The best times to visit Pisco for ideal weather are
April 30th to December 30th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Pisco Travel Guide
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Weather in Pisco
Average temperatures in Pisco 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 more temperate than most — in the 89th 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 Pisco, the hottest months are February, March, and then January. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early February where highs are regularly around 84.9°F (29.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 68.1°F (20.1°C) at night.
Pisco Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Pisco Temperatures (Celsius)
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.
Pisco Perceived Temperature (F)
Pisco Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Pisco 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.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Pisco are January, February, and then March. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early January. For example, on the week of January 1st there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid December with an average of 0 days of significant precipitation the week of December 10th.
When can you find snow in Pisco? 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 Pisco.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Pisco (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
Pisco has some very humid months, and high humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is February (72.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is May (77%).
Wind in Pisco is usually calm. The windiest month is December, followed by January and November. December’s average wind speed of around 7.9 knots (9.1 MPH or 14.6 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 mid February where average top sustained speeds reach 18.5 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Pisco.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
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||7.7||Gentle breeze||17||Strong breeze|
|Feb||7.5||Gentle breeze||17.4||Strong breeze|
|Mar||7.3||Gentle breeze||16.6||Strong breeze|
|Apr||7.2||Gentle breeze||16.2||Significant breeze|
|May||6||Light breeze||13.7||Strong breeze|
|Jun||5.6||Light breeze||12.8||Significant breeze|
|Jul||6||Light breeze||13.4||Strong breeze|
|Aug||6.3||Light breeze||14||Significant breeze|
|Sep||6.8||Light breeze||14.8||Strong breeze|
|Oct||7.3||Gentle breeze||15.1||Significant breeze|
|Nov||7.6||Gentle breeze||16.3||Strong breeze|
|Dec||7.9||Gentle breeze||16.9||Significant breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Pisco?
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 Pisco, Peru is May, followed by March and April. 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 Pisco in December. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.
Estimated Tourism by Month
Most Popular Months to Visit
Overall Pisco Travel Experience by Season
Fall (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 83.8°F (28.8°C) and 73.6°F (23.1°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 the second busiest season for tourism in Pisco, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.
Spring (September through November)
Spring daily highs range from 76.4°F (24.7°C) and 71.4°F (21.9°C), which will feel comfortable 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 Pisco to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 84.9°F (29.4°C) and 77°F (25°C). On average, it rains or snows a insignificant amount: consistently 0 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.