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Lima Climate & Temperature

  • Lima, Peru is at 12°1'S, 77°6'W, 13 m (43 ft). See map.
  • Lima has a subtropical desert / low-latitude arid hot climate (Köppen-Geiger classification: BWh)
  • The average temperature is 19.7 degrees Celsius (67.5 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.45 °C (11.6°F). This indicates that the continentality type is hyperoceanic, subtype truly hyperoceanic. Lima Climate Graph
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 6.4 mm (0.3 inches) which is equivalent to 6.4 Litres/m² (0.16 Gallons/ft²).
  • On average there are 1474 hours of sunshine per year. Visit the sunshine and daylight section to check monthly details including how high in the sky the sun reaches each month.
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Lima you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Khlong Yai, Thailand where you would find a Tropical monsoonal climate.

Lima Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 19 (66) 19 (66) 19 (66) 20 (69) 22 (72) 24 (76) 26 (79) 27 (80) 26 (79) 25 (76) 22 (72) 20 (68) 23 (72)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 17 (63) 17 (62) 17 (63) 18 (64) 19 (67) 21 (70) 23 (73) 23 (74) 23 (73) 21 (70) 19 (67) 18 (64) 20 (68)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 15 (59) 15 (59) 15 (59) 16 (60) 17 (62) 18 (65) 19 (67) 20 (68) 20 (67) 18 (64) 16 (62) 16 (60) 17 (63)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 1 (0) 2 (0) 1 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (0) 6 (0)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 18 (58) 20 (65) 20 (67) 13 (42) 8 (27) 5 (16) 3 (10) 3 (11) 4 (13) 4 (13) 10 (32) 16 (53) 124 (34)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 1h 01' 0h 58' 1h 22' 2h 40' 4h 08' 5h 23' 6h 11' 6h 03' 7h 48' 7h 08' 4h 15' 1h 32' 4h 02'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 11h 29' 11h 43' 12h 03' 12h 23' 12h 40' 12h 48' 12h 44' 12h 30' 12h 11' 11h 50' 11h 33' 11h 25' 12h 00'
Percentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 9 (91) 8 (92) 11 (89) 22 (78) 33 (67) 42 (58) 49 (51) 49 (51) 65 (35) 61 (39) 37 (63) 14 (86) 34 (66)
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 57.6 66 77.3 86 81.3 78.6 81.8 86.3 77.5 66 57.7 54.6 72.5

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