The best times to visit Cochabamba for ideal weather are

March 12th to April 29th


September 17th to November 18th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.



Other Cochabamba Travel Info

Weather in Cochabamba


Average temperatures in Cochabamba vary little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel very enjoyable all year with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is more temperate than most — in the 74th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Cochabamba, the hottest months are November, October, and then December. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early November where highs are regularly around 87.5°F (30.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 54.4°F (12.4°C) at night.

Cochabamba Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Cochabamba Temperatures (Celsius)


“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Cochabamba Perceived Temperature (F)


Cochabamba Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Cochabamba Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 80.2 64.8 55.7
Feb 79.7 64.4 55.3
Mar 81.1 64.8 54.2
Apr 81.8 63.9 50.1
May 81.6 60.9 43.9
Jun 81.1 58.1 39.4
Jul 80 58.1 40
Aug 82.8 61.4 42.9
Sep 83.8 65 48.6
Oct 85.4 67.2 53
Nov 86 68.6 55.8
Dec 83 66.5 55.8

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 26.8 18.2 13.2
Feb 26.5 18 12.9
Mar 27.3 18.2 12.3
Apr 27.7 17.7 10.1
May 27.6 16.1 6.6
Jun 27.3 14.5 4.1
Jul 26.7 14.5 4.4
Aug 28.2 16.3 6.1
Sep 28.8 18.3 9.2
Oct 29.7 19.6 11.7
Nov 30 20.3 13.2
Dec 28.3 19.2 13.2



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Cochabamba are August, June, and then May. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid April. For example, on the week of April 16th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid January with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of January 8th.

When can you find snow in Cochabamba? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Cochabamba.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Cochabamba (in).

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 28% 0 3
Feb 22% 0 2.2
Mar 15% 0 1.8
Apr 4% 0 0.4
May 1% 0 0.1
Jun 0% 0 0
Jul 1% 0 0.6
Aug 0% 0 0.1
Sep 2% 0 0.1
Oct 4% 0 0.4
Nov 10% 0 1.3
Dec 18% 0 2.4

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 28 0 7.6
Feb 22 0 5.6
Mar 15 0 4.6
Apr 4 0 1
May 1 0 0.3
Jun 0 0 0
Jul 1 0 1.5
Aug 0 0 0.3
Sep 2 0 0.3
Oct 4 0 1
Nov 10 0 3.3
Dec 18 0 6.1


Humidity and Wind

Cochabamba has some comfortably humid months, and dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is August (29.2% relative humidity), and the most humid month is February (59.1%).

Wind in Cochabamba is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is November, followed by October and September. November’s average wind speed of around 4.9 knots (5.7 MPH or 9.1 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in mid November where average top sustained speeds reach 15.8 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Cochabamba.

Avg. Relative Humidity


The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 4 Light breeze 12.8 Significant breeze
Feb 3.5 Barely noticeable 11.5 Significant breeze
Mar 3.5 Barely noticeable 11.5 Significant breeze
Apr 3.2 Barely noticeable 10.7 Gentle breeze
May 2.7 Barely noticeable 10.2 Significant breeze
Jun 2.1 Barely noticeable 9.1 Gentle breeze
Jul 2.8 Barely noticeable 10.9 Significant breeze
Aug 3.4 Barely noticeable 11.8 Significant breeze
Sep 4.6 Light breeze 14.2 Significant breeze
Oct 4.7 Light breeze 14.2 Significant breeze
Nov 4.9 Light breeze 14.6 Significant breeze
Dec 4.5 Light breeze 14.1 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 56.7%
Feb 59.1%
Mar 53.2%
Apr 45.2%
May 37.2%
Jun 33.2%
Jul 32.3%
Aug 29.2%
Sep 32.1%
Oct 34.8%
Nov 37.1%
Dec 48%


Is it Safe to Travel to Cochabamba?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are travel warnings for Bolivia; exercise a high degree of caution. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Oct 04, 2019.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Cochabamba, Bolivia is January, followed by April and November. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Cochabamba in July. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month


Most Popular Months to Visit

Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is somewhat extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 47.9 in July means 47.9% of the tourists vs. January.



Overall Cochabamba Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 82.5°F (28.1°C) and 79.8°F (26.6°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 0 to 5 days of significant precipitation per month. Fall is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Winter (June through August)

The middle-year months have comfortably cool weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the least precipitation with about 0 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the slowest season for tourism in Cochabamba, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 87.5°F (30.8°C) and 83.3°F (28.5°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 0 to 3 days per month. Tourism is fairly slow during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower priced.

Summer (December through February)

Weather is perfect this time of year in Cochabamba to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 85.7°F (29.8°C) and 78.5°F (25.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 5 to 9 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.


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