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

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

When to go to Northern Sierra, Peru

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

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

January

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February is cool. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost occasionally. It rains about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

Traveling to Northern Sierra in March, you will notice that it is relatively cool. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April here is cool. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost once in a while. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May is crisp. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost about a third of the time. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you go to Northern Sierra in June, you will notice that it can be chilly. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

Traveling to Northern Sierra in July, you will notice that it is cool. Expect it to rain occasionally.

Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August here is cool. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost a bit less than half of the time. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you are traveling to Northern Sierra in September, you will notice that it can be chilly. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you are traveling to Northern Sierra in October, you will notice that it is crisp. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you go to Northern Sierra in December, you will notice that it is cool. Expect it to rain about half of the time.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Northern Sierra, Peru

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

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types A and C
  • A SIM card that works in Northern Sierra

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