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The weather guide for Peru (Machu Picchu) shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia) & today's weather forecast provided by meteoblue. Find out more about our data sources.

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When is the best time to go to Machu Picchu?

The best time to go to Machu Picchu is May, June, July and August based on the following average weather conditions.

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Which is the hottest month in Machu Picchu?

The hottest time of year in Machu Picchu is normally October. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach 25°C with low heat and humidity.

Which month has the most rain in Machu Picchu?

In terms of rainfall, March is usually the wettest month in Machu Picchu with 151mm on average. There are normally 13 days in March with some rain.

When is it sunniest in Machu Picchu?

The sunniest time of year in Machu Picchu is normally July with bright sunshine on average for 70% of daylight hours; that's 8 hours of sunshine per day.

What is the time difference between Peru and the UK?

The time difference between Peru and the UK is GMT-5 hours.

What is the main language spoken in Peru?

The main language spoken in Peru is Spanish.

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What is the currency in Peru?

The currency in Peru is the Peruvian Sol (PEN).

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Which plugs are used in Peru?

Peru uses electrical plug type A + B + C (220 Volts).

Which side of the road do they drive on in Peru?

They drive on the right side of the road in Peru.

Compare Machu Picchu weather with the USA

Below the Machu Picchu weather chart shows average maximum daytime temperature for Machu Picchu, Peru and the USA (Washington).

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