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

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Traveling to Huancavelica, Peru? If you're planning to go to Huancavelica, this article contains 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 Huancavelica, Peru

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

Important essentials for Huancavelica, Peru

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities

Huancavelica 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

  • Over-the-counter medicine

    Ibuprofen


  • Oximeter to check blood oxygen

    Like this


  • Supplements

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


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas of this country 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 one.


  • 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

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

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January

January in Huancavelica is brisk. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost a bit less than half of the time. It rains about two thirds of the time.

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February

February for Huancavelica is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost about a third of the time. It rains most days.

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March

If you are traveling to Huancavelica in March, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 40s F (single digits C). There is frost 5-10 days this month.

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April

April in this region is brisk. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost a bit less than half of the time. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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May

If you are traveling to Huancavelica in May, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 40s F (single digits C). There is frost about half of the time.

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June

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

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July

Traveling to Huancavelica in July, you will notice that it is cold. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 40s F (single digits C). There is frost about two thirds of the time.

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August

If you go to Huancavelica in August, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain occasionally. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 40s F (single digits C). There is frost about half of the time.

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September

September for Huancavelica can be brisk. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost about a third of the time. It rains about a third of the time.

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October

Traveling to Huancavelica in October, you will notice that it is cold. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 40s F (single digits C). There is frost 5-10 days this month.

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November

Traveling to Huancavelica in November, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 40s F (single digits C). There is frost about a third of the time.

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December

If you go to Huancavelica in December, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 40s F (single digits C). There is frost a bit less than half of the time.

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