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

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

When to go to Chahuay, Peru

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

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

January

January in this region is chilly. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost regularly. It rains about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Socks
  • Pants or jeans
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Long skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Standard footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Waterproof footwear

February

February in this region is chilly. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost about a third of the time. It rains most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Long skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Socks

March

March in Chahuay is chilly. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost regularly. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Dresses
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear

April

If you go to Chahuay in April, you will notice that it is cool. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Standard footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Umbrella
  • Long skirts

May

If you are traveling to Chahuay in May, you will notice that it is cool. Expect it to rain sometimes.

Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 40s F (single digits C). There is frost about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Socks
  • Long skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Standard footwear
  • Dresses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Waterproof footwear

June

June for Chahuay is brisk. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Fleeces
  • Standard footwear
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Jacket or coat
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Socks

July

If you go to Chahuay in July, you will notice that it can be brisk. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 40s F (single digits C). There is frost about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Fleeces
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Socks
  • Jacket or coat
  • Warm pants or jeans

August

August for Chahuay is chilly. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost about half of the time. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long skirts
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Pants or jeans

September

September in this region can be chilly. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost 5-10 days this month. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Umbrella
  • Pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Rain coat

October

October in this region is chilly. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost a bit less than half of the time. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Rain coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long skirts

November

Traveling to Chahuay in November, you will notice that it is cool. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Pants or jeans
  • Rain coat
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Socks
  • Long skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Standard footwear

December

December in Chahuay is cool. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost 5-10 days this month. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Socks
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Pants or jeans
  • Dresses
  • Standard footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Long skirts

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

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

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