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

Traveling to Peru, Peru? If you're planning to go to Peru, we've got 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 Peru, Peru

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

Important essentials for Peru, Peru

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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


  • 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 available.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent TSA-friendly option.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can wear away. An unreadable vaccine card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.

General health necessities

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

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January

Traveling to Peru in January, you will notice that it is consistently hot and very rainy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

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February

If you vacation in Peru during February, you are likely to see that it is hot and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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March

March in Peru can be very hot and very 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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April

April here can be sweltering and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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May

May for Peru is extremely hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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June

If you visit Peru during June, you are likely to notice that it is consistently hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (high 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

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July

If you go to Peru in July, you will notice that it is constantly hot. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

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August

August in Peru can be very hot and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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September

In September, Peru can be very 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 Peru, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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October

October in this region can be sweltering and very rainy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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November

If you go to Peru in November, you will notice that it can be very hot and very rainy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

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December

If you are traveling to Peru in December, you will notice that it can be very 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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