day.

Lima weather in October »

November

Lima November weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
20°C 1mm 4.7hrs 13.5hrs 18°C

November is a very dry month in Lima and the temperature is generally warm.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of quite acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Lima.

November is in the spring in Lima and is typically the 2nd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 22°C (72°F), whilst at night 15°C (58°F) is normal.

On average November is the 2nd wettest month of the year in Lima with around 1mm 0 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 4.7 hours of sunshine per day.

Lima weather in November »

December

Lima December weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
22°C 2mm 5.8hrs 13.2hrs 20°C

December in Lima is generally very dry with the temperature being warm.

It is perhaps a good month to visit Lima, with some extremely good weather at this time of year.

December is in the summer in Lima and is typically the warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 24°C (76°F), whilst at night 16°C (60°F) is normal.

On average December is the wettest month of the year in Lima with around 2mm 0.1 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 5.8 hours of sunshine per day.

Lima weather in December »

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Lima weather statistics
Hottest month: February 26.6°C 79.9°F
Driest month: February 1mm 0ins
Sunniest month: April 7.4hrs
Coldest month: August 18.4°C 65.1°F
Wettest month: August 3mm 0.1ins
Warmest sea: February 22.8°C 73°F
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