The best times to visit Huánuco for ideal weather are

August 13th to September 16th

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



Other Huánuco Travel Info

Weather in Huánuco


Average temperatures in Huánuco vary barely at all. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot all year with a chance of rain throughout most of the year. The area is far less temperate than some — in the 6th 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 Huánuco, the hottest months are September, October, and then August. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid September where highs are regularly around 88.4°F (31.3°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 70.4°F (21.3°C) at night.

Huánuco Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Huánuco 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.

Huánuco Perceived Temperature (F)


Huánuco Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Huánuco 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 83.7 78.3 71.4
Feb 82.7 77 70.9
Mar 84.4 78.5 71.1
Apr 85.6 79.2 71.5
May 85.7 79.6 71.7
Jun 85.3 79.1 70.7
Jul 85.2 78.7 69.8
Aug 86.8 80.1 70.7
Sep 87.7 80.6 70.9
Oct 86.7 80.1 71.1
Nov 85.9 79.9 71.7
Dec 84.4 78.4 71

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 28.7 25.7 21.9
Feb 28.2 25 21.6
Mar 29.1 25.8 21.7
Apr 29.8 26.2 21.9
May 29.8 26.4 22.1
Jun 29.6 26.2 21.5
Jul 29.6 25.9 21
Aug 30.4 26.7 21.5
Sep 30.9 27 21.6
Oct 30.4 26.7 21.7
Nov 29.9 26.6 22.1
Dec 29.1 25.8 21.7



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Huánuco are August, September, and then June. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early to mid June. For example, on the week of June 11th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid February with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of February 12th.

When can you find snow in Huánuco? 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 Huánuco.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 27% 0 9.3
Feb 51% 0 16
Mar 25% 0 8.9
Apr 35% 0 10.7
May 25% 0 8.3
Jun 18% 0 5.2
Jul 19% 0 5.1
Aug 13% 0 2.8
Sep 17% 0 6.2
Oct 31% 0 14
Nov 31% 0 10.2
Dec 49% 0 15.1

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 27 0 23.6
Feb 51 0 40.6
Mar 25 0 22.6
Apr 35 0 27.2
May 25 0 21.1
Jun 18 0 13.2
Jul 19 0 13
Aug 13 0 7.1
Sep 17 0 15.7
Oct 31 0 35.6
Nov 31 0 25.9
Dec 49 0 38.4


Humidity and Wind

Huánuco has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is September (59.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is February (72.9%).

Wind in Huánuco is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is June, followed by July and August. June’s average wind speed of around 2.2 knots (2.5 MPH or 4.1 KPH) is considered “light air.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early October where average top sustained speeds reach 15.4 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 0.3 Still 6.6 Light breeze
Feb 0.4 Still 5.7 Light breeze
Mar 1.1 Barely noticeable 5.8 Light breeze
Apr 0.8 Still 5.3 Light breeze
May 0.7 Still 4.8 Light breeze
Jun 2.2 Barely noticeable 5.7 Light breeze
Jul 1.6 Barely noticeable 5.1 Light breeze
Aug 1.6 Barely noticeable 5.7 Light breeze
Sep 1.1 Barely noticeable 6 Light breeze
Oct 1 Barely noticeable 6.8 Light breeze
Nov 0.3 Still 5.3 Light breeze
Dec 0.3 Still 4.9 Light breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 69.2%
Feb 72.9%
Mar 69.1%
Apr 66.8%
May 66.3%
Jun 64.5%
Jul 63.4%
Aug 60.5%
Sep 59.8%
Oct 63.5%
Nov 66%
Dec 69.4%


Is it Safe to Travel to Huánuco?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe, but with extra warnings in a few regions. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are travel warnings and regional advisories for Peru; exercise a high degree of caution and avoid some areas. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Sep 09, 2019.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Huánuco, Peru is February, followed by May and March. 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 Huánuco in August. 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 68 in August means 68% of the tourists vs. February.



Overall Huánuco Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 87.2°F (30.7°C) and 83.1°F (28.4°C) with similar temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 8 to 10 days of significant precipitation per month. Fall is the 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 very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see the least precipitation with 4 to 6 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the slowest season for tourism in Huánuco, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 88.4°F (31.3°C) and 85°F (29.4°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 5 to 10 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 Huánuco to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 84.9°F (29.4°C) and 82°F (27.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a great amount: 8 to 15 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.


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