Machu Picchu monthly weather averages

  • Average daytime temperature

    The bar chart below shows the average monthly peak daytime temperatures at Machu Picchu

    Machu Picchu average temperature chart
    Average monthly temperatures in Machu Picchu (degrees centigrade and fahrenheit)
      Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
    °C 24.1 24.3 24.6 25 24.6 24.3 24.3 25.1 25.4 25.2 25.8 25.4
    °F 75.4 75.7 76.3 77.1 76.3 75.8 75.7 77.2 77.6 77.3 78.4 77.7

    Please note: these are the average peak daytime temperatures (usually around mid-afternoon) so do not show daytime / night highs and lows. To see the daily range of temperatures have a look at the temperature max / min chart below.

  • Average rainfall & rainy days

    The graph below shows the average rainfall and number of rainy days per month.

    Average monthly rainfall in Machu Picchu (mm and inches)
      Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
    mm 138 141 151 62 23 17 22 24 44 75 86 121
    inches 5.4 5.6 5.9 2.4 0.9 0.7 0.9 0.9 1.7 3 3.4 4.8
    Rainy days 15 20 13 9 6 2 2 3 7 9 9 13
  • Average daily sunshine

    The bar chart below shows the average daily sunshine hours in Machu Picchu

    Average daily sunshine Machu Picchu
      Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
    Hrs sunshine 5.7 5.6 6.1 7.3 8.1 8.4 8.6 8.4 7.6 7.4 7.4 6.4
  • Day / night temperatures

    The graph below shows the daily range of temperatures for each month.

    Maximum and minimum daily temperatures in Machu Picchu (degrees centigrade and fahrenheit)
      Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
    Min °C 13.3 13.5 13.1 12.3 10.7 8.9 8.6 9.7 11.3 11.9 13.1 12.9
    Max °C 24.4 24.6 24.9 25.4 25 24.7 24.7 25.5 25.7 25.5 26.1 25.7
    Min °F 55.9 56.2 55.6 54.1 51.2 48 47.4 49.5 52.3 53.4 55.6 55.2
    Max °F 65.8 66.2 66.2 65.8 64 62.2 61.9 63.7 65.3 65.7 67.3 66.7
  • Sea temperature

    The graph below shows the average sea temperature.

    Average sea temperature around Machu Picchu in degrees centigrade and fahrenheit
      Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
    °C 22.9 23.3 22.7 21.3 20 18.9 18 17.5 17.8 18.5 19.8 21.3
    °F 73.2 73.9 72.8 70.4 68 66 64.3 63.5 64.1 65.3 67.6 70.4
  • Wind speed

    The graph below shows the average wind speed.

    Average wind speed in Machu Picchu (mph and kmh)
      Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
    km/h 10 10 10 9 9 10 11 12 12 12 11 10
    mph 6 6 6 6 6 6 7 8 7 7 7 7

    A monthly average windspeed of over 16km/h or 10mph suggests a location is fairly windy.

  • Relative humidity

    The graph below shows the average relative humidity.

    Average relative humidity in Machu Picchu
    Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
    66% 68% 68% 64% 59% 57% 55% 55% 56% 57% 57% 61%
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Machu Picchu weather stats

Machu Picchu weather statistics
Hottest month: November 25.8°C 78.4°F
Driest month: June 17mm 0.7ins
Sunniest month: July 8.6hrs
Coldest month: July 24.3°C 75.7°F
Wettest month: March 151mm 5.9ins
Warmest sea: February 23.3°C 73.9°F
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