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 (Celsius) Machu Picchu average temperature chart (Fahrenheit)
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.

Machu Picchu monthly rainfall chart (mm) Machu Picchu monthly rainfall chart (inches)
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

Machu Picchu average daily sunshine chart
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.

Machu Picchu average minimum / maximum temperatures (Celsius) Machu Picchu average minimum / maximum temperatures (Fahrenheit)
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.

Machu Picchu average sea temperature chart (Celsius) Machu Picchu average sea temperature chart (Fahrenheit)
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.

Machu Picchu average winspeed by month (km/h) Machu Picchu average winspeed by month (mph)
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.

Machu Picchu relative humidity averages
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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