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Lima, Paraguay

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The climate of Lima

Located in the tropical region, Lima has a Climate Classification of Am according to Koppen. This classification situates it within the Tropical Monsoon climate zone. Its geographical position leads to high humidity levels throughout the year, the lowest being 71% in September and October and the highest being 86% in May. A distinct seasonal pattern characterizes Lima's climate, with months of heavy rainfall being typical of the tropical monsoon climate.

Throughout the year, temperatures tend to fluctuate between 12.8°C (55°F) and 32.7°C (90.9°F). It gets particularly hot from January, with the highest average temperature being 32.7°C (90.9°F) in January, gradually cooling off until July. Between the months of May and September, temperatures reach their lowest point, with July registering an average low of 12.8°C (55°F). The annual rainfall varies between 22mm (0.87") and 128mm (5.04"). The high amount of rainfall in November and December distinguishes these months.

Lima experiences distinct wind speeds throughout the year. Winds are strongest in August, with speeds reaching 10.1km/h (6.3mph), but reduce significantly by December to around 8km/h (5mph). Periods of extreme wind gusts happen in August as well when they peak at 17.1km/h (10.6mph) before settling in December at 13.1km/h (8.1mph).

The best time to visit Lima

Due to Lima's weather features, the period between August and October is the optimal time to visit. In these months, temperatures are moderate, ranging between 14.3°C (57.7°F) and 25.3°C (77.5°F). Humidity levels drop to 73% in these months, which makes for comfortable travel conditions. During this time, rainfall remains at its lowest with an average of 22mm (0.87") in August and 35mm (1.38") in September. Also, during these months, the city enjoys longer daylight hours, and UV Index is moderate, allowing for more outdoor activities with less exposure to the harmful rays of the sun.

The worst time to visit Lima

Rainy months in Lima, such as November and December, can disrupt travel plans and outdoor activities. In these months, rainfall averages from 128mm (5.04") in November to 120mm (4.72") in December. The combination of high rainfall and still relatively high temperatures, ranging between 21.1°C (70°F) and 31.8°C (89.2°F), contribute to high levels of humidity, which peak at 76% making it less comfortable for outdoor activities.

Spring weather in Lima

Spring season in Lima is from September to the end of November. The temperature during this period ranges from 15.9°C (60.6°F) to 27.7°C (81.9°F). Humidity levels gradually increase, with 71% being the lowest in September, and then rising to 74% by November. The rainfall increases as well, with 35mm (1.38") recorded in September, increasing significantly to 128mm (5.04") by November.

Summer weather in Lima

The summer months in Lima, from December to February, are characterized by high temperatures ranging from 21.1°C (70°F) to 32.7°C (90.9°F). Despite being the summer, these months have a relatively high rainfall ranging from 120mm (4.72") in December to 92mm (3.62") in February. The relative humidity remains consistently in the mid-70s, making these months feel quite humid. It is also noteworthy mentioning the decrease in wind speed from 8km/h (5mph) in December to 7.2km/h (4.5mph) by February.

Autumn weather in Lima

Autumn in Lima, which spans from March to May, experiences a gradual decrease in temperature, with the high averaging at 31°C (87.8°F) in March down to 23.9°C (75°F) by May. Rainfall drops significantly in these months from 75mm (2.95") in March to 39mm (1.54") by May. The average low temperatures are from 19.7°C (67.5°F) to 14.8°C (58.6°F) in this period. The rainfall days tend to decrease from 17.9 days in March to 9.3 days in May.

Winter weather in Lima

The winter season in Lima, from June to August, marks the time of the year with the lowest temperatures. Temperatures during this period range from 13.6°C (56.5°F) to 25.3°C (77.5°F). Rainfall becomes least frequent with showers amounting to only 36mm (1.42") in June and further dropping to 22mm (0.87") by August. The drop in rainfall occurs in tandem with a reduction in the number of rainy days from 9.3 in June to a paltry 6 by August.

Weather in January

The city of Lima, Paraguay, greets the New Year with warm weather and high humidity. These conditions could result in heavy downpours, providing Lima with its highest rainfall volume from 106mm (4.17"). This climate also reduces visibility due to foggy conditions, especially early morning or late at night. Weather in January »

Weather in February

The weather patterns remain similar to those witnessed in January with minimal deviation. The temperatures remain high and rainfall is slightly reduced. A modest reduction in daylight hours compared to January does a little to alleviate the sultriness. Weather in February »

Weather in March

As Lima transitions into March, a slight decrease in temperature and humidity bestows some relief. A significant decrease in the number of sunshine days from February's 6.3 days to 11.7 days is also observed. The rainfall drops further to 75mm (2.95"), while the wind picks up a bit compared to the previous months. Weather in March »

Weather in April

The climate of Lima undergoes further transformations in the month of April. The fall in temperature becomes more pronounced and, coupled with the decrease in relative humidity, provides a much needed respite. One notable feature of Lima's April weather is an increase in wind speed, from 7.2km/h (4.5mph) in March to 7.7km/h (4.8mph). Weather in April »

