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Lima vs Cuzco Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lima, Peru and Cuzco, Peru is approximately 587 km or 365 mi.
  • To reach Lima in this distance one would set out from Cuzco bearing 286.1° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Lima bearing 287.3° or WNW .
  • Lima has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Cuzco has a subtropical highland climate with dry winters (Cwb).
  • The annual average temperature is 7.7 °C (13.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.5 °C (4.5°F) more in Lima. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 730.6 mm (28.8 in) less which is equivalent to 730.6 l/m² (17.93 US gal/ft²) or 7,306,000 l/ha (781,060 US gal/ac) less. About 0 as much.
  • There are 876 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lima. In whichever way circa 2h 22' less per day or about 5/8 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.6° higher in Lima than in Cuzco.
  • Relative humidity levels are 31.8% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 14.2°C (25.6°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Lima relative to Cuzco. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Cuzco vs Lima.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+13) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +5 (+9) +2 (+4) +1 (+1) +0 (0) +-1 (-2) +-1 (-2) +-1 (-1) +2 (+3) +4 (+6) +3 (+5)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+18) +11 (+19) +10 (+18) +9 (+16) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +5 (+8) +6 (+11) +8 (+14) +8 (+14)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +13 (+23) +13 (+24) +13 (+24) +13 (+23) +14 (+25) +15 (+27) +15 (+27) +13 (+24) +11 (+20) +10 (+18) +11 (+19) +12 (+21) +13 (+23)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -159 (-6) -133 (-5) -108 (-4) -44 (-2) -8 (0) -2 (0) -3 (0) -7 (0) -22 (-1) -47 (-2) -79 (-3) -120 (-5) -731 (-29)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -22 ( -71) -18 ( -64) -13 ( -42) -12 ( -40) +3 (+10) +15 (+50) +16 (+52) +17 (+55) +11 (+37) +1 (+3) -10 ( -33) -18 ( -58)   -30 ( -8)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 34' +1h 46' +2h 19' +0h 08' -3h 27' -6h 04' -7h 15' -6h 38' -5h 08' -3h 42' -2h 22' +0h 17'   -2h 22'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 04' -0h 03' -0h 00' +0h 02' +0h 04' +0h 05' +0h 04' +0h 03' +0h 00' -0h 02' -0h 04' -0h 05'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -1.4 +0.9 +1.5 +1.5 +1.5 +1.6 +1.5 +1.5 +1.5 +0.6 -1.4 -1.5   +0.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +21 +18 +19 +25 +33 +42 +43 +44 +39 +37 +34 +26   +31.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +14 (+25) +13.9 (+25) +13.8 (+25) +13.7 (+25) +14.7 (+26) +16.7 (+30) +16.4 (+30) +15.5 (+28) +13.1 (+24) +12.6 (+23) +13.2 (+24) +12.9 (+23) +14.2 (+26)

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