Huaraz weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Huaraz

The best time to visit in Huaraz in Peru is from April until November, when you will have a very cold temperature, but limited till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Huaraz is 11°C in May and the lowest is 9°C in January.

Huaraz has the tundra climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Huaraz or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average weather Huaraz by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 9 9 10 10 11 11 10 11 11 10 10 9
Precipitation (mm) 242 206 250 170 83 32 24 36 86 188 195 238

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14 day weather forecast Huaraz

The weather for in Huaraz will be 15° till 12° degrees in the next 14 days with every day chance of light rain showers till heavy rain.

Weather forecast this week

Tuesday 28 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
15°
0.3 mm 25% 2 m/s 11
Wednesday 29 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
14°
0.6 mm 40% 2 m/s 8
Thursday 30 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
13°
6.8 mm 85% 2 m/s 6
Friday 1 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
13°
25.9 mm 95% 2 m/s 5
Saturday 2 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
11°
20.4 mm 95% 1 m/s 6
Sunday 3 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
12°
6.6 mm 85% 2 m/s 5
Monday 4 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
12°
6.8 mm 85% 2 m/s 7

Weather forecast next week

Tuesday 5 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
12°
7.8 mm 90% 2 m/s 6
Wednesday 6 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
12°
9.4 mm 90% 1 m/s 6
Thursday 7 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
12°
3.5 mm 80% 1 m/s 6
Friday 8 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
11°
9.9 mm 90% 1 m/s 4
Saturday 9 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
12°
3.4 mm 75% 1 m/s 6
Sunday 10 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
11°
3.4 mm 75% 2 m/s 7
Monday 11 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
12°
3.8 mm 80% 2 m/s 6

Climate Huaraz

Huaraz has the tundra climate prevailing. It is cold here all year round. The average annual temperature for Huaraz is 10° degrees and there is about 1749 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 71 days a year with an average humidity of 69% and an UV-index of 3.

Climate table of Huaraz

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 9 9 10 10 11 11 10 11 11 10 10 9
Night temp. (°C) 5 5 5 6 5 5 4 4 5 6 6 5
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 242 206 250 170 83 32 24 36 86 188 195 238
Days with rain 29 26 30 26 22 13 10 14 22 28 27 30
Days with snow 5 5 3 2 - 1 2 2 1 1 3 6
Dry days - - - 2 9 16 19 15 7 2 - -
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 6 6 6 7 6 7 9 9 9 9 8 7
Wind force (Bft) 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
UV-index 2 2 2 3 3 3 3 3 3 2 3 2

Huaraz weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Huaraz? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Huaraz?

Huaraz is located in Peru. It lies in a straight line at 5,598 km from New York.

The coordinates of Huaraz are:

  • Latitude: -9.527787
  • Longitude: -77.527776

The GPS coordinates are 9° 31' S, 77° 31' W

How long is the flight to Huaraz?

The flight time from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Huaraz is approximately 9 hours.

What are the nearest airports to Huaraz?

These are the airports closests to Huaraz:

  • Teniente FAP Jaime A De Montreuil Morales Airport (117 km) – Chimbote
  • Alferez Fap David Figueroa Fernandini Airport (150 km) – Huánuco
  • Capitan FAP Carlos Martinez De Pinillos International Airport (237 km) – Trujillo

How many inhabitants are there in Huaraz?

Huaraz has approximately 86,934 inhabitants.

How big is Huaraz?

The area of Huaraz is around 151 km².

What is the currency of Huaraz?

In Huaraz the Peruvian Sol (PEN) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 28 September 2021

  • 1 Peruvian Sol = 3.56 US dollar
  • 1 US dollar = 0.28 Peruvian Sol
  • 10 Peruvian Sol = 35.58 US dollar
  • 10 US dollar = 2.81 Peruvian Sol
  • 100 Peruvian Sol = 355.81 US dollar
  • 100 US dollar = 28.10 Peruvian Sol

What is the area code of Huaraz?

The area code to call Huaraz is +51.