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

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Traveling to Southern Coast, Peru? If you're planning to go to Southern Coast, the following is 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 Southern Coast, Peru

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

Important essentials 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.

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities

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.


  • Over-the-counter medicine

    Ibuprofen


  • Supplements

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


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a superb value.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

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


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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

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January

January for Southern Coast is cool. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost a bit less than half of the time. It rains about half of the time.

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February

If you are traveling to Southern Coast in February, you will notice that it is crisp. 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 a bit less than half of the time.

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March

If you are traveling to Southern Coast in March, you will notice that it is crisp. Expect it to rain a bit less than half 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.

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April

April in this region is chilly. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits 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.

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May

If you go to Southern Coast in May, you will notice that it can be brisk. 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.

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June

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

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July

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

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August

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

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September

If you are traveling to Southern Coast in September, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Expect it to rain once in a while. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 40s F (single digits C). There is frost about half of the time.

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October

If you go to Southern Coast in October, 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.

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November

November is relatively cool. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost about a third of the time. It rains sometimes.

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December

December here is crisp. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost 5-10 days this month. It rains regularly.

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