The best times to visit Moquegua for ideal weather are

April 9th to December 16th

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



Other Moquegua Travel Info

Weather in Moquegua


Average temperatures in Moquegua vary little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel very enjoyable all year with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout the year. The area is among the most temperate — in the 93rd 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 Moquegua, the hottest months are February, January, and then March. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early February where highs are regularly around 79.6°F (26.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 72.9°F (22.7°C) at night.

Moquegua Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Moquegua 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.

Moquegua Perceived Temperature (F)


Moquegua Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Moquegua 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 78 75.7 72.2
Feb 78.8 76.4 72.6
Mar 77.3 75 71.6
Apr 74.2 72.2 69
May 70.7 68.9 66
Jun 67.9 66 63.3
Jul 65.6 63.9 61.4
Aug 64.8 63.1 60.7
Sep 66.1 64.3 62
Oct 68.7 66.9 64.3
Nov 72.4 70.5 67.8
Dec 75.5 73.4 70.3

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 25.6 24.3 22.3
Feb 26 24.7 22.6
Mar 25.2 23.9 22
Apr 23.4 22.3 20.6
May 21.5 20.5 18.9
Jun 19.9 18.9 17.4
Jul 18.7 17.7 16.3
Aug 18.2 17.3 15.9
Sep 18.9 17.9 16.7
Oct 20.4 19.4 17.9
Nov 22.4 21.4 19.9
Dec 24.2 23 21.3



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Moquegua are February, March, and then April. 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 January. For example, on the week of January 8th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early January with an average of 0 days of significant precipitation the week of January 1st.

When can you find snow in Moquegua? 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 Moquegua.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 1% 0 0.2
Feb 0% 0 0
Mar 0% 0 0
Apr 0% 0 0
May 0% 0 0
Jun 0% 0 0
Jul 0% 0 0
Aug 0% 0 0
Sep 0% 0 0
Oct 0% 0 0
Nov 0% 0 0
Dec 0% 0 0

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 1 0 0.5
Feb 0 0 0
Mar 0 0 0
Apr 0 0 0
May 0 0 0
Jun 0 0 0
Jul 0 0 0
Aug 0 0 0
Sep 0 0 0
Oct 0 0 0
Nov 0 0 0
Dec 0 0 0


Humidity and Wind

Moquegua has some humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is February (61.2% relative humidity), and the most humid month is September (68.1%).

Wind in Moquegua is usually moderate. The windiest month is February, followed by March and January. February’s average wind speed of around 10.3 knots (11.8 MPH or 19 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early to mid February where average top sustained speeds reach 13.7 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 9.2 Gentle breeze 11.6 Significant breeze
Feb 10.3 Gentle breeze 13.1 Significant breeze
Mar 9.4 Gentle breeze 11.9 Significant breeze
Apr 9 Gentle breeze 11.4 Significant breeze
May 6.8 Light breeze 9.1 Significant breeze
Jun 6.9 Light breeze 9.2 Gentle breeze
Jul 7.1 Gentle breeze 9.5 Significant breeze
Aug 7 Gentle breeze 9.1 Gentle breeze
Sep 7.1 Gentle breeze 9.2 Significant breeze
Oct 7.4 Gentle breeze 9.5 Gentle breeze
Nov 7.9 Gentle breeze 9.6 Significant breeze
Dec 8.1 Gentle breeze 10.2 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 62.3%
Feb 61.2%
Mar 63.1%
Apr 64.1%
May 65.9%
Jun 66.6%
Jul 65.5%
Aug 67.2%
Sep 68.1%
Oct 65.6%
Nov 62.3%
Dec 62.5%


Is it Safe to Travel to Moquegua?

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 Moquegua, Peru is May, followed by January and June. 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 Moquegua in October. 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 extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 44.3 in October means 44.3% of the tourists vs. May.



Overall Moquegua Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 78.4°F (25.8°C) and 69.7°F (20.9°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is nonexistent with roughly 0 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 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 fairly slow season for tourism in Moquegua, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 73.9°F (23.3°C) and 65.8°F (18.8°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a trivial amount: approximately 0 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Summer (December through February)

Weather is perfect this time of year in Moquegua to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 79.6°F (26.4°C) and 74.7°F (23.7°C). On average, it rains or snows a insignificant amount: consistently 0 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.


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