Central Sierra, Peru: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Central Sierra, Peru? If you're planning to go to Central Sierra, below is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Central Sierra, Peru

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

Important essentials for Central Sierra, Peru

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Central Sierra, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection you can have.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks don't exist for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can become worn. An unreadable vaccination card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry plane-friendly product.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Central Sierra, Peru by month

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January

January in Central Sierra is constantly hot and very rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C).

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February

February for Central Sierra is pretty consistently hot and very rainy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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March

March in Central Sierra is consistently hot and very rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C).

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April

April in Central Sierra is really hot and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C).

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May

May in Central Sierra is really hot and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) to 80s F (low 30s C).

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June

June in Central Sierra is consistently hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C).

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July

July for Central Sierra is extremely hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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August

August in Central Sierra can be sweltering and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) to high 80s F (low 30s C).

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September

In September, Central Sierra is really hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 60s F (high 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Central Sierra, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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October

In October, Central Sierra is really hot and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (low 30s C) and regularly jump into the low 90s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the 60s F (high 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Central Sierra, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

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November

In November, Central Sierra is really hot and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (low 30s C) and 5-10 days this month jump into the low 90s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the 60s F (high 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Central Sierra, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

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December

If you go to Central Sierra in December, you will notice that it is consistently hot and very rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

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