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

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Traveling to Churin, Peru? If you're planning to go to Churin, I have 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 Churin, Peru

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

Important essentials for Churin, Peru

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities

Churin 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.


  • Oximeter to check blood oxygen

    Like this


  • Supplements

    Ginko biloba or other supplements (ask your doctor before using)


  • Over-the-counter medicine

    Ibuprofen

  • Consider asking your doctor about Diamox

  • Emergency water purifier

    Some rural areas may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's important to take an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a good kit.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

Activities for Churin, Peru

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Churin.

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

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January

In January, Churin is pretty cool. Temperatures routinely are in the 50s F (low 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Churin, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. There is frost 5-10 days this month. Additionally, it is extremely windy, with speeds approaching gale force.

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February

In February, Churin is brisk. Temperatures routinely are in the 50s F (low 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Churin, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. There is frost about a third of the time. Additionally, it is at times dangerously windy.

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March

March in Churin can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. There is frost a bit less than half of the time. It rains or snows about two thirds of the time.

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April

If you go to Churin in April, you will notice that it is crisp. Expect it to rain or snow about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost about half of the time.

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May

May here is crisp. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. There is frost about half of the time. It rains or snows 5-10 days this month.

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June

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

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July

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

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August

August can be chilly. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. There is frost about two thirds of the time. It rains or snows once in a while.

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September

September here is relatively cool. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. There is frost about half of the time. It rains or snows a bit less than half of the time.

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October

If you are traveling to Churin in October, you will notice that it can be chilly. Expect it to rain or snow about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost about half of the time.

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November

November in Churin is relatively cool. 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.

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December

In December, Churin is chilly. Temperatures routinely are in the 50s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Churin, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. There is frost about half of the time. Additionally, it is at times dangerously windy.

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