The climate in Machu Picchu during September can be summarized as warm and reasonably dry.
September is in the spring in Machu Picchu and is typically the 5th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 26°C (78°F), whilst at night 11°C (52°F) is normal.
|Daytime temperature||25.7°C 78.3°F|
|Nightly temperature||11.3°C 52.3°F|
|Average temperature||18.5°C 65.3°F|
|Daily sunshine||7.6 hrs|
|Avg rainfall||44 mm 1.7 ins|
|Rainy days||7 days|
|Sea temperature||17.8°C 64.1°F|
|Windspeed||11.9kph 7 mph|
On average September is the 5th driest month of the year in Machu Picchu with around 44mm 1.7 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 7 days, although this may vary considerably.
On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.6 hours of sunshine per day.
The data used in these monthly averages covers a period of over 100 years right up until last year. As such they are a valid prediction of what to expect for the weather in Machu Picchu in September 2023.
|Hottest month:||November||25.8°C 78.4°F|
|Driest month:||June||17mm 0.7ins|
|Coldest month:||July||24.3°C 75.7°F|
|Wettest month:||March||151mm 5.9ins|