The best times to visit Tacna for ideal weather are

August 20th to January 21st

or

March 12th to July 15th

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

 

 


Other Tacna Travel Info

Weather in Tacna

Temperature

Average temperatures in Tacna vary somewhat. 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 94th 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 Tacna, the hottest months are February, January, and then March. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid February where highs are regularly around 84.1°F (28.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 64.2°F (17.9°C) at night.

Tacna Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Tacna 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.

Tacna Perceived Temperature (F)

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Tacna Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Tacna 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)
Jan82.670.862.5
Feb83.872.163.8
Mar82.470.262
Apr78.366.359
May73.161.955.8
Jun69.258.653
Jul67.256.350.7
Aug67.656.350.5
Sep69.858.152.3
Oct72.760.654.2
Nov76.264.157.2
Dec79.367.359.7

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan28.121.616.9
Feb28.822.317.7
Mar2821.216.7
Apr25.719.115
May22.816.613.2
Jun20.714.811.7
Jul19.613.510.4
Aug19.813.510.3
Sep2114.511.3
Oct22.615.912.3
Nov24.617.814
Dec26.319.615.4

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Tacna are January, 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 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 August with an average of 0 days of significant precipitation the week of August 6th.

When can you find snow in Tacna? 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 Tacna.

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Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Tacna (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)
Jan0%00
Feb0%00
Mar0%00
Apr0%00
May0%00
Jun0%00
Jul0%00.1
Aug2%00.3
Sep2%00.3
Oct0%00
Nov0%00
Dec0%00

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan000
Feb000
Mar000
Apr000
May000
Jun000
Jul000.3
Aug200.8
Sep200.8
Oct000
Nov000
Dec000

 

Humidity and Wind

Tacna has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is January (55.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is August (75.3%).

Wind in Tacna is usually calm. The windiest month is November, followed by December and January. November’s average wind speed of around 5.2 knots (6 MPH or 9.6 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 January where average top sustained speeds reach 13.5 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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
Jan5.1Light breeze13Significant breeze
Feb5Light breeze13Significant breeze
Mar4.8Light breeze12.6Significant breeze
Apr4.4Light breeze11.5Significant breeze
May4.1Light breeze10.3Significant breeze
Jun4Light breeze9.7Gentle breeze
Jul3.9Barely noticeable10Significant breeze
Aug4Light breeze10.1Gentle breeze
Sep4.5Light breeze10.7Significant breeze
Oct5Light breeze11.2Significant breeze
Nov5.2Light breeze12.1Significant breeze
Dec5.1Light breeze12.3Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan55.8%
Feb55.9%
Mar59.3%
Apr64.2%
May70.2%
Jun74%
Jul74.3%
Aug75.3%
Sep74.4%
Oct68.9%
Nov64.6%
Dec61.4%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Tacna?

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 Tacna, 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 Tacna 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

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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 44.3 in October means 44.3% of the tourists vs. May.

 

 

Overall Tacna Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 83.3°F (28.5°C) and 70.3°F (21.3°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 most precipitation with 0 to 1 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Tacna, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 77.8°F (25.4°C) and 69.3°F (20.7°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 Tacna to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 84.1°F (28.9°C) and 78.6°F (25.9°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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