The best times to visit Oruro for ideal weather are

October 15th 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 Oruro Travel Info

Weather in Oruro

Temperature

Average temperatures in Oruro vary little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for most of the year with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 28th 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 Oruro, the hottest months are November, December, and then October. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late November to early December where highs are regularly around 72.1°F (22.3°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 41.4°F (5.2°C) at night.

Oruro Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Oruro Temperatures (Celsius)

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“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.

Oruro Perceived Temperature (F)

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Oruro Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Oruro 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

MonthAvg. High (°F)Avg. Mean (°F)Avg. Low (°F)
Jan66.356.543
Feb66.356.243
Mar67.356.340.4
Apr67.254.934.4
May63.950.126.2
Jun62.547.321.8
Jul61.94722.4
Aug64.85025.4
Sep67.453.830.8
Oct7057.435.2
Nov71.259.839
Dec68.858.141.9

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan19.113.66.1
Feb19.113.46.1
Mar19.613.54.7
Apr19.612.71.3
May17.710.1-3.2
Jun16.98.5-5.7
Jul16.68.3-5.3
Aug18.210-3.7
Sep19.712.1-0.7
Oct21.114.11.8
Nov21.815.43.9
Dec20.414.55.5

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Oruro are June, July, 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 late May to early June. For example, on the week of May 28th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early February with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of February 5th.

When can you find snow in Oruro? Weather stations report a bit of annual snow likely to be deepest around October, especially close to early October. The best time to ski (if at all) in Oruro is often around around October 1st when fresh powder is deepest. 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 Oruro.

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Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

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Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan35%04.4
Feb33%03.7
Mar20%02.3
Apr8%00.8
May4%00.4
Jun1%00.3
Jul2%00.2
Aug4%00.4
Sep11%00.9
Oct8%2.41.1
Nov10%01
Dec29%03.9

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan35011.2
Feb3309.4
Mar2005.8
Apr802
May401
Jun100.8
Jul200.5
Aug401
Sep1102.3
Oct86.12.8
Nov1002.5
Dec2909.9

 

Humidity and Wind

Oruro has some comfortably humid months, and dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is August (22.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (47.2%).

Wind in Oruro is usually calm. The windiest month is November, followed by December and October. November’s average wind speed of around 5.5 knots (6.3 MPH or 10.2 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 late November to early December where average top sustained speeds reach 14.2 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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Avg. Relative Humidity

Wind

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

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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.

MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
Jan4.9Light breeze12.1Significant breeze
Feb4.9Light breeze11.3Significant breeze
Mar4.6Light breeze10.5Significant breeze
Apr4Light breeze9.9Gentle breeze
May3.6Barely noticeable9.4Significant breeze
Jun3.3Barely noticeable9Gentle breeze
Jul4.2Light breeze10.5Significant breeze
Aug4.2Light breeze10.4Gentle breeze
Sep5Light breeze11.5Significant breeze
Oct5.1Light breeze11.8Significant breeze
Nov5.5Light breeze12.7Significant breeze
Dec5.2Light breeze12.2Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan47.2%
Feb47.1%
Mar43%
Apr35.7%
May29.2%
Jun25.9%
Jul24.9%
Aug22.9%
Sep26.1%
Oct25.7%
Nov27.2%
Dec40.4%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Oruro?

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 Oruro, 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 Oruro 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

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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 47.9 in July means 47.9% of the tourists vs. January.

 

 

Overall Oruro Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 68.6°F (20.3°C) and 62.8°F (17.1°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 1 to 6 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 cold weather with high temperatures that are brisk. These months see the least precipitation with 0 to 1 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the slowest season for tourism in Oruro, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 72.1°F (22.3°C) and 66.5°F (19.2°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: approximately 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 somewhat cool this time of year in Oruro to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 71.2°F (21.8°C) and 65.1°F (18.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 9 to 11 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.

 

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