Peru, a country in South America, is variously biodiverse from arid plains of the Pacific coastal
region in the west, Andes Mountains extending from the north to southeast and Amazon Basin
rainforest with Amazon River in the east. First known human inhabitation of the country dates
back to 9000BC. There are close to one dozen UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the country
from colonial city centers to national pars at high altitudes besides the popular city of Machu
Picchu and part of the Amazon Rainforests. Lima is the capital city, the largest city and the
location of largest airport besides numerous others in the country.
Getting around: Personal and rental autos, buses, inter-city air, trains, autobuses and tour
Tourist seasons: High tourist season is June to January, mid and low season February to May.
Weather: Climatological Information Lima, Peru, source Peruvian National Weather and
Hydrological Service. Altitudes and other factors may substantially influence the weather
conditions in the same city, town and neighborhood. Historical data may not be relied on for
current conditions. Visit the relevant source for other climate variables.
100mm = 3.9370 inches, 50mm = 1.9685 inches,
25mm = 0.9842 inches, 12.5mm = 0.4921 inches
Attention: Please note that the averaging period for climatological information and the
definition of "Mean Number of Rain Days" quoted in this web site may be different for
different countries. Hence, care should be taken when city climatologies are compared
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