Andagua, Peru: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Andagua, Peru? If you're planning to go to Andagua, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Andagua, Peru

Based on the climate and weather in Andagua, the best time to go is June. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Andagua, Peru by month

January

January in Andagua can be brisk. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) to low 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Cold weather footwear
  • Heavy socks
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Waterproof boots
  • Umbrella
  • Sweaters
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Heavy jacket
  • Waterproof coat
  • Warm pants or jeans

February

February in Andagua is cold. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. There is frost about half of the time. It rains or snows most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Cold weather footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Heavy socks
  • Sweaters
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Waterproof boots
  • Waterproof coat
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Heavy jacket

March

March in Andagua can be brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). There is frost about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Waterproof coat
  • Umbrella
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Heavy jacket
  • Heavy socks
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Sweaters
  • Waterproof boots

April

April for Andagua is cold. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. There is frost about two thirds of the time. It rains or snows regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof boots
  • Waterproof coat
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Sweaters
  • Umbrella
  • Heavy socks
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Heavy jacket
  • Cold weather footwear

May

May in Andagua is pretty cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C). There is frost most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Heavy jacket
  • Waterproof boots
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Waterproof coat
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Sweaters
  • Heavy socks
  • Umbrella

June

June for Andagua is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. There is frost most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Fleeces
  • Scarf
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Insulated boots
  • Sweaters
  • Very heavy socks
  • Pajamas, such as sweats
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Gloves

July

If you go to Andagua in July, you will notice that it can be brisk. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost nearly every day this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Insulated boots
  • Sweaters
  • Gloves
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Fleeces
  • Pajamas, such as sweats
  • Scarf
  • Very heavy socks

August

If you go to Andagua in August, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Scarf
  • Waterproof coat
  • Pajamas, such as sweats
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Fleeces
  • Insulated boots
  • Waterproof boots
  • Gloves
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Umbrella
  • Sweaters
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Very heavy socks

September

September in Andagua is cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C). There is frost most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Heavy jacket
  • Umbrella
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Waterproof boots
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof coat
  • Heavy socks
  • Sweaters
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Cold weather footwear

October

October in Andagua is pretty cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C). There is frost most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sweaters
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Heavy socks
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Heavy jacket
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof boots
  • Waterproof coat

November

November in Andagua can be chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C). There is frost about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Heavy jacket
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof boots
  • Gloves or mittens
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Waterproof coat
  • Sweaters
  • Heavy socks

December

December in Andagua is cold. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) to 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof coat
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Waterproof boots
  • Sweaters
  • Heavy socks
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Heavy jacket
  • Umbrella
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Warm pants or jeans

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Andagua, Peru

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Andagua, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there. Andagua is at a very high altitude, and may result in altitude sickness.

For that reason, you will want to pack strong altitude sickness prevention products and treatments.

  • Consider asking your doctor about Diamox
  • Oximeter to check blood oxygen
  • Ibuprofen
  • Ginko biloba or other supplements (ask your doctor)
  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types A and C
  • A SIM card that works in Andagua
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing

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