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

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

When to go to Ayacucho, Peru

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

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

January

January in Ayacucho is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long skirts
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Socks
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Standard footwear
  • Dresses

February

If you are traveling to Ayacucho in February, you will notice that it is mild. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Long skirts
  • Socks
  • Pants or jeans
  • Dresses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses

March

Traveling to Ayacucho in March, you will notice that it is balmy. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Dresses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long skirts
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear

April

April in Ayacucho is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long skirts
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Dresses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses

May

If you go to Ayacucho in May, you will notice that it is balmy. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long skirts
  • Dresses
  • Socks

June

June for Ayacucho is balmy. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Pants or jeans
  • Long skirts
  • Standard footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Socks
  • Dresses
  • Light jacket or fleece

July

If you go to Ayacucho in July, you will notice that it is balmy. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long skirts
  • Socks
  • Pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses

August

If you go to Ayacucho in August, you will notice that it is mild. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Dresses
  • Standard footwear
  • Long skirts
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Pants or jeans

September

September for Ayacucho is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Socks
  • Long skirts
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Standard footwear

October

October in this region is balmy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals

November

If you are traveling to Ayacucho in November, you will notice that it is mild. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Light footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts

December

December here is balmy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Ayacucho, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there. Ayacucho is at a somewhat high altitude, and could cause problems for some.

For that reason, you will want to be constantly hydrated and pack altitude sickness remedies.

  • 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 Ayacucho
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear

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