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

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

When to go to Southern Coast, Peru

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

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

January

Traveling to Southern Coast in January, you will notice that it is cool. Expect it to rain about half of the time.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

Traveling to Southern Coast in February, you will notice that it can be chilly. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time.

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:

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

March

March in this region is cool. 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 a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in this region is cool. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost regularly. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

Traveling to Southern Coast in May, you will notice that it is cold. 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 skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Dresses
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat

June

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

Traveling to Southern Coast in July, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 40s F (single digits C). There is frost about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August is cold. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you are traveling to Southern Coast in September, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain occasionally.

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:

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

October

October in this region 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. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you are traveling to Southern Coast in November, you will notice that it can be chilly. Expect it to rain sometimes.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December here is relatively cool. Temperatures average in the low 50s 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Southern Coast, Peru

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Southern Coast, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there. Southern Coast is at a somewhat high altitude, and could cause problems for some.

For that reason, you will want to be constantly hydrated and pack altitude sickness remedies.

  • 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 Southern Coast
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear

Check out our guides for these other locations: Caruaru, Pernambuco, Brazil, Vire, France, Rajecké Teplice, Slovakia, Civitavecchia, Italy, Anda, Philippines, Christiansburg, Virginia, United States of America, Ichikawa, Japan, Altenkirchen, Germany, Sardinia, Italy, Gamboa, Panama, and Oshamambe, Japan.