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

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

When to go to Southern Sierra, Peru

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

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

January

January in Southern Sierra is relatively cool. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost regularly. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Southern Sierra is crisp. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost sometimes. It rains most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you are traveling to Southern Sierra in March, you will notice that it is chilly. Expect it to rain about 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you are traveling to Southern Sierra in April, you will notice that it is cool. 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 regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in Southern Sierra is crisp. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost 5-10 days this month. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you go to Southern Sierra in June, you will notice that it is chilly. 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
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Dresses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Pants or jeans

July

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Standard footwear
  • Dresses
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Long skirts
  • Pants or jeans
  • Socks

August

August here dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long skirts
  • Standard footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Socks
  • Dresses
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses

September

Traveling to Southern Sierra in September, you will notice that it is cool. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

Traveling to Southern Sierra in October, you will notice that it can be chilly. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December for Southern Sierra can be chilly. 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 about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Southern 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 Southern Sierra

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