Uro Islands, Peru: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Uro Islands, Peru

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

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

January

If you are traveling to Uro Islands in January, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Expect it to rain about half of the time.

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:

  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Rain coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Socks
  • Umbrella
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Fleeces
  • Jacket or coat
  • Waterproof luggage

February

February in this region can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost regularly. It rains most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Jacket or coat
  • Fleeces
  • Warm pants or jeans

March

March here is brisk. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost about half of the time. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Fleeces
  • Jacket or coat
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Rain coat
  • Socks
  • Umbrella
  • Standard footwear

April

Traveling to Uro Islands in April, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

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:

  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Socks
  • Jacket or coat
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Fleeces
  • Light gloves or mittens

May

May in Uro Islands can be brisk. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost most days. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Jacket or coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Standard footwear
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Fleeces
  • Rain coat
  • Socks

June

If you go to Uro Islands in June, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 30s F (single digits C). There is frost most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

Traveling to Uro Islands in July, you will notice that it is brisk. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 30s F (single digits C). There is frost almost every day of the month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in Uro Islands is cold. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

Traveling to Uro Islands in September, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Expect it to rain about a third of the time.

Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 40s F (single digits C). There is frost about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Fleeces
  • Socks
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Standard footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Jacket or coat

October

October is cold. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost about two thirds of the time. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Fleeces
  • Standard footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Jacket or coat
  • Socks

November

If you are traveling to Uro Islands in November, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

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
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Socks
  • Jacket or coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Fleeces
  • Standard footwear

December

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

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:

  • Standard footwear
  • Jacket or coat
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Fleeces
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Socks

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Uro Islands, Peru

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Uro Islands, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there. Uro Islands is at a very high altitude, and may result in altitude sickness.

For that reason, you will want to pack strong altitude sickness prevention products and treatments.

  • Consider asking your doctor about Diamox
  • Oximeter to check blood oxygen
  • 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 Uro Islands

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