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 annual 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.
- 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.
- If you were to burrow down through the Earth from Lima you would come out nearest to the climate station at Khlong Yai, Thailand where you would find a Tropical monsoonal climate.
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