Weather in May

In May, Lima experiences further cooling with temperatures dipping to the lowest so far in the year. Reduced sunshine hours and lower UV index provide a sizeable amount of cloud cover, adding to the charm of Lima's skyline. With the reduction in rainfall to 86mm (3.39"), locals and tourists can look forward to more outdoor activities. Weather in May »

Weather in June

June ushers in the heart of winter in Lima. While daytime temperatures drop minimally, nighttime temperatures dip noticeably making the nights colder. The cloud% reduces significantly, revealing more of Lima's impressive nightscape. Weather in June »

Weather in July

July brings lower temperatures and the least amount of rainfall in the year, a mere 36mm (1.42"). The decrease in temperatures further diminishes the already limited rainfall. Despite the colder nights, clear skies with fewer clouds offer locals and tourists amazing views of starlit skies. Weather in July »

Weather in August

The weather makes a turn towards warmth in August after the winter dip in July. Favorable conditions in terms of reduced cloud percentage and increased sunshine days mark a return of warmer days. The rainfall volume remains low, under 50mm (1.97"). Weather in August »

Weather in September

Stepping into September, Lima continues its transition from winter to summer. Average temperatures rise slightly, indicating progress towards the warmer seasons. The decrease in wind speed along with stable cloud percentage lends a pattern of consistency. Weather in September »

Weather in October

October, in Lima, is synonymous with enhanced rainfall, recording a jump to 91mm (3.58"). This increase is accompanied by added warmth and humidity. The wind speed, temperature and day length remain relatively consistent, representing stable climatic conditions. Weather in October »

Weather in November

As Lima marches into November, the city witnesses a further surge in temperatures. A crucial shift this month is the significant spike in sunshine hours, up to 10.5 hours. This change brings long, sunny days and shorter, pleasant nights. Weather in November »

Weather in December

Closing the year, December sees steady weather conditions with slight increases in rainfall and humidity levels. The temperatures hold steady from November, contributing to the continuation of the summer season. However, a decrease in sunshine days indicates increased cloud coverage, infusing a different allure. Weather in December »
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Frequently asked questions

What are the warmest months in Lima?

January, on average, is the warmest month, registering a high temperature of 32.7°C (90.9°F) and a low of 22.1°C (71.8°F).

How many days does it rain in Lima?

In Lima, Paraguay, during the entire year, the rain falls for 166 days and collects up to 911mm (35.87") of precipitation.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Lima?

The months with the highest UV index are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

When is Daylight Saving Time (DST) in Lima?

On Sunday, 24. March 2024, at 00:00, Daylight Saving Time ends in Lima, Paraguay, and the time zone changes from -03 to -04. The next Daylight Saving Time starts on Sunday, 06. October 2024, at 00:00, and the time zone reverts from -04 to -03.

What is the most humid month in Lima?

With an average relative humidity of 86%, May is the most humid month in Lima, Paraguay.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Lima?

With an average maximum UV index of 4, May is the month with the lowest UV index in Lima.

What is the month with the shortest days in Lima?

The month with the shortest days is June, with an average of 10h and 42min of daylight.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Lima?

The month with the least sunshine in Lima, Paraguay, is June, with an average of 6.7h of sunshine.

What month is the coldest in Lima?

Lima, Paraguay, notes the coldest temperatures in July, with a average high of 22°C (71.6°F) and a low of 12.8°C (55°F).

What is the driest month in Lima?

The month with the least rainfall is August, when the rain falls for 6 days and typically collects 22mm (0.87") of precipitation.

What is the least humid month in Lima?

The least humid month is September, with an average relative humidity of 71%.

What is the rainiest month in Lima?

The month with the most rainfall in Lima, Paraguay, is November, when the rain falls for 15 days and typically aggregates up to 128mm (5.04") of precipitation.

What month has the most sunshine in Lima?

The month with the most sunshine is November, with an average of 10.5h of sunshine.

When are the longest days in Lima?

December has the longest days of the year, with an average of 13h and 36min of daylight.

Average temperature
Lima, Paraguay

Average temperature - Lima, Paraguay

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is January (32.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (22°C).

The month with the highest average low temperature is January (22.1°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (12.8°C).

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Average pressure
Lima, Paraguay

Average pressure - Lima, Paraguay

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (1017.5mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is December (1008.3mbar).

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Average wind speed
Lima, Paraguay

Average wind speed - Lima, Paraguay

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is August (10.1km/h).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are February and March (7.2km/h).

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Average rainfall
Lima, Paraguay

Average rainfall - Lima, Paraguay

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (128mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is August (22mm).

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Average rainfall days
Lima, Paraguay

Average rainfall days - Lima, Paraguay

The month with the highest number of rainy days is December (20.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (6 days).

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Average daylight / Average sunshine
Lima, Paraguay

Average daylight / Average sunshine - Lima, Paraguay

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 13h and 36min).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 10h and 42min).

The month with the most sunshine is November (Average sunshine: 10h and 30min).
The month with the least sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 6h and 42min).

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Average sunshine days
Lima, Paraguay

Average sunshine days - Lima, Paraguay

The month with the most sunshine days is August (24.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (6.3 days).

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Lima, Paraguay

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