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Weather in Lima

Situated near the Pacific Ocean, Lima has a mild desert climate with only two seasons: summer and winter.

May to October is considered the winter season when Lima's days are typically engulfed in a hazy covering of coastal mist or fog. The overall effect can be quite grey, but temperatures are still pretty mild. August is often the coldest month with a daily mean of 16°C (61°F), which is still comfortably warm to many people, though the persistent morning drizzle may drive tourists away.

October is a culturally interesting time as Lima celebrates its patron saint, Our Lord of Miracles (Señor de los Milagros). Many devotees come to participate in the annual procession which is one of the biggest in the world.

Lima is lovely from November to April, the summer season, with temperatures fluctuate between 16°C (61°F) and 27°C (81°F). Many visitors are drawn to the summer sunsets. Known as "cielo de brujas" (sky of witches), the evening skies burn with brilliant shades of red and orange.

Weather (day) Temp (max day) Rain (mm) Wind (mph) Humidity Pressure Visibility
Friday
Sunny
Sunny skies
29
°C
0
10
ssw
0-20%
1015 mb
good
Saturday
Sunny
Sunny skies
28
°C
0
11
ssw
0-20%
1016 mb
good
Sunday
Sunny
Sunny skies
28
°C
0
11
ssw
20-40%
1015 mb
good
Monday
Sunny
Sunny skies
28
°C
0
12
s
0-20%
1014 mb
good
Tuesday
Sunny
Sunny skies
28
°C
0
11
ssw
0-20%
1011 mb
good
Wednesday
Sunny
Sunny skies
28
°C
0
10
ssw
0-20%
1012 mb
good
Thursday
Sunny
Sunny skies
28
°C
0
9
ssw
0-20%
1014 mb
good
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Last updated: 2019-03-23 00:16:27
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Symbols indicate the predominant weather for the day in question, calculated based on a weighting of different types of weather. So if a day is forecast to be sunny with the possibility of a brief shower, then we will see a sunny or partly cloudy symbol rather than a rain cloud.
The maximum temperature is the highest temperature forecast between dawn and dusk, and the minimum temperature is the lowest temperature expected from dusk on the day in question to dawn the next day. The temperature is in °C, or Celsius.
Wind speed and direction are the conditions expected at midday. Wind direction is based on a 16 point compass. W, SW, SSW, etc. The wind direction states where the wind originates. Wind speed is listed in MPH or miles per hour.
Humidity levels indicates how much water vapour the air contains compared to the maximum it could contain at that temperature. As a general guide:
  • 0 to 30 is very low
  • 31 to 50 is low
  • 51 to 70 is moderate to low
  • 71 to 80 is moderate
  • 81 to 90 is moderate to high
  • 91 to 100 is high
Pressure is measured in millibars (mb)
Visibility based on whether the human eye can see the following distances:
  • Very poor - less than 1km
  • Poor - between 1km and 4km
  • Moderate - between 4km and 10km
  • Good - between 10km and 20km
  • Very good - between 20km and 40km
  • Excellent - more than 40km
